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Businesses in India are increasingly focusing on setting their emission reduction and renewable energy targets by aligning themselves with the country's climate action plan under the Paris Agreement, an analysis by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) India said in a report.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta (In Re Report No. 72 filed by EPCA and Allocation fo Natural Gas to IGL) Vs Union of India & Others dated 24/10/2017 regarding use of furnace oil and pet-coke in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Rajasthan and fixing pollution standards for industries.

Mains Points of the Order are the following: 

1. Supreme Court places a ban on use of Furnace Oil and Pet-Coke in the States of U.P., Haryana and Rajasthan. The ban will take effect from 1st November, 2017.

It Will Hasten Crisis, Claim Activists

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Policies that encourage sustainable growth and entrepreneurship have the potential to ignite a green industrial revolution in Africa. Transformative economic and ‘green growth’ policies, combined with entrepreneurship, could enable Africa to ‘leap frog’ to a clean, resource-efficient modern economy.

The 2017 Africa regional report on Agenda 2063 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) assesses the continent’s performance in domesticating and implementing the two development frameworks since their adoption in 2013 and 2015, respectively.

This report, the first study in Africa, explores how African governments use financial models to manage oil & gas and mining projects.

Environmental experts have disclosed that over 70 percent of companies in Cross River State do not have Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) plan.This position was made known recently in Calabar a

The Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research, ISSER, University of Ghana, has launched the 26th edition of its flagship report; The State of the Ghanaian Economy in 2016 Report.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Greenhouse gas emissions from America’s largest industrial facilities fell 2 percent in 2016 to 2.99 billion tonnes, led by a large cut from the power sector, according to da