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A new report by the Energy Transitions Commission and Vivid Economics, calling for increased energy productivity improvements across key sectors in order to spur economic growth.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) dated 25/01/2017 in the matter of Telangana State Pollution Control Board Paryavaran Bhavan VS Md Shahbaz Ullah Ranga Reddy District regarding industries situated in Kotwalguda Village and Jalpally Village, Ranga Reddy District. The Telangana State Pollution Control Board had directed closure of the units citing the reason that they are situated within 10 km radius of Himayathsagar and Osmansagar lakes and that they are operating without “consent to operate” from the Board.

According to this report, India’s consumption growth of fossil fuels will be the highest by 2035 and it will overtake China as the largest growth market for energy in volume terms by 2030.

Written in partnership with CDP and the Carbon Trust, this report examines the current state of supplier performance on climate action. "Missing Link: Harnessing the Power of Purchasing for a Sustainable Future" analyzes climate and water data disclosed by more than 4,300 suppliers of CDP's 89 supply chain members.

The State of India’s Environment 2017, an annual publication from Down To Earth magazine released by Sunita Narain at the Jaipur Literature Festival  is a unique, one-of-its-kind compilation of information, opinion and data on environment and development in India.  It contains a clump of disturbing data 

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/S PMV Maltings Pvt. Ltd Vs Uttrakhand Environment Protection Pollution Control Board & Others dated 18/01/2017 regarding SPCB classifying the industry as "grossly polluting industry". NGT in its Judgement after going through the case concluded that the appelant industry falls under the category of grossly polluting industry and it does not come under the category of green industry. And also directs the industry to comply with the directions given the SPCB for installation of online monitoring system.

This report focuses on RE100, a global, collaborative initiative of the world’s most influential companies committed to 100% renewable power, led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP.

In just over half a century, plastics have become pervasive throughout the economy, due to their versatility and cost-effectiveness. Yet alongside clear benefits, today’s plastics system has significant drawbacks. This need not be the case, however.

The Ministry approved Wind Data Sharing Policy proposed by National Institute of Wind Energy. The Wind Power development programme in India was initiated at the end of Sixth Five Year Plan, in 1983-84. In order to identify wind farmable sites in the country, the Government of India launched a national wind resource assessment programme in 1985.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Swan Tanning Industries Vs. Central Pollution Control Board & Others dated 11/01/2017 regarding pollution caused by M/s. Swan Tanning Industries, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

The joint inspection report dated 11th January, 2017 filed before NGT states that the unit does not have authorization for dealing with the hazardous waste, under the relevant rule. It was also found that the effluent discharged by the unit violated the prescribed parameters of Chromium.