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Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of The Human & Animal Welfare Association Vs Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Paryavaran Bhavan & Others dated 06/09/2017 regarding violation of environmental norms by Sachin Infra Environment Limited (SIEL) thereby directly contributing to surface and groundwater contamination, soil pollution, damage to flora and fauna etc. in Unn Khadi area situated at about 5.1 k.m. from Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Sachin.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Ganga Prasad Goswami Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 06/09/2017 regarding use of outdated technology by black smiths causing air and noise pollution. Counsel for the State PCB states that such units should not be permitted in congested areas and also mentions that this matter does not fall within the Consent Management administration of the State PCB.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Friends Vs. Government of Uttarakhand dated 05/09/2017 regarding illegal hot-mix plants in the State of Uttarakhand. NGT directs the State Government of Uttarakhand to provide all assistance to the State Pollution Control Board for closure of illegal hot-mix plants especially the 35 hot-mix plants to whom orders have already been passed and a compliance report be submitted before the Tribunal.

The Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas Statistics presents updated comprehensive statistics on various aspects of Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas sector. The data on international developments in respect of the key parameters of Petroleum and Natural Gas sector have also been captured in the publication. The Statistics presented in the current publication cover the exploration, production, refining, marketing activities, etc. of Oil and Gas sector.

The low level of industrialisation is a major problem in Africa. Many analysts have argued that lack of structural change during the phase of economic expansion since 2000 will impede future growth prospects due to the ongoing reliance on commodities. This in turn has serious consequences for the ability to expand employment.

This paper discusses changes in measurement in industry and services changes made in agriculture sector and major issues on the measurement of GDP in new series. There are long term or legacy issues in agriculture, industry and services. The paper examines 10 major issues on measurement of GDP in the new series.

This research shows that governments in Europe and the European Union (EU) are continuing to subsidise oil, gas and coal, fuelling dangerous climate change with taxpayers’ money both at home and abroad. The EU and all its Member States have committed to phasing out environmentally harmful subsidies, including those to fossil fuels, by 2020.

Increasingly, companies across sectors and geographies are turning to an internal carbon price as one tool to help them reduce carbon emissions, mitigate climate-related business risks, and identify opportunities in the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Judgement of the National Green Tribunal (Southern Zone, Chennai) in the matter of Joy Kaitharnath Vs Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd. dated 31/08/2017 regarding discharge of effluents by Kerala Minerals and Metals Limited (KMML) into the waterbodies of Chavara, Kollam District. The Applicant (Joy Kaitharnath, General Secretary, State Human Rights Protection Centre) has requested the Government of Kerala to constitute an Expert Team to assess the status and trend of radioactivity and its impact on health and environment in Chavara black sand area.

Global warming is affecting the lives of an estimated 15 million Ethiopian farmers, who heavily rely on the coffee industry for their livelihood.

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