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Over the last 25 years, the UK has been the most successful G7 nation at both growing its economy and reducing its greenhouse gas emissions, new research shows.

The Nigerian Senate has received the report on the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill from its joint petroleum committee, marking the farthest step in reforming the country’s oil and gas sector thr

Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA) has drafted a comprehensive action plan for Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) in consultation with the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) and the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) of the Delhi government.

This is the final report on mandating acceptable fuels and recommending ban on sale and use of furnace oil and pet coke in NCR in compliance with the order of the Hon’ble Supreme Court dated March 6, 2017. EPCA has consulted the state governments of Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, UP and CPCB during finalization of the Comprehensive Action Plan.

Johannesburg – More than 50 employees from a chemical factory in Germiston had to be rushed to hospital for respiratory problems on Monday morning after an alleged chemical leak.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of M/s. Fitwell Industries Vs Tamil Nadu Pollution Control Board & Others dated 31/03/2017 regarding industries operating without an order of Consent to operate, Ramakrishnapuram, Villivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu. NGT directs the industries to resubmit applications to TNPCB and the Pollution Control Board shall inspect each of the units within a period of 2 weeks from the date of submission of the completed application.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Dr. Laxman Raghav Vs. State of Rajasthan & Ors. dated 31/03/2017 regarding pollution at the industrial complex at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan.

This publication, 24th in the series is an annual publication of CSO and is a continued effort to provide a comprehensive picture of Energy Sector in India. Energy Statistics is an integrated and updated database of reserves, installed capacity, production, consumption, import, export and whole sale prices of different sources viz. coal, crude petroleum, natural gas and electricity. Energy Balance and Sankey Diagram (Energy flow diagram) further aims to enhance its utility.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Western Zone Bench, Pune) in the matter of Asim Sarode & Ors. Vs the Collector, Nanded & Others regarding unregulated groundwater extraction leading to over exploitation of the groundwater resources with resultant increase in concentration of the fluorides in the groundwater, Maharashtra.

Despite the recent slowdown of the global economy and the weakening of Africa’s economic performance with the attendant implications for inclusion and sustainability, the long term growth outlook for Africa remains promising.

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