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We use 2010–2015 observations of atmospheric methane columns from the GOSAT satellite instrument in a global inverse analysis to improve estimates of methane emissions and their trends over the period, as well as the global concentration of tropospheric OH (the hydroxyl radical, methane's main sink) and its trend. Our inversion s

The newly elected Modi government can address the issues in the energy and power sector and bring about structural reforms quite early in its term.

Asnani said that these projects have received in-principal clearances and that the preparation for their Detailed Project Report (DPR) has been initiated.

“The mining operations are normal and no filling up is being done.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paani Foundation Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 31/05/2019 regarding mining by M/s Kayden Infra Engineering Private Limited, M/s ASD-RKC JV and M/s Associated Soapstone Distributing Co. Pvt. Ltd. in District Bhiwani, Haryana. According to the applicant, operation of mining leases is adversely affecting the ground water and the water ecology in the area. Mining is being done beyond permissible limit for the last four years.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Jagdish Prasad Nishad Vs Union of India & Others dated 31/06/2019 regarding river sand mining by Katyani Natural Resources Ltd. in District Banda, Uttar Pradesh in violation of Environmental Clearance (EC) conditions. Illegal mining by using heavy machines during night hours was causing damage to the flora and fauna of River Ken in District Banda, Uttar Pradesh. The mining has been done unscientifically and is unsustainable and in violation of EC conditions.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of K. Kumar, Conscious Citizen Forum Vs State of Maharashtra dated 27/05/2019 regarding construction and selling of flats resulting in damage to the Parsik Hill and the green belt at Navi Mumbai. Construction would involve cutting of trees and disturbance of forest land. Quarrying along the hill is destroying the bio-diversity, forest and affecting the water bodies. It is submitted that to prevent further destruction of bio-diversity and the hills, there is need to debar any further construction adjacent to hill slopes and hilltops.

Takes exception to Centre's stand to allow only PSUs in this area, says private sector has been contributing Rs 5,000 crore a year to current revenue since this area was opened to it

BNP Paribas has been one of the world’s largest banking institutions leading the global financial divestment movement.

At least nine miners died in Zimbabwe following blasts in a shaft north of the capital Harare where they were illegally digging for gold, police said on Tuesday.