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The Great Barrier Reef will be better protected from the effects of climate change and pollution under new laws passed by the Australian State government of Queensland on Wednesday.

Emissions in Australia are continuing to rise, with the latest increases driven predominantly by an increase in liquefied natural gas production in Western Australia.

New South Wales was once a world leader on climate action, but a new Climate Council report shows it is now far behind, spewing more greenhouse gas pollution into the atmosphere than any other state or territory.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Siyaram Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 21/02/2019 regarding illegal brick kilns in District Balrampur, Uttar Pradesh and also for illegal mining of sand and soil in the adjoining areas for collecting sand as raw material for the brick kilns. Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board and the District Magistrate, Gonda submitted a report which found illegal mining.

NEW DELHI: Four months after banning polluting firecrackers, Supreme Court found that government agencies are yet to decide what is a “green cracker”, leading the court to consider a balance betwee

Businessmen in the state have welcomed the Budget, saying that it focuses on infrastructure and environment.

KOLKATA: The West Bengal Pollution Control Board has shot down Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s proposal to upgrade its two ageing hot mix plants in the city to make them emission compliant.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 19/02/2019 regarding establishment and functioning of ETPs/CETPs/STPs.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sardar Patel Jan Chetna Education Society Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 19/02/2019. This application seeks enforcement of order dated 31.10.2018, in Original Application No. 843/2018, Sardar Patel Jan Chetna Education Society Vs. State of Haryana & Ors. directing the Director of Environment Haryana to take steps to specify the distance of stone crushers from educational institutions.

As cities grow, the negative effects of congestion start to play their part, often affecting the cities' ability to become and remain competitive. Although many studies have focused on these negative effects, the links between pollution and city competitiveness are less explored.