An interim report on the uk's land-use planning was released on July 4, 2006, fuelling a debate on the possibility of relaxing regulations in the planning system to encourage rapid market growth.

An independent environmental commission has to monitor government agencies

India's economic growth is mainly based on energy from fossil fuels like coal and therefore
has considerable potential in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions as well in CDM
participation. CDM projects starting after January 1, 2000, are eligible to earn certified emission reductions (CERs). However the modalities and procedures of the CDM may be too complex to exploit its full benefit. This guidebook will provide a roadmap to the project developers and investors for realizing the full benefit of CDM within the allotted time frame.

This year’s UN Commission on Sustainable Development meet provided no roadmap to attain Millennium Development Goals on water, sanitation and human settlements

Under the Millennium Development Goals MDG of the United Nations UN , it has been agreed to halve the number of people without access to safe drinking water by 2015. The Johannesburg Plan of

Contrasting sentiments marked the opening of the 19th World Mining Congress in New Delhi on November 1. President A P J Abdul Kalam warmly welcomed potential foreign investors as he inaugurated the five-day mega meet. But the event got a cold reception fr

Promotes inequality between fishers and hampers sustainable development

For those concerned about the plastic age in which we live, this eco assessment study is a must read. But do not go by the report s name, for its purpose seems to be to give a befitting reply to all campaigners who keep crying that plastics are bad

It has been a year since Anil Agarwal, the founder editor of Down To Earth, passed away. We remember him every moment. We work as his proxies. We work his dreams; they have become ours, too. His