Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Chief Executive Officer, Municipal Council, Sopore Vs Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Board dated 25/05/2022.

The appeal was filed by the Municipal Council, Sopore, Jammu & Kashmir against order of the Jammu & Kashmir State Pollution Control Board - levying compensation of ₹130.46 Lakhs on ‘Polluter Pays’ principle.

Safe and clean water supply for domestic as well as for sustainable supply for irrigation and industrial requirement is toughest challenge due to rapidly declining ground water resources in major part of the state. Monitoring of water level plays important role for effective estimation of ground water resources.

We know that climate change is real and urgent. The planet can barely afford any more carbon dioxide emissions. But we need to continue to emit for our survival and development as these emissions are linked to economic growth. What then do we do? What is the carbon budget available to us?

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Society for Protection Ophiofauna and Animal Rights (OPORS) Vs State of West Bengal & Others dated 15/07/2021.

The matter related to felling of trees in the forest area of the Bichabhanga on the periphery of Gorumara National Park for construction of an over-bridge.

Although the majority of the on-road vehicle fleet in the United States is fueled by gasoline, diesel combustion makes up an overwhelming share of vehicle air pollution emissions. Air pollution emissions can be affected by blending biodiesel into diesel fuel.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Tahir Vs State of Uttar Pradesh dated 17/03/2021.

A report was sought from District Magistrate, Ghaziabad and Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) with reference to the allegation of unscientific recycling of hazardous chemicals by Sameer Enterprises at Khasra No. 39, Gali No. 3, Hindon Vihar, near Shyam Dharmkata, Meerut road, Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

Order of the Orissa High Court in the matter of W.P.(C) No. 7118 of 2021 - PIL.

Since the 2018 release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s special report on ways to limit global warming to 1.5°C, which stated the need to reach global “net zero” emissions by 2050, many organizations have either started or stepped up their carbon reduction commitments to take action to achieve this goal.

A success story of migrant farmers from Bolangir and Nuapada districts who have adopted innovative agroforestry practices, including intercropping with bio-fortified staple food crops, vegetables and an agro-voltaic system in order to come out of the migration cycle and improve food, nutritional and income security for their families.

The Sanitation and Wastewater Atlas of Africa is the flagship product of a four-year project implemented jointly by the United Nations Environment Programme, GRID-Arendal, and the African Development Bank to describe the current situation of wastewater management and sanitation across the African continent.