Most estimates of global mean sea-level rise this century fall below 2 m. This quantity is comparable to the positive vertical bias of the principle digital elevation model (DEM) used to assess global and national population exposures to extreme coastal water levels, NASA’s SRTM. CoastalDEM is a new DEM utilizing neural networks to reduce SRTM error. Here we show – employing CoastalDEM—that 190 M people (150–250 M, 90% CI) currently occupy global land below projected high tide lines for 2100 under low carbon emissions, up from 110 M today, for a median increase of 80 M.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sri Om Tyagi Vs Ministry of Environment & Forest & Others dated 18/10/2019 regarding remedial action against illegal activities of marriage halls in question at Ghaziabad being run without requisite consent and compliance of environmental norms.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Om Dutt Sharma, President, Surya Enclave Welfare Society Vs State of Punjab dated 16/10/2019 regarding the allegation that green belts/public parks are proposed to be sold by Jalandhar Improvement Trust in Surya Enclave, Jalandhar, Punjab.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of R. K. Singh Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/09/2019 regarding construction of various buildings in the cities of Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Bokaro and Deogarh without obtaining mandatory prior environmental clearance under the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006. It had also been indicated that the infraction also pertain to the Jharkhand High Court Building, Jhakahand Vidhan Sabha, P & M Hi-Tech City Centre Mall, Jamshedpur, Vijaya Garden Homes and Aastha Twin City.

Proper assessment of the parking needs and the requisite parking facilities for the next 25 years should be taken into consideration while granting permission to build any structures, the Supreme Court (SC) directed the Government of Delhi in its order of September 2, 2019. Further, the municipal corporations of Delhi have been asked to ensure that the pavements are cleared of all encroachments.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of News item published in "The Times of India" Authored by Times News Network Titled “Reeking of apathy : Breathing outside Jahangirpuri metro station is a luxury” dated 14/08/2019 regarding choking of drains and dumping of garbage outside the Jahagirpuri Metro Station. Further, footpath outside Gate No.1 is covered with human and animal excreta. The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation informed the local civic agencies including the PWD and North Delhi Municipal Corporation but with no result. There was also problem of water logging.

While local-area greenspace is associated with reduced symptoms of mental distress and greater life satisfaction, most previous research has measured the amount of local-area greenspace within administrative boundaries, and found mixed results for associations between greenspace and multidimensional mental wellbeing. Th

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of H. P. Rajanna Vs Union of india & Others dated 19/07/2019 regarding construction of highrise residential apartment project in municipal khata number 4131 comprised in Survey Nos. 61/2, 62 and 63/2, Kasavanahalli Village, Varthur Hobli, Bengaluru East taluk, Bengaluru District by Wonder Projects Development Pvt. Ltd. and Godrej Properties Ltd.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ashish Kumar Dixit Vs State of Uttar Pradesh & Others dated 15/07/2019 regarding illegal operation of marriage halls, nursing homes, clinics, hospitals, commercial complexes, hotels and other commercial establishments without requisite prior NOC/Consent to Operate from the Uttar Pradesh Pollution Control Board (UPPCB) in the Districts of Banda, Mahoba and Chitrakoot, in violation of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1981, the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act 1974, the Environment (Protection) Act 1986,

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Vijay Kumar Chugh Vs M/s. Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. & Others dated 03/07/2019 regarding violation of conditions of Environmental Clearance by M/s Magic Info Solutions Pvt. Ltd. and Godrej Projects Development Pvt. Ltd, the project proponents in setting up of a housing project at Gurugram.

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