This is text of the The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill, 2013 (Land Acquisition Bill) passed in the Lok Sabha.

This new report published by the World Bank and IHME presents key changes in the leading causes of premature mortality and disability in South Asia. It explores intraregional differences in diseases, injuries, and the risk factors.

This joint IEA and UNDP report shares best practices and lessons learned among IEA member countries and non-IEA countries in improving energy efficiency in the building sector.

Read text of the landmark National Food Security Bill, 2013. This promises to give right to the country's 80 crore people to get 5 kg of foodgrains every month at Rs 1-3 per kg.

In this edition of EnviStats India, 2019, Vol. I: Environment Statistics, updated information at more disaggregated levels have been provided for the indicators, so that the areas warranting focused interventions could be identified for guiding prognosis and evaluation.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) produces comprehensive renewable energy statistics on a range of topics. This publication presents renewable power generation capacity statistics in trilingual tables for the last decade (2009 - 2018).

This report explores the rising tide of climate change litigation to date, focusing on two particular categories - administrative cases against governments and public bodies, and tortious claims against corporations alleged to have contributed to climate change.

The diseases afflicting the African population are responsible for a substantial loss in health, estimated at 704 765 879 DALYs in 2015 alone. In the WHO African Region, total losses amounted to 629 603 271 DALYs.

The revision of COINDS is required to cover the status of pesticide industries with production details of different types of pesticides, number of units and their locations, type of pesticides and process adopted, raw materials used and effluent generation from different streams, segregation & its treatment presently adopted by industrial un

This study, in collaboration with the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), examines India’s National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS), existing policies and emission control measures aimed at curbing air pollution, factors contributing to air pollution across the country, and future pathways towards meeting NAAQS ov

Mobile air conditioning (MAC) systems are a significant source of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from vehicles. This study, conducted by the ICCT in partnership with the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development (IGSD), examines the GHG benefits and costs of switching to improved refrigerants and more efficient AC systems.

Ethiopia has submitted to the UNFCCC Secretariat its National Adaptation Plan (NAP), which builds on the country’s ongoing efforts to address climate change. The NAP aims to reduce Ethiopia’s vulnerability to the impacts of climate change by building adaptive capacity and resilience.

This report reflects the data disclosed by 38 regional governments that are members of the 'RegionsAdapt' initiative.

This report provides insights on creating an ecosystem for India's successful transition away from hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), maps the global regulatory options that could be adopted, and emphasises on the need for policy certainty.