Renewable energy offers the planet a chance to reduce carbon emissions, clean the air, and put the civilization on a more sustainable footing. It also offers countries around the world the chance to improve their energy security and spur economic development.

Even without looking at the air pollution figures we know from the darkened sky-line that Delhi's air quality gains will be lost this winter. Air has begun to get heavy with dust, smoke and particles. Calm and cool weather is blocking the dispersal of smoke and pollutants. Low-hanging shroud impairs visibility, chokes lungs.

This report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India the for the year ended March 2007 containing the results of the Performance Audit on

The purpose of this paper is to present the results of a systematic qualitative analysis of the costs and benefits of constructing embankments in the lower Bagmati River basin, which stretches across the Nepal Tarai and into northern Bihar. This paper analyzes the costs and benefits of both structural flood control measures, and a wide array of local, "people-centered" strategies.

Moderate increases in temperature and nitrogen from atmospheric pollution actually improve forest productivity. After more than 20 years of research in the northern hardwood forests of Michigan, scientists at Michigan Technological University's School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science have reached this surprising conclusion.

With more than half of the world

Climate change is today widely recognized as one of mankind

The negotiating process on climate change revolves around the sessions of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP), which meets every year to review the implementation of the Convention. The COP adopts decisions and resolutions, published in reports of the COP.

The United States is developing national climate legislation. While the nation debates and assembles a comprehensive policy, federal agencies are issuing important policies ? from clean energy codes to air pollution standards ? that affect greenhouse gas emissions today. For these policies, the final choice