The paper assesses the demand for rural electricity services and contrasts it with the technology options available for rural electrification. Decentralised Distributed Generation can be economically viable as reflected by case studies reported in

Bangladesh is facing a major health crisis because arsenic is
poisoning a large percentage of the country

The recently-released annual global energy trend tracker, World Energy Outlook (WEO), 2007 of the International Energy Agency, has sounded the alert on India crossing the tipping point of per capita GDP of $3000. This threshold, once crossed, says WEO, vehicle ownership rates begin to escalate rapidly.

The Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) organized a roundtable discussion on ‘Is clean diesel a myth or a solution?’ in New Delhi on December 10, 2007.

Comparative statement of M/s Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai: stack/ambient air emission.

The project was initiated by ADPC in 2005 with the FAO. The work focuses on four upazillas in Chapai Nowabgonj (Gomastapur and Nachole) and Noagoan (Porsha and Sapahar) districts of North West Bangladesh.

The primary aim of framing legislation on regulation of drinking water is the protection of public health. As water is essential to sustain life, so a satisfactory supply must be made available to consumers. The water should be clear as a resource and safe for drinking.

Carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS) technologies are increasingly recognised for their capacity to provide a large contribution to the mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades. This paper assesses the policy questions as highlighted in the relevant COP/MOP 2 decision, particularly leaks and permanence for geological storage, project boundaries and liability issues, and leakage, as well as a few others raised by some parties.

This paper provides the latest developments of announced, proposed and existing greenhouse gas emissions trading schemes (ETS) around the world since 2006. It also examines different potential design options for ETS (e.g. coverage, allocation mode, provision for offsets), and how these options are treated in the existing, announced or proposed schemes.