Home CATEGORIES ENVIRONMENT

ENVIRONMENT

Treasuring Water

A PIL has been moved in the Delhi High Court recently seeking directions to the city government and its authorities to urgently take steps for making Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) compulsory in the National capital. The petition, filed by advocate R K Kapoor, contends that the authorities should “make it compulsory for all cooperative and...

Desalination Plants To Produce Fresh Water In Lakshwadeep

THE Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) technology indigenously developed and demonstrated by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) is found suitable for the Lakshadweep islands, Union Minister of State for Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences Dr. Jitendra Singh has informed the Rajya Sabha. The thermal...

First Meeting Of Joint Working Group On Climate Change

MINISTER of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar met the United States’ Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern. The meeting between the two key principals was followed by the first Meeting of the Joint Working Group on combating Climate Change. Speaking on the occasion, Javadekar said that in view of the 2015 agreement...

Sustainable Luxury: Yes, It’s Possible!

THE notion of luxury harkens comfort, excess, decadence. ‘Eco-friendly’ and ‘sustainable’ it rarely is. Indeed, one often feel sustainability and luxury cannot go hand in hand. But in an attempt to turn this conventional notion on its head is the Taj group of hotels. Recently, nine Taj properties were awarded with Gold Certification by...

Allcargo Logistics: Not Just Another Tree Plantation

Allcargo Logistics, through its in-house NGO Avashya Foundation has succesfuly executed an extensive tree plantation drive in Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Gorai village of Mumbai. In collaboration with NGO Jaag, the team has planted over 200 trees in Sanjay Gandhi National Park and 250 trees in Gorai in the first phase of their environment sustainability...

Financing Offshore Wind

AHEAD of the Union Budget, the ministry of New and Renewable Energy is batting for several incentives for the wind power industry including providing additional funding, steps to increase the corpus under National Clean Energy Fund, enforcement of renewable purchase obligation and timely payment of electricity generated from wind projects are on the table...

Javdekar: India Ready To Tackle Climate Change

UNION Minister for Environment, Forests & Climate Change Prakash Javadekar today met with a six member French delegation led by Foreign Affairs and International Development Minister Mr. Laurent Fabius in New Delhi. During the discussions Mr. Javadekar said part of the Green Climate Fund could be utilized to finance differential cost of IPRs (Intellectual...

Swach Himalayas!

Spiti, a remote valley tucked away in the Trans-Himalayas of Himachal Pradesh with a population of little over 11,000 inhabitants  has been attracting a large number of tourists. The region has also seen the obvious negatives of tourism, such as an increase in garbage, especially from plastic water bottles. And this, even inspite of...

Environment conservation campaign in the tribal hamlets of Mumbai

Environment sustainability & Upliftment of tribals being one of the main objectives Allcargo Logistics, through its in-house NGO Avashya Foundation has successfully executed phase II of environment conservation campaign in the tribal hamlets of Sanjay Gandhi National Park and Gorai village of Mumbai. Avashya Foundation in association with NGO Jaag, organized tree plantation, solar lamp...

Marches, Speeches and Promises

‘Honored delegates, leaders of the world, I pretend for a living, but you do not… The time to answer humankind’s greatest challenge is now. I beg of you to face it with courage and honesty.’ Leonardo DiCaprio, who has recently been made the UN Climate Change representative, made a strong plea to combat Climate...

Farmers Sum Up The Irony Of Agriculture In India

‘The agricultural sector is a profitable profession. But we are not the ones reaping the profits. Traders, companies and other large interest groups are earning profit while we are bearing the losses continuously.’ This quote by Gajodhar, a farmer from Muzaffarnagar in Bihar, sums up the irony of agriculture in India today. In a...

Ricoh India Achieves Global Environmental Benchmark

NEW DELHI: Ricoh India Ltd. recently announced that it has received Silver ratings for a total of 32 of its imaging equipment products marketed in India, including MFPs and printers, as qualified by the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry. Ricoh is the first manufacturer to have its Imaging Equipment products meet the stringent environmental...
ADVERTISEMENT

हिंदी मंच

EDITOR'S PICK

News Wire
prev next