User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Environmental Justice
Last updated: Dec 23 2018 22:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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What is making rainwater in Guwahati toxic? 6.11.2019 Citizen Matters
A study suggests that a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants wafting in the air is tinkering with the rainwater quality in Guwahati.
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The pollution question: What will it take for farmers in Punjab and Haryana to stop burning stubble? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Air: Why India Must Solve Pollution and Climate Change Together’, Dean Spears examines why crop-burning does not stop.
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Over 42 days and 41 nights, Coonoor set an example for the rest of India by cleaning up its river 7.10.2019 Scroll.in
Once lush and wide, encroachments and rampant dumping had turned the river into a sewer.
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Toxic pollution in Sutlej waters puts one crore lives at stake across three states 6.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Indiscriminate dumping of industrial effluents and untreated municipal waste in the Sutlej river, and various other channels flowing into it, is causing unprecedented incidence of cancer and other health hazards in the three states of Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.
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Experts come together at EMobility Summit to discuss green commuting 2.10.2019 DNA
Govt's commitment can be gauged from the fact that it has lowered the GST on EVs: Gadkari; India's ambitious target to shift to electric vehicles is a bumpy road ahead, say experts; Global leaders from the sector worry that regime change will also lead to an altered policy
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Climate Strike comes to India — three things to keep in mind 29.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, marched together to demand immediate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
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Climate Strike comes to India — three things to keep in mind 28.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, came together to demand immediate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
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Climate Strike comes to India — three things to keep in mind 28.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Over the last one week, thousands of Indian students and youth across India, inspired by the Global Climate Strike organised by ‘Fridays for Future’, came together to demand immediate and appropriate action to mitigate local and global climate risks. What should be the way forward?
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Leonardo DiCaprio should withdraw support to Jaggi Vasudev’s Cauvery campaign, says NGOs’ collective 25.9.2019 Scroll.in
The Coalition for Environmental Justice in India wrote to the actor, raising doubts about Isha Foundation’s credibility in protecting human rights.
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Adyar river restoration: More than Rs 2500 crore sanctioned, but dumping continues 12.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Even as the state has sanctioned thousands of crores for restoration of the Adyar river, and the nodal agency CRRT continues its efforts in the face of many challenges, rampant encroachment and illegal disposal of waste leaves the river in poor shape. Will it ever regain its lost glory?
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India isn’t getting more rainfall, but it is experiencing more floods 8.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Factors such as greenhouse gases, aerosol emissions and extensive changes in land-use have led to extreme weather events, affecting lives and livelihoods.
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Chennai to see 100 women-driven electric autos soon: Yasmeen Jawahar, CEO, Makkal Auto 4.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Makkal Auto in Chennai has positioned itself as one of the pioneers in the movement towards electric mobility in the city. We spoke to CEO, Yasmeen Jawahar, to know more about their newly launched electric autos and future plans for the same.
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Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Trust : Fellowship doors opened for scribes
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Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced 2.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Khelen Thokchom Media Fellowship announced
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Rohan embarks on new journey, urges State to set up mental asylum 1.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Rohan embarks on new journey, urges State to set up mental asylum
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Chief Minister N Biren distributes Rs 1.54 Crores to 3080 Eco-club schools 1.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Chief Minister N Biren distributes Rs 1.54 Crores to 3080 Eco-club schools
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CM distributes Rs 1.54 cr to eco-club schools 1.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
CM distributes Rs 1.54 cr to eco-club schools
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Clean Air Summit discusses health impacts of air pollution 24.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Air pollution can contribute to premature death from cardiovascular and other diseases. But how these health impacts can be communicated effectively to the public, and how pollution can be studied better, were among the topics discussed at the Clean Air Summit
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A family that has planted 6,000 trees in Mumbai wants others to take a leaf out of their book 22.8.2019 Scroll.in
Beginning in 2000, Vinay Athalye planted 5,500 saplings in Aarey Colony over 15 years. Now his family is continuing his work.
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1,738 environmental activists have been killed worldwide in the past 16 years – some by the police 8.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Conflicts over resources such as fossil fuels, minerals, land or water are often the cause for violence.
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