User: ajayc Topic: Environmental Justice Issues
Category: Pollution
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NGT rejects petition challenging implementation of odd-even scheme in Delhi in November 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
A bench headed by the tribunal’s chairperson asked the petitioner under which law his plea was maintainable, and dismissed it as withdrawn.
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AR celebrates World Ozone Day 17.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
AR celebrates World Ozone Day
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Barcelona’s car-free superblocks are a lesson in urban planning for the rest of the world 16.9.2019 Scroll.in
According to researchers, the project could help prevent 667 premature deaths from air pollution, noise and heat each year.
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Gujarat pilots world’s first emissions trading project in Surat to tackle industrial air pollution 15.9.2019 Scroll.in
The scheme requires factories to stick to a government-set cap on emissions and buy and sell permits in order to stay below it.
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India’s 269 thermal power plants aren’t just polluting air – they’re also guzzling away water 14.9.2019 Scroll.in
The only way to cut down on the sector’s massive water needs is to switch to greener energy.
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Cities must know more about desertification and be a part of the solution: Sunita Narain, CSE 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters
As the 14th Conference of Parties (COP) to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification was held in New Delhi, we spoke to Sunita Narain, Director-General of Centre for Science and Environment, to know what our cities can do to mitigate the looming environmental crisis.
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Where and how can you ride a ‘smart bike’ in Chennai? 14.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Since its launch in February this year, Chennai's smart bike fleet has grown to 370 and sees, on average, 252 rides per day across all locations. A look at the details of the system and its overall performance so far
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Odd-Even scheme to be back, starting Nov 4: Kejriwal 13.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  The Odd-Even scheme will come into effect from November 4-15, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said here on Friday. While addressing the press here, Mr Kejriwal said this will be a part of the winter action plan in view of the air quality in the city which is hit badly during winters. The […]
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Heavy rain, dams full to the brim, yet Pune citizens have to rely on costly tanker water 13.9.2019 Citizen Matters
Citizens fail to realise why, even with abundant rains and a flooded city, their daily needs for water are not met and the municipal corporation has to implement water cuts in so many areas. Here's a look at the real reasons.
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No to plastics 13.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
No to plastics
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WHO Director-General urges world leaders to protect health from climate change 12.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Geneva,  Climate change is one of the defining issues of our time. It is also one of the world’s most urgent health threats, according to World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom. “In less than two weeks’ time, I will join the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and other world leaders at the Climate […]
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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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Swachhata Hi Sewa launched 12.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Swachhata Hi Sewa launched
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Citizen Matters Impact: Buddha Nullah restoration movement in Ludhiana gets new life 11.9.2019 Citizen Matters
It has been a little over three months since Citizen Matters raised the long-pending issue of the clean-up of Buddha Nullah. That coverage has given a boost to attempts by a 50-member umbrella organisation to restore the Sutlej tributary, and the government appears to be listening too.
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Watch: These pet parents moved houses, sometimes cities, to give their children a better life 11.9.2019 Scroll.in
Squashed into city backyards and confined to cement flats, pet animals often find it very difficult to live outside their natural, free-ranging habitats.
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Small Himachal a role model for bigger States: Jai Ram Thakur 11.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Small Himachal a role model for bigger States: Jai Ram Thakur
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As Mumbai gets ready to bid adieu to Bappa, the sea braces for more pollution 10.9.2019 Citizen Matters
An estimated 1.63 lakh idols were bought by households this year, and over 19,000 idols for the public pandals. Most of these are made of thermocol and Plaster-of-Paris (POP), and will be immersed in the sea, along the popular beaches. Why is Mumbai unable to move from POP to clay idols?
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Rupala appreciates farmers for adopting crop residue management technologies 9.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Appreciating farmers for adopting crop residue management technologies, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Parshottam Rupala on Monday requested further support and ideas from the farmers to ensure zero burning in all the villages. The Minister thanked the farmers for bringing down the stubble burning incidents. Inaugurating the National Conference […]
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By 2050, Mumbai will see more plastic floating than fish: Report 9.9.2019 DNA
The research suggests that the accumulation of plastics in the sea will not only affect marine life but will also have dangerous consequences for the environment
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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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