User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Solutions :: Legal Strategies
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 15:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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TSE fetes 'messenger cyclist' 18.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
TSE fetes 'messenger cyclist'
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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Volunteering is cool: How Bengaluru’s youth are helping out orphanages, cleaning black spots, and more 13.8.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Are Bengaluru's youth disconnected from social realities? Here is a look at the city's young volunteers that prove they aren't. From serving others to saving the planet, there's much these volunteers are trying to do
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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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Ji Ingobi Chingtham to venture on solo bicycle tour across countries 2.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Ji Ingobi Chingtham to venture on solo bicycle tour across countries
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Meet the guardian angel of Mumbai’s defence against climate change 30.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Seema Adgaonkar, one of the four Range Forest Officers at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit until recently, has been guarding the city’s vital mangroves that act as a natural barrier against sea level rise and coastal flooding.
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Arunachal coalmine 29.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Arunachal coalmine
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One woman’s dogged campaign to protect Mumbai’s mangroves 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
A former range officer at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit, Seema Adgaonkar has been preventing illegal encroachments and planting new saplings.
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Preventive steps taken to check Marine Pollution 26.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today, Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, the Minister of State for Shipping (I/C) and Chemical & Fertilizers informed about the various preventive steps taken by the Government of India to check marine pollution.
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Despite warnings, Indian government wants to take help from private industries in reviving forests 24.7.2019 Scroll.in
Amid scepticism, the environment ministry assured that the new guidelines will not affect the rights of forest dwellers or tribals.
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Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy 14.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya Cabinet adopts Draft Water Policy
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935 ha of KNP land under encroachment 13.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
935 ha of KNP land under encroachment
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Centre asks for probe into antecedents of elephants 9.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Centre asks for probe into antecedents of elephants
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Provisions against corruption in All India Services Rules 4.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Disciplinary proceedings can be initiated against the All India Services Officers [i.e. Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Police Service (IPS) and Indian Forest Service (IFoS)] for misconduct including corruption charges, under the All India Services (Discipline and Appeal) Rules, 1969; apart from liability for prosecution under Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 in cases of corruption.
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BAN on GM CROPS 2.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Bt. cotton is the only Genetically Modified (GM) crop approved in 2002 by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change for commercial cultivation in the Country and, therefore, cultivation of other unapproved GM crops are banned in India.
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For its afforestation campaign, the Indian government is brazenly usurping Adivasi land 27.6.2019 Scroll.in
A new law allows trees felled because of industrial projects to be replanted on land occupied by indigenous communities without their consent.
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New National Rubber Policy 26.6.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Commerce brought out the National Rubber Policy in March 2019. The National Rubber Policy includes several provisions to support the Natural Rubber (NR) production sector and the entire rubber industry value chain.
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Trump administration rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants 20.6.2019 DNA
The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Government tweaks afforestation norms for forest land acquisition, worrying environmentalists 1.6.2019 Scroll.in
States with more than 75% forest cover can carry out compensatory afforestation in other states, as per a new environment ministry guideline.
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