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Why the future of environment looks so bleak

Prakash Javadekar’s one year as India’s minister of state (independent charge) of environment, forests and climate change has been an unmitigated disaster, says activist Himanshu......

SC kept in dark about threat from 6 Uttarakhand dams

The Supreme Court asked the Union environment ministry to review six specific hydroelectric projects on the upper Ganga basin in Uttarakhand. On Wednesday, the ministry informed the apex court that......

Locals win battle against state over thermal plant

The Andhra Pradesh government's alleged attempt to ride roughshod over the Environment Protection Act 1986 to allow a massive private thermal power plant on the wetlands of Srikakulam district has......

'India can emerge as supplier of green technology'

Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh has predicted that the issue of climate change is likely to figure on the agenda when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits Washington, DC on......

'We pay lip service to environment protection'

The conflict between development and environment should not cause unnecessary delays, says Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh.Over the last five years, the Environment Ministry......

Civil aviation ministry cancels Rs 2,000 crore Aranmula airport

The prime reason being the incompetency of Enviro Care, the agency which had done the environmental impact study of the proposed project. The Union Civil Aviation ministry has cancelled approval to......

India must find affordable solutions to protect environment

All the energy is spent on blocking projects - so once they are cleared, the mission is lost, notes Sunita Narain. Debates are essentially polarised and noisy. But for resolution and movement in......

Railways gets cracking on environment protection, fuel bill

The Railway Ministry has asked all zonal railways to introduce a system of monitoring consumption of all types of energy and water, along with trend analysis and benchmarking. Image: Railways......

'India is engaged in unlimited exploitation of its limited natural resources'

It was a big victory for RTI activist G Krishnan when the Delhi high court dismissed the plea of the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) against making public the Gadgil Committee report......

CAG pulls up environment ministry for lapses

The Comptroller of Auditor General (CAG) on Friday came down heavily on the environment ministry for lapses in implementation of its green schemes whether it was for afforestation, biodiversity,......
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Red Signal For Greens

How The NDA Is Whittling Down Green Norms Change in definition of no-go area in dense forest, leaving more area open for projects Keeping powers... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/red-signal-for-greens/294968
Zero Effect, Zero Defect

The BJP government's push for speedy clearances is raising major concerns. The Union minister of environment and forests Prakash Javadekar is... ...

http://www.outlookindia.com/article/zero-effect-zero-defect/294969
U.S.-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue

WASHINGTON High-level Mexican and U.S. government officials met via videoconference yesterday to review progress made under the (HLED) and to... ...

http://www.pressreleasepoint.com/us-mexico-high-level-economic-dialogue
Sandmen on the Prowl

Riverbed mining in UP villages is endangering the environment. A ground report finds out why this illegal activity is flourishing Photo: Varun... ...

http://www.tehelka.com/2015/07/sandmen-on-the-prowl/
60% of coastal length under erosion, suggest reports

In Maharashtra, of the total coastal length of 742.26 km, 449.5 km is under erosion. (Express Photo) A massive 60 per cent of the state's... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/maharashtra/assessment-using-satellite-data-60-of-coastal-length-under-erosion-suggest-reports/

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