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Science Tech  /  Published 04.06.22

How to overcome the growing plastic crisis

Fixed recycling quotas would help to reduce waste and production of virgin plastic. So too would introducing legislation to make manufacturers produce packaging, clothing, and vehicles in a more susta...
By Deutsche Welle

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.22

Consensus on carbon neutrality

A workshop of the Jharkhand State Pollution Control Board forged a consensus on bringing a development roadmap on carbon neutrality and putting an accountability regime for robust carbon budgeting to ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

News  /  Published 28.05.22

Mayor promises action against waterbody fill-up

Several complaints regarding waterbody fill-up and administrative inaction have prompted the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to create a mechanism to ensure that each such complaint is looked into...
By The Plurals News Network

India  /  Published 28.05.22

'Pollution limits not safe enough'

India’s current safe limit for the fine particulate matter called PM2.5, used to grade air quality, is not low enough to protect vulnerable people from illness and needs to be revised downwards,...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science Tech  /  Published 28.05.22

A chat with Muzaffar Izamuddin about indoor air pollution

How is indoor air pollution affecting asthma? According to the Global Asthma Report 2018 , out of 1.31 billion people, six per cent children and two per cent adults suffer from asthma in India. Asthm...
By Mathures Paul

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News  /  Published 27.05.22

Green tribunal order to lessen pollution in two Kolkata canals

The special bench of the National Green Tribunal has passed a series of directives on H.K. Dwivedi, the chief secretary of the West Bengal government, on minimising pollution in the Kestopur and Bagjo...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.05.22

Green tribunal forms panel on Tolly’s Nullah

The eastern zonal bench of the National Green Tribunal has constituted a committee to probe the allegation by environmentalist Subhas Datta on rejuvenation of Tolly’s Nullah. Specific orders we...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.05.22

1,200 electric buses to replace government fleet in two years

The West Bengal government will replace its existing fleet of buses with 1,200 electric buses in phases in an attempt to reduce carbon footprint and pollution from vehicles, transport minister Firhad ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 25.05.22

94% women ‘silent’ on pollution fearing sack

Ninety-four per cent women construction workers, surveyed as part of a study conducted in Delhi, never raised their voice or took any steps to prevent the negative impact of air pollution because of t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.05.22

Breathe death: Economic cost of pollution

According to the recently-updated The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, approximately nine million global deaths in 2019 can be attributed to pollution. Of these, ambient air pollution was re...
By The Editorial Board


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