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State climate change regulations face opposition
By Laura Paskus
The New Mexico Independent , Saturday, April 17, 2010

While scientists agree that the potential impacts of climate change will be widespread—and in the already arid southwestern United States, severe—Congress has yet to pass climate change legislation. T ...More


Who loses if California’s climate law is halted?
Rachel Morello-Frosch
Grist Magazine , Friday, April 16, 2010

No doubt you've heard the warnings -- the melting ice caps and rising sea levels, the extinct polar bears and extreme weather conditions. From pop culture movies like The Day After Tomorrow, to the ti ...More


Pollution versus growth: Solution lies in reinventing the answer
The times of India , Friday, April 09, 2010

Environment is no longer a non-issue in the country.I am clear that we all understand why it matters to worry about the state of our rivers and the excreta that fills them;or the air that is poisoned ...More


The environment conundrum
Leena Srivastava
The Financial Chronicle , Wednesday, April 07, 2010

For far too long, the protection of the environment has been viewed as a necessary evil and a regulatory requirement that needed to be circumvented in order to carry on with the more “important” activ ...More


In a smog of its own making
Sunil K Sinha
Business Standard , Tuesday, April 06, 2010

An important outcome of the economic liberalisation and changes in industrial policy initiated since 1991 has been industrial restructuring and reallocation of resources towards activities and sectors ...More


Air pollution deteriorates exercisers' health
ANI,
The Times of India , Saturday, April 03, 2010

WASHINGTON: Air pollution can make exercisers to run slower, breath harder and get middling workout, according to a study. The study, led by George Thurston, a professor of environmental health sc ...More


Beware! Restaurant cooking can be polluting
IANS,
The Times of India , Tuesday, March 30, 2010

WASHINGTON: As you stroll along rows of restaurants and take in the aroma of steaks, burgers or grilled veggies, keep this in mind: You may be in an air pollution zone. Scientists in Minnesota have ...More


NTPC to prepare EIA report on switching to gas at Badarpur plant
PTI,
The Times of India , Tuesday, March 30, 2010

NEW DELHI: In a fillip to Delhi Government's plan to switch from coal to environment-friendly gas at Badarpur power station, a Central panel has given its nod to the pre-construction activities. E ...More


Develop eco-friendly technology, students told
Special Correspondent
The Hindu , Friday, March 19, 2010

GUNTUR: Developing eco-friendly technologies should be the focus of the budding engineers when they come into the decision-making position in the industry, Indian Institute of Technology Madras profes ...More


Environmental Concerns at 20-Year Low in USUpdated: 5 hours 54 minutes ago
David Knowles
Aolnews.com , Friday, March 19, 2010

AOL News (March 17) -- From polluted drinking water to the extinction of animal species to global warming, Americans are less worried about a range of environmental issues today than they have been fo ...More


Kanpur to be one of the most polluted cities in the country
Abhinav Malhotra, TNN,
The Times of India , Wednesday, March 17, 2010

KANPUR: "There are nearly 65 cities and towns in the country wherein the air pollution has reached a dangerous level. The list includes cities like Kanpur, Lucknow, Govindgarh (Punjab) and others. I ...More


Cleanliness drive frees Corbett park of five quintals polythene
Anupma Khanna | Dehra Dun
The Pioneer , Thursday, March 11, 2010

In a welcome drive to mobilise public opinion and conserve the famed Corbett Tiger Reserve, a group of citizens in Ramnagar cleared over five quintals of polythene garbage from the park periphery ...More


Bus Day leaves city air cleaner, but…
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Wednesday, March 10, 2010

There appears to be a dip in decrease percentages compared to last time BANGALORE: Bus Day, the recently introduced initiative by the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation, appears to have h ...More


NGO stresses need for environmental strategy.
Wassim Mroueh | Beirut
The Daily Star , Monday, February 22, 2010

The Environment Ministry has a comprehensive action plan but still lacks a clear environmental strategy that can be adopted by the government and upheld by other ministries, an NGO has warned. The ...More


CPCB tests yagya purity claim.
TNN | New Delhi
The Times of India , Saturday, February 13, 2010

Religion and science have come face to face with the Central Pollution Control Board setting up air pollution monitoring systems at a mahayagya being held in east Delhi by the Gayatri Chetna Kendra. T ...More


Flat tax move too little, too late: environmentalists
Sujay Mehdudia
The Hindu , Monday, February 08, 2010

The Kirit Parikh Committee proposal for imposing a flat tax of Rs. 81,000 on diesel cars, including sedans and gas guzzlers SUVs and MUVs, may be worrying the big names in the industry, but environmen ...More


City breathes polluted air
The Statesman , Wednesday, February 03, 2010

KOLKATA, 2 FEB: The air quality in some public places in the city that includes restaurants, bars and pubs, is harmful, says a study conducted by the Voluntary Health Organisation of India in associat ...More


Panel chalks out plans to curb pollution.
The Indian Express , Monday, February 01, 2010

The Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) has launched a series of short-term plans as well as long-term surveys to curb contamination in critically polluted regions of Maharashtra, including Dom ...More


Environmental info centre at IITM widens scope.
Dipannita Das, TNN,
Times of India , Monday, February 01, 2010

1 February 2010, 03:26am PUNE: The Environmental Information System (ENVIS) centre at the Indian Institute Of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, which has been disseminating Information abo ...More


Pune students design device to detect pollution near Village
Pranav Kulkarni
The Indian Express , Thursday, January 14, 2010

Students at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune, have designed a special device which will enable volunteers at the Commonwealth Games this October to collect primary data for tr ...More


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