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Government to examine air pollution by aircrafts
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, May 01, 2008

NEW DELHI: Concerned over the rise in carbon emissions by aircraft and the boom in the aviation industry compounding the problem, the government will soon undertake a study to ascertain air pollution ...More


'Take steps for energy efficiency'
Staff Reporter
The Hindustan Times , Tuesday, April 29, 2008

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked Asia-Pacific countries to take steps to ensure efficient use of energy in the backdrop of surging oil prices and the health problems caused by traditional fu ...More


Digital Environmental atlas of India launched
Vasundhara Sanger
Times of India , Wednesday, April 23, 2008

NEW DELHI: Environment Ministry has launched first digital environmental atlas of India to mark the Earth Day which is being celebrated today across the world. An interactive website of state of envir ...More


Let's turn saviours this Earth Day
Jitendra Verma
Times of India , Tuesday, April 22, 2008

It has been 38 years since we as a global population have been observing the Earth Day on April 22 to explore and reinforce ways to save the planet from emissions and global warming. Sounds like a lof ...More


Air pollution wiping out the fragrance of flowers
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 15, 2008

LONDON: Researchers at the University of Virginia have shown that air pollution from power plants and automobiles is wiping out the fragrance of flowers and thus hampering the ability of pollinating i ...More


Hydel potential can earn huge carbon credits
Rakesh Lohumi
The Tribune , Monday, April 14, 2008

Shimla, April 13 After introducing the carbon credit facility (CCF) to encourage people to raise forests on private and community land under the World Bank-funded mid-Himalayan watershed development ...More


Flowers don't smell as sweet in polluted air
Staff Correspondent
The Hindu , Friday, April 11, 2008

WASHINGTON: A rose smells as sweet by any other name but not in any other air, especially polluted air. A new study has found flowers are fast losing their fragrance, and the culprit is air pollution. ...More


'Sea salt worsens coastal air pollution'
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, April 10, 2008

WASHINGTON: When salty air and sunshine around busy ports mingle with industrial and shipping pollution, they aggravate the problem manifold, according to a study. Emissions from marine vessels may be ...More


Greens can now approach appellate authority
Satyasundar Barik
The Hindu , Thursday, April 10, 2008

Landmark ruling by chairman of the authority Complainant free to file appeal under Air Act Sankar Oram, former legislator, had filed appeal BHUBANESWAR: Eco activists have reason to cheer as ...More


NASA begins airborne probe into pollution impact on arctic
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, April 03, 2008

WASHINGTON: NASA is starting a field campaign to investigate the chemistry of the Arctic's lower atmosphere this week to discern how air pollution contributes to climate changes in the Arctic. The NAS ...More


Chinese pollution quietly takes toll in Japan
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Thursday, April 03, 2008

YAMAGATA, Japan: With a smile on her tanned face, skiier Kazumi Furukawa can vividly recall the time three years ago she stood here on Mount Zao and looked down at fir trees turned into glittering cry ...More


UN body meets to act on ship gases, cleaner seas
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, April 01, 2008

LONDON: Curbing greenhouse gas emissions from ships, slashing other air pollutants they generate and cleaning up the world's oceans, top the agenda at a meeting of the world's chief maritime body in L ...More


Air pollution destroying flowers' natural fragrance
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, March 29, 2008

LONDON: Trying to woo a woman with a sweet-smelling bouquet of blooms flowers may not work any more, for flowers are fast losing their scent due to air pollution. The finding is based on new research ...More


Pollution norms go up in smoke
Neha Lalchandani
Times of India , Tuesday, March 04, 2008

NEW DELHI: With nearly all residential societies, malls, offices and homes surviving on generator sets in Gurgaon, serious air pollution is but only inevitable. According to Central Pollution Control ...More


“Attitudinal change must for tiger protection ”
Staff Reporter
The Hindu , Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Says speaker at a pollution awareness seminar Nagercoil: The district unit of National Green Corps conducted an environmental pollution awareness seminar at James College of Education in Karungal ne ...More


Tribal Act puts politics over environment: Harish Salve
Staff Reporter
The Indian Express , Monday, February 18, 2008

New Delhi, February 17: Reacting strongly against the Tribal Act that has been notified this year after a protracted battle between the forest and the tribal lobby, former Solicitor General Harish Sal ...More


Burning of garbage causes air pollution
R. Sundaram
The Hindu , Tuesday, February 12, 2008

ERODE: Most of the places in Erode district are suffering from some kind of pollution problems. Textile effluents Erode and surrounding areas and part of Perundurai and Chennimalai villages are af ...More


Environment fee on diesel in Delhi
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Sunday, February 10, 2008

NEW DELHI: The Delhi government has decided to impose an environment fee on the sale of diesel at Re 0.25 paisa per litre and use the garnered funds to promote clean air policies in the city. The Delh ...More


Delhiites to pay more for diesel
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Saturday, February 09, 2008

NEW DELHI: Delhiites will now have to pay more for diesel. In a bid to improve the ambient air quality in the Capital, the Delhi government's decision to levy an environment fee of 25 paise per litre ...More


Kolkata Book Fair banned
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Tuesday, January 29, 2008

KOLKATA: Less than 24 hours before its inauguration, Calcutta High Court has banned the 33rd Kolkata Book Fair from being held on the Park Circus maidan on environmental grounds. The fair was to be he ...More


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