Toxic Foam in Yamuna River.

10 November 2021. Introduction: On November 8, 2021 devotees offered prayers as a part of their four-day Chhath Puja celebrations at the banks of foam-coated Yamuna near Kalindi Kunj. The visuals have worried environmentalists and led political war of words between Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and other state governments. Highlights Between Wazirabad and Okhla, Yamuna […]

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                        Haritha Karma Sena(Green Action Force)-Key Facts.

8 November 2021. Introduction: Kerala government has proposed to form “Haritha Karma Sena (Green Action Force) to collect and segregate waste from city households for transporting it to solid waste treatment facility at Kochi Corporation. Highlights Proposal to constitute the action force has been included in the draft bylaw in order to streamline municipal solid […]

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Delhi : Air quality in severe category.

6 November 2021. Introduction: As per Central Pollution Control Board’s data, air quality of Delhi has deteriorated to “severe” category on November 5, after Diwali. Highlights The Air Quality Index (AQI) of Delhi was recorded as 444 on November 5 at 6 a.m. By 8 am, it worsened to 451. Air pollution of severe levels […]

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                      TN: SPV to manage Nature conservation missions.

6 November 2021. Introduction: Tamil Nadu government, in a big leap towards climate action, has set up the first setting up the first ever Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to manage natural conservation missions in the state. Highlights: The special purpose vehicle is being dubbed as “Tamil Nadu Green Climate Company”. The company will professionally manage […]

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COP 26: Economic Implications of India’s targets.

3 November 2021. Introduction: On November 1, 2021, at COP26 climate summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced 2070 as the India’s target to reach net zero carbon emissions. Highlights: India’s announcement came as a surprise to delegates in Glasgow, as India had rejected calls to announce such target recently. US, UK & Japan have net […]

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                                 India officially endorses Emission list.

1 November 2021. Introduction: India officially endorsed a website made by Indian climate experts, listing the historical carbon dioxide emissions of developed countries. Highlights India endorsed the emission list ahead of commencement of the 26th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) in Glasgow in Scotland. Emission list was created with the aim of highlighting the […]

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               Don’t Choose Extinction: UNDP Video on Climate Change.

1 November 2021. Introduction: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) released a creative video titled “Don’t Choose Extinction” on Climate Change. Highlights: In the video, UNDP highlights that, it is time to act and act now for the climate crisis. To drive home the urgency and get attention of world, it is time to do whatever […]

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