European Parliament Ban on Petrol and Diesel Cars.

11June 2022. Introduction: Members of the European Parliament recently voted to ban the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2035. Highlights: This voting was held on an amendment, that would have allowed some auto emissions through new vehicles after 2035. This amendment was rejected by Members of Parliament. European Union assembly voted in Strasbourg, […]

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Canada Carbon Emissions Market.

10 June 2022. Introduction: Government of Canada has launched “Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System”, in a bid to reduce carbon pollution. Reducing greenhouse gases from waste, which is responsible for 7 percent of greenhouse gases in Canada, is a key component for achieving Canada’s emissions reduction targets. Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Offset Credit System: Canada’s Greenhouse […]

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India’s achievement in Ethanol Blending.

8June 2022. Introduction: Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted that, India has achieved 10 percent ethanol blending of petrol, five months before the schedule. Significance of the blending 10 percent ethanol blending has reduced carbon emission by 27 lakh tonnes. It has saved India’s Rs 41,000 crore on oil imports, in foreign exchange spending. In […]

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Blue Duke: State butterfly of Sikkim

8June 2022. Introduction: During the celebration of World Environment Day 2022; the Chief Minister of Sikkim, P.S. Golay, declared Blue Duke as “State Butterfly of Sikkim”. Highlights This was announced at Saramsa Garden near Ranipool, in an event organized by Forest department. Blue Duke edged past Krishna Peacock, which was to be announced as State […]

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New Reserves and Wildlife Sanctuaries of Maharashtra.

8 June 2022 Maharashtra State Board for Wildlife (MSBWL) recently approved 12 new conservation reserves and 3 wildlife sanctuaries, for boosting wildlife conservation movement and environment protection movement. Highlights: These protected areas (PAs) will have an area of around 1,000 sq km. In this, an area of 692.74 sq km will be for conservation reserves […]

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Bihar: Elephant rescue Centre at Valmiki Tiger Reserve.

7 June 2022. Introduction: An elephant rescue centre has been established by the forest department of Bihar at  Valmiki Tiger Reserve at West Champaran district of Bihar. Highlights The elephant rescue centre will be used to rehabilitate stray, abandoned and injured elephants. This facility is yet to be approved by central government. About Valmiki Tiger […]

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