LAUNCESTON, Australia, March 13
Is China's President Xi Jinping walking in the footsteps of Margaret Thatcher, and if so, how far is prepared to go down the path of the former British leader?Of course there are signifi...
BEIJING, March 6
China will slash coal consumption by more than 80 million tonnes by 2017 as part of efforts to reduce air pollution, according to an action plan released by the Ministry of Industry and Informatio...
New Delhi, March 2
The Budget proposals for 2015-16 has no strategy in place to address green concerns, the Centre of Science and Environment (CSE) said, adding that the only “green initiative” of the Narendra...
New Delhi, Feb 28
Former TERI chief R K Pachauri, who is facing sexual harassment charges, has resigned from the prestigious Prime Minister’s Council on Climate Change, which has been accepted.
New Delhi, Feb 27
An almost five-fold increase in carbon tax on coal would still allow coal power plants to remain profitable, the Economic Survey 2014-15 says. There is a potential to increase the carbon...
Hyderabad, Feb. 23
Hyderabad-based Karuna Gopal, President of Futuristic Cities, has been chosen one of the 50 most talented green leaders by the World CSR Congress.
She shared the award with Jane...
New Delhi, Feb 17
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday asked his Ministry officials to “impose” the green laws to protect country’s air, water and forest resources.
“We have the laws, but we d...
Mumbai, Feb 16
Private sector lender Yes Bank today said it will be raising Rs 500 crore through issuance of “green infrastructure bonds”, which will be deployed to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency pr...
New Delhi, Mar 15
A pragmatic judicial review of existing environment restrictions is the need of the hour, said Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday.
Goyal was add...
New Delhi, Mar 12
The Delhi High Court today set aside the look out circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai who was offloaded from a flight to London two months back, saying her fundamental right t...
United Nations, Mar 5
The United Nations has ruled out an inquiry into the allegations against former chair of the UN’s panel on climate change Rajendra Pachauri and said a new head will be elected later this year to r...
New Delhi, February 28
Environment Ministry’s allocation cut by 25%
New Delhi, Feb 27
The new global climate pact, which is due to be signed in Paris this year, should address the developing nations’ needs including access to financial resources and clean technologies, according to...
February 25, 2015
The Centre should strictly enforce the e-waste management Rules 2011, with steep penalties for non-compliance
Kolkata, Feb 22
Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.The cost of environmental damage associa...
Hyderabad, Feb. 17
Hyderabad Software Exporters’ Association is planning to hold `All Bus Day’ concept in every quarter to popularise it. »
February 13, 2015
Tackling both hygiene and environmental pollution, Thebetterindia.com features a sanitary pad disposer that has been fabricated in the drought-prone Pabal region, 70km from Pune. Designed and test...