Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency Norms – Vehicular Pollution

CAFE (Corporate Average Fuel Efficiency/Economy) norms aim at lowering fuel consumption of vehicles.

Maharashtra Civil Disobedience Movement - GM Crops

Over 1,000 farmers recently participated in a ‘civil disobedience’ movement in AkoliJahagir vill…

Understanding Sustainable Development - Chennai-Salem Highway Case

The highway case gains significance as it will test the judiciary’s assessment of environmental an…

Human Health Impacts of Air Pollution

The United Nations has warned that 9 out of 10 people on the planet are now breathing polluted air.

Global Concentration of Atmospheric CO2

On May 11, 2019 global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere was measured to have crosse…

India and Arctic Council

India was re-elected as an Observer to the Arctic Council in its recent ministerial meeting at Rovan…

Protecting Seed Sovereignty - PepsiCo Case

The PepsiCo episode is a wake-up call to secure sustainable rural societies, protect soil health and…

IPBES Report on Natural Ecosystems and Biodiversity

The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) recentl…

Decline in Diesel Vehicles - Maruti Announcement

Maruti Suzuki has recently announced that it will stop manufacturing diesel vehicles from April 1, 2…

Managing the Transition to Renewables

The rise of renewables has implications for the finances of power distribution companies (Discoms).
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