The tribal community residing in Gujarat’s Tapi district had organized a bicycle in October to spread awareness among people about the harmful repercussions of a zinc smelter to be established in Doswada village. Back in October, Vedanta Group’s Hindustan Zinc Limited (HZL) agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat government to set up the smelting plant, supposedly HZL’s largest. It is claimed to have a capacity of producing 300 kilo tonnes of zinc ingots a year. The ingots are used for galvanising steel for its protection from corrosion and for producing alloys.
The central government’s National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is starting to gain some traction as significant efforts to preserve Ganga from contamination in Uttarakhand are announced by the government.
Chinese foreign minister Wang Yi has warned the USA about the negative effects of deteriorating US-China relations on their cooperation on climate change.
The Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) report of 2018-19 stated that 3.3 million metric tonnes of plastic waste was produced in India in 2018-19 and has only increased since then. Sameera Satija (48), a Gurugram-based woman, named Sameera Satija (48), has come up with a solution to curb the problem. She shared that despite the noble intent behind bhandaras (community feasts) in the city, plastic utensil waste adds to the avoidable environmental pollution. She added that Styrofoam and plastic tableware choke water bodies and drains and has also witnessed animals choking on discarded tableware while searching for food.
In an attempt to boost the preparations for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27), Egypt has recently launched a series of climate change campaigns and initiatives. The campaigns are aimed to create awareness about several aspects of climate change and to evoke a sense of responsibility among the citizens.
A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that the existence of all tree species in Delhi is under threat due to climate change. The study has highlighted that the future of nearly half of the world's city-dwelling tree species is at risk due to rising temperatures and changes in rainfall.
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore on the Haryana government for the damage caused to the environment. Orders have been issued to Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal to deposit this amount in Haryana Pollution Control Board within a month.
On the 17th of September 2022, Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) launched a tree plantation drive near Pirana Dumpsite under Mission Million Trees with the commitment of Green Ahmedabad.
In honor of National Energy Conservation Day, ENGIE, a pioneer in low-carbon energy solutions, organized a plantation campaign throughout all of its operational sites in India. In the three crucial fields of gas infrastructure, low-carbon power generation, and energy services, ENGIE is a major participant in the energy world, focused on renewable energy and low carbon distributed energy infrastructures.
The Naga Students' Federation (NSF) has raised concerns about the environmental impact of the recent launch of a mega palm oil plantation drive in Nagaland. The NSF has raised concerns about the following potential impacts of the palm oil plantation drive: