Tag: Climate Change

Funding the fight against climate...

A few weeks ago several Indian states were to suffer yet again from nature’s fury while others braced for its coming impact. Cyclone Ockhi, after devastating the coasts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and the Lakshadweep islands, moved towards Maharashtra and Gujarat once again highlighting the deadly natural disasters caused by climate change

Takeaways from Bonn

The recently concluded 23rd edition of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the UN…

“17 States/UTS have Imposed Complete...

“As per the provisions of Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016, the generators of waste have been mandated to take steps to minimize generation of plastic waste, not to litter the plastic waste, ensure segregated storage of waste at source and handover segregated waste to local bodies or agencies authorised by the local bodies. The Rules also mandate the responsibilities of local bodies, gram panchayats, waste generators, retailers and street vendors to manage the plastic waste. The rules mandate the producers, importers and brand owners to work out modalities for waste collection system based on Extended Producer Responsibility.

Rally for Rivers: initiative to...

The spiritual guru Jaggi Vasudev has launched a ‘Rally for Rivers’ initiative to rejuvenate rivers in the country. The initiative was flagged off in Coimbatore in presence of Union environment, forest and climate change minister Harsh Vardhan Singh, cricketers Virender Sehwag, Mithali Raj and car racer Narain Karthikeyan.