Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participating in cleanliness drive at Jagannath Gali (near Assi Ghat) during his recent visit to Varanasi.
Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma launching the Swachh Bharat Swachh Smarak initiative.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 52 (starting December 22, 2014) 2014.
Weekly environmental news roundup from across different media networks for week 51 (starting December 15, 2014) 2014.
Arefa Tehsin invites all interested on behalf of Rupa Publications and Oxford Bookstore to the launch of “Do Tigers Drink Blood? And 13 Other Mysteries of Nature” book authored by Arefa Tehsin and Raza H. Tehsin.
Anthropogenic climate change is the abnormal increase in global surface temperature due to emission of greenhouse gases by human activities.
Green Lens Feature: Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari holding a meeting on Yamuna related issues in New Delhi.
Toxics Link and India International Centre invite all interested to the next in the series of ‘Quotes from the Earth’ – an Environmental Film Festival. The Festival will be a discursive platform to highlight environmental challenges at the national and international level through films, which are a powerful medium of communication and discussion.
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi invites all interested to a public lecture and panel discussion on ‘Recurrent Cough, Cold and Wheezing in Children: Is It Asthma’? 300 million people suffer from asthma globally. Asthma also causes about 250,000 deaths annually. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the number of asthmatic patients is expected to increase to 400 million by 2025. Taking children and adults together, there are nearly 30 million asthmatics in India today, which constitutes about 10% of the global burden of Asthma.
The present century is witnessing a global urban transformation, which is rapidly ongoing. Urban centers became the drivers of economic growth in the post-industrial world. The economies of scale worked with large populations inviting synergy which has and continues to facilitate the urban growth process.
Intersolar India, one of India’s largest exhibition and conference for the Solar Industry, concluded recently in Mumbai. The Intersolar AWARD for the best and most innovative Solar Projects in India category is one of the highlights of this exhibition. The Intersolar AWARDS in the present year 2014 were given to Bosch Ltd., Tata Power Solar Systems and Trojan Battery.
The use of HFCs became popular in the world after the phase out of the ChloroFluoroCarbons (CFCs) which were found to be the cause of the destruction of the ozone hole over Antarctica. Nations around the world have now called for using the institutions and expertise of the Montreal Protocol (the protocol used for phasing out CFCs), to bring down the use of HFCs.