Weekly Environmental News Update for Week 4, 2022
Weekly environmental news update from across different media networks for Week 4 (January 24 to 30) 2022.
The Delhi government will soon make pollution-under-control certificates mandatory to refuel at vends in the city.
Delhi-based filmmaker Shaunak Sen’s sensitive, multi-layered and ecologically-aware documentary, ‘All That Breathes’, has received the World Cinema Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance International Film Festival.
Warrior Moms, a network of mothers against air pollution, has written to all MPs to take up the issue of biomass burning and rising prices of LPG in the budget session.
An analysis of winter air pollution in South India, conducted by CSE, has revealed that Karnataka shows major data gaps from the automated air-quality monitoring stations in the region under CAAQMS program of CPCB.
Delhi’s air quality was in the “poor” category as the Air Quality index at 9.05 am on Sunday was 259, CPCB data showed.
According to the IMD, daytime temperatures are likely to remain above 20°C for the next four or five days, rising by 3-5 degrees till February 2.
According to the Delhi Pollution Control Committee, around 2,000 water-polluting industries are currently operating in Delhi in just the notified industrial areas.
The Renukaji dam multi-purpose project, whose construction will commence in December this year, can go a long way in solving the water shortage faced by the city.
The matter is related to the NITI Aayog-piloted ₹72,000-crore integrated project in Great Nicobar.
Researchers say that the hospitals, which often encounters the difficulty in disposing their medical waste in a hygienic and sustainable way, can utilize a decision support framework proposed in their study.
The urban local bodies, department of the Haryana government has directed MCG to put on hold all the tendering process for bio-remediation and bio-mining of legacy waste at the Bandhwari landfill site with immediate effect.
The Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority on Thursday imposed a Rs 50,000 fine on two builders for improper waste management.
A startup incubated by Anand-based Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Research has developed an organic waste decomposer that expedites the decomposition of organic waste.
The forest department has submitted a fresh proposal to Delhi government seeking reapproval for the removal of the invasive species from 10 hectares of the Ridge as a pilot project.
The Joint Parliamentary Committee on Biodiversity Bill will be meeting on February 8 when committee members will be holding meet with some State Biodiversity Boards.
The Australian government on Friday pledged 1 billion Australian dollars ($700 million) to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
A new report warns that warmer, shorter seasons are fuelling greater demands for energy – and water-intensive snow canons, creating more dangerous conditions.