Variations in solar radiations contribute little to global warming and researchers say efforts to check the phenomenon must focus on greenhouse gases.
Fourteen years after Germany scored a worldwide first by adopting eco labelling, there still remain doubts about selection and evaluation procedures used in the system.
Britain and USA have followed hard on the heels of the German eco angel, but, unfortunately, most such schemes continue to remain "green froth".
After being spewed into the atmosphere for the past 30 years, mainly through the use of fire extinguishers, ozone-depleting halon concentrations are now decreasing (Nature, Vol 359 No 6394). Although
THE NEW US administration of Bill Clinton and Al Gore promises to be environment-friendly. Gore, derided as the "ozone man" by outgoing president George Bush has sound environmental credentials. His
Despite environment friendly refrigerators making the grade, manufacturers are hesitant to introduce them commercially.
If industrialised countries were legally barred from exporting anything considered eco unfriendly, industries in the developing countries would be automatically cleaned up
FOR SOME publications, it is more interesting and instructive to review the context rather than the content. In the case of One Earth One Future-Our Changing Global Environment, the content is by now
A look at today's environmental issues through the eyes of two well known poets, exclusive to Down To Earth
THIS BOOK, a collection of articles by six authors, is meant to be a sequel to Blueprint for a Green Economy (Earthscan), which was published in September 1989. The theme of the earlier book was
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
How green is green?
Doha: inaction in the face of urgency
Coal mines to get automatic nod for first expansion