This report on the MMDR bill 2011 presented by Parliamentary Standing Committee on Coal & Steel says that no mining lease shall be granted in respect of any area, which is not compact and contiguous or otherwise not suitable in scientific development.
This report by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme focuses extensively on the conceptual foundations of economic evaluation providing an outline of what would ideally be needed for a comprehensive set of national accounts.
The report offers an analysis of the state of emissions reporting across the largest 300 companies in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The ET Carbon Rankings apply a uniform methodology across all sectors within a single public Ranking.
2012 joined the ten previous years as one of the warmest — at ninth place — on record despite the cooling influence of a La Niña episode early in the year acording to this WMO statement on the status of the global climate.
This Alternative Renewable Energy Policy aims to promote the following clean RE technologies: solar (both PV and thermal), wind, bio-energy, geo-thermal, pico/micro/mini/small hydro and waste to energy (WTE).
This action plan with indicative guidelines for plastics waste management (PWM) prepared by Central Pollution Control Board. A time-bound action points as per the provisions of Rule 6 of Plastic Waste (Management & Handling) (Amendment) Rules. 2011 is mentioned in the guidelines.
In view of the possible adverse effects of climate change on hydro power generation in Bhutan and the imminent need to ensure energy security, the Royal Government of Bhutan recognizes the need to develop a policy and regulatory framework that promotes and enhances optimization of energy use through demand side management measures.
This report presents results of analyses of the IFPRI household survey data on various topics that, combined, represent the current food security situation in Bangladesh. Specifically, the study examines how that situation varies between the FTF zone of influence in the southern region and other regions throughout the country.
A new WSP report, Linking Service Delivery Processes and Outcomes in Rural Sanitation: Findings from 56 Districts in India, finds that when higher quality of service delivery processes are adopted at the district level, it is more likely that households to sustain behaviors linked to toilet usage and safe disposal of child feces.
This report presents a broad overview of the coal sector, highlights key challenges and provides suggestions on overcoming them. It calls for an independent regulator to look after planning and execution, transparency mechanisms alongwith the compliance to environmental norms.
The planning commission is in the process of developing an Environmental performance index (EPI) to incentivise states for environmental performance through budgetary allocations. The major aspects taken into account for this are – Air pollution, Forest, water quality, water management and Climate change. The state-wise EPI and ranking are given below.