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November 2019: Monthly Environmental News Roundup

1. England Government will not support Fracking Project The Government of England stopped fracking after environmentalists and community activists protested in a watershed moment with immediate effect. Fracking is also known as hydraulic fracturing, which includes pumping water, chemicals and send, which fractures shale rock at high pressure and release the underground trapped oil and…

Studies on Impact of Climate Change in India

India is a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). India has submitted Initial National Communication (INC) in 2004 and Second National Communication (SNC) in 2012 to the UNFCCC as reported by PIB. As part of the National Communications, the Ministry conducted studies on impact of climate change in India which…

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India: Various initiatives on mitigation of Air Pollution

The government is making all efforts for the mitigation of air pollution in the country. Central Government has taken a number of regulatory measures for prevention, control and abatement of air pollution in the country as reported by PIB. Action Plans for Improvement of Air Quality The Central Government has launched National Clean Air Programme…

MG ZS Electric to Launch in India

MG (Morris Garages) Motor India will soon be launching its own all-electric SUV, the ZS in December, this year. The business has already started its advertising campaign for its ZS EV in India. The most recent campaign comprising Benedict Cumberbatch, as clarified by MG, is a call-to-arms for Indians to induce positive social change and…

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October 2019: Monthly Electric Vehicle News Roundup

1. Tesla Model 3 is the No.1 Electric Car The compact Tesla model 3 is not only the most popular electric vehicle in the industry, but also in the last six months, the automaker has sold it more than any other electric vehicles. According to Inside EV’s.com’s website, 1,06,864 all-electric vehicles have been sold in…

Joint Statement issued at the Conclusion of 29th BASIC Ministerial Meet on Climate Change

The Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), Shri Prakash Javadekar participated in the 29th ministerial meeting of the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) countries on Climate Change at Beijing, China on 25th-26th October 2019 as per information available from PIB. Following is the Joint Statement issued today at the Conclusion of…