Andhra Pradesh’s New Electric Mobility Policy

At the Andhra Pradesh Energy Innovation Summit 2019, Andhra Pradesh government announced its new electric mobility policy. As per plan, combined investments of over Rs. 30,000 crores and around 60,000 jobs are expected. As a step towards making its capital Amaravati, an electric only city,30

Ola electric cab

Hybrid Vehicles to get subsidy

For promotion of hybrid vehicles, the Heavy industries department has sought 13 crore subsidy from the EFC (Expenditure Finance committee). As per Mint report, on August 23rd, in a meeting with the committee for FAME-II (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric and Hybrid vehicles –30

River Rafting

Ban on river Rafting in Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand High Court concerning safety and environmental concerns has banned water sports, paragliding, and white water rafting in the state. However, the order has come with a huge shock in the peak season for the tourism industry. The court further said in an order30

Goldfinch

EU court declares Malta’s finch traps illegal

Goldfinches have become the part of several finch species that will be protected under the EU ruling. The EU law has been broken by Malta, which allows the trapping and hunting of several finch species, the European court has ruled. Unless the Mediterranean island ends a30

Jatropha Biodiesel

India Unveils New Biofuel Policy

Combustible fuels created from biomass are called Biofuels. In simple terms, these are fuels created from recently living plant matter as opposed to dead remains of ancient organisms in the form of hydrocarbons. Biofuels are generally used to reference ethanol and biodiesel, which act as30

UNFCCC

A Brief History of COP with Special Focus on COP25

UNFCCC and Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established in May 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro came into force in March 1994 with the premise of strengthening global public awareness of climate change issues. Among30

Forest landscape

New Draft National Forest Policy 2018

Forests are treasures of nature, providing the necessary, directing the wild, sources of amenities for humans; thriving in spite of misuse. These caregivers of our planet not only act as home to a million varieties of species but are one of the two main sinks30

Environment

How We Failed to Implement Environmental Laws in India

The concern for environmental protection has received a status of fundamental law of the land in India. The Indian constitution provides the basic human right of every individual to live in pollution free environment.  We have constitutional provisions and other statutory provisions for environment protection30