Policies & Legislations

Green Law Panel to review archaic laws related to forestry and environment

The government of India has appointed a Green Law Panel to review archaic laws related to forestry and environment. Some… Read More

6 years ago

US finally moves to Cleaner options under Obama

The US government which has a history of being non-committal on clean energy issues (US did not adopt the Kyoto… Read More

6 years ago

Forest (Conservation) Amendment Rules, 2014

The MoEF (Ministry of Environment and Forests) has brought out a notification detailing the amendments to the Forest Conservation rules… Read More

6 years ago

With Glaring Smog and Rising Pollution levels, China cracks down with stricter laws

The Standing Committee of China's National People's Congress (NPC), China’s top legislative body has adopted revisions to the Environmental Protection… Read More

6 years ago

Odisha unveils Urban Parking Policy

Parking hassles are not uncommon in metro cities of India where a large number of cars are towed away every… Read More

6 years ago

An overview of the Swaminathan committee report on the CRZ notification

Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) set up an Expert Committee in 2004 which was headed by Prof. M.S. Swaminathan.… Read More

6 years ago

Green India Mission is now under Centrally Sponsored Scheme

National Mission for a Green India, popularly known as Green India Mission (GIM) has received centre's nod to be treated… Read More

6 years ago

NGT Bans burning of tyres in Public Places

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has banned the burning of tyres. The ruling will ensure burning of tyres in public… Read More

7 years ago

Beijing gets new law to control hazardous Smog

The city of Beijing, China, which is under pressure to reduce air pollution to address the cause of the hazardous… Read More

7 years ago

Tamil Nadu Tribunal Sets Aside Solar Purchase Obligation

In a major setback to government plans, Tamil Nadu’s electricity tribunal has decided to set aside a government order placing… Read More

7 years ago