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Centre issues ordinance to form new commission to manage air pollution in Delhi-NCR

The union environment ministry has published “The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Area Ordinance” to tackle air pollution in Delhi-NCR. As per the ‘Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Ordinance 2020’, the body will be chaired by a government official of the rank […]

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'Ecology destruction from tree transplantation’: Environmentalists share concerns over Delhi’s new tree policy

'The Delhi Government has notified its tree transplantation policy which will basically act as a license to cut thousands of trees under the garb of transplantation' - Environmentalists

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Climate change affects children's fundamental right to survival, development: Study

Children bear the brunt of climate change as it affects their fundamental right to survival, development, protection and participation. The ‘Protect a Generation: Climate security for India’s children’ report by PwC India and Save the Children India is based on a year-long study of 636 households in Uttarakhand, Madhya Pradesh, and West Bengal, covering three […]

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#GlobalClimateStrike week to the start of the stubble burning season - The Weekly Wrap

One of the major highlights of this week was the Global Climate Strike (September 25th 2020). Thousands of climate strikes took place in India and across the globe to demand urgent action to tackle the climate crisis. A zoom session was held on the day where different climate strikers digitally joined in and kept forward their […]

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Prakash Javadekar chairs webinar on International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies

The Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on September 7, 2020, chaired a webinar on the first-ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.

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SC stays contempt plea in HC against Centre to publish EIA notification in 22 languages

The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal filed by environment ministry against a Delhi High Court judgment which directed the ministry to translate the EIA notification in at least 22 languages

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Draft EIA 2020 not yet finalized; aims to bring violators under regulatory regime: Javadekar to Ramesh

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has called out Congress leader Jairam Ramesh’s claims that the government was rushing through the process of notifying the Environment Impact Assessment guidelines. In a letter to Ramesh who also heads the Parliamentary standing committee on science and technology, environment, forest and climate change, Javadekar wrote, “It has not been finalised […]

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IIFM organizes discussion on the implications of Draft EIA Notification 2020

Let Me Breathe partnered (storytelling partner) with the Indian Institute of Forest Management for a panel discussion titled 'Draft EIA Notification 2020: A Revaluation’ that took place on August 1, 2020.

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Air pollution shortens life expectancy by 5.2 years in India: Study

Air pollution has shortened the average Indian life expectancy by 5.2 years, according to data released by air quality life index (AQLI), a tool developed by the Energy Policy Institute of The University of Chicago (EPIC). The report named as Annual report on Air Quality Life Index has revealed many parameters on life expectancy related […]

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Student environmentalist calls out Shah Rukh Khan after Bungalow Mannat was covered in plastic sheets

Photographs of Shah Rukh Khan’s Mumbai home, Mannat have gone viral after it was covered in plastic sheets due to the ongoing monsoon season. SRK and Gauri’s house Mannat is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Mumbai. But, the move did not go well with environmentalists because of the adverse effects of single-use […]

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