[Environment] We need a forest-led COP27

2022-10-24T08:02:31+05:30By |Categories: Environment|Tags: |

Background In September, a study published in the journal Science said earth may have already passed through five dangerous tipping points due to the 1.1°C of global heating caused by humanity to date. Calls for developing and transferring technologies to support action on climate change have become louder worldwide. Technology has become a [...]

[Environment] Ban on Single ­Use Plastics

2022-09-03T16:54:06+05:30By |Categories: Environment|Tags: |

Background:- The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India, notified the Plastic Waste Management Amendment Rules, 2021 on August 12, 2021. In keeping with the spirit of the ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, the country is taking steps to curb littered and unmanaged plastic waste pollution. [...]

[Environment] Earth Overshoot Day 2022

2022-08-30T13:16:05+05:30By |Categories: Environment|

Context:- Earth Over Shoot Day 2022 If the citizens of the world lived like those of the United States, the resources of more than five full planets would be needed to satisfy the global need for resources every year. This data is highlighted annually by the NGO Global Footprint Network, [...]

[Environment] India at the Bottom – Is the Environmental Performance Index really faulty?

2022-07-29T15:06:17+05:30By |Categories: Environment|

Context:- Last month, India protested against its ranking on the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) of 2022, prepared by researchers at the Yale and Columbia Universities in the U.S. The report measures 40 performance indicators across 11 categories to measure the “state of sustainability around the world.” India was ranked last (180) [...]

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