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India loses $150 billion a year due to air pollution

India, Feb. 14 -- New report pegs economic cost of such pollution at $8 bln / day Pollution from burning fossil fuel such as coal, oil and gas, etc led to the premature death of 4.5 million people ac... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (February 14, 2020)

India, Feb. 14 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Ashwani Khud pollution The National Green Tribunal ... Read More


On 3 decades of Pale Blue Dot, Nasa cleans up iconic image

India, Feb. 14 -- The Jet Propulsion Laboratory of Nasa published a new version of image taken by Voyager 1 on its 30th anniversary New version of the iconic Pale Blue Dot image released by Nasa's Je... Read More


Pesticide Management Bill 2020 must address important concerns

India, Feb. 14 -- This is because agriculture in India is largely dependent on chemicals including pesticides and their usage has a huge impact on the health of humans, animals, bio-diversity and the ... Read More


India has to increase emissions, RK Pachauri told me

India, Feb. 14 -- The former head of IPCC died at 79 leaving behind a trail of headlines on climate change I met RK Pachauri, the former head of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and the Inte... Read More


Contours of coronavirus

India, Feb. 14 -- Call it the revenge of the bug. The new coronavirus, named 2019-nCoV, has done to the Chinese economy what US President Donald Trump could not do. It has wreaked havoc in the world's... Read More


Lassa fever: Why there's a call to declare a health emergency in Nigeria

India, Feb. 13 -- The Nigerian Academy of Science has called for the current outbreak of Lassa fever in Africa's most populous nation to be declared a national health emergency because of its severity... Read More


Farmers want Modi to avoid unfair trade deals with Trump

India, Feb. 13 -- Expresses concern over possible access of US agri products to Indian markets The Indian Coordination Committee of Farmers' Movements (ICCFM), a federation of farmer organisations, h... Read More


IEA's push for climate ambition must start at home

India, Feb. 13 -- International Energy Agency'slatest carbon dioxide numbers try to greenwash biggest historic polluters The International Energy Agency (IEA)'s Global CO2 emissions in 2019 report is... Read More


Daily Court Digest: Major environment orders (February 13, 2020)

India, Feb. 13 -- Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal Compliance of environmental norms by armed forces T... Read More