"Civil disobedience attracts more attention than demonstrations," said sociologist Dieter Rucht.
According to the website of the Ministry of Power, Government of India, almost sixty percent of power is still generated from fossil fuels.
The plan aims to make chemical pesticides a "last resort" for farmers and would ban them totally from protected areas and urban green spaces such as parks and gardens.
Even before the proposal is submitted it has been strongly criticised by conservationists, experts and even some serving forest department officials.
India’s largest coal producer said it is taking a close look at green mining options in a bid to minimise adverse environmental conditions.
BBMP Deputy Conservator of Forest, Sarina Sakkliger told The New Indian Express that since June 5, from the palike's nursery one lakh tree saplings measuring 8x12 feet were taken by the public.
Coal India Limited is looking at green mining options in a bid to minimise adverse environmental impact by leveraging a slew of eco-friendly technologies in its underground and opencast mines.
The residents have been fighting a legal battle for more than 12 years, demanding the closure or shifting of the plant from their backyards.
Environment Ministry has asked the State Forest and Environment department to probe the incident and take strict action as per the provisions of Wildlife Protection Act 1972.
Aiming to effectively control and curb noise pollution in Delhi, the government proposed to empower officials of civic bodies to take action against violators, according to officials.
While the upcoming blanket ban on single-use plastic is a welcome move, there is uncertainty about implementation and alternatives.
He exchanged his thoughts with the GVMC Commissioner and assured him to extend his support to the municipal corporation in its efforts to make the city plastic-free.
He wanted the officials to identify them through the ongoing comprehensive land survey going on in the State.
Experts and government officials have expressed their displeasure over India's lowest ranking in the Environmental Performance Index-2022.
Forests and wetlands of the country are crucial carbon sinks but have not been factored in while computing the projected GHG emissions trajectory up to 2050 given by EPI 2022.