Tag Archives: Pollution

Vehicle Manufacturers have to give details for Emission and Noise levels of each vehicle

Vehicle Manufacturers have to give details for Emission and Noise levels of each vehicle

From 1st April 2017, manufacturers of all kinds of Motor Vehicles, E-rickshaws and E-carts will have to give detailed declaration about the emission levels of the vehicle they have manufactured. Through a recent notification, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has amended Form 22 under the Central Motor Vehicles Act, 1989, through which manufacturers provide the Initial Certificate of ...

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Environment ministry orders Incineration of high Global Warming potential gas HFC-23

Environment ministry orders Incineration of HFC-23 gas

India, steering the negotiations on the Montreal Protocol for amendment of phase down of HFCs at Kigali, Rwanda, has again taken the lead on the climate issues. Minister of State Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, has given the go-ahead for releasing the order for incinerating the HFC-23 by producers of HCFC-22 gas. HFC-23 gas, a potent greenhouse gas, ...

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India ratifies Paris Climate Treaty: What does it mean for India and the world?

India ratifies Paris Climate Treaty

We present you with a discussion on the recent ratification of Paris Climate Treaty by India. This ratification by India has lead to a great support for the cause of the treaty and it is hoped now that after ratification by US, China and India, the three biggest polluters, the treaty will be able to garner the required 55% support ...

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Cabinet approves ratification of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change

India ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to ratify the Paris Agreement (on Climate Change) on 2nd October 2016, the day of Gandhi Jayanti. Paris Agreement was adopted by 185 nations last year on 12th December 2015 and India signed the Agreement in New York on 22nd April 2016. A total of ...

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