India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP): Objectives and Benefits

Recently Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP) in New Delhi. About ICAP India is one of the first countries in the world to develop a comprehensive Cooling Action plan which has a long term vision to address the cooling requirement across sectors and lists out actions … Continue reading India Cooling Action Plan (ICAP): Objectives and Benefits

New Coastal Regulation Zones(CRZ) Notification 2018

Principle of CRZ 2018 notification is Promoting economic growth in coastal regions while keeping in mind conservation principles of coastal regions. Reasons for introduction of CRZ 2018 notification CRZ 2018 notification is based on recommendation of Shailesh Nayak committee constituted by Ministry of Environment in June 2014 for comprehensive evaluation of provisions under CRZ 2011 … Continue reading New Coastal Regulation Zones(CRZ) Notification 2018

Role of women in climate change and agriculture

Women are the primary managers of household work, energy, food and essential services. Hence they contribute substantially in climate change and agriculture. When a woman is empowered, the whole family, society and country is empowered to advance forward towards development. Woman plays a vital role, because agriculture and climate change basically starts at individual level … Continue reading Role of women in climate change and agriculture

Plastic Pollution: Tragedy of Century

Plastic pollution is the introduction of plastic products into the environment which then upset the existing ecosystems and cause environmental degradation. The theme for the World Environment Day 2018 was "Beat Plastic Pollution". Threat 1. Plastic Pollution is difficult to recycle. The discarded plastic continues to exist in landfills and oceans, slowly leaching into the … Continue reading Plastic Pollution: Tragedy of Century