Thursday 21 October 2021
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Tag: environment

NGT to CPCB: Build plastic waste management mechanism

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Goel said mere issuance of directions by the CPCB is not adequate, compliance needs to be overseen

IIT-Mandi developing technology to convert heat into electricity

The IIT noted that in the Western world, many automobile companies, including Volkswagen, VOLVO, Ford and BMW are developing thermoelectric waste heat recovery systems that promise 3-5% improvements in fuel economy

Arctic sea ice loaded with microplastics

Average Arctic sea ice extent set a record low for July, nearly 20 percent below the 1981-2010 average, the US NOAA reported

Increased rainfall improves air quality in Delhi

The authorities have attributed increased rainfall with approaching western disturbance as the main reason behind the improvement in air quality

Paddy stubble burning declines by 41% in N-W India

Paddy crop residue burning in north-west India contributes to air pollution, health hazards, disruption of transportation, school closures and soil degradation.