Tag Environment

Sustainable Development Efforts

• Union Ministry of Coal of India has moved forward with a comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan. About: • A full-fledged Sustainable Development Cell (SDC) in Ministry of Coal has been established to advice, mentor and plan action to minimise the…

One Sun One World One Grid

• Emphasising that everything is created from Sun, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called for ‘One Sun, One World, One Grid’ to improve the viability of solar power and announced that India’s space agency ISRO will soon provide the world a…

Climate Vulnerability Index

• Environmental think tank Council on Energy, Environment and Water has carried a first-of-its-kind district-level climate vulnerability assessment, or Climate Vulnerability Index (CVI), in which it has analysed 640 districts in India to assess their vulnerability to extreme weather events…

Amur falcons

• With the arrival of the migratory Amur falcons to Tamenglong district of Manipur for the annual stopover, State Environment Minister has appealed to the people not to hunt the seasonal visitors. About: • The Amur falcon (Falco amurensis) is…