Kunming Declaration: Convention on Biological Diversity

Context Recently, the Kunming Declaration was adopted by over 100 countries at the first part of the ongoing 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the United Nations Convention…

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Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (IDDI)

Context The Clean Energy Ministerial Industrial Deep Decarbonisation Initiative (IDDI) is a global coalition of public and private organisations who are working to stimulate demand for low carbon industrial materials.…

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Mass Emission Standards for E12 AND E15 fuels

Context Ministry of Road Transport and Highways vide GSR 728 (E) has notified mass emission standards for E 12 (12% Ethanol with Gasoline) and E15 (15% Ethanol 12 with gasoline)…

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Ecological Threat Report 2021

Context Recently, the Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP), an international think tank released the Ecological Threat Report 2021: Understanding ecological threats, resilience and peace. Key Findings of Ecological Threat Report 2021…

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Amendment to Forest Conservation Act (FCA) 1980

Amendment to Forest Conservation Act 1980 What is the Forest Conservation Act? The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, came into force to address deforestation. Though the Indian Forest Act has been…

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India’s newest Tiger Reserve in Chhattisgarh

Context Recently, the National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) approved India’s newest Tiger Reserve situated in Chhattisgarh as a combined areas of the Guru Ghasidas National Park and Tamor Pingla Wildlife…

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India joins High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People

Context India recently India joins High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People, a group of more than 70 countries encouraging the adoption of the global goal to protect 30x30.…

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