Bollywood should make films on environmental issues: Amol Palekar
Bollywood should make films on environmental issues: Amol Palekar

Veteran actor-director Amol Palekar is waiting for Bollywood to wake up and stop treating environment as an untouchable subject.

Obama interviews David Attenborough on climate change

US President Barack Obama has lamented the slow progress in combating the threat posed by climate change as he discussed global warming and pressing environmental issues with celebrated British naturalist Sir David Attenborough.

India, Egypt form group to cooperation on environmental issues

India and Egypt decided to form a Joint Working Group for cooperation in the field of environment, climate change, urban waste management and environmental education.

Global warming not high priority for Americans: Survey

While most Americans say the US ought to take a leadership role in combating global warming, they personally show low concern for it in comparison to other environmental issues, a survey has found.

China businesses hijack environmental issues online

The government and corporations in China managed to hijack the issues concerning air pollution, raised by online activists in social media, a study suggests.

Our activists not allowed to enter India: Greenpeace

NGO Greenpeace International, which is under the scanner of intelligence agencies, today alleged activists associated with it are being denied entry into the country.

Smart Cities should be environmentally responsible: Pachauri

With the NDA Government planning to establish 100 Smart Cities throughout the country, noted environmentalist R K Pachauri Wednesday underscored the necessity for these upcoming cities to be environmentally responsible.

Goa CM Manohar Parrikar meets Javadekar over environmental issues

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar met Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar here on Thursday.

World Environment Day: Climate change and Small Islands

Our Mother Earth - we owe it for our life, existence and much more. We need to preserve it not just for ourselves, but for our future generations as well.

India ranked 155th in global environment performance list

India has been ranked at a low 155th position in a global list that evaluates countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues.

Future generations will not look too kindly on us, says Matt Damon

Matt Damon has expressed concern for the forthcoming generations and the environmental issues they are going to face.

GoM to discuss environmental issues related to coal mining next week

An inter-ministerial panel, headed by Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar, is likely to discuss various environmental issues related to coal mining projects next week.

World Environment Day: Hazardous waste- a threat to ecosystem!

Proper study needs to be undertaken to identify negative impacts of harmful waste.

`Environmental issues delaying national status to Polavaram`

The Polavaram project on Godavari river was conceived as
a multi--purpose scheme providing irrigation to 4.36 lakh
hectares, water supply to towns and villages en route.

World Environment Day: Hazardous waste- a threat to ecosystem!

Proper study needs to be undertaken to identify negative impacts of harmful waste.

National Green Tribunal to be established soon, says Ramesh

The Govt. has proposed
establishing a National Green Tribunal for quick and effective
disposal of cases relating to environmental issues, Union
Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh said Saturday.

Take environmental issues on priority: House panel to Govt

Seeking intervention, the Environment
Committee of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today
asked the state government to take up issues related to
environment on priority.

Social, environmental issues inclusion may delay India-EU FTA

The European Union`s rigid stand
on inclusion of social and environmental issues in a free
trade agreement with India may delay finalisation of the pact.