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Donald Trump does it again, blames India and China for US quitting Paris climate deal

The US President Donald Trump praised his government for cutting down on many ‘job-killing’ regulations.

Feb 24, 2018, 20:10 PM IST

50,000 die each year due to air pollution in Britain

Cars, buses and freight trucks are the principal cause of air pollution in over 95 per cent of legally-designated air quality management areas in Britain, Xinhua news agency cited the study as saying.

Aug 31, 2016, 08:50 AM IST

China uses drones to detect polluting factories

Polluters need to watch out for an eye in the sky as drones have helped China's ministry of environmental protection (MEP) detect factories flouting environmental laws in one of China's most polluted provinces.

May 18, 2015, 20:04 PM IST

Forest issue: SC grants time to Centre for appointing Regulator

Supreme Court on Friday granted six months time to the Centre to appoint National Regulator for appraising projects, enforce environmental conditions for approvals and impose penalties on polluters.

Jan 16, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

China raises alert level to warn of extreme pollution

China Saturday issued an orange alert, the most serious warning after a red alert, citing the dangerous pollution levels registered in various parts of the country that have forced expressways to close and flights to be either delayed or cancelled.

Dec 08, 2013, 19:04 PM IST

China punishes officials for not acting against polluters

China`s ministry of supervision Thursday revealed 10 major cases of environmental damage in which local officials were punished for failing to prevent or act after severe pollution.

Oct 25, 2013, 21:31 PM IST

China to introduce death penalty for environmental polluters

A new judicial explanation took effect on Wednesday guaranteeing the enforcement of environment-related laws and regulations, which has long been lax and superficial in China.

Jun 20, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

Australia’s new carbon tax scheme for polluters

Australia unveiled its most sweeping economic reform in decades with a plan to tax carbon emissions.

Jul 10, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

Polluters must pay up: Ramesh on oil spill

Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh said the law demands that the "polluter must pay up".

Aug 15, 2010, 00:02 AM IST