Adverse effects of junk food -
this report had been published by CSE laboratory. it gives the very clear picture of the harmful effects caused by the junk food in our health
Carcinogen in cola drinks: Indian subsidiaries of PepsiCo, Coca-Cola fail to act
Heights of ignorance by govt authorities and its poor policy implications.. -
this is the worst case where govt. had not taken any action since last three decades and the sewage discharge is contaminating both ground and surface water, killing aquatic organisms and effecting other species like birds and many fauna species. surviving in that contaminated water is really tough and very dangerous for human and environmental health
Urban heat Island effect- EPA
Urban heat Island effect -
Its the increase in the temperature of a region due to the presence of the concrete structures when compared with surrounding sub urban or rural place.
It is an adverse effect of the urbanization which results in increase in concrete structures that absorbs more solar radiations and ultimately heats up the place. where as the green areas makes more canopy and it retains more moisture, therefore it helps in maintaining the temperature at optimal level of a region.
WMO weather information system improves access to data -
A very good initiative taken by the WMO for the better excess of the Meteorological data for the research and decision making.It will also help food security in the indirect by giving good excess and data for the climatic conditions.
High Benzene level in the traffic intersections in Delhi -
High concentration of “Benzene” - a volatile compound of the petrol had been reported in the high traffic zones in the Delhi. The concentration is 2 to 5 times higher then the desirable limit of 5 ppm/m3 by CPCB. Benzene exposure is highly carcinogenic and causes various other health related problems.
Low carbon emission by Indian Railway -
Indian Railways has a very low carbon footprint as compared to both air and road transportation. It had been showed that in its both passenger and cargo section that is most environmentally efficient
Lives of others
Supreme Court go-ahead for interlinking rivers