Month: November 2020

Jharkhand contributes to 32% of the country’s reserves but loses more than it gains from coal

In an exclusive conversation with iFOREST, the Chief Minister of Jharkhand, Shri Hemant Soren, talks about the role of coal in Jharkhand’s economy, and the need to develop other economic sectors to transition to a non-coal economy. Q. 1 How important is coal for Jharkhand in the present day? Jharkhand is one of the few …

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How to control air pollution from stubble burning

This article originally appeared in Times of India This is a straightforward article to discuss the real issues concerning stubble burning, including its contribution to pollution in Delhi-NCR, and why the solutions promoted by the government are not working. Let’s start with the contribution of stubble burning to air pollution in Delhi-NCR. While we can …

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