Plastic is like an addiction from which we are trying to overcome. The application of plastic is prevalent in every single modern industry.

Weeks of lockdown in the country to fight coronavirus may have reduced greenhouse gas emissions enabling people to breathe cleaner air and feast on blue skies, but it is only a temporary phase and will not benefit the environment in the long run, experts have said.

Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Babul Supriyo on Friday claimed Brazil looks like Goa and both have similar "natural beauties".

The Punjab government on Thursday said it has decided to invite global key players for developing a life sciences park at Mohali for which the department of science, technology and environment has kick-started the process.

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has stressed the need to preserve the environment for making the planet a better place to live for future generations.

But more than this an alarming situation is of low oxygen level in the air, and this is the major reason of respiratory diseases. There is no permanent solution to this problem but if we all join our hands together we can fight back and can save our lives and our future generation.

According to a report by International Energy Agency (IEA), India’s emissions growth was recorded higher than that of the United States and China - the two biggest emitters in the world — and this was primarily due to a rise in coal consumption. China, the United States, and India together accounted for nearly 70% of the rise in energy demand.

Shah said the Centre was also mulling to take strong steps to stop the production of single-use plastic in a bid to save the environment.