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  Thu, 09/09/2021 - 09:14
As of today, India has 35,949 MW of power plant infrastructure that is more than 25-years-old and are bound to be decommissioned in the near future. Thus, each Indian state needs an action plan for the decommissioning of a thermal power plant. This…
  Tue, 31/08/2021 - 16:00
The term “geoengineering” refers to a set of technologies that counteract the effects of anthropogenic climate change by deliberately intervening in Earth systems. Deliberately altering climate and the catastrophic effects it could have is truly …
  Fri, 13/08/2021 - 14:50
While systemic changes are key to combating greenhouse gas emission, sustainable lifestyles also help achieve reductions.  While the general notion is that individual behavioural changes have little effect, in fact they do add up to make a…
  Mon, 12/04/2021 - 11:26
In India, coal consumption and production has doubled in the last 15 years. The federal government sees coal as a key driver of economic growth in the coming decades as well. Traditionally, coal mining and coal based power generation have been…
CAG   Mon, 19/10/2020 - 12:44
This report summarises the proceedings of the National Consultation on Draft Environmental Impact Assessment 2020 held on World Environment Day 2020. This event was a collaborative effort of CAG, Movement for Advancing Understanding on…
  Thu, 08/10/2020 - 11:29
The draft EIA notification 2020 got a lot of traction from different stakeholders and rightly so because of the effects it is likely to have on the environment. So, before Draft EIA 2020 what were the rules? Were they any better? Let's have a look…
  Mon, 01/06/2020 - 15:47
Coal is the single biggest contributor to anthropogenic climate change and impacts of climate change are likely to increase the frequency of the hazards that coastal areas already face. To reduce or avoid, potential losses from hazards, assure…
CAG   Mon, 13/01/2020 - 15:54
This report is a brief analysis of the actual conditions and impacts of coal and water utilisation in Mettur Thermal Power Plant for three consecutive years between 2015 and 2018 in line with the state and national statutes.
CAG   Wed, 28/08/2019 - 11:43
The power sector is one of the highly stressed sectors, responsible for 40% of the total stressed assets in India. We performed financial analysis of the IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company in Cuddalore, accused of environmental pollution in nearby…
CAG   Fri, 26/07/2019 - 16:08
At the start of this decade, when Tamil Nadu was reeling under an acute shortage of power, capacity addition to the tune of 50 GW was proposed. This report looks at the status of the proposed plants and finds that only one of them has been…