Since time immemorial, advertisements have misled humanity more often than not. Right from fairness creams which claim to magically transform a dusky complexioned girl into someone who has flawless fair skin, to carbonated cool drinks which make the person drinking it perform impossible daredevil stunts, most advertisements have tricked the consumers into believing in the concept of idealism by playing with their emotions. The same strategy holds good to a certain extent when it comes to carbon accounting.
As the world is rightly going gaga over the clean energy it is also important to look at the entire life cycle of a technology proposed to understand its impact on the environment. The author tries to do that with the analysis of CSP plants impact on the environment.
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 Sustainability And Mutuality, and Environment Support Group.
CAG’s Comments on the Executive Summary for proposed Ennore Thermal Power Station (ETPS) Replacement TPP (1X660 MW) at Ernavur Village, Tiruvottiyur Taluk, Thiruvallur District, Tamil Nadu by M/s. Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation Ltd. (TANGEDCO) submitted at the Public Hearing held on 30.05.2017 in the premises of the Quarters (camp-1) of M/s Ennore Thermal Power Station, Ernavoor Village, Thiruvottiyur Taluk, Tiruvallur District.