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Environmental - Issues

Environmental - Issues

Environmental - Issues

World is experiencing dramatic climatic changes, leading to shifting of seasons, famines, cloud busters etc.. Green house gasses increases global warming, resulting in melting of polar/green landic ice caps, glaciers which are perenniel source of water to countries like india. With the melting of ice, sea level raises and costal areas are being washed out or submerged in the seas, leading to displacement of costal population.


United Nation Environmental Program ( UNEP ) is providing leadership in transition to low carbon globe, provide guidence to implement legislative and institutional frame work to mitigate post conflict disaster management, restoration ecosystem in manner consistant with sustainable development, through its Global Program of Action ( GPA )


United Nations declared 16th. September is declared as world ozone day and 2020 to 2030 as UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration.


Air Pollution : Causes

Burning of fuel wood


Lack of proper garbage & waste removal system


Especially medical and electronic waste


Transport system : Vehicular emissions due to fuel adulteration & poor combustion of fuel


Fly ash from thermal plants


Large scale burning of crop remanants post harvesting


Haze and smoke along Ganga Basin and in cities like delhi is belived to be dust from pakistan and middle east, air pollution from large cities like Delhi, Kanpur and Large scale burning of crop remanants post harvesting


Air pollution is belived to cause respiratory deceases like Bronchitis, Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Decease ( COPD )


Water Pollution : Causes

Lack of proper sewage treatment facilities


Diversion of consumer water and factory waste into rivers


Cremation practices in and around rivers


Lack of flood control and monsoon water drainage systems resulting in mixing up of rain water with sewage


Industrial pollution

Industrial pollution : People around Ghaziabad face hazardous heavy metal residues in vegitables due to industrial pollution and built of heavy metals in soil.


Towards environmental protection in Inda

Water ( Prevention & Control of pollution Act ) - 1974


Amendment of Constitution article 48A of part VI safe guarding forests and wild life - 1976


Forest Conservation Act - 1980


Air ( Prevention & Control of pollution ) Act - 1981


Ministry of Environment & Forests formed - 1985


Environmental ( Protection ) Act -1986


Noise pollution ( Regulation & Control ) Act - 2000


Ban on single use Plastics - 2019 ( effective from 2nd. October 2019 )