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Why the fuss over BS-IV vehicles is quite meaningless
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Why the fuss over BS-IV vehicles is quite meaningless

The fact is that BS-IV vehicles, particularly diesel trucks, are much less polluting than BS-III ones, says Sunita Narain. Why this huge fuss? I am talking about the automobile manufacturers’ insistence that great injustice has been done to them because they have been asked to move to Bharat Stage-IV (BS-IV) technologies for emission control before the due date. The government notification, which they are using in their defence, says that companies would stop manufacturing Bharat ... Rediff.com, 1 week ago

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Why I would not support a ban on meat

Banning meat is cruel demonetisation. It is stealing from the poor, nothing less, writes Sunita Narain. Recently at the release of our book First Food: Culture of Taste, which discusses the link between biodiversity, nutrition and livelihoods, I was asked a question. “Why do you not, as an environmentalist espousing the cause of traditional and local diets that are sustainable, condemn meat eating?” After all, meat production is bad for climate -- agriculture contributes roughly 15 ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Cruel demonetization: Environmentalist Sunita Narain slams Yogi Adityanath's ‘militant vegetarianism’

In the last few days, Yogi Adityanath’s move to close illegal slaughterhouses in Uttar Pradesh has caused quite a furore. Wading into the debate, environmentalist Sunita Narain called the move "cruel demonetization". In a blog post for Down To Earth , ...
 DNA1 month ago

Narain flays Kerala govt's decision on Athirappilly project

Renowned environmentalist Sunita Narain today flayed the CPI(M)-led LDF government's decision to implement a hydro-power project at ecologically fragile Athirappilly in Thrissur district of Kerala. "I will not only say it is ecologically bad, but I think, ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Sunita Narain: Pet coke conundrum

It is no wonder then that today pollution is the only business in which India is rivalling China
 Business Standard2 months ago Sunita Narain: Business of pollution as usual  Business Standard2 months ago

Sunita Narain: Wolf at our door

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 Business Standard1 month ago

Feminist movement has fallen prey to tobacco, food ind:Sunita

The food industry has played at feminism to ensure in changing food habits of people by keeping women away from kitchen, noted environmentalist Sunita Narain said today.
 DNA1 month ago

Manufactured food choices altering urban eating habits: Narain

Despite the rich culinary traditions of India, people today are losing control over their eating habits, increasingly becoming a product of "designer foods" like snacks, environmentalist Sunita Narain has said.
 DNA1 month ago
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Bring parity on diesel, petrol taxes, auto industry body tells EPC

Pitching for parity between tax measures on diesel and petrol, industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) told the Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) on Friday that tax should not be recovered from the user industry of the ...
 DNA3 weeks ago
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Badarpur plant to resume ops as air quality improves

As the Capital's air quality shows improvement, thanks to change in the weather conditions, the Supreme Court-appointed Environment Pollution Control Authority (EPCA) has recommended that the operations at the Badarpur thermal power station be resumed. The ...
 DNA1 month ago
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