Tag: Environment

  • Plastic pollution needs to be curbed: UN Environment head

    Plastic pollution needs to be curbed: UN Environment head

    By Vishal Gulati, New Delhi : Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats and countries need better waste management to cope with the sheer quantity of plastic rubbish that is fouling the waters and environment, says United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim. “Plastic pollution is one of the biggest environmental threats the planet…

  • Tackling smog needs clear, decisive leadership: UN Environment head

    Tackling smog needs clear, decisive leadership: UN Environment head

    By Vishal Gulati, New Delhi : There’s no magic solution to the smog problem in the Indian capital as it’s caused by a variety of factors, United Nations Environment head Erik Solheim has said, adding: “The key here is providing clear, decisive leadership on the issue.” It’s the same in New Delhi, Manchester, London, Beijing…