Comparative Analysis: EIA Draft, 2020 v. IAA, 2019

INTRODUCTION Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) is a mandatory internationally recognized process through which the regulatory authorities evaluate, examine and predict the environmental impact that various developmental projects would entail considering human-health, socio-economic, and cultural effects and then accordingly grant/reject the … Continue reading Comparative Analysis: EIA Draft, 2020 v. IAA, 2019

The Curious Case of India’s Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020

For the past few months, there’s been an immense hue and cry over the draft EIA Notification, 2020. It is claimed by many activists, environmental groups, biologists and students that the notification is “anti-people”, “anti-environment” and “pro-industries”. In this article, … Continue reading The Curious Case of India’s Draft Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2020

The EIA Draft Notification, 2020: A(nother) step towards the dilution of the environmental regulatory regime

Let he who would move the world, first complete an environmental impact assessment and a 90-day public comment period. Environmental Impact Assessment is the process of identifying the likely environmental, social, economic, cultural, health-related impacts and risks associated with a … Continue reading The EIA Draft Notification, 2020: A(nother) step towards the dilution of the environmental regulatory regime

Understanding Market-based Instruments: The Bridge between Development and Environment Protection

Throughout the phase of setting new national and global levels of development, the dynamic economies of the world seem to have downplayed their ecological responsibilities. With more and more industries overwhelming the background, economies have stayed ahead in their development … Continue reading Understanding Market-based Instruments: The Bridge between Development and Environment Protection