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UNEA adepts resolutions on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management

The 4th session of United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held in Nairobi from 11th to 15th March 2019. In it, UNEA adopted two resolutions piloted by India on single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management. The 2019 theme of the UNEA was Innovative Solutions for environmental challenges and sustainable production and consumption. In a significant ..

Scientist identify a new oxidant “X”

A new oxidant “X” has been identified which plays a significant role in the formation of gaseous Sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. Until now, it was thought that the combination of OH (hydroxyl radical) oxidant with sulphur dioxide (SO{-2}) was responsible for the formation of gaseous sulphuric acid in the atmosphere. It is considered to ..