Environment policy goals

Krishna Raj Professor, Institute for Social and Economic Change, Bengaluru The Union Budget 2023-24 is expected to be a barometer for the Central Government’s policy commitments towards the conservation of environment and sustainable development. The public policy challenge for the government is how to strike a balanceContinue Reading

Agritech startups seek stable export policy, increased digitisation

The demands of India’s fledgling agritech industry are as varied as their challenges. Given the complexity of the industry in terms of geographies, local ecosystems, dependence on monsoons, and a host of varying and often changing factors, it’s not a surprise. Also, agriculture is a state subject.  “The most importantContinue Reading

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water: Policy and program Officers

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water lead Australia’s response to climate change and sustainable energy use, and help protect our environment, heritage, and water. We provide advice to the Australian Government around climate, energy, and the environment, and administer legislation. The department also enforce laws relatingContinue Reading

Walmart plastic, paper bag policy

**Related Video Above from an April report: No more plastic bags at Cuyahoga County Giant Eagles.** (NEXSTAR) – Paper? Plastic? Or none of the above? This month, Walmart locations in three states eliminated single-use plastic and paper bags at checkout, as part of a move designed to encourage customers toContinue Reading

Economic Policy Officer Agri-Tech Kentucky

Economic Policy Officer Agri-Tech Kentucky The Netherlands Consulate General in Chicago is looking for an Economic Policy Officer dedicated specifically to the development of the Kentucky Agri-Tech Ecosystem partnership between the Netherlands and the commonwealth of Kentucky; ‘Let’s grow together’.  Applications, consisting of a cover letter and a resume, should be addressedContinue Reading

EPA Administrator Michael Regan arrives to an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on Dec. 20, 2022 in Washington, DC. Credit: Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Unprecedented federal funding will soon flow to some of the nation’s communities hardest hit by climate change, industrial pollution and racist practices like redlining. This money also presents what environmental justice advocates describe as the monumental task of ensuring those funds reach the communities most in need—namely, low-income families andContinue Reading

Environmental, conservation groups optimistic shifting makeup of DNR board will yield policy changes

Environmental and conservation groups say they’re optimistic about changes to the board that oversees natural resources policy in Wisconsin after two members recently resigned, including its controversial former chair. Bill Bruins and former chair Fred Prehn resigned from the Wisconsin Natural Resources Board at the end of last month, endingContinue Reading