Bio-decomposer to tackle stubble burning:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment.   stubble burning: Context: The Delhi government has started spraying bio-decomposer solution in farmlands to decompose the stubble left after the harvest.   Background: The Delhi government sees the bio-decomposer as a solution to stubble burning and has been urging other States to …

Stubble burning has been a major cause of air pollution and many efforts to tackle it have yielded mixed results. Examine the potential of bio-decomposers to address this issue.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 6. Stubble burning has been a major cause of air pollution and many efforts to tackle it have yielded mixed results. Examine the potential of bio-decomposers to address this issue. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: The Hindu Why the question: The Delhi government, in a …

Stubble Burning:

GS Paper 3 Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues.   tubble The Commission for Air Quality Management has said that a reduction in the area under paddy cultivation in Haryana, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh, as well as a shift away from paddy varieties that take long to mature, could see a reduction in stubble burning …

Insights into Editorial: To curb stubble burning, make straw management machines affordable

  Introduction: The Supreme Court, in November 2019, had directed the governments of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh to pay farmers a financial incentive to curb the practice, which accounts for nearly 4-30% of daily pollutant concentration in Delhi’s air in the early winter months. The Supreme Court appointed Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority, …

Stubble burning

Topics Covered: Conservation and pollution related issues. Stubble burning What to study? For Prelims and Mains: Crop burning- why, concerns, effects on environment and health, their regulation and the need for a comprehensive policy on this. Context: With wheat harvesting over in Punjab, the State has witnessed a spike in incidents of stubble burning against …