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03.04.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH CM assures power supply to every household by June-July   Promising for 100 percent electrify the last village of Chhattisgarh by June-July, Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh on the last day of 20-day long Loksuraj Abhiyan said that this Vidhan Sabha election, he targets for first division marks by securing 65 seats unlike past three polls.   Chief minister Raman Singh said that three-phased Loksuraj Abhiyan that began from January, came to an end on March 31 was like ground reporting for him where he gets first hand information from citizens about their need, complaints and expectations.   While many of the issues were resolved on the spot ... Read more

Global Environmental Issues like Green House Effect, Green House Gases and their mitigation.

The Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is a natural phenomenon that insulates the Earth . Incoming solar radiations are absorbed and reemitted back from the Earth’s surface as infrared energy, greenhouse gases (GHGs) in the atmosphere prevent some of this heat from escaping into space, instead reflecting the energy back to further warm the surface. Human activities that produce GHGs (anthropogenic) amplify the greenhouse effect. Anthropogenic GHG emissions are modifying the Earth’s energy balance between incoming solar radiation and the heat released back into space, resulting in climate change. Gases such as CO2 , NO2 , CFCs (chloro fluorocarbons) allow sun ... Read more

Types of pollution and their management; air, water, soil, sound/noise, radioactive and e-waste. Industrial waste and its management. Impact of Solid Waste Management, recycling and reuse,

ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION defined as ‘an addition or excessive addition of certain materials to the physical environment (water, air and lands), making it less fit or unfit for life’. Pollutants are the materials or factors, which cause adverse effect on the natural quality of any component of the environment. Classifications 1. According to the form in which they persist after release into the environment. • Primary pollutants: These persist in the form in which they are added to the environment e.g. DDT, plastic. • Secondary Pollutants: These are formed by interaction among the primary pollutants. For example, peroxyacetyl nitrate (PAN) is ... Read more