Articles by Avik Roy
Many companies have been following innovative and sustainable pathways towards long-term business sustainability, forming an inherent connection between the people, planet, and profit.
Only two of 12 coal-based power plants in the national capital with a total installed capacity of 13,500MW have commissioned mechanism to control sulfur dioxide emissions.
The Centre on Sunday promulgated two ordinances empowering itself to post the chiefs of CBI and ED for up to five years.
Despite being a developing nation with a large population base, India has showcased commendable leadership in augmenting the economy-wide carbon intensity reduction target from 33-35% to 45% by 2030.
Over the next two decades, governments are collectively projecting an increase in global oil and gas production and only a modest decrease in coal production.
India will face significant challenges balancing food security needs with environmental and social sustainability outcomes by 2050.
While WHO's revised recommendations for air quality standards are not legally binding for countries, they may represent a turning point in the way we approach air pollution globally.
The International Climate Summit saw the coming together of India and Norway in forging a partnership in green hydrogen production.
Indian Railways' transition to clean energy would not only cut down on carbon emissions but also help the national transporter save ₹17,000 crore in fuel costs.
The study by University of Chicago's Energy Policy Institute ascertains how much longer a person can live if they breathe clean air. It said that India's high levels of air pollution have expanded geographically over time.
Global emissions would continue to rise if no significant action is taken to mitigate climate change, and such inaction would be the baseline path for the economies of India and the world, negatively impact economic growth.
India will need a further $500 billion in investment in wind and solar infrastructure, energy storage and grid expansion to reach 450GW capacity target by 2030.
The Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol has the potential to avoid 0.5°C of warming of the atmosphere by the end of the century by phasing out hydrofluorocarbons.
Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani escaped Kabul for a central Asian country hours before Taliban fighters laid siege on Kabul's presidential palace.
The meeting between COP26 president and India's energy minister also saw discussions on $100 billion Green Climate Fund.
Videos shared by a local journalist showed Taliban fighters riding bumper cars while holding their guns at an amusement park in Kabul.
Afghanistan shut its civilian airspace on Monday and gave control of the air traffic control to the US military as Taliban took over the presidential palace in Kabul.
A rise in temperature in the Himalayas and its relation to cloudburst is a subject of research, but warming of the Indian Ocean is a clear indication of climate change, experts said.
Experts find a link between lightning strikes and climate change triggered by unchecked urbanisation. They feel following safe practices can reduce fatalities.
A report published by Centre for Science and Environment pointed out that 16 states have witnessed a significant rise in number of forest fires as well as warmer than usual winter, monsoon and post-monsoon seasons.
India sees the net-zero emissions target as unjust demand from developing nations such as itself at a time when rich countries have failed to deliver on its earlier climate commitments.
They say cooperation of the Chinese government in the investigation will go a long way in preventing a similar pandemic in the future.
What do the rules and experts say regarding the order to call Alapan Bandopadhyay to Delhi even after granting him a three-month extension as Bengal chief secretary barely a week ago.
In a weather alert, IMD said cyclone 'Yaas' is likely to cross north Odisha-West Bengal coasts between Paradip and Sagar islands early on Wednesday. Read below for all you need to know about the very severe cyclonic storm that finds its origin in a flower.
The data released by the health ministry also shows the country’s daily recoveries have trumped the tally of daily cases for the seventh straight day. The single-day cases remained below 300,000 for the fourth consecutive day.
A panel comprising 13 countries, including India, names cyclones in the region. In 2020, a new list was released that had 169 names of cyclones, having 13 suggested names each from 13 countries. As Tauktae makes a landfall in Gujarat, find out what the name means and what the next cyclone in the region be called.
Eminent cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan said the deadly second wave of coronavirus disease is fatally affecting a large number of young people with no pre-existing heart ailments.
Facebook drew flak from the international community for allegedly censoring posts on its social media platform calling for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s resignation over the spiraling crisis of the coronavirus pandemic in India. However, the internet company claimed the error was 'inadvertent'.
A doctor-turned-bureaucrat, Dr Rajendra Bharud, the collector of Maharashtra’s Nandurbar has managed to keep the district running with adequate supply of medical oxygen, hospital beds, isolation wards for Covid-19 patients and a well-planned vaccination drive at a time when the entire country struggled to meet the logistical challenges that a gasping healthcare system posed.
The announcement by Joe Biden comes close on the heels of the United States agreeing to provide India with raw materials needed for producing the Covishield vaccine