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‘Uninterrupted’ mining can be carried out following partial nod: Centre

Updated on Jun 07, 2023 04:56 AM IST
The mining industry has welcome the move although some environmentalists have sounded caution.

Understanding monsoon onset date

Forecasting monsoon onset is one of the most challenging aspects of IMD’s work.
Published on Jun 06, 2023 08:53 PM IST

More work needed to protect planet: NGT chairperson on Environment Day

A tree plantation programme was organised inside the NGT premises on Monday. (File image)
Published on Jun 05, 2023 06:26 PM IST

'Climate crisis accelerating at faster pace than expected': Scientist Roxy Koll

Roxy Mathew Koll (HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 05, 2023 01:59 AM IST

Lower emissions during Covid pandemic led to increased warming, says study

A woman rides a bike in downtown Montreal, on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020,
Published on Jun 01, 2023 08:25 PM IST

World's first and only all-white panda captured in China's Wolong Nature Reserve

Having no spots on its body and red eyes, the all-white panda was declared an albino – one of its kind in the world – after it was first spotted in 2019. (YouTube/CGTN)
Published on Jun 01, 2023 05:35 PM IST

New study says 7 of 8 climate red lines crossed, India a transgression hotspot

Overshooting 1.5 degree C warming would lead to irreversible impacts and risks for human and natural systems.
Updated on Jun 01, 2023 05:36 PM IST

Fungi and plants clean up California's industrial pollution, study

A volunteer collects plant samples as part of the University of California Riverside Phyto Myco Remediation Study in a vacant lot in Los Angeles.
Published on May 31, 2023 08:41 AM IST

Cause and Effect | El Nino may make a bad situation worse

El Nino is the warming of waters in the Pacific Ocean, which in India, leads to the monsoon being drier than usual.
Updated on May 27, 2023 06:56 PM IST

Atlantic hurricane season coming soon: All you need to know about tropical cyclones

The bridge leading from Fort Myers to Pine Island, Fla., is seen heavily damaged in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian on Pine Island, Fla., Oct. 1, 2022. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
Published on May 23, 2023 08:51 PM IST

2023 Atlantic Hurricane season names announced by WMO: Arlene, Bret, Cindy…

An aerial view of flood waters and destruction caused by Hurricane Delta in Creole, Louisiana in 2020. (Mario Tama / AFP)
Published on May 23, 2023 04:56 PM IST

Extreme weather caused two million deaths, cost USD4 trillion over last 50 years

Developing countries were hit hardest, seeing nine in 10 deaths and 60 per cent of economic losses from climate shocks and extreme weather. (AFP/File)
Published on May 23, 2023 08:16 AM IST

‘Enhanced rock weathering’ can help combat climate change: Report

Enhanced weathering, achieved through the application of nutrient-rich rocks to soil, offers multiple benefits.
Published on May 22, 2023 10:43 PM IST

Brazilian ecologists try new approach against deforestation, poverty in Amazon

Land robbers drive traditional communities off the land and then clear it, hoping the government will recognize them as owners, which usually happens.
Published on May 22, 2023 10:41 PM IST

NGT sets up panel to address issue of sewage, toxic gas in Delhi's Kushak drain

NGT’s order pertains to the 6.5 km-long Kushak stormwater drain in south Delhi. (File photo)
Published on May 21, 2023 01:42 PM IST

G20 Environment Working Group meet in Mumbai from today to focus blue economy

G20 delegates take part in beach cleanup campaign at Juhu beach.
Published on May 21, 2023 09:40 AM IST

Cause and Effect | The underestimated threat in our fight against climate change

Landfills emit methane when organic wastes decompose
Updated on May 21, 2023 08:59 PM IST

Risk of wildfire spreading increases where trees, shrubs replace grasses

Smoke rises above the southeast perimeter of the Paskwa fire (HWF030) as it burns near Fox Lake, Alberta, Canada May 16.
Updated on May 19, 2023 07:35 AM IST

Over half the world's largest lakes and reservoirs drying up: Study

Lake (Representative image)
Published on May 19, 2023 04:31 AM IST

UN lays out strategy to reduce 80% of plastic waste by 2040

The treaty negotiations, known as INC2, will take place from May 29 to June 2.
Published on May 16, 2023 09:19 PM IST

How New York is battling climate change with one skyscraper at a time

New York state’s buildings also emit more air pollution than any other state's buildings.
Published on May 15, 2023 10:47 AM IST

Early heat wave this week, in Pacific Northwest could break records

In this photo provided by the Government of Alberta Fire Service, a wildfire burns a section of forest in the Grande Prairie district of Alberta, Canada.
Published on May 13, 2023 04:26 AM IST

Intensified and prolonged cyclones result of climate change: Scientists

People gather by the seafront in Sittwe in Myanmar�s Rakhine state on May 12, 2023, ahead of the expected arrival of Cyclone Mocha.
Published on May 12, 2023 09:07 PM IST

Ocean-surface temperatures are breaking records

There is a lot of head scratching going on among scientists as to what is causing the spike in sea-surface temperatures this year.
Published on May 11, 2023 03:09 PM IST

Norway to take Arctic Council chairship from Russia

Intergovernmental cooperation with the largest Arctic state was stalled following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. (Twitter)
Updated on May 11, 2023 11:47 AM IST

World not ready yet to 'switch off' fossil fuels, COP28 host UAE says

The UAE has a goal to get 50% of its electricity from renewables by 2050 from the current level of 25%, and could strengthen that goal.
Published on May 10, 2023 02:35 PM IST

Climate activists pour charcoal in Rome's famous fountain, say 'future as black'

Protestors standing in the fountain of the four rivers in Piazza Navona in Rome
Published on May 07, 2023 07:37 PM IST

Bihar's Gandak river now home to over 200 Gharials

Gharial population in Gandak river was about 30 in 2014.
Published on May 07, 2023 04:23 PM IST
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