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FILE - The Jan. 10, 2009 file photo shows a flock of geese flying past a smokestack at the Jeffery Energy Center coal power plant near Emmitt, Kan. A new study says the amount of global warming already baked into the air because of past carbon pollution is enough to blow past internationally agreed upon climate limits. A study on Monday, Jan. 4, 2021 takes a different look at what's called committed warming that comes from heat-trapping gases staying in the atmosphere for more than a century. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)(AP)

Global methane emissions equaled Europe’s carbon footprint in 2020

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:09 AM IST
Methane leaks from oil and gas operations fell 10% from 2019 as production dropped.
Goa’s collective decision not to build the Indian Institute of Technology bears a profound lesson for the world.(Unsplash)
Goa’s collective decision not to build the Indian Institute of Technology bears a profound lesson for the world.(Unsplash)

Has Goa become moral compass for the world?

By Bharati Chaturvedi, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 04:51 AM IST
The local people of Melauli village don’t want potentially well-paying jobs working at IIT, they don’t want to leave agriculture. They want to nurture the land. They want to continue belonging to the land, the water, the forests. They are asking to live a low carbon footprint.
People now think giving up flying would be one of the easiest things they could do to cut their carbon footprint. (Pixabay)
People now think giving up flying would be one of the easiest things they could do to cut their carbon footprint. (Pixabay)

Globe-trotters pledge to fly less after Covid to help climate

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:06 AM IST
More than two-fifths of the global population would be willing to fly less even after pandemic restrictions ease, according to a survey that shows a growing belief that individual actions impact the climate.
Chorizo Hummus by Artisanal Collective is worth a try
Chorizo Hummus by Artisanal Collective is worth a try

Rude Food by Vir Sanghvi: Artisanal all the way

Hindustan Times | By Vir Sanghvi
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2021 05:28 PM IST
Move over brick-and-mortar food halls, it’s time for online gourmet stores to take over
The paper examines 203,313 households in 623 districts of India.(HT file photo)
The paper examines 203,313 households in 623 districts of India.(HT file photo)

Green activists must work on reducing Carbon footprint

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Bharati Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 03:08 AM IST
Research by Jemyung Lee and others, and the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature, Japan, published, in the Journal for Environmental Change suggests middle class environmentalism will serve the planet best by reducing its own carbon footprint.
PM Modi addressing the students of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) on Saturday(ANI Twitter)
PM Modi addressing the students of Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University (PDPU) on Saturday(ANI Twitter)

‘India has set target of cutting carbon footprint by 30-35%,’ says PM Modi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2020 01:33 PM IST
PM Modi also said that work is underway to strengthen the start-ups in the energy sector, and a special fund has been allocated for the purpose.

This company provides a 10-day e-Invoicing implementation guarantee to get compliant quickly

UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 05:35 PM IST
Tangentia, a global digital transformation company has launched its e-Invoicing Gateway with a 10-day implementation guarantee with zero business disruption.
Emissions globally need to fall by about 7.6% a year between now and 2030 to meet the 1.5C target, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Emissions globally need to fall by about 7.6% a year between now and 2030 to meet the 1.5C target, according to the U.N. Environment Programme. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Climate Change: Why climate scientists believe natural gas won’t avert environment disaster

London | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON AUG 18, 2020 07:10 PM IST
Burning natural gas produces about half as much CO2 as coal to produce the same amount of energy. It also produces far fewer pollutants that can harm human health.
The ban could impact a sector hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis, hence it will not come into force until after the end of the coming winter to give business time to adapt. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
The ban could impact a sector hard-hit by the coronavirus crisis, hence it will not come into force until after the end of the coming winter to give business time to adapt. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

France to ban cafe terrace heaters; reduce carbon footprint

Paris | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 28, 2020 02:05 PM IST
Paris’ hotels and restaurants would find better ways to heat terraces, using efficient heaters, certified renewable energy and windshields to reduce heat loss.
Shilpa Shetty visits an organic farm with son Viaan.
Shilpa Shetty visits an organic farm with son Viaan.

Shilpa Shetty turns vegetarian: ‘It’s the best change for our health and health of the planet’. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Entertainment Desk
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 12:45 PM IST
Shilpa Shetty said she has adopted vegetarianism as a way of life to reduce her carbon footprint.
People who are able to work from home appear to also be working on sustainable living skills. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
People who are able to work from home appear to also be working on sustainable living skills. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)

Sustainable Living: Here’s how to make sustainable choices, reduce carbon footprint while working from home

Bloomberg | By Emily Chasan | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 02, 2020 09:58 AM IST
While this state of affairs won’t go on forever, with offices around the globe starting to reopen, some companies won’t return to normal. Instead, they will implement long-term work-from-anywhere policies.
Actor Dia Mirza has been vocal about sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic.(Photo: Instagram/diamirzaofficial)
Actor Dia Mirza has been vocal about sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic.(Photo: Instagram/diamirzaofficial)

Lockdown learning: How to switch to eco-friendly living

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Sanchita Kalra
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2020 10:09 AM IST
The single-use plastic is seeing a spike more than ever amid the pandemic. Here’s how you can make environment conscious choices to create a sustainable lifestyle.
Augmented Reality in retail and e-commerce can improve online shopping experience.(Unsplash)
Augmented Reality in retail and e-commerce can improve online shopping experience.(Unsplash)

Augmented Reality in retail and e-commerce can improve online shopping experience

New York | By Indo Asian News Service | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2020 05:06 PM IST
Augmented reality (AR) has moved to the retail and e-commerce industry where it is a great tool for attracting new customers, say researchers, suggesting that AR can improve online shopping.
During the meeting, Modi directed all concerned that action should be taken for a more proactive approach to “handhold” the investors, to look into their problems and help them in getting all the necessary central and state clearances in a time-bound manner.
During the meeting, Modi directed all concerned that action should be taken for a more proactive approach to “handhold” the investors, to look into their problems and help them in getting all the necessary central and state clearances in a time-bound manner.

PM Modi holds meetings to boost defence, aerospace sectors

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 04:09 AM IST
An official statement said various strategies to bring investments into India on a fast-track mode and to promote Indian domestic sectors were discussed in the first meeting.
Model in an Abraham & Thakore upcycled jacket.(Instagram)
Model in an Abraham & Thakore upcycled jacket.(Instagram)

Sustainable, ethical practices: The beating heart of fashion

Hindustan Times | By Prerna Gauba
UPDATED ON APR 22, 2020 03:14 PM IST
On the occasion of Earth day, designers say sustainability can’t merely be a marketing gimmick but has to be the beating heart of the production process of every design house in the future in the post-pandemic world
The next major fashion show will be a live online event, without the usual celebrities, front row regulars and industry wannabes(Photo Imaging by Parth Garg)
The next major fashion show will be a live online event, without the usual celebrities, front row regulars and industry wannabes(Photo Imaging by Parth Garg)

Fashion’s third coming: 11 predictions for post-pandemic style

Hindustan Times | By Yatan Ahluwalia
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2020 03:18 AM IST
Major global events have always affected the way we dress and groom ourselves
(iStock)
(iStock)

Universities are launching courses to study, address the climate crisis

Hindustan Times | By Dipanjan Sinha
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2020 08:26 PM IST
The aim, they say, is to create batches of professionals who can work on mitigation as that becomes a priority across sectors.
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Joaquin Phoenix arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020. The awards will be announced at a gala event hosted by Graham Norton on February 2.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
In this Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020 file photo, Joaquin Phoenix arrives at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on in Beverly Hills, Calif. The film “Joker” has topped the nominations for the British Academy film awards announced on Tuesday Jan. 7, 2020. The awards will be announced at a gala event hosted by Graham Norton on February 2.(Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Vegan meals and old tuxedos: Hollywood red carpets go green

Los Angeles | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 04, 2020 11:33 AM IST
From glitzy all-vegan galas to recycled red carpet outfits, Hollywood has stepped up efforts to reduce its carbon footprint this awards season, which will soon wrap up with the Oscars.
The future of travel: Voice recognition, reducing carbon footprint, Instagrammable destinations and more.(Unsplash)
The future of travel: Voice recognition, reducing carbon footprint, Instagrammable destinations and more.(Unsplash)

The future of travel: Voice recognition, reducing carbon footprint, Instagrammable destinations and more

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 04:58 PM IST
From booking with the aid of voice technology and sustainable alternatives such as rail services, to facial recognition technology at security its an ever changing world of travel out there.
Vogue Italia’s January issue features eight different illustrated covers.(Unsplash)
Vogue Italia’s January issue features eight different illustrated covers.(Unsplash)

Vogue Italia eschews photos for sustainable January 2020 issue

Rome | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2020 10:40 AM IST
Vogue Italia’s September issue, typically Vogue’s biggest of the year, showed how large a fashion magazine’s carbon footprint really is and what was conserved for this month’s production. Read on.
Golden Globes 2020 will be serving a vegan meal to its guests.(goldenglobes/Instagram)
Golden Globes 2020 will be serving a vegan meal to its guests.(goldenglobes/Instagram)

Golden Globes 2020 will be serving a vegan meal to its guests

Bloomberg | By Isis Almeida
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:58 AM IST
The annual awards show, dubbed as the ‘party of the year’ is going vegan, with thousands of guests being served a plant-based meal for the first time ever.
Straws made of pasta are the new way of cutting down single-use plastic.(Instagram/@pastastraws)
Straws made of pasta are the new way of cutting down single-use plastic.(Instagram/@pastastraws)

Meatless burgers, hemp cocktails and pasta straws: Eco-friendly food trends of 2019

Rome | By Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 24, 2019 06:32 PM IST
Here are seven ways to keep the seasonal revelry going while shrinking carbon footprint.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, December 1, 2019(AP)
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the COP25 summit in Madrid, Spain, December 1, 2019(AP)

The UN chief’s climate warning should shake the world

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2019 06:07 PM IST
While India and other affected countries fight for compensation from the rich world, they must also augment their efforts at enhancing nature-based mitigation and adaptation strategies that can improve resilience of ecosystems, and tackle the climate crisis.
Used stuff is the next big trend in Christmas shopping.(Unsplash)
Used stuff is the next big trend in Christmas shopping.(Unsplash)

Used stuff is the next big trend in Christmas shopping

Bloomberg | By Jordyn Holman, Donald Moore, Kim Bhasin
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 02:29 PM IST
Resale businesses are prepping for what could be their biggest holiday season yet.
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain holds up the Union Jack.(USA TODAY Sports)
Lewis Hamilton of Great Britain holds up the Union Jack.(USA TODAY Sports)

Formula One follow Lewis Hamilton’s eco-friendly policy

London | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 08:12 PM IST
F1 says it will “move to ultra-efficient logistics and travel and 100% renewably powered offices, facilities and factories” and offset emissions that cannot be cut, according to the BBC.
School children hold placards as they participate in a protest against the inaction to curb global warming and climate change, at Central Park, Connaught Place, New Delhi, March 15, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)
School children hold placards as they participate in a protest against the inaction to curb global warming and climate change, at Central Park, Connaught Place, New Delhi, March 15, 2019(Arvind Yadav/HT PHOTO)

How cities can lead the charge on climate change | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON NOV 04, 2019 05:57 AM IST
They must reduce carbon footprint, and invest in resilient infra and green defences
Over half of Indians polled felt airlines have the ability of finding solutions that reduce the adverse impact on the environment.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Over half of Indians polled felt airlines have the ability of finding solutions that reduce the adverse impact on the environment.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

One in four Indians will ditch air travel for greener options: Study

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON OCT 19, 2019 01:12 PM IST
While 24% Indians said they were undecided, 17% refused to choose their mode of transportation, basis the carbon footprint.
Starting next year, Cannes, one of the world’s most famous ports-of-call, will no longer welcome cruise ships unless they comply with strict pollution controls.(Unsplash)
Starting next year, Cannes, one of the world’s most famous ports-of-call, will no longer welcome cruise ships unless they comply with strict pollution controls.(Unsplash)

Worried about climate change? Skip that cruise

Bloomberg | By Adam Minter
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 10:44 AM IST
Starting next year, Cannes, one of the world’s most famous ports-of-call, will no longer welcome cruise ships unless they comply with strict pollution controls.
Developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water use to combat hunger.(AP Photo)
Developing countries will require a substantial increase in greenhouse gas emissions and water use to combat hunger.(AP Photo)

Poor countries have to increase carbon footprint to address hunger: Study

Washington | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2019 08:22 PM IST
Researchers at Johns Hopkins University developed a model looking at how changes to dietary patterns across 140 countries would impact greenhouse gas emissions and freshwater use at the individual and country level, publishing their work in the journal Global Environmental Change.
The initiative has more than eight million members in 50 countries.(Vivienne Westwood/Instagram)
The initiative has more than eight million members in 50 countries.(Vivienne Westwood/Instagram)

Style icons Vivienne Westwood and Lily Cole slam throwaway fashion culture

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2019 02:10 PM IST
Several stars have donated items to the resale clothing site Vestiaire Collective. Actress Rachel Weisz, models Daisy Lowe and Stella Tennant have also raided their wardrobes.
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