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Earth Hour: A time to reflect
The article has been authored by Shraman Jha, CEO, Hindustan Unilever Foundation (HUF).
Published on Mar 25, 2023 12:48 PM IST
Paving the way for access to clean water and sanitation
The article has been authored by Biswanath Sinha, Director, Policy and Technical Support, WaterAid India.
Published on Mar 22, 2023 02:09 PM IST
‘From plate to planet’: Surprising impact of food waste on climate change
The Mother Earth Foundation in the Philippines, as a member of the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives, is trying to prevent food waste from going to landfills, where it emits methane as it breaks down and rots.
Published on Mar 17, 2023 06:08 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao
Japan pledges financial aid to help ASEAN combat climate change
As the chair of the Group of Seven nations (G7) this year, Japan will hold a ministerial meeting on climate, energy and environment in Sapporo on April 15-16.
Published on Mar 04, 2023 02:27 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
Need course correction now to keep 1.5 degree C alive: UN Climate chief
The global stocktake of the Paris Agreement is a process for taking stock of the implementation of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement’s goal is to keep global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees C above pre-industrial levels and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees C
Published on Feb 25, 2023 11:24 AM IST
UP, Bihar among World's top 50 regions facing climate risk: Report
Asia dominates the list of provinces at risk with more than half (114) of the top 200 in 2050 in this region, with special focus on China and India.
Published on Feb 20, 2023 07:10 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta
Before global warming, was the Earth cooling down or heating up?
Even though scientists know more about the most recent 6,000 years than any other multimillennial interval, studies on this long-term global temperature trend have come to contrasting conclusions.
Published on Feb 16, 2023 04:32 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
Moving gender equity to the mainstream of climate action
This report has been authored by Farhan Shaikh.
Published on Feb 02, 2023 02:27 PM IST
Sonam Wangchuk claims house arrest, Ladakh administration denies charge
The education reformist, who inspired a pivotal character in the Bollywood blockbuster “3 Idiots”, had announced the hunger strike at the 18,380 feet high Khardung La from January 26 to invite the BJP-led Centre’s attention to the demands of the people of Ladakh.
Published on Jan 30, 2023 09:05 PM IST
Anand Mahindra hails Sonam Wangchuk as a ‘climate hero’. Here's why
The education innovator is on a mission to protect the “eco-fragile” Ladakh and had announced a five day “climate fast” at Khardung La.
Published on Jan 25, 2023 10:54 AM IST
Ritu Maria Johny | Edited by Aniruddha Dhar
Climate, labour remain knotty issues in EU FTA
Several knotty issues related to labour, environment and sustainability that have emerged in negotiations between India and the European Union (EU) on a free trade agreement (FTA) will require political guidance for further progress, people familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Updated on Jan 24, 2023 12:23 PM IST
, New DelhiRezaul H Laskar & Rajeev Jayaswal
Davos 2023: Brazil lacking global aid to fight climate change, says minister
Davos 2023: Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had offered to hold the COP30 climate summit in the Amazon region in 2025 to show its commitment towards curbing in climate change.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 08:31 PM IST
Davos Baukultur Alliance: Europeans join hands for climate-friendly cities
Swiss President Alain Berset had invited culture ministers from 31 European countries to a two-day meeting in Davos, ahead of the World Economic Forum that kicks off in the luxury ski resort on Monday.
Updated on Jan 17, 2023 02:40 AM IST
Number theory: In warm 2022, almost no place on Earth was colder than ‘normal’
While markers such as the global average of temperature shown above tend to hide regional variations, a disaggregated analysis of temperature in 2022 shows that both the northern and southern hemispheres were the sixth warmest on record.
Updated on Jan 16, 2023 03:45 PM IST
Accelerating climate action with social entrepreneurship
The article has been authored by Alankrita Khera, director, brand & communications at ACT, a non-profit venture philanthropy platform that focuses on climate action, education, health care and gender inclusivity.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 01:11 PM IST
Davos VIPs face criticism over private jet use: How polluting are they?
During last year's week-long event, 1,040 private planes flew in and out of airports serving the resort of Davos, found a new report commissioned by campaign group Greenpeace.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 03:18 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand
Concerns as Oil CEO named chief of COP28
Sultan al-Jaber is also the founding CEO of Masdar, a government-owned renewable energy company, mandated to accelerate adoption of renewables within the UAE and globally.
Updated on Jan 13, 2023 01:52 PM IST
, New DelhiJayashree Nandi
Fishes are ‘unnecessarily’ fighting over food due to climate change: Study
With the future of the world's coral reefs threatened by climate change, a team of researchers studied how a mass bleaching event affected 38 species of butterflyfish.
Published on Jan 05, 2023 01:52 PM IST
AFP | | Posted by Nisha Anand
World to invest billions in climate change tech. What are the 4 key areas?
Silicon and lithium prices, venture capital’s appetite for funding climate tech and other factors will set the pace of the clean energy transition this year.
Published on Jan 05, 2023 01:11 PM IST
Bloomberg | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
Centuries-old oases in Morocco reeling from effects of climate change
Home to centuries-old oases that have been a trademark of Morocco, this region about 170 miles southeast of Marrakesh is reeling from the effects of climate change, which has created an emergency for the kingdom’s agriculture.
Published on Dec 26, 2022 08:39 PM IST
India hails global nature of COP15 targets
The looming threat of a mass extinction of species due to human activities led nearly 200 nations at the United Nations biodiversity summit in Montreal to agree to protect and restore at least 30% of the planet’s land and water by 2030.
Published on Dec 20, 2022 12:03 AM IST
, New DelhiJayashree Nandi
Equity among nations must to meet biodiversity targets: India at COP15
India in a statement on Saturday countered the move to leave out differentiation among countries, stating that decisions in Montreal should be framed in the light of science and equity, and the sovereign right of nations over their resources, as provided for in the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD).
Published on Dec 17, 2022 11:11 PM IST
At COP15 summit, India warns developed nations 'one-size-fits-all' unacceptable
This comes as developed nations, including the host, are seeking that 30% of land and 30% of oceans be protected by 2030.
Updated on Dec 17, 2022 04:30 PM IST
Anirudh Bhattacharyya, Toronto
Bring cities to the high table of global climate policies
The article has been authored by Hitesh Vaidya, director and Sayli Mankikar, head, City Climate Alliance, National Institute of Urban Affairs.
Published on Dec 12, 2022 05:28 PM IST
Combating the new wave of climate-related trade protectionism
The article has been authored by Jahanwi Singh, economist, Export-Import Bank of India.
Published on Dec 08, 2022 11:46 AM IST
India could experience heat waves beyond human survivability limit: World Bank
The World Bank report titled 'Climate Investment Opportunities in India's Cooling Sector' said the country is experiencing higher temperatures that arrive earlier and stay far longer.
Updated on Dec 07, 2022 02:30 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
Karnataka holds talks with World Bank team to make state climate resilient
A delegation from the World Bank on Monday held discussions with the Karnataka government regarding the 'Resilient Karnataka Programme', which is aimed at making the State climate-resilient and also strengthen it to mitigate disaster risks, along with international expertise.
Published on Dec 06, 2022 09:57 AM IST
PTI | | Posted by Yamini C S
Study finds how hormones help birds to cope with environmental changes
Hormones control vital body functions in many animals, including birds. They help animals to regulate metabolism and food intake, thereby supporting them in maintaining their body temperature within a certain range.
Published on Dec 05, 2022 01:17 PM IST
EU must take action over US climate plan 'distortions', says chief von der Leyen
The European Union must "take action to rebalance the playing field where the IRA (Inflation Reduction Act) or other measures create distortions", von der Leyen said in a speech at the College of Europe in the Belgian city of Bruges.
Updated on Dec 04, 2022 07:49 PM IST
Amazon loses 10% of its vegetation in nearly four decades : Report
The numbers are calculated from an annual satellite monitoring since 1985 from Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Suriname, Guyana and French Guiana.
Published on Dec 03, 2022 02:37 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao