Climate Change

Climate change may cause water scarcity for India's power plants: Study

The study, published in the journal Energy and Environment Science, found that existing and planned power plants that burn coal for energy could be vulnerable.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Climate action: World nations, businesses agree to reduce pollutants by 2030

Short-lived climate pollutants like methane, black carbon and hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), also known as super pollutants, are many times more powerful than carbon dioxide.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Green guardians strike for change in Chennai's Elliot’s Beach

Four-hundred odd people were marching along the beach for a cause — Save Chennai’s Wetlands. 

published on : 23rd September 2019

Delhi CM Kejriwal to speak on odd-even plan at C40 Climate Summit in Copenhagen

At the summit, Kejriwal is likely to speak about the Delhi government’s investment into improving the supply of electricity and other power-sector reforms.

published on : 23rd September 2019

Five-year period ending 2019 set to be hottest on record

Average global temperature between 2015-2019 is on track to be the hottest of any five-year period on record, according to the report, which was compiled by the World Meteorological Organization.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Chennai students to support global climate strike rally

Six groups including Vettiver Collective and Citizen Consumer and Civic Action Group (CAG) are the main organisers of the events that have been going on in the city since Friday.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Youth leaders at UN demand bold climate change action

More than 700 mostly young activists attended the first of its kind Youth Climate Summit, according to Luis Alfonso de Alba, the U.N. special climate summit envoy.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Chennai gears up to support the global climate change strike

Under the theme of 'Save Chennai Wetlands', around 1,000 people will be taking part in the rally organised on September 22 at Besant Nagar beach in Chennai.

published on : 21st September 2019

Brexit, climate change on Boris Johnson's UNGA agenda

Johnson and the other world leaders are expected to discuss a series of ideas put forward by the UK on Thursday aimed at breaking the current deadlock.

published on : 21st September 2019

Bhumi Pednekar to raise awareness about sustainable living

'Climate Warrior' is a concerted social media and online initiative that Bhumi will use to engage with people and make them more conscious about climate change and environment-friendly life choices.

published on : 21st September 2019

Germany commits 100 billion euros for climate as protests heat up

Merkel's coalition government, after marathon overnight talks, sealed a deal to tackle emissions in the energy and industrial sectors.

published on : 20th September 2019

Tens of thousands join global climate protests before UNGA summit

Some of the first rallies in what is being billed as a 'global climate strike' were held in Australia's largest city, Sydney and later, capital Canberra.

published on : 20th September 2019

Indonesian police arrest hundreds linked to forest fires

Those arrested could be prosecuted under an environmental protection law that provides for a maximum 10-year prison sentence for setting fires to clear land.

published on : 19th September 2019

Activist Greta Thunberg urges US Congress to treat climate crisis as an existential emergency

She also urged the Congressmen to unite behind the science, take climate science seriously and to take action on it.

published on : 19th September 2019

Need govt to look into climate change, say students  

This Friday, Haritha Rao G has a busy day planned ahead of her.

published on : 19th September 2019
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