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'Would not recommend penalties', US regulators close investigation into Exxon Mobil climate disclosures

The US Securities and Exchange Commission told Exxon in a letter on Thursday it had closed the case and would not recommend penalties against the oil company.

published on : 4th August 2018

Greek police minister quits over wildfires disaster

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras was under pressure to sack members of his administration after the fires at the coastal resort of Mati on July 23, the deadliest in Greek history.

published on : 3rd August 2018

Greenhouse gases surge to new highs worldwide in 2017: US report

The annual State of the Climate Report, compiled by more than 450 scientists from over 60 countries, describes worsening climate conditions worldwide in 2017.

published on : 1st August 2018

Record heatwave across Northern Hemisphere; Meteorologists blame climate change

Meteorologists say the summer weather conditions are a result of climate change.

published on : 26th July 2018

Centre’s move to award Hindi writers draws flak

In a clear case of linguistic discrimination, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has announced awards ‘only’ for Hindi authors, who penned books.

published on : 24th July 2018

Crop yields falling due to climate change impact: Government study

The study has also found that malaria has spread to new areas and its transmission may increase in duration, the Minister of Environment Forest and Climate Change Harsh Vardhan said.

published on : 23rd July 2018

Government sets up expert group to conduct study on thunderstorms

The expert group is mandated for development of different monitoring techniques and predictions for thunderstorms and the group is expected to come out with a better strategy by March 2019.

published on : 18th July 2018

Ajna startup: Four Kerala boys use drones to combat illegal logging

As per the analysis, rampant logging is one of the major causes of deforestation world over and 90 per cent of logging is illegal.

published on : 8th July 2018

Former US President Barack Obama warns of 'rise in nationalism'

Obama has criticised his successor President Donald Trump for failing to consider scientific research on the subject of climate change.

published on : 7th July 2018

Udyanam project to beautify Thiruvananthapuram with flowering plants and murals

The stretch between Manmohan Bungalow and Gold Links road has been selected for the pilot project.

published on : 6th July 2018

Increase irrigated land to protect the country from climate change impact: Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramaniam

The Central government’s push on renewable energy shows its commitment to tackle climate change, said Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramaniam on Monday.

published on : 3rd July 2018

Raise irrigated area to protect country from climate change risks: CEA Arvind Subramanian

Presently, the percentage of irrigated land in India is less than 50 per cent, the negative impact of climate change in the irrigated area is relatively low compared to non-irrigated area.

published on : 2nd July 2018

The end may be closer than we think

Recent research shows global temperatures will go up by seven degrees by 2036 and mankind will be dead. The time to act is now.

published on : 27th June 2018

Developing nations need adequate finances, technologies to combat climate change: Sushma Swaraj

She said that the capacity of developing countries to translate their political commitments into tangible initiatives and projects gets constrained by lack of predictable.

published on : 22nd June 2018

Centre plans to notify eco-sensitive zone for Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary

Coming  as a boost to conservation efforts, the Union Ministry of Environment,  Forests and Climate Change is planning to notify 500 metres around Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary.

published on : 22nd June 2018
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