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Climate change likely caused the demise of Indus Valley civilisation: Study

The Harappans built sophisticated cities, invented sewage systems that predated ancient Rome's, and engaged in long-distance trade with settlements in Mesopotamia.

published on : 15th November 2018

India falling short in shift to low carbon economy

Though the transistion is slower than expected, the country's plan on bringing renewable power supply is promising.

published on : 15th November 2018

Tourism ministry plans to turn dump sites around city to gardens

The city is in progress to become a model district by converting dump yards into self-sustainable and useful spaces of aesthetic value.

published on : 13th November 2018

Nuclear power remains important option to meet challenges of energy demand, climate change: India

"India attaches importance to the IAEA's work in different fields of nuclear science and supports its programme on nuclear fusion." said Indian First Secretary to UN Sandeep Kumar Bayyapu.

published on : 11th November 2018

Climate change probable reason for H1N1 viral influenza

There has been an increasing number of H1N1 viral influenza cases along with cases of other infections such as dengue in the past few weeks in Karnataka.

published on : 8th November 2018

Climate change causing ground surface warming in India

A recent NASA report has found that 17 of 18 warmest years in 136-year-record have occurred since 2001 and 2016 was ranked as the warmest on record.

published on : 6th November 2018

Delhi-NCR to observe 'Clean Air Week'

The teams comprise of the local SDM as the team leader, senior official from MoEFCC and representatives from CPCB, MCD and DPCC.

published on : 31st October 2018

Kerala government to get mini water mist fire tenders to battle wildfires

In 2014, the state received 114 satellite-based fire-alerts from the Forest Fire Alert System, a national database maintained by the Forest Survey of India, Dehradun.

published on : 29th October 2018

Climate fund approves USD 43 million to boost climate resilience for India's coastal communities 

The grant is a part of more than USD 1 billion approved by the Green Climate Fund for 19 new projects to help developing countries tackle climate change.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Working with Donald Trump 'not always simple,' says Justin Trudeau

Relations between the two leaders took a hit in June when Trump taunted Trudeau as "very dishonest & weak" and "meek and mild" as he left a G7 summit in Canada that the prime minister had hosted.

published on : 22nd October 2018

Vying for change

In order to promote a more sustainable lifestyle, the district administration has come up with a unique programme which envisages a healthier environment.

published on : 20th October 2018

Climate change will worsen disparities, may increase support for Naxals: Report

Floods, cyclones, heat waves and droughts are now a frequent occurrence and are expected to intensify in the coming years.

published on : 16th October 2018

In posthumous message during book launch, Stephen Hawking says science under threat

He cited the election of US President Donald Trump and Britain's 2016 vote to leave the European Union as part of a global revolt against experts and that includes scientists.

published on : 15th October 2018

Donald Trump takes U-turn, now admits climate change not a 'hoax' 

In an interview with CBS News' '60 Minutes', Trump accused scientists of having a "very big political agenda" and asserted that he does not want to put the US ​at a disadvantage.

published on : 15th October 2018

Centre to study pests and diseases caused by climate change 

The fact that almost one third of the agricultural yield is lost every year to pests and diseases speaks of the importance of such a centre.

published on : 14th October 2018
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