We need to ensure success of Mission LiFE: Energy Minister
LiFE movement aims to motivate individuals and communities to practise a lifestyle that is synchronous with nature to combat the climate change.
Drought caused by climate change linked to farmer suicides, says report
Indian farmers are at the most risk group for death by suicide. It accounts for over 15 per cent of the country’s total suicide record in 2021.
Ex-PM Liz Truss urges UK to get tough with China on Taiwan
It is "absolutely clear" that Chinese President Xi Jinping "has ambitions to take Taiwan", she added at a press conference later.
When the wind god fell sick: Connected with nature
The eponymous story, When the Wind God Fell Sick, tells the tale of a god who falls ill due to the destruction of the forests.
Fish culture extension threatens Kerala's 3000-year-old grain that combats climate change
While prawns fetch more money than pokkali, a focus on them is upending a delicate ecosystem, making it difficult for farmers who want to continue with pokkali, environmental experts say.
Will TN continue to walk the talk to become climate resilient?
The current actions will shape the future of the state, considering 43% of coastline eroding, weather patterns changing and more industries putting enormous stress on land and water.
India’s first environmental monitoring studio to come up in TN: Minister
Tamil Nadu’s economic growth rate is higher than the national average and is on track to achieve a USD 1 trillion economic goal with a steady flow of investments.
Scientists find Indian farmers adapted to temperature change for rice, maize
The researchers suggested two ways by which the crops could adapt - the farmers could change their management practices or the varieties themselves be sturdier.
Extreme weather is nearly universal experience: Poll
The findings from The AP-NORC poll echo growing evidence that many individuals question their own role in combating climate change. Still, the poll suggests people are paying attention.
Annual crop loss of 147 million kg due to pest attacks: Tea research body
The major pests prevalent in north Indian tea plantations are tea mosquito bugs and looper caterpillars apart from thrips.
1.6K died in extreme weather events in ’22, most in floods, landslips: Report
The report underlined that the continued increase of heat-trapping greenhouse gases is causing socio-economic upheavals and environmental impacts.
The curious case of a Bill on forest conservation
The SC’s interventions resulted in the banning of mining in Kudremukh and the Aravallis, and the establishment of the compensatory afforestation fund.
UN's weather agency: 2022 was nasty, deadly, costly and hot
Killer floods, droughts and heat waves hit around the world, costing many billions of dollars. The amount of heat-trapping carbon dioxide and methane in the air reached the highest modern record.
2022 fifth or sixth warmest year on record, says WMO; India & Pakistan particularly affected
Continuous drought in East Africa, record-breaking rainfall in Pakistan and record-breaking heatwaves in China and Europe affected drove food insecurity and boosted mass migration, WMO observed.
Intensity, frequency of heat waves to increase due to climate change, say experts
Earlier this month, the IMD predicted above-normal maximum temperatures from April to June for most parts of the country, except parts of the northwest and the peninsular regions.
Asian chip makers must cut soaring emissions: Greenpeace
The global semiconductor manufacturing industry is projected to emit 86 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2030 -- more than double Portugal's total emissions in 2021 -- Greenpeace said.
Report: Climate change, disease imperil North American bats
A report by experts from the U.S., Canada and Mexico said 81 of the continent’s 154 known bat types “are at risk of severe population decline” in the next 15 years.
New glacial lakes pose threat to Himalayas
As per the recent study carried out by the State Centre on Climate Change of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment (HIMCOSTE)
As Earth warms, more ‘flash droughts’ suck soil, plants dry
By definition, flash droughts – because they result from low soil moisture levels – are especially bad for agriculture, experts said.
Kerala residents try to save Periyar river, officials deny problems
Residents say the industries take in large amounts of freshwater from the Periyar and discharge concentrated wastewater with almost no treatment.
Vizhinjam seaport protests: Police station attack was with 'ulterior intention', says Kerala CM
'The Kashmir Files' controversy: Apologies if my remarks were interpreted differently, says Nadav Lapid
Will fight again, against what is wrong: Bilkis Bano on remission given to her rapists
Tamil Nadu amended law that allows Jallikattu seeks to prevent cruelty on animals: State tells SC
India dismisses China's concerns on military exercise with US in Uttarakhand
'Bazball' powers England to new first-day record against Pakistan in 1st Test