Cyclone Biparjoy may weaken monsoon
The weakened monsoon can have negative implications for Indian agriculture which is a crucial driver of the country’s economy.
Rage against plastic
Photographer and entrepreneur Praveen Muraleedharan’s images are terrifying. The dark side of the plastic menace and its victims are his subject
'Never seen such a prolonged heatwave in 50 years': Bangladesh shuts schools, cuts power
A study last month by the World Weather Attribution group found that climate change had made record-breaking deadly heatwaves in Bangladesh -- as well as India, Laos and Thailand...
Rich over-emitting nations owe India trillions until 2050 as compensation, says new study
The top five over-emitting countries, including the US, Germany, Russia, the UK and Japan, would be liable to pay USD 131 trillion (more than two-thirds of total compensation.
India strongly raising issue of climate justice with developed countries: PM Modi
He also stated that India has become the base of organisations like the Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure - CDRI, and the International Big Cat Alliance.
Plastic waste biggest threat to environment
The degradation of ecosystems has a cascading effect on wildlife and the livelihoods of millions of natural resource-dependent people.
Monsoon misses onset date in Kerala, IMD says conditions becoming favourable
Scientists, however, said the delay is unlikely to impact kharif sowing and total rainfall over the country.
Climate change and the anthropocene extinction
The Anthropocene extinction rate has swept far above the natural momentum of evolution.
If art could save the planet
Art history has always been replete with representations of the physical world. Illustrations of flora and fauna have brightened many Palaeolithic caves in prehistoric times.
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.
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