Climate change

Marine life moving away from equator in response to climate change, finds study

As predicted by climate warming, the number of species has decreased at the equator and increased in the sub-tropics since the 1950s.

published on : 6th April 2021

India critical part of climate solution: US on Special Presidential Envoy John Kerry's visit

As per a spokesperson at the US Embassy, Kerry is travelling to Abu Dhabi, New Delhi, and Dhaka from April 1-9 for consultations on increasing climate ambition.

published on : 5th April 2021

Move to set standards for pharma pollution fails

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), globally 700,000 people die every year from AMR and it may rise to 10 million by 2050 if trend continues.

published on : 4th April 2021

Tech in the time of climate woes

Gates’ book and his wide-ranging influence through their foundation have implications for acceptability and adoption of certain geoengineering methods that he advocates.

published on : 4th April 2021

Approval to 837 plans: Appraisal of infrastructure projects peaks in three years

By May 2020, around 200 projects were considered and some panel members remarked that the time given to them to scrutinise the projects was less than adequate.

published on : 29th March 2021

Climate change: Pakistan is one of lowest emitters, says Foreign Office 

The Pakistan government came under criticism from the Opposition as Prime Minister Khan was not invited to the climate-related summit.

published on : 28th March 2021

Parts of India to see deadly heat waves in coming decades: Study

In 2015, large parts of India and Pakistan experienced the fifth deadliest heat wave in the recorded history, which caused about 3,500 heat-related deaths.

published on : 25th March 2021

India only G-20 country implementing Paris accord commitments, claims Javadekar

He said the pace is likely to increase as the central govt has distributed Rs 48,000 crore to states last year with the direction that 80 per cent of the money be spent on afforestation.

published on : 15th March 2021

Summers in Northern Hemisphere may last half the year by 2100: Study

The research, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, found that the Mediterranean region and the Tibetan Plateau have experienced the greatest changes to their seasonal cycles.

published on : 9th March 2021

CO2 emissions cuts must increase tenfold to tackle climate emergency: Study

The researchers noted that the annual cuts of 0.16 billion tonnes of CO2 are only 10 per cent of the 1-2 billion tonnes of CO2 cuts that are needed globally every year to tackle climate change.

published on : 4th March 2021

US-China tensions threaten global climate change efforts

The world’s hopes for curbing climate change hinge on action by two giant nations whose relations are deteriorating: China and the United States.

published on : 4th March 2021

Above normal summer temperatures likely across country except South, central India: IMD

However, it has forecast a likelihood of below normal temperatures in south and adjoining central India.

published on : 1st March 2021

Donald Trump raises climate issue, says India, China, Russia not clean

On February 19, the US officially returned to the historic Paris climate accord, 107 days after it left at the behest of former President Trump.

published on : 1st March 2021

'Matter of when, not if': UK's leader warns climate change threatens world security

Chairing the meeting of the UN's most powerful body during the United Kingdom's presidency this month, Boris Johnson urged the council to demonstrate leadership to protect global peace.

published on : 24th February 2021

'This is a global existential crisis': Back in Paris pact, US vows no more sidelining of climate

The Biden administration says it will settle on a tougher new target for the US emissions cuts by the time Biden hosts a planned Earth Day global summit for world leaders, April 22.

published on : 19th February 2021
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