India slams rich nations' climate inaction; calls for focus on pre-2020 gaps, equity in Global Stocktake

India highlighted that the large volume of historical emissions by Annex -I Parties, beyond their equitable share in cumulative emissions by any measure, cannot be ignored.

published on : 29th September 2023

Greenhouse gas emissions up 75 per cent in 10 years due to farm waste burning: Study

Agricultural residue burning is producing large amounts of carbon dioxide. Indian farmers burnt over 87 million tonnes of agriculture residue in 2020.

published on : 28th September 2023

UK grants controversial North Sea oil and gas output, condemned by activists

Wednesday's announcement comes one week after Prime Minister Rishi Sunak softened policies aimed at the UK achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050.

published on : 27th September 2023

India INC responding to decarbonising call by putting a price on GHG emissions

The ICP or carbon fee is the monetary value of each ton of carbon emissions and the amount pooled will be used to fund the company’s emissions reduction efforts.

published on : 23rd September 2023

Swapping half of meat and dairy with plant-based foods may cut agricultural emissions by 31 per cent: Study

The research, published in the journal Nature Communications, shows that additional climate and biodiversity benefits could accrue from reforesting land spared from livestock production.

published on : 14th September 2023

Remission given to 1,387 jail convicts as part of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’

On the 77th Independence Day, Director General (Prisons) Sanjay Baniwal announced remission for over 1,300 convicts.

published on : 16th August 2023

Metro tickets to display figure of carbon footprint of commuters

The feature will be available on QR code-based tickets from Thursday onwards, officials said.

published on : 10th August 2023

Check out the latest scientific developments with this week's Xplore

Newly discovered 36-million-years-long geological cycles of our planet determine the biodiversity that exists at a given time.

published on : 19th July 2023

EX-Audi CEO expected to be convicted over the "Dieselgate" Scandal

Rupert Stadler admitted he allowed vehicles equipped with manipulating software to remain on sale even after learning of the scam.

published on : 27th June 2023

Tiger reserves saved carbon emissions worth USD 110 million

The three worst performing reserves in terms of additional emissions were Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, Anamalai in Tamil Nadu and Dampa in Mizoram.

published on : 23rd June 2023