UN climate report confirms rising heat, emissions a threat to humanity
The Synthesis Report, which underlined the importance of inequity and justice in emissions, also provided many “effective” options to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG).
India’s carbon footprint from marine fisheries is much lower than global level: Study
'The country’s carbon emissions from the marine mechanised fisheries sector is 16.3% lower than the global level,' Dr A Gopalakrishnan, director of the ICAR-CMFRI said.
Carbon dioxide emissions reached a record high in 2022
Thursday's report was described as disconcerting by climate scientists, who warn that energy users around the world must cut emissions dramatically to slow the dire consequences of global warming.
Disappearing beaches: Climate, human greed play havoc with Andhra's beaches
Families were forced to relocate to various places after their houses were washed away due to high tides. Many people who continue to reside in coastal areas reside in fear.
Sea gnawing away at Karnataka beaches, coasts
Clubbed with wrath of monsoon, Karnataka fishermen are worst hit by eroding coastline mostly at river mouths. The menace is increasing in recent years, say officials and experts.
Davos 2023: UN chief slams oil firms for 'big lie' on global warming
Guterres urged the world to "end the addiction to fossil fuels" as he warned that the aspirational goal of limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius was "going up in smoke."
Can green politics take centrestage in India?
A review of Constitutions across the globe reveals that countries whose constitutions enshrine an environmental commitment show a resilient approach towards fighting the climate crisis.
4 out of 5 glaciers may be lost by 2100 if fossil fuel use continues unabated: Study
A majority of these lost glaciers are small (less than one sq km) by glacial standards, but their loss can negatively impact local hydrology, tourism, glacier hazards, and cultural values.
Chennai buildings may emit 232 mn tonne Co2: IIT-Madras study
A study by an IIT-M team has found that construction industry may account for 25% of the total Co2 emissions generated by the city.
How film and TV can help the climate change battle
Analysing a database of 37,453 film and TV scripts from 2016 to 2020, researchers found that just 2.8 per cent included any keywords related to climate, and only 0.6 per cent mentioned climate change.
Cool Paint for a Cool Planet: Ultra-white paint developed by Purdue University research team to combat global warming
A new avatar is all set to go commercial with thinner consistency that can be sprayed on vehicles, refrigerators and even spacecraft.
Man with ‘green’ vision gives leg-up to climate crisis fight
CS Veerraghavan, a 50-year-old visually impaired man from Velachery, and the 400 members of his NGO, Green Voice Global (GVG), are fighting the big fight.
No proposal on loss, damage funding in India's draft COP 27 climate deal document
Loss and damage refer to the consequences of climate change that go beyond what people can adapt to, or when options exist but a community doesn't have the resources to access or utilise them.
Planet in crisis: Apocalypse now
Climate change looks irreversible now. The signs are already here—increased frequency of natural catastrophes, new epidemics and vanishing species could lead to mass extinction of humankind.
COP27: Global South needs $2 trillion a year to tame, cope with climate
A trillion dollars should come from rich countries, investors and multilateral development banks, said the analysis commissioned by Britain and Egypt.
2015 to 2022 likely to be 8 warmest years on record: WMO report
India also reported significant flooding at various stages during the monsoon season, particularly in the northeast in June.
Three things a climate scientist wants world leaders to know ahead of COP27
Earth desperately needs COP27 to succeed. I'm a climate scientist and I believe world leaders should have these three things top-of-mind heading into the conference...
UN: World 'nowhere near' hitting emissions targets
The U.N. climate office said Wednesday that its latest estimate based on 193 national emissions targets would see temperatures rise to 2.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century.
UN chief: World is in `life-or-death struggle’ for survival
Guterres said the COP27 meeting in Egypt “must be the place for action on loss and damage.”
Why are climate activists calling for reparations?
The climate crisis is a manifestation of interlocking systems of oppression, and it's a form of colonialism, said Belgium-based climate activist Meera Ghani.
'If released, he will jeopardize investigation': CBI opposes Manish Sisodia's bail plea
Ranveer Singh pips Virat Kohli to become India's most valuable celebrity
'Parliament cannot abdicate responsibility to respect my right': Rahul writes to LS Speaker again
'You have 80,000 cops...How has everyone been arrested, except Amritpal': HC raps Punjab govt
Cyclone Freddy affects 500,000 people in Malawi; death toll hits 500
Fugitive businessman Mehul Choksi dropped off Interpol's Red Corner Notice list