Greenhouse

Expect extreme weather to turn more calamitous

Even if all the countries decrease emissions to stick to the 2 degree-level as per the Paris Agreement, there will still be an increase in extreme weather and climate events.

published on : 23rd July 2022

China speeding up approvals for new coal plants despite vowing to decrease usage from 2026

China is the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases driving global warming, and President Xi Jinping last year vowed to phase down coal use from 2026.

published on : 20th July 2022

Climate change effect: Australia losing animals, natural land as environment decays  

The State of the Environment report adds political pressure on the government to set a more ambitious greenhouse gas reduction target when Parliament resumes next week.

published on : 20th July 2022

Irulas' greenhouse dreams in Tamil Nadu's Pattiyarkovilpathi wilt as government funding dries up

Around 15 families from the tribe are living in temporary tin sheds by the road in Pattiyarkovilpathi, as construction of greenhouses promised to them by the State government is at a snail's pace.

published on : 18th June 2022

UN chief: Governments' inaction on climate is 'dangerous'

Guterres said global greenhouse gas emissions need to drop by 45 per cent this decade, but are currently forecast to increase by 14 per cent.

published on : 14th June 2022

Green outlook: New strategy lays stress on carbon neutral tourism

The NSST has been sent to union ministries, state governments, travel trade associations and related advocacy groups for information and further action.

published on : 25th May 2022

Significance of Water and Food

In survival theory, there is a rule of threes.

published on : 6th March 2022

Months after pledge at UN climate conference, India yet to submit emissions targets

The more urgent deadline was to get the submission in before the November negotiations in Glasgow and most nations did. Of the five top-emitting nations, only India has not submitted its plans.

published on : 4th March 2022

Focussed road map, timely interventions necessary to achieve net zero target by 2070: ICRA

ICRA Head (Research and Outreach) Rohit Ahuja said that these sectors together emit 90 per cent of carbon dioxide as per 2019 data of the International Energy Agency.

published on : 5th January 2022

Energy summit in UAE after COP26 stresses fossil fuel demand

Al-Jaber argued over $600 billion annually will need to be invested in the oil and gas industry until 2030 — just to keep up with expected global demand.

published on : 16th November 2021

Australia announces policy to boost electric car sales

Less than 2% of new vehicles sold in Australia are electric, and the transport sector is a major reason why Australia, on a per capita basis, is one of the world’s worst greenhouse gas emitters.

published on : 9th November 2021

Stop deforestation to sustain water for next generation 

Emissions and sequestration of carbon need to be balanced to sustain ecosystem functions and maintain the environmental conditions.

published on : 8th November 2021

Adani Electricity to meet 30 per cent of Mumbai power demand via renewable sources

The company has linked this target with financial penalty for non-achievement under its recent issuance of US Dollar denominated Bond to international investors.

published on : 3rd November 2021

No climate justice without equity

A world struggling to reach a commitment of $100 billion needs to hear this to understand the scale of what is needed to achieve the goal of arresting global warming

published on : 3rd November 2021

JNCASR-Bengaluru scientists devise way to convert carbon dioxide to methane without toxicity

The method can effectively help in reducing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide levels which is a major climate change concern.

published on : 27th October 2021

China releases action plan to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030

Chinese President Xi Jinping had announced that the country will strive to peak carbon dioxide emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.

published on : 26th October 2021

Greenhouse gas levels hit new record despite lockdown-induced reduction: UN climate office

The news came as the United Nations climate office warned that the world remains off target for meeting its goal of cutting emissions as part of international efforts to curb global warming.

published on : 25th October 2021