climate

Indian Railways steps up measures to achieve net zero carbon emission by 2030

The railways said it will also progressively procure renewable energy to reduce energy consumption through conventional sources.

published on : 7th December 2022

European Union agrees ban on import products driving deforestation

The ban's scope encompasses palm oil, cattle, soy, coffee, cocoa, timber and rubber as well as derived products such as beef, furniture and chocolate.

published on : 6th December 2022

INTERVIEW| Govt working towards net-zero emission: Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union min

Choubey says India has successfully maintained food security for the weaker sections and provided affordable food grains to the common man even when the world was grappling with effects of covid.

published on : 6th December 2022

Cocktail dress from emission: US company recycles air pollution into fuel, bottles, usable products

"We can take garbage, we can take biomass, we can take off gas from an industrial plant," said Summers, who spent ten years working for ExxonMobil.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Climate to be 'big focus' as India assumes G20 presidency

The country has made considerable moves toward its climate goals in recent years but is currently one of the world's top emitters of planet-warming gases.

published on : 1st December 2022

Military emissions: Climate change as consequences of war & other impacts

The developed countries must account for their narrow and short-term policies favouring their military-industrial complexes while ignoring the health and existence of present and future generations.

published on : 30th November 2022

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.

published on : 30th November 2022

It’s now or never to act on climate change, cautions wildlife expert

Srikanth Mannepuri, a wildlife conservationist, photographer, and filmmaker, elaborated on how climate change affected Andhra Pradesh over the years.

published on : 29th November 2022

India eyes smaller nuclear reactors for clean energy transition: Centre

Union Minister Jitendra Singh the exploration of new clean energy options is in tune with PM Modi's roadmap for clean energy transition.

published on : 27th November 2022

Find solutions to climate change: Nirmala Sitharaman to startups

The farmers are trying to change their cropping patterns due to the unpredictability of climate change, she remarked.

published on : 27th November 2022

Covid, climate & conflict impacted food security; need concentrated push for millets: Jaishankar

The conflict in Ukraine, the leading global wheat exporter, led to an escalation in global food prices, speculation, and shortages.

published on : 24th November 2022

Lawsuit looms over tiny rare fish in America's two driest states

The outcome of the court fights will likely have major implications for these American states' parched valleys and the people and species that inhabit them.

published on : 24th November 2022

Climate change will fuel diseases, kill people, warns Global Fund

By the end of 2022, Sands said the Global Fund will have invested around USD 5.4 billion, which is significantly more than it has ever done before.

published on : 23rd November 2022

Ahead of G20, India placed at best among G20 countries on Climate Change Performances

After global assessments, India ranks now amongst the top 5 countries in the world and the best among the G20 countries at 8th position.

published on : 23rd November 2022

AP govt sets up cell to tackle climate change

Climate change poses a challenge to sustainability of social and economic development, livelihoods of communities and environmental management in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 23rd November 2022

‘Loss and damage’ fund at Climate summit holds out real hope

The final text does not seem to provide details on how the fund will be raised and disbursed. But it is a foot in the door.

published on : 23rd November 2022

In war-torn states hurt by climate, scant hope for new funds 

Conflict-hit countries are unlikely to receive funds because they lack stable governments, said Nisreen el-Saim, chair of the U.N. Secretary-General Youth Advisory Group.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Artistic plea for climate action

A recent exhibition in the city shed light on the climate crisis through a series of thought-provoking artworks.

published on : 22nd November 2022

China says 'long way to go' global cooperation after COP27 climate deal

China -- the world's biggest polluter -- at the summit rejected the idea that it should no longer be considered a developing country, though it is now the world's second-biggest economy.

published on : 21st November 2022

EXPLAINER | How will UN climate deal on loss and damage work?

Here is a look at the development of the idea of "loss and damage," the term it's given in climate negotiations, and what we know about the fund.

published on : 21st November 2022
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