climate change

Climate change will force workers to go indoors, GDP to face USD 200 billion risk in 2030: Report

It warned that without targeted adaptation action, around 160-200 million people in India could annually bear a 5 per cent chance of being exposed to a lethal heat wave as early as 2030.

published on : 25th November 2020

Climate change must be fought not in silos but in integrated, holistic way: PM Modi at G20 summit

The entire world can progress faster if there is greater support of technology and finance to the developing world, Modi said.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Greenhouse gas methane comes out of hiding from under the Arctic ice

As a greenhouse gas, it is about 80 times more powerful than carbon-dioxide over a 20 year time horizon.

published on : 22nd November 2020

Fresh warning bells on climate change

Climate science research continues to trigger the alarm. The latest from Scientific Reports, a Nature journal, says that global warming is now an unstoppable process.

published on : 18th November 2020

COVID-19, economic recovery, racial equality and climate change top priorities for Biden, Harris

Biden's win in the key battleground state put him over the threshold of 270 electoral votes, cutting off all avenues for his opponent, incumbent Republican President Donald Trump.

published on : 9th November 2020

Factory farming of animals and climate change

India’s major contribution to the climate crisis is factory farming. It is also the main cause of animal suffering and abuse

published on : 7th November 2020

Greta Thunberg recycles Trump's jibe as he tries to 'stop' vote counting

Trump was raging on Twitter on Thursday and posted a number of tweets alleging unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud during the presidential election, the results of which are yet to be announced.

published on : 6th November 2020

Prakash Javadekar​ asks industry leaders to work with government in combating climate change

India is a signatory to the Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.

published on : 5th November 2020

US formally exits Paris pact aiming to curb climate change

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has said he favors signing the U.S. back up to the Paris accord.

published on : 4th November 2020

Nuclear waste shipment arrives in Germany, protests likely

Following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan nine years ago, Germany decided to phase out its own nuclear power generation by the end of 2022. 

published on : 2nd November 2020

Arctic sea ice at record low October levels: Danish institute

Diminishing sea ice comes as a reminder about how the Arctic is hit particularly hard by global warming.

published on : 28th October 2020

Infosys becomes carbon neutral; outlines ESG vision for 2030

Infosys began to take action to combat climate change in 2008 and has achieved carbon neutrality in 2020, co-founder and chairman Nandan Nilekani said in a statement.

published on : 28th October 2020

Japan PM Suga sets 2050 deadline for carbon neutrality

Japan, which is a signatory to the Paris climate change agreement, was the sixth-biggest contributor to global greenhouse emissions in 2017.

published on : 26th October 2020

Worse yet to come? Climate change to aggravate flooding in Hyderabad

100 words — that is the space allocated for urban flooding problems in Hyderabad by the State government in its ‘State action plan on Climate Change for Telangana State’. 

published on : 20th October 2020

China, Russia and India spewing stuff into air, says US President Donald Trump

During Thursday's rally too, Trump said to the cheering crowd that it were a few nations that were contributing to global pollution.

published on : 16th October 2020
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