climate change

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  • Banking on climate

    Banking on climate

    Exactly two years after the Paris conference on climate change, the current round convened at the behest of the French President, Immanuel Macron, will be noted for the signal effort to curb fossil fuel. Happily, the world bashes on regardless......

    December 15, 2017
  • Snow season shrinking in Shimla

    Snow season shrinking in Shimla

    Even as some parts in the higher reaches of the state have experienced snowfall, Shimla is yet awaiting the first spell of snow. Climate change has taken a toll on the phenomenon of early snow, with the snow days in......

    December 12, 2017
  • Climate change is a reality: Dia Mirza

    Climate change is a reality: Dia Mirza

    Dia Mirza, who has been appointed UN Environment Programme's Goodwill Ambassador for India, says climate change is a reality and it is time to act on it.

    December 8, 2017
  • Consensus reached over building climate resilience in Hindu Kush Himalayas

    Consensus reached over building climate resilience in Hindu Kush Himalayas

    Hundreds of experts, including scientists and environmentalists, gathered here over building resilience to tackle climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region have evolved a consensus. At a time when climate change is posing a serious threat to socio-economic aspects......

    December 5, 2017
  • International conference on climate change begins in Nepal

    International conference on climate change begins in Nepal

    All nations should invest in resources to limit the detrimental impact of climate change, Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari said on Sunday as she inaugurated an international conference here to draw attention towards the adverse effects of global warming in......

    December 3, 2017
  • DST to launch exclusive R-D programme for Himalayan varsities

    DST to launch exclusive R-D programme for Himalayan varsities

    DrAkhilesh Gupta, Advisor and Head, Climate Change programme (SPLICE division) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) on Friday said the DST will shortly launch a research and Development programme exclusively for Himalayan Universities. While speaking at the Foundation......

    December 1, 2017
  • Shimla farmers adapt to climate change, sustain their livelihood

    Shimla farmers adapt to climate change, sustain their livelihood

    It is a perfect example of how the farmers can adapt to climate change for sustainable livelihood.Worried over the changing weather that started taking toll on their traditional crops like maize and wheat, the farmers in a cluster of Panchayats......

    November 30, 2017
  • Himachal needs to be sensitive to climate change: Experts

    Himachal needs to be sensitive to climate change: Experts

    The impact of climate change in Himachal and the critical need for understanding vulnerability, so as to initiate measures to combat climate change and help mitigate its impact, was underlined by the experts at a two-day state level Media Workshop......

    November 29, 2017
  • India has not caused climate change, a victim of it: Prabhu

    India has not caused climate change, a victim of it: Prabhu

    India has not caused climate change but is its victim, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Wednesday, expressing unhappiness over "some countries" walking away from the Paris agreement. The "saddest part" is that despite India acting on the Paris climate......

    November 29, 2017
  • Concert of Bonn

    Concert of Bonn

    It is gratifying to reflect that the climate-change conference in Bonn has registered a critical forward movement with the 19-nation Powering Past Coal Alliance emitting the signal to phase out coal ~ trashed as the “dirtiest fuel” that provides 40......

    November 19, 2017
  • What to expect from Bonn meet

    What to expect from Bonn meet

    I have just arrived in Bonn, Germany to attend the 23rd Conference of Parties (COP23) under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) being held here for the next two weeks. The annual COP takes place in November......

    November 10, 2017
  • Amid smog, read Amitav Ghosh's 'The Great Derangement'

    Amid smog, read Amitav Ghosh's 'The Great Derangement'

    When acclaimed novelist Amitav Ghosh was writing "The Great Derangement", a work of nonfiction on the burning issue of climate change, many in literary circles asked him: "Why would you write about something so boring?" Some two years down the......

    November 8, 2017
  • In rain-hit Chennai, Modi asks media to lead battle against climate change

    In rain-hit Chennai, Modi asks media to lead battle against climate change

    As rain-hit Tamil Nadu limps back to normalcy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arrived in the state capital of Chennai on Monday, called upon the country’s media to “take a lead in the battle against climate change”. Speaking on the......

    November 6, 2017