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  • India, US to renew action against terror-financing, money laundering

    India, US to renew action against terror-financing, money laundering

    The joint statement came after a high-level meeting on economic and financial partnership led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.

    October 15, 2021
  • Transport transformation critical to address climate change: UN Report

    Transport transformation critical to address climate change: UN Report

    Transport solutions exist that can help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris Agreement, although the report cautions that without the right policies and investments, they will not bring change to where it is needed most.

    October 12, 2021
  • Germany Votes

    Germany Votes

    The election indubitably was the tightest in years, one that brought to an end the post-war domination of the two big parties ~ the SPD and his rival's Christian Democratic Union

    September 29, 2021
  • Why the Moon’s wobble matters

    Why the Moon’s wobble matters

    Climate change has already increased the frequency and severity of hurricanes, floods and other extreme weather events around the world.

    September 16, 2021
  • Climate change knows no race

    Climate change knows no race

    Will Hurricane Ida and the devastation it has wrought make any difference in Americans’ attitude toward climate change? I doubt it

    September 15, 2021
  • V-P Naidu calls for more academia-industry interface to address challenges

    V-P Naidu calls for more academia-industry interface to address challenges

    He also said that pollution, health, and poverty are other major challenges that society will have to address in a timely manner and only proper R&D based on the needs of the industry can solve this matter.

    September 13, 2021
  • Big Business must lead war on climate change

    Big Business must lead war on climate change

    The world spent $2 trillion on military expenditure or 2.4 per cent in 2020, four times the amount spent on energy transformation. The first can only add to global carbon emission and more human and natural destruction, the other addresses our common fate.

    September 11, 2021
  • Over 200 health journals call for emergency action on climate change

    Over 200 health journals call for emergency action on climate change

    "The impact on health and survival of extreme temperatures, destructive weather events, and the widespread degradation of essential ecosystems are just some of the impacts that we are seeing more of due to a changing climate. They disproportionately affect the most vulnerable, including children and the elderly, ethnic minorities, poorer communities and those with underlying health conditions..."

    September 6, 2021
  • Central banks cannot be equitable

    Central banks cannot be equitable

    The rich can borrow cheaply because they have collateral,whereas the poor pay much higher interest rates because of higher credit risks

    August 28, 2021
  • ‘Extreme heat reduction urgently needed to prevent unnecessary deaths’

    ‘Extreme heat reduction urgently needed to prevent unnecessary deaths’

    "Two strategic approaches are needed to combat extreme heat. One is climate change mitigation to reduce carbon emissions and alter the further warming of the planet. The other is identifying timely and effective prevention and response measures, particularly for low-resource settings,"

    August 20, 2021
  • Wildfire bears down on Montana towns as West burns

    Wildfire bears down on Montana towns as West burns

    Several thousand people remained under evacuation orders as the Richard Spring Fire advanced across the sparsely-populated Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation.

    August 12, 2021
  • Widespread, rapid & intensifying: IPCC warning on climate change

    Widespread, rapid & intensifying: IPCC warning on climate change

    The report provides new estimates of the chances of crossing the global warming level of 1.5 degrees C in the next decade and finds that unless there are immediate, rapid, and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, limiting warming to close to 1.5 degrees C or even 2 degrees C will be beyond reach.

    August 9, 2021
  • 5 things to know about the new United Nations’ report on climate change

    5 things to know about the new United Nations’ report on climate change

    Almost all of the warming that has occurred since pre-industrial times was caused by the release of heat-trapping gases such as carbon dioxide and methane, says UN report on climate change.

    August 9, 2021
  • Tamil Nadu govt taking climate change seriously, says Stalin

    Tamil Nadu govt taking climate change seriously, says Stalin

    Stalin said Tamil Nadu was ready to initiate measures to tackle climate change, adding that his government was receptive to the suggestions of environmentalists regarding climate change.

    August 6, 2021
  • No study on climate change’s role in increasing cloudbursts: Govt

    No study on climate change’s role in increasing cloudbursts: Govt

    "The science of the attribution of such extreme events to climate change is far more complex and currently an evolving subject and being closely studied by Ministry of Earth Sciences, through the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and the India Meteorological Department."

    August 3, 2021
  • EU unveils sweeping climate change plan

    EU unveils sweeping climate change plan

    “Our current fossil fuel economy has reached its limit," said European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. “We know that we have to move to a new model."

    July 15, 2021
  • Enormous Antarctic lake vanished in 3 days: Study

    Enormous Antarctic lake vanished in 3 days: Study

    "Antarctic surface melting has been projected to double by 2050, raising concerns about the stability of other ice shelves."

    July 9, 2021