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  • Can Joe Biden fix Donald Trump’s environmental misadventures?

    Can Joe Biden fix Donald Trump’s environmental misadventures?

    Donald Trump’s campaign suggested opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil exploration, whereas the Biden campaign says it would permanently protect the ANWR from energy development

    November 13, 2020
  • Donald Trump shifts climate change blame to India, describes air quality of country as ‘filthy’

    Donald Trump shifts climate change blame to India, describes air quality of country as ‘filthy’

    'Look at China, how filthy it is. Look at Russia. Look at India. The air is filthy. I walked out of the Paris Accord as we had to take out trillions of dollars and we were treated very unfairly,' he said.

    October 23, 2020
  • Climate change effects on coral reproduction

    Climate change effects on coral reproduction

    On an annual basis, coral reefs release their gametes (reproductive cells) simultaneously. This phenomenon is most likely prompted by the right phase of the lunar and solar cycles as well as optimum water temperature.

    October 19, 2020
  • Kejriwal to address global climate conclave on 7 Oct

    Kejriwal to address global climate conclave on 7 Oct

    Delhi CM is among five urban global leaders to have been invited to the virtual conference, Daring Cities 2020, to discuss action to tackle climate emergency & environmental sustainability

    October 5, 2020
  • Climate change responsible for record sea temperature levels: Study

    Climate change responsible for record sea temperature levels: Study

    According to the researchers, European seas experienced record high temperatures in 2018, a phenomenon which the researchers attribute to extreme weather conditions -- a marine heatwave lasting several months.

    October 3, 2020
  • Climate change increases frequency of wildfires globally: study

    Climate change increases frequency of wildfires globally: study

    The analysis of more than 100 studies published since 2013 showed a strong consensus that climate change promotes the weather conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood.

    September 25, 2020
  • The importance of Blue Carbon Conservation

    The importance of Blue Carbon Conservation

    The modern era is plagued by rising temperatures, increasing natural disasters, changing weather patterns and blazing forest fires, impacting lives and livelihoods across the globe

    September 24, 2020
  • Science Debunked

    Science Debunked

    He has made his disparaging observation in the context of climate change, the other critical issue that engulfs the world today.

    September 18, 2020
  • Dangerous milestone

    Dangerous milestone

    Indeed, warming of the Earth, to which the world belongs, has already ‘increased the odds of extreme events that are unprecedented in our historical experience’.

    September 11, 2020
  • Climate proofing cities is key to urban resilience

    Climate proofing cities is key to urban resilience

    This requires us to begin conducting nation-wide, climate change impact studies and develop city-wise scenarios and trends for the next 50 to 100 years.

    September 2, 2020
  • Environmentally sustainable, free from over-regulation

    Environmentally sustainable, free from over-regulation

    The Draft EIA-2020 notification has been prepared to demonstrate absolute integrity and transparency with utmost care for Sustainable Development wherein industrial development remains in harmony with nature.

    July 28, 2020
  • India and EU resolve to step up cooperation in environment and climate change

    India and EU resolve to step up cooperation in environment and climate change

    The two sides also decided to strengthen the India-EU Clean Energy and Climate Partnership agreed at the 2016 Summit and prepare and implement a new work program, the joint statement said.

    July 16, 2020
  • India may face devastating climate change effects in next 80 years: Study

    India may face devastating climate change effects in next 80 years: Study

    The study, published in the journal 'Earth Systems and Environment' last month, suggests that northwestern India is at 'particularly high risk' to flooding from snow and glacier melt caused by temperatures projected to rise by the end of the 21st century.

    June 6, 2020
  • Solar power spares this Sunderban island power failure woes

    Solar power spares this Sunderban island power failure woes

    Protests and roadblocks mushroomed on highways and city streets, demanding restoration of electricity which in many areas took more than a week to return.

    June 5, 2020
  • A hideous leveller

    A hideous leveller

    Memories of indifference will not be easily forgotten, much after the coronavirus has blown over. A sense of genuine global outreach and sensitivity is foremost in such times, as certain communities and countries will suffer incalculably more than the others. Coronavirus is a timely reminder of how a crisis is a great leveller for all. Living in denial is not an option, neither is living in ignorance. In a perverse way, this crisis has also reiterated the pettiness of our societal and political issues that only seeks further 'divides', as opposed to unity.

    March 26, 2020
  • Instead of weapons, partner with India to fight climate change: Senator Bernie Sanders

    Instead of weapons, partner with India to fight climate change: Senator Bernie Sanders

    The frontrunner of Democratic Presidential candidate has been known for his climate activism and has promised strong policies to curb carbon emissions.

    February 25, 2020
  • Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change

    Bezos pledges $10 billion to combat climate change

    His company is often criticized for its environmental record, but Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon and the world's richest man, said he was committing USD 10 billion to a new fund to tackle climate change.

    February 18, 2020