Tag: climate change

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  • India is committed to ‘bold’ climate change, better than most: Sitharaman

    India is committed to ‘bold’ climate change, better than most: Sitharaman

    Minister said that in a bid to fulfill its commitment to tackle climate change India has focused on generation of renewable energy.

    October 17, 2019
  • Rationalising climate change

    Rationalising climate change

    The first step to addressing the alarming problem of climate change is creating awareness, which authors and scientists are tirelessly attempting to inculcate in people.

    October 16, 2019
  • Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit

    Venice presents plan to tackle climate change at C40 World Mayors Summit

    Venice has presented a plan calling for responsible tourism at this year’s C40 World Mayors Summit in Copenhagen.

    October 12, 2019
  • Hindu Kush on the risk of losing 60% of its glaciers by 2100: IPCC report

    Hindu Kush on the risk of losing 60% of its glaciers by 2100: IPCC report

    The report also said that with just 50 cm of sea-level rise, 150 million people would face flooding in port cities around the world

    September 26, 2019
  • PM Modi among first set of speakers at UN climate summit

    PM Modi among first set of speakers at UN climate summit

    India's important role and contribution to global climate action efforts have been underlined by the fact that PM Modi is the fourth speaker at the Summit.

    September 23, 2019
  • PM Modi in New York on 2nd leg of US visit, to attend summit on climate change

    PM Modi in New York on 2nd leg of US visit, to attend summit on climate change

    At the Climate Action Summit, PM Modi will highlight India’s robust action to address climate change in line with global goals and New Delhi's international commitments.

    September 23, 2019
  • India gifts solar panels for the roof of UN Headquarters

    India gifts solar panels for the roof of UN Headquarters

    India has gifted these solar panels to the United Nations, as a goodwill gesture and as its contribution in combating climate change.

    September 7, 2019
  • Climate protection to be major theme in this year’s Durga Puja

    Climate protection to be major theme in this year’s Durga Puja

    It is not Durga Puja but the on-going Ganesh Chaturthi as well which has started to become more environment friendly with idols made up of clay instead of Plaster of Paris

    September 4, 2019
  • Go vegetarian to save Earth

    Go vegetarian to save Earth

    The latest report of the IPCC recommends eating less meat for a cooler planet.

    August 28, 2019
  • Cycle of climate~II

    Cycle of climate~II

    Technology owes an apology to ecology. The final epitaph is: we have to live, generations after generations after us have to live, and, to live they have to breathe and we have to embark on ‘a new paradigm for conserving the ecological balance‘. Man has gone through many revolutions throughout history. The revolution that daunts us at this juncture is not a social or political revolution but a revolution of our basic perception, indeed the perception of how we should live and effect a revolution of the future and beyond, a revolution to usher in a quantum shift of our mindset.

    August 22, 2019
  • Death toll in dengue outbreak hits 40 in Bangladesh

    Death toll in dengue outbreak hits 40 in Bangladesh

    Among the affected patients, 7,864 remained in different hospitals across the country, while approximately 85 per cent have already been discharged, according to health department data.

    August 18, 2019
  • Adapting to climate change

    Adapting to climate change

    Humans may find ways to cope but is that true of the natural world?

    July 31, 2019
  • PM Modi to visit US in September, attend UNGA meet on climate change: Reports

    PM Modi to visit US in September, attend UNGA meet on climate change: Reports

    PM Modi is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip to the US, community leaders said.

    July 13, 2019
  • Sundarbans: Climate change

    Sundarbans: Climate change

    There is a shrinking of habitat and food chain is disrupted.

    July 8, 2019
  • The Rising Tide

    The Rising Tide

    Rising sea levels and tidal erosion are eating up the Sundarbans. As many as 13 islands of the region face serious trouble and three of them ~ Lohachora, Ghoramara and New Moore (South Talpatti in Bangladesh) ~ have already submerged into the Bay of Bengal. The swelling sea levels have posed the problem of environmental refugees and the homes of at least 70,000 people might disappear. The region can be linked to the Titanic that hit the iceberg.

    July 1, 2019
  • Kolkata Weather: Climate change behind delayed monsoon

    Kolkata Weather: Climate change behind delayed monsoon

    Climate change is an evident reason for the rise in temperature. It is a reality now. The average temperature has increased and it is becoming obvious that it will keep on increasing.

    June 28, 2019
  • Species loss endangers humans

    Species loss endangers humans

    A growing worldwide concern of recent times is the extent to which life nurturing conditions have been disrupted.

    June 15, 2019