Earth Day: e-Conference on Clean Energy and Clean transportation brings Global leaders together

The world this year celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on 22nd April. This year’s theme ‘Climate Change’ could not be a more appropriate topic in this pressed for times. Earth Day Network and India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) organized a web conference that brought together global leaders. With rapid urbanization, the transport and […]

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Can financial disclosure of climate risk accelerate climate action?

The Covid-19 pandemic could be a dry run for future impacts of climate change, with challenging and unprecedented situations requiring rapid and aggressive responses worldwide. A proactive approach to climate change aimed at minimizing such impacts will inevitably involve significant cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and investment in more resilient infrastructure. Although current global […]

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COVID 19 effect- while Homo sapiens are locked, wilds moves freely in India (pics and videos)

While the nature is rejuvenating amid the Covid-19 outbreak, and almost all homo sapiens are staying inside their houses due to the lockdown. People are practicing social distancing now. One the busy streets of metropolitan cities have now become empty and pollution. Apparently, many wild animals have taken down the streets and have been spotted […]

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PM Modi’s #9PM9Minute lights-out call went well, but we did it wrong again

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to switch off the lights at their homes and light up lamps, candles or mobile phone torches for nine minutes at 9 pm on Sunday to show country’s solidarity to defeat coronavirus. The event of 9 minutes light off at 9 pm on Sunday went off well […]

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JICA Extends ODA Loan of INR 1864 Crore for the Project for Pollution Abatement of Nag River

Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has signed an agreement with the Government of India to provide an Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan of 29,082 million Japanese Yen (approximately INR 1,864 Crore) for the ‘Project for Pollution Abatement of Nag River in Nagpur’.  The objective of the Project is to improve the quality of water by […]

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New study confirms Electric vehicles are environment friendly

According to a new study electric vehicles produce less carbon dioxide than petrol cars across the globe, even if electricity generation involves substantial amounts of fossil fuel. The study projects that in 2050 every second car on the streets could be electric. Researchers from Radboud University in the Netherlands found that under current conditions, driving […]

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Volkswagen gearing up to hire climate activist to scrutinize policies

Volkswagen AG Chief Executive Officer Herbert Diess plans to hire a climate campaigner to shake up the German automaker’s efforts to fight pollution and help provide a much-needed kick-start toward becoming greener. “We have so many ideas, but they take too long to implement in our big organization, so I need someone really aggressive internally,” […]

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World’s Richest Man – Jeff Bezos pledges USD 10 bn help to fight Climate Change

Amazon Boss and world’s richest man Jeff Bezos pledged USD 10bn (£7.7bn) to help fight climate change. The money would finance work by scientists, activists and other groups. “Climate change is the biggest threat to our planet I want to work alongside others both to amplify known ways and to explore new ways of fighting […]

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Global effort required to tackle key challenges from water scarcity: CSRI

Credit Suisse Research Institute (CSRI) recently published a comprehensive study on water scarcity and the key challenges that lie ahead, calling for definitive action to be taken on a coordinated global basis. Water scarcity, and the societal risks it poses, is one of the primary challenges faced by the world today. Over two billion people […]

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Rajasthan to get new policy for environmental protection: Ashok Gehlot

Rajasthan will soon get a new policy for environmental protection said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday. He noted that global climate change is a serious challenge. Gehlot was addressing the annual media conclave on environment at Anil Agarwal Environment Training Institute, Neemali in Alwar district. “Indiscriminate race for development has led to climate change […]

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