MoEFCC organized India CEO forum on Climate Change

India CEO Forum on Climate Change organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), as the pioneering initiative of the government, inviting industry representatives, exchanged views on climate change issues and discussed opportunities to collaborate in regard to fulfilling India’s national as well as international climate change commitments. Businesses are recognised as crucial […]

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If global warming is not stopped it would be total disaster: UN Chief

The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres in an interview with The Associated Press said the world must dramatically change the way it is fueled to limit future warming to a level scientists call the nearly impossible. Speaking to the agency he said the alternative would be total disaster. The agency reports that Guterres is summoning world […]

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New World Bank Fund to Support Climate-Smart Mining for Energy Transition

The World Bank recently launched the Climate-Smart Mining Facility, the first-ever fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable. The Facility will support the sustainable extraction and processing of minerals and metals used in clean energy technologies, such as wind, solar power, and batteries for energy storage and electric vehicles. It focuses on helping […]

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Cutting household fuel use may help India meet air quality standards: Study

India could make a major dent in air pollution by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, shows a new analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the India Institute of Technology. Eliminating emissions from these sources — without any changes to industrial or vehicle […]

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Scientists develops new forecasting system to alert people on air pollution

Scientists have developed a new forecasting system that they say can provide residents of New Delhi and other heavily polluted areas of northern India critical information for reducing their exposure to potentially unhealthy air. The forecasting system, developed by the US-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Tropical […]

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Climate change catastrophe closer, World’s oceans becoming stormier

The world’s seas are becoming stormier, with extreme ocean winds and wave heights increasing around the globe, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia analysed wind speed and wave height measurements taken from 31 different satellites between 1985-2018, consisting of around four billion observations. The measurements were compared with more […]

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Think about climate change, pollution while casting votes: Activists urge Delhiites

Green activists Friday expressed concern over “evasive behaviour” of political parties towards environmental issues in the city, urging Delhiites to consider air pollution and climate change while casting votes in the general elections. “We want clean air, safe food and clean energy–jal, jungle aur zameen (water, forest and land),” was the slogan raised by the […]

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Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy: Study

Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth’s surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change – and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy. A new paper in Nature Communications reveals a combination of […]

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Earth Day Network, Twitter partners to launch ‘Earth in Our Hands’ Emoji

As Earth Day prepares to mark its 50th anniversary, Twitter has partnered with Earth Day Network to recognize the urgency of the environmental movement through a new Earth Day emoji. The emoji will run for 365 days – through the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020 – in a first-of-its-kind collaboration. The image, which shows […]

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