WWF, World Scouting join forces for a healthy planet

WWF and the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) are deepening their collaboration to drive global awareness and action on nature and the environment, in recognition of the enormous challenges facing our planet and the important role of young people in creating a more sustainable world. Starting with Earth Hour, building mass awareness on […]

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India and France signs pact to deepen cooperation in environment field

India and France signed a pact to deepen their cooperation in the field of environment while affirming their commitment to lead the fight against climate change. A day ahead of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron also welcomed the coming into force of the Framework […]

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Climate change may lead to an increase in sea level by leaps and bounds: NASA

The sea level may rise twice as high by 2100 as previously estimated as a result of climate change, a new NASA study says. According to the findings detailed in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, rise in sea level may increase by up to 65 centimeteres in the next 80 years, […]

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Climate change has resulted in substantial reduction of the country’s coral cover and growth: WWF

Climate change has resulted in “substantial” reduction of the country’s coral cover and growth in the last two decades, according to conservation group WWF India which has stressed the need for formulating a “holistic” approach for their protection. It said the connectivity of India’s freshwater, coastal, offshore and marine systems must be taken into account when conserving such […]

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Climate change- To mitigate or to adapt?

2017 was the hottest non-El Nino year in the history of earth! It was a year of natural disasters. The impact of climate change is becoming more visible than ever with wildfires, hurricanes, tropical storms, famines, and avalanches rocking different parts of the world. But the sad truth is that the American President, Donald Trump, […]

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EPCA releases Report Card on Delhi’s air pollution

Delhi and its surrounding region’s air quality is showing the first signs of improvement, but the air is not even close to being called clean yet – says an assessment report released here today by the Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority (EPCA).  The report comes as the winter of 2017-18 draws to a close, and […]

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NGT appoints expert committee to study harmful effects of antimony on environment

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has appointed an expert committee to study the harmful effects of antimony on environment after a plea sought a ban on the manufacture, use and import of solar panels containing the heavy metal. A bench of Justices Jawad Rahim and R S Rathore constituted a three-member committee comprising Vinay A […]

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ReNew Power Awards Winners of EnvironmenD at Tryst 2018, IIT Delhi

ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd. one of India’s leading renewable energy companies, announced the winners of the EnvironmenD: Cleaning our Air & Water contest at Tryst 2018, the Annual Technical Festival of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. This ReNew Power-led initiative invited participants to submit disruptive technology-based solutions on ‘Avoiding or mitigating emissions that […]

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