Tags: Climate

Poor operation and maintenance of water harvesting threatening water security in Yavatmal: Study

According to a study by the Institute for Sustainable Communities water security in Yavatmal district could be at risk if steps are not taken to revive and renovate water harvesting and recharge structures. The report titled “Water Harvesting and Recharge Structures in Yavatmal District: A Status Check” examines the current status of the water harvesting and recharge structures and measures their effectiveness based on an analysis of the […]

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Climate-focused investors give warm welcome to EU masterplan

European Union climate masterplan to raise the cost of pollution and eliminate emissions is a step towards a single carbon price that many investors striving to make companies more sustainable say can help to engineer deeper change. In its biggest climate package yet, the European Commission, the EU’s executive body, on Wednesday announced 13 policy […]

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World Bank Group Increases Support for Climate Action in Developing Countries

The World Bank Group has announced its new Climate Change Action Plan that aims to deliver record levels of climate finance to developing countries, reduce emissions, strengthen adaptation, and align financial flows with the goals of the Paris Agreement. The Action Plan for 2021-25 broadens World Bank Group efforts from investing in “green” projects to helping countries […]

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Morocco, IRENA Partner to Boost Renewables and Green Hydrogen Development

The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of the Kingdom of Morocco have agreed to strengthen joint collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition. Specifically, IRENA and Morocco will work closely to advance the national green hydrogen economy as the country […]

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River water quality in India did not improve during COVID lockdowns: CSE

India has 39 glaciers and water bodies that are melting fast and have recorded more than 40 per cent increase in water levels since 2009. The states at high risk are Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and the erstwhile state of Jammu & Kashmir. In October 2020, 136 glaciers had indicated an increase in area by 20 […]

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EESL, TERRE signs MoU to Mainstream carbon neutrality in the Higher Educational institutes

Accelerating the momentum for promoting Sustainable Development Goals and carbon neutrality across the national Universities and Higher Educational Institutes through energy efficiency and renewable energy, Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture under the administration of Ministry of Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Technology, Education, Research and Rehabilitation for the […]

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World Environment Day 2021: Join the climate conversation on Twitter

People on Twitter raise awareness about the climate crisis, organise for positive change in their communities, and connect with others passionate about protecting our planet. This year, ahead of World Environment Day, Twitter is announcing its partnership with organisations committed to tackling climate change, looking for new solutions to undo the damage, and making it […]

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Ministry of Mumbai’s Magic launches a virtual art gallery and Green Footprint Fellowship

Biodiversity by the Bay’s campaign #MakeArtforMumbaisMangroves launches a virtual gallery on World Environment Day to showcase the diverse artworks that the movement has received from young creatives in support of Mumbai’s unique green ecosystems. The campaign to create conversation around Mumbai’s rich biodiversity began on 22 April (Earth Day). Over the course of the next […]

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CSMIA’s environment initiatives pave the way for greener tomorrow

Motivated by the sustainable growth achieved through creating a positive impact on Social, Environmental and Economic aspects of society, Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has focused on launching numerous initiatives in areas of education, health, environment and women empowerment amongst others. This World Environment Day, CSMIA enjoys the success of its environment initiatives including […]

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CSMIA: A Carbon Neutral Airport

Greenhouse gas (GHG) has long since had a significant impact on the environment resulting in a series of disasters due to climate change. While COVID-19 remains the most impactful event since 2020, the year also saw phenomenon like bushfires, flash floods, earthquakes, locust swarms and cyclones to name a few occur across the globe. The […]

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