The Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex automobile industry body on Friday pledged to decarbonise the Indian auto sector to help India accomplish its goal of net-zero by 2070.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday had a telephonic conversation with his Norwegian counterpart Jonas Gahr Store.
The move was justified by saying that it was aimed at "encouraging the efficiency, transparency and accountability in the functioning of SEIAAs" without diluting any regulatory safeguards.
While the whole world on Sunday celebrated the World Environment Day, the residents of coastal villages like Podampeta and Aryapalli are at the receiving end of the bad impacts of climate change, even though their contribution to it is next to nothing.
Mental health conditions already represent a significant burden worldwide. There are nearly one billion people living with mental health conditions, yet in low- and middle-income countries, three out of four do not have access to needed services.
An additional estimated 37.6 million people will be living in conditions of extreme poverty due to the impact of climate change and disasters by 2030. A worst-case scenario will push an additional 100.7 million people into poverty by 2030, according to the report.
Researchers at University of Bonn in Germany stated that every citizen in the European Union consumes around 80 kg of meat per year, resulting in damages for livestock farming, climate and the environment.
Ozone is a gas composed of three oxygen atoms. Many studies have described ozone in the stratosphere, and its role in shielding people from the sun's harmful ultraviolet radiation. Closer to ground level, in the troposphere, ozone is harmful to humans.
"Every country within our Commonwealth family of nations has been adversely affected by the climate crisis but our small and other vulnerable nations are most at risk, with many already feeling the brunt of impacts as we speak.
Being prepared and able to act at the right time, in the right place, can save many lives and protect the livelihoods of communities everywhere, both now and in the future.
The concept of climate change has been incorporated in the curriculum and in the textbooks developed by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)
Another positive listed by the Ministry was that the number of Ramsar sites (Wetlands of International Importance) in India have increased to 47, covering an area of 10,90,230 hectares, which also include 21 new sites designated during 2019-2021.
The analysis of weather balloon observations alarmingly showed that the tropopause has increased in height at a steady pace since 1980: about 58-59 metres per decade.
As countries, banks, and organisations move away from the single biggest contributor to climate change, coal is being consigned to history on Thursday at the UN climate change summit (COP26)
10 publishers including Breitbart, Russia Today, and Media Research Center are responsible for spreading most climate change misinformation on Facebook, according to a new report by UK-based Center for Countering Digital Hate (CCDH).