Tag: Global Warming

Plant A Tree, Get Married; UP Village Makes Tree Plantation Mandatory For Newlyweds
Plant A Tree, Get Married; UP Village Makes Tree Plantation Mandatory For Newlyweds

"The initiative has already started with the first couple who got married after the recent decision, has planted a sapling and resolved to care for it like their first born."

Tackle biodiversity, climate crises together: Experts
Tackle Biodiversity, Climate Crises Together: Experts

Biodiversity loss and climate change are both driven by human economic activities and mutually reinforce each other. Neither will be successfully resolved unless both are tackled together.

Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area
Global Warming Raising Risk Of Collapsing One-Third Of Antarctic Ice Shelf Area

London: As climate change is making temperatures soar, more than a third of the Antarctic’s ice shelf could be at risk of collapsing into the sea, and causing global sea-levels…

Global Warming: Nations Need To Step Up Actions Or Face Costs, Says UN Report
Global Warming: Nations Need To Step Up Actions Or Face Costs, Says UN Report

Nairobi: As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report said on Thursday. Adaptation – reducing countries’ and communities’ vulnerability to climate change by increasing their ability to absorb […]

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Global warming: India Heating Up Slowing, Odisha not in top-disaster states list in 2020!  

Bhubaneswar:  The effects of global warming on India is receding if the pattern of heating up of the country over the past several years is any indication. What comes as relieving fact for the country amid growing concerns over global warming is, India was hotter by 0.29 deg C in 2020 even as the mean […]

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Are Earthquakes To Blame For Arctic Warming?

Moscow: The Arctic’s rapid warming could have been triggered by a series of great earthquakes, suggests new research. In the Arctic, one of the factors driving climate warming is the release of methane from permafrost and metastable gas hydrates in the shelf zone. The study published in the journal Geosciences attempted to offer an explanation […]

Indian Railways To Go Green
Railways On Track To Go Green By 2030 With Major Initiatives To Mitigate Global Warming

New Delhi: In a bid to make itself carbon-free by 2030, the Indian Railways has initiated a number of major initiatives to mitigate global warming and combat climate change. In a statement, a railways spokesperson said here that it has completed electrification of more than 40,000 route km (RKM), which is 63 per cent of […]

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Winter To Be Warmer This Season, Predicts IMD

Bhubaneswar: December is knocking at the door, but winter chill is still missing in Odisha. Not only Odisha, several other states across the country will experience warmer winter this year, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). There is a higher probability of above-normal minimum temperature during the winter season, as per IMD’s latest seasonal […]

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Global Warming Likely To Increase Illnesses

Sydney: Global warming is likely to increase illnesses caused by undernutrition, due to the effects of heat exposure, researchers have warned. For the study published in the journal PLOS Medicine, the researhers analysed daily hospitalisation data covering almost 80 per cent of Brazil between 2000 and 2015. They studied the link between daily mean temperatures […]

Climate-Change
Column: Small Sacrifice For A Big Cause

By Ashutosh Mishra London: Climate change is a big issue in this part of the world. The city is currently in the grip of Extinction Rebellion protesters who have launched a two-week long campaign to highlight the dangers of climate change. Members of the eco- justice group, drawn from various parts of England, are everywhere in […]