New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Although cheered by the fact that none other than the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday backed enhanced ambition and stricter loosening of purse strings from the rich nations, India's academics and climate experts are sceptical whether or not it will have any impact.
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The packaging industry utilising plastic in any form will soon witness a totally new chapter with the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) set to bring in a new regulation that will focus on the extended producer's responsibility (EPR).
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has highlighted "three absolute priorities" in climate action in the context of climate and security.
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Demanding much bolder climate action from G20 nations, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday said that developed countries must uphold their promise to deliver $100 billion dollars in climate finance annually to the developing world before COP26.
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Flood alert was issued in five Tamil Nadu districts -- Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Villupuram, and Cuddalore -- after the Krishnagiri Reservoir Project Dam almost reached its full capacity of 52 feet.
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The Arctic summer sea ice in 2021 has hit the 12th-lowest place in the satellite record, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA.
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Just in time for International Rabbit Day (September 25), Jacqueline Fernandez, who was seen most recently in the horror comedy 'Bhoot Police', stars in a brand-new People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India campaign that asks everyone to turn their backs on cruelty to rabbits by keeping angora out of their wardrobes.
Agra, Sep 23 (IANS) A jumbo feast for the 25 royal pachyderms residing at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (ECCC) was laid out by the Wildlife SOS on the Elephant Appreciation Day celebrated every year.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Among steps initiated by the government for an air pollution-free season for Delhi NCR, thermal plants would be buying 20 million tonnes of 'parali' (agrowaste).
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) To reach a common ground over tackling Delhi's air pollution, a joint meeting of the states of Delhi, Uttar Pardesh, Rajasthan, Punjab and Haryana was held under the chairmanship of Union Minister Bhupender Yadav on Thursday.
Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Government is all set to develop two plastic processing parks in the state -- one in Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area and the other in Gorakhpur.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) It was cloudy sky in Delhi on Thursday as the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted possibility of light rain in the national capital.
Madrid, Sep 23 (IANS) The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma in Spain is expected to last between 24 and 84 days, according to experts.
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Chennai Regional Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts of Tamil Nadu in the next few days.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) With less than 40 days to go for COP26, 300 organisations from 69 countries have urged the governments and global leaders to not use climate funding for "so-called sustainable hydropower schemes" as part of their 'Rivers for Climate' global declaration.
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Growing numbers of companies in the G20 are setting climate targets but most fail to align with climate science, a new research by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), the global body enabling businesses to set emissions reduction targets in line with science, said on Thursday.
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Heads of state, philanthropic leaders and indigenous representatives have come together to announce unprecedented commitments to protect and restore nature, at the opening session of the Nature for Life Hub, a high-level event Transformative Action for Nature and People, coinciding with the 76th UN General Assembly.
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Significant new commitments for financing clean energy, increasing renewables and improving access to electricity are expected to be announced on Friday at the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy.
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) With portions of Kolkata still under knee-deep water following incessant rains for the last three days, the met office on Wednesday predicted more woes for the city as well as south Bengal, with likely formation of two more depressions in the Bay of Bengal leading to downpours on the weekend.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Unpacking the interconnections between climate indicators and the SDGs through clear visual maps, a new World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) report aims to inspire leaders to take bolder climate action.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a move to curb air pollution that starts choking north Indian states at this time of the year, the governments of Punjab and the NCR states, including Delhi, have come up with a detailed monitorable action plans to prevent and control stubble burning, the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) announced on Wednesday.
Ahmedabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Adani Transmission has won the Greentech Energy Conservation Award-2021 for its work on decarbonising the grid.
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday revised its more than a decade old Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs), making them further stringent, prompting the experts to suggest India too should revise its guidelines.
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts on the occasion of World Rhino Day, the Assam government on Wednesday burnt 2,479 rhino horns at a public function to destroy the world's largest stockpile of rhino horns in order to bust the myth that they have amazing medicinal value.
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The World Rhinoceros Day was celebrated on Wednesday at Hyderabad's Nehru Zoological Park.