Itanagar/Kohima, April 21 (IANS) After Nagaland, another Northeastern state Arunachal Pradesh is determined to provide protection and sanctuary to the birds and wild animals even as the tribals traditionally hunt them for centuries.
Amaravati, April 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh disaster management authority Special Commissioner K. Kanna Babu issued a weather warning of thunderbolts to farmers, farm labourers and cattle rearers in the four districts of Kurnool, Anantapur, Visakhapatnam and Kadapa.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Hours ahead of Britain Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressing the opening session of the US Leaders' Summit on Climate, hosted by President Biden on Earth Day, the UK government announced to set the world's most ambitious climate change target into law to reduce emissions by 78 per cent by 2035 compared to 1990 levels.
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) States and companies that cumulatively operate 50 per cent of existing installed power generation capacity in India are committed to not building new coal power plants, a new analysis said Wednesday.
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) It's April end and tourist resorts in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh were still snowing, weather officials said on Wednesday. The state capital Shimla, which saw the night temperature at 7.4 degrees Celsius, recorded 16.2 mm rain.
United Nations, April 21 (IANS) The president of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Volkan Bozkir, pledged on Tuesday that efforts must be made to make progress on the "Road to Kunming," reaffirming his strong support for boosting biodiversity.
London, April 20 (IANS) Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions will see a rise of 1.5 billion tonnes -- the second-largest annual increase ever -- in 2021, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said in its latest report on Tuesday.
Agra, April 20 (IANS) An injured greater flamingo was rescued by Wildlife SOS & the Uttar Pradesh Forest Department from Arsena village in Agra. The bird received treatment at the Wildlife SOS Hospital and was later released back in the protected wetlands of Soor Sarovar Bird Sanctuary in the presence of Forest Department officials.
Stockholm, April 20 (IANS) Global financial flows and investments are finally 'tipping' away from the old, polluting, and unsustainable economy of the 20th century towards the climate-friendly economy of the 21st century, one of the world's leading economists is expected to declare this week.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To avoid the Chamoli mishap from recurring, the Ministry of Science and technology with IIT Kanpur has conducted a study on how the satellite-based real-time monitoring of the Himalayan glacial catchments would improve understanding of flood risk in the region and help inform an early flood warning system that could help curb disaster and save human lives.
Jakarta, April 20 (IANS) A 6.4-magnitude earthquake jolted North Sumatra province in Indonesia on Tuesday with no preliminary reports of damages or casualties, officials said.
Amaravati, April 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh disaster management authority special commissioner K. Kanna Babu issued a weather warning to farmers, farm labourers and cattle rearers in Prakasam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions are on course to surge by 1.5 billion tonnes in 2021,the second-largest increase in history, reversing most of last year's decline caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new International Energy Agency (IEA) report released on Tuesday.
Srinagar, April 20 (IANS) Weather remained dry in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday as the Meteorological (MeT) Department forecast another brief spell of rain and snow in the two union territories that will begin on Wednesday.
Johannesburg, April 20 (IANS) Four suspected poachers were arrested at the Kruger National Park (KNP) over the weekend, said South African National Parks (SANParks).
Cape Town, April 20 (IANS) The South African National Defence Force announced that it will send helicopters as soon as weather permits to help douse the raging wildfire in the iconic tourist destination and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain, the Western Cape provincial government said.
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) To celebrate Earth Day on April 22, the Commonwealth Secretariat and Satellite Applications Catapult are launching the first-ever 'Hack the Planet' competition, in search of innovative, impactful and scalable ideas that will tackle the threats facing communities around the world, linked to ocean degradation and the climate crisis.
Geneva, April 20 (IANS) The Covid-19-related economic slowdown failed to put a brake on climate change drivers and accelerating impacts, said a UN report.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed formation of committee to evaluate feasibility of underground powerlines to save the Great Indian Bustard (GIB) from extinction.
Jaipur, April 19 (IANS) In the first Board of Investment (BOI) meeting chaired by CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday, Rajasthan Government cleared the customised package of incentives for investment worth over Rs. 1,67,000 crore in the state, of which the major contributor sector is renewable energy.
Tel Aviv, April 19 (IANS) The Israeli Ministry of Energy has announced a national plan which includes a main target of reducing 80 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Cape Town, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's iconic tourist destination and biodiversity hotspot Table Mountain is on fire, which led to the evacuation of visitors and students of the nearby University of Cape Town, sources said.
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A new Oxford University research tracking how the financing costs for energy projects, measured through loan spreads, have changed over the past 20 years and finds that financial institutions are viewing renewables as less risky and coal as more so.
Agra/Mathura April 18 (IANS) As Sri Krishna-Radha devotees in Braj Mandal celebrate the birthday of Yamuna on Sunday, their hearts are filled with disgust and frustration to see the plight of the river, which is the life line of millions of people from Delhi to Agra.
Tokyo, April 18 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck off Japan's Miyagi Prefecture on Sunday, according to the authorities.