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Watch: Women dance on melting ice block to deliver climate change message
World

Watch: Women dance on melting ice block to deliver climate change message

The ice chunk, weighing over two tonnes, was made to represent the melting of icebergs due to global warming and three women artists danced, in turns, over the ice chunk while it remained suspended from the harness

COVID, China and climate: Big themes to look forward to at World Economic Forum's online Davos event
World

COVID, China and climate: Big themes to look forward to at World Economic Forum's online Davos event

The gathering, an online alternative to the event typically held in Davos, will feature speeches by the leaders of countries as well as panel discussions with business, government and philanthropy figures

2021 fifth warmest year in India since 1901, says India Meteorological Department
India

2021 fifth warmest year in India since 1901, says India Meteorological Department

As per the weather agency, the country also reported 1,750 deaths due to extreme weather events such as floods, cyclonic storms, heavy rain, landslides, lightning, among others, during the year

Forest, tree cover in India up by 2,261 sq km in two years: Key takeaways from the forest report
India

Forest, tree cover in India up by 2,261 sq km in two years: Key takeaways from the forest report

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on Thursday released the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2021. The report showed a continuing increase in forest cover across the country, but a decline in moderate dense forest and an increase in forest fires

More bad news for flora, loss of animal biodiversity spells doom for some plants
World

More bad news for flora, loss of animal biodiversity spells doom for some plants

Animal-dispersed plants’ abilities to adapt to climate change reduced by 60 percent due to a loss of biodiversity

Defining ‘green’ is critical to achieving India’s ambitious Glasgow climate targets
India

Defining ‘green’ is critical to achieving India’s ambitious Glasgow climate targets

A well-designed taxonomy will put India on the green finance map and nudge India towards its climate and growth goals as envisioned by the prime minister in Glasgow

Surprisingly few animals die in wildfires — this means we can help more in the aftermath
World

Surprisingly few animals die in wildfires — this means we can help more in the aftermath

We urgently need data on how animals cope with megafires, given these are expected to increase in a warming world

Businesses cannot deny climate change anymore, neither can management education
Lifestyle

Businesses cannot deny climate change anymore, neither can management education

On National Energy Conservation day, Tarun Anand stated that management students entering the corporate world are our biggest hope to make lasting climate action a reality

How can ESG scores of businesses help heal the world
India

How can ESG scores of businesses help heal the world

With COVID upending the routine life of the world, the call for businesses to increase their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance is stronger than ever now

How climate change is increasing business solvency risk
World

How climate change is increasing business solvency risk

As climate change presents a real threat to ecosystems and habitats, it poses a domino threat to survival of businesses as solvency risk gets exacerbated

What is blue hydrogen? Does Japan's answer to coal weaken the climate balance?
World

What is blue hydrogen? Does Japan's answer to coal weaken the climate balance?

Earlier this year, Japan and Australia opened a joint project in the state of Victoria to turn a type of coal called lignite, or brown coal, into hydrogen

Carbon capture and storage: Where should the world store CO2? It’s a moral dilemma
News & Analysis

Carbon capture and storage: Where should the world store CO2? It’s a moral dilemma

Funding for carbon capture and storage is insufficient. At the current rate of deployment, 700 million tonnes of CO₂ storage capacity will be added by 2050 – 10% of what is required.

Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world
News & Analysis

Why increased rainfall in the Arctic is bad news not only for polar region but the whole world

The Arctic water cycle is expected to shift from a snow-dominated one towards a rain-dominated one during the 21st century, although the timing of this is uncertain.

'Deluge of waste': United States is world's biggest plastic polluter, finds report
World

'Deluge of waste': United States is world's biggest plastic polluter, finds report

On average, every American generates 130 kilograms (286 pounds) of plastic waste per year, with Britain next on the list at 99 kilos per person per year, followed by South Korea at 88 kilos per year.

Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years
World

Amazon deforestation in Brazil rises by 22% in a year; a look at what caused deterioration in 15 years

The National Institute for Space Research's Prodes monitoring system showed the Brazilian Amazon lost 13,235 square kilometers of rainforest in the 12-month reference period from 2020 August to July 2021

APEC 2021: How the last of the big summits charted a new path on pandemic and climate change
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APEC 2021: How the last of the big summits charted a new path on pandemic and climate change

Recent events in the Indo-Pacific left New Zealand behind. But the island nation has used APEC 2021 effectively to enhance its stature

With a few bright spots, Glasgow COP26 Summit ended in a failure; here's why
World

With a few bright spots, Glasgow COP26 Summit ended in a failure; here's why

Renewing targets for 2030 that align with limiting warming to 1.5℃ and an agreement on accelerating phasing-out of coal are the two main items on the agenda of COP26 which weren't realised at the Summit

Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?
India

Re: Woke | Stubble burning chokes Delhi! Why are woke goddesses Greta, Meena and Rihanna conspicuously silent?

For almost a month now we’ve been enveloped by deadly smog, but Greta Thunberg, Meena Harris and Rihanna are yet to say a word on that.

As Glasgow climate pact emerges at UN COP26 summit, India intervenes on fossil fuel
World

As Glasgow climate pact emerges at UN COP26 summit, India intervenes on fossil fuel

Several countries criticised the change on fossil fuels promoted by India, while Indian Environment Minister asked the summit how one could expect developing nations to make promises about 'phasing out' coal, dealing with their development agendas

Why phasing out coal completely is easier said than done even though its future is bleak
World

Why phasing out coal completely is easier said than done even though its future is bleak

Electricity needs are soaring as the world’s population and prosperity increase, and renewables simply aren’t enough to satisfy that growth in demand