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Narendra Modi announces Hydrogen Mission, targets self-reliance in energy by 2047
India

Narendra Modi announces Hydrogen Mission, targets self-reliance in energy by 2047

While India is 85 percent dependent on imports for meeting its oil needs, overseas supplies make up for roughly half of the local requirement for natural gas

Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope
World

Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope

Oil majors are considering expanding to offshore wind farms and hydrogen fuel, to prepare for a world that uses less oil and gas.

UN chief Antonio Guterres wants world powers to act together toward the climate threat, build green future
science

UN chief Antonio Guterres wants world powers to act together toward the climate threat, build green future

Guterres wants the pandemic to sharpen governments' focus on cutting emissions and use the crisis as a springboard to launch policies that will wean societies off fossil fuels.

'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief
World

'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief

Guterres said it was deeply concerning that new coal plants are still being planned, when renewables offer thrice as many jobs, and are cheaper in most countries.

World Environment Day: Discovery Channel highlights the urgency of corporate exploitation in The Story Of Plastic
Entertainment

World Environment Day: Discovery Channel highlights the urgency of corporate exploitation in The Story Of Plastic

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Discovery Channel will air The Story Of Plastic at 4:30 pm IST. Discovery Plus will air it on the same day.

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
long-reads

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

Lockdown impact: With no access to livelihood, small scale fisheries sector needs urgent relief measures from govt
Business

Lockdown impact: With no access to livelihood, small scale fisheries sector needs urgent relief measures from govt

The semi-organised to unorganised fisheries sector, particularly the small scale fishers are worst-hit in any national or global crisis.

Donald Trump vs Greta Thunberg showdown at Davos this week draws on crux of global climate debate
science

Donald Trump vs Greta Thunberg showdown at Davos this week draws on crux of global climate debate

Trump dismissed activists for advocating a form of 'radical socialism', which Americans reject – a message that hit home with some in the business-heavy audience.

Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon
World

Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon

Shrugging off his impeachment trial back home, US president Donald Trump came out all guns blazing at the WEF summit in Davos on Tuesday as he lauded the unprecedented economic boom in the US

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050
science

Green Deal: Nuclear energy one of EU's solution to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050

Slovak Prime Minister insisted the EU would be unable to reach its climate targets without nuclear power plants.

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030
science

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030

The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate
science

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate

China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.

Antarctica's first zero emission research station proves living sustainable is possible anywhere
science

Antarctica's first zero emission research station proves living sustainable is possible anywhere

The Princess Elisabeth station has welcomed researchers since its first 2008-2009 summer research season.

Acknowledging climate emergency is not enough, visions for future must involve dramatic social transformations
Life

Acknowledging climate emergency is not enough, visions for future must involve dramatic social transformations

Nothing other than dramatic societal transformation will be sufficient to avoid catastrophic climate change. It may sound daunting, but rejecting the ecologically harmful assumptions on which our culture is currently built offers us a unique chance to build a healthier and fairer world.

Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It
World

Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It

The Donald Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving global climate diplomats to plot a way forward without the cooperation of the world’s largest economy

Global Climate Strike: Here's how climate change is bad for health
Health

Global Climate Strike: Here's how climate change is bad for health

Rising global temperatures will lead to hotter and longer heatwaves increasing the risk for dehydration, respiratory illnesses and cardiovascular diseases.

Amazon reveals its carbon footprint, vows to rely on renewable energy by 2030
News & Analysis

Amazon reveals its carbon footprint, vows to rely on renewable energy by 2030

It has ordered 100,000 electric vans that will start delivering packages to shoppers’ doorsteps in 2021.

Largest Alps glacier might disappear by the end of this century due to climate change
science

Largest Alps glacier might disappear by the end of this century due to climate change

The glacier covers 86 square kilometres and is estimated to hold around 11 billion tonnes of ice.

Nirmala Sitharaman partially right on Ola-Uber pushing auto slump, but we need NITI Aayog to tell us how much and why
Business

Nirmala Sitharaman partially right on Ola-Uber pushing auto slump, but we need NITI Aayog to tell us how much and why

The reason why Nirmala Sitharaman is the butt of jokes is that Uber and Ola may not be significant enough in terms of current data

Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe
science

Even if we stop using fossil fuel right now, we won't be able to prevent a climate catastrophe

Carbon gets soaked up into the oceans and the forests but a lot of it still trapped in the atmosphere.