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Delhi, Mumbai will be 5°C warmer in 2080-99 period, says Greenpeace India
India

Delhi, Mumbai will be 5°C warmer in 2080-99 period, says Greenpeace India

Such a drastic and rapid increase in temperature will mean India will experience prolonged heatwaves, extreme weathers, increased hospitalisations and irreparable damage to agriculture and wildlife

China's 'Green Olympics' pledge comes under scanner as Beijing prepares to battle smog
World

China's 'Green Olympics' pledge comes under scanner as Beijing prepares to battle smog

While China plans to display its green credentials at Beijing Winter Olympics, environmentalists say that it is difficult to independently verify Beijing's claims around the Games that begins on 4 February, fearing a backslash from authorities

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

German climate activists to join climate lawsuit to force government 'to do more'
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German climate activists to join climate lawsuit to force government 'to do more'

She said efforts of a government would be more impactful than those of individuals, they need to step up their efforts.

Delhi air pollution: Environmental crisis must be seen in conjunction with politics for effective solutions
India

Delhi air pollution: Environmental crisis must be seen in conjunction with politics for effective solutions

Delhi’s air in 2018 was the worst of any capital city in the world in the density of the harmful fine particulate matter called PM 2.5, according to Swiss monitoring group IQ AirVisual and Greenpeace. India also managed to have seven of the top ten cities in this list of “most polluted in the world”.

Watching a half an hour show online can lead to carbon dioxide emissions worth 1.6 kgs
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Watching a half an hour show online can lead to carbon dioxide emissions worth 1.6 kgs

Online video streaming produced emissions equivalent to Spain and that amount may double in the next six years.

Scientists studies Amazon's massive coral reef aboard Greenpeace's ship Esperanza
science

Scientists studies Amazon's massive coral reef aboard Greenpeace's ship Esperanza

The Amazon Reef is one of the world's largest reefs but its existence became known only in 2016.

Russia's floating nuclear power plant completes Arctic transfer, reaches Pevek port
science

Russia's floating nuclear power plant completes Arctic transfer, reaches Pevek port

The world's northernmost nuclear power plant will start operating once connected to the local electricity grid.

Greenpeace 'Rainbow Warrior' ship stops coal cargo from being offloaded in Poland
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Greenpeace 'Rainbow Warrior' ship stops coal cargo from being offloaded in Poland

The activists demanded that authorities end the use of coal within a decade in keeping with the Paris Agreement.

Trade disputes likely to dominate 34th ASEAN summit in Bangkok; contentions over South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas also on agenda
World

Trade disputes likely to dominate 34th ASEAN summit in Bangkok; contentions over South China Sea, Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas also on agenda

utheast Asian leaders will discuss the impact of the US-China tariff war, disputes in the South China Sea and Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas at the 34th ASEAN summit beginning in Bangkok on Saturday.

With South Asia home to world's most polluted cities, is toxic smog the new normal for its populace?
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With South Asia home to world's most polluted cities, is toxic smog the new normal for its populace?

South Asia houses 15 of the world's 20 most polluted cities in the world, with such high levels of air pollution that toxic smog has become part of every day life of residents.

Air pollution kills one lakh Indian children aged under five every year, accounts for 12.5% of total deaths in country, finds CSE study
India

Air pollution kills one lakh Indian children aged under five every year, accounts for 12.5% of total deaths in country, finds CSE study

Air pollution has become a national emergency as it is killing one lakh children under the age of five in India every year and is responsible for 12.5 per cent of all deaths in the country, according to a study

Sperm whale found dead ashore with stomach full of plastic waste in Italy
science

Sperm whale found dead ashore with stomach full of plastic waste in Italy

Sperm whales usually have a lifespan of about 70-80 years but the dead whale was only six years old

Only solution to China's plastic pollution is making less of it: Greenpeace report
science

Only solution to China's plastic pollution is making less of it: Greenpeace report

China's ban on plastic import has disrupted a chain & forced importing countries to look elsewhere.

China's recyclable e-waste to double in value to $24 billion by 2030: Greenpeace
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China's recyclable e-waste to double in value to $24 billion by 2030: Greenpeace

Rising levels of consumption may drive the economic value of recyclable metals up by 2030.

Gurugram is world's most polluted city, Delhi tops worst national capitals, finds Greenpeace report on air quality
World

Gurugram is world's most polluted city, Delhi tops worst national capitals, finds Greenpeace report on air quality

The world's most polluted ten cities, according to the Greenpeace report, feature as many as seven Indian ones, including Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida, Bhiwadi, Patna and Lucknow.

India aspires to be a 'climate leader', but govt is eroding environmental protections
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India aspires to be a 'climate leader', but govt is eroding environmental protections

On the international stage, India positions itself as a climate leader, setting ambitious targets for renewable energy. Closer home, however, the cracks in this image become apparent.

Delhi pollution: As temperature drops further in Capital, thick smog blankets city; govt measures fail to curb dip in air quality
India

Delhi pollution: As temperature drops further in Capital, thick smog blankets city; govt measures fail to curb dip in air quality

The air quality index of the state-run Central Pollution Control Board showing the concentration of poisonous particulate matter known as PM 2.5 stood at 440, up from 430 on Wednesday, and about 12 times the US government recommended level of 35.

After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, 'anti-national' activities of NGOs
India

After cancelling FCRA licences of over 18,000 NGOs in 6 years, Centre asks states to track funding, 'anti-national' activities of NGOs

The Central government has asked states and Union territories to "monitor" and take "urgent action" against NGOs that are "involved in anti-national activities"

Amnesty India says its structure compliant with Indian laws, alleges govt instilling fear by conducting such raids
India

Amnesty India says its structure compliant with Indian laws, alleges govt instilling fear by conducting such raids

Amnesty India had tweeted that the 10-hour raid conducted at its office ended midnight and the staff had fully cooperated with officials.