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Dia Mirza's tenure as United Nations Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador extended to 2022
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Dia Mirza's tenure as United Nations Environment Programme Goodwill Ambassador extended to 2022

Dia Mirza, who is also a United Nations Sustainability Development Goals Advocate, said she views the extension as an opportunity to work towards championing nature.

Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?
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Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?

With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.

IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse
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IPCC report paints catastrophic picture of rising sea levels, reality maybe worse

The difference between 1.5°C and 2°C of heating is important for the poles, which warms faster than the global average.

Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating
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Not convinced climate action is urgent? Here's what happens to Earth over 1.5 degrees Celsius of global heating

At 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming, we could expect to lose between 70 and 90 percent of our coral reefs.

IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?
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IPCC Ocean and Cryosphere Report: How is climate change affecting India's ocean ecosystems?

The tropics in general and India must focus on the lack of long-term sustained Indian and Pacific ocean observations.

Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report
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Warming oceans, melting glaciers have been 'taking the heat' from climate change for decades: IPCC Report

Experts highlighted that countries will either have to pay the cost of climate-related damages now, or invest in climate adaptation for the future.

IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent
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IPCC Oceans and Cryosphere Report: Melting glaciers and natural disasters in Himalayas to become more frequent

Mitigating climate change and adapting to its effect in high mountains won't be easy, but it is the need of the hour.

IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment
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IPCC Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere releasing today: What to expect from UN's latest climate change assessment

The report looks at the effects of climate change on oceans and has been written by 104 scientists from all over the world.

World Environment Day 2019: Citizens have enormous power in bringing about climate action, says Afroz Shah
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World Environment Day 2019: Citizens have enormous power in bringing about climate action, says Afroz Shah

Governments have an important role in tackling environmental issues, but real power lies in the hands of individuals: Afroz Shah.

World Environment Day 2019: India's Hawa Aane De campaign raises air pollution awareness
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World Environment Day 2019: India's Hawa Aane De campaign raises air pollution awareness

Ministry of Environment & Forests collab'd with Bollywood bigwigs to bring you this catchy new air pollution notice.

India's Satya Tripathi appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and head of New York office of UN Environment agency
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India's Satya Tripathi appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and head of New York office of UN Environment agency

Tripathi, who will succeed Elliott Harris of Trinidad and Tobago, has since 2017 served as Senior Adviser on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development at UNEP.

Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis
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Branded single-use packaging, MNCs' irresponsible attitude pushing India towards plastic pollution crisis

A study by an international NGO has revealed that packaging of branded edible items is responsible for generating a huge chunk of non-recyclable plastic waste in the country.

World Environment Day 2018: Citizens need to abide by law to save the planet, says Harsh Vardhan
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World Environment Day 2018: Citizens need to abide by law to save the planet, says Harsh Vardhan

Relevant laws on pollution and environment related issues have been enacted and it is up to the people to act upon them, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

Ahead of World Environment Day, Centre pledges to 'Beat Plastic Pollution' around Taj Mahal
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Ahead of World Environment Day, Centre pledges to 'Beat Plastic Pollution' around Taj Mahal

The Indian government on Sunday pledged to end disposable, or single use plastic around the Taj Mahal and make upto 500 metres around the historic monument plastic-free under the Taj Declaration on beating plastic pollution.

Versova beach cleanliness drive to resume, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri tells lawyer Afroz Shah
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Versova beach cleanliness drive to resume, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri tells lawyer Afroz Shah

Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday met lawyer and environmentalist Afroz Shah and said cleaning of Versova beach in Mumbai will resume.

World Environment Day 2017: The Batti Project uses e-waste to bring light to remote homes
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World Environment Day 2017: The Batti Project uses e-waste to bring light to remote homes

The founders of The Batti Project, Rajiv Rathod and Merwyn Coutinho, are making light (out) of waste

Lawyer Afroz Shah, who cleaned Versova beach, thanks Narendra Modi for encouraging words
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Lawyer Afroz Shah, who cleaned Versova beach, thanks Narendra Modi for encouraging words

A city-based lawyer, who was lauded on Sunday by Narendra Modi for the cleanliness work he has done at the Versova beach in Mumbai, thanked the prime minister saying his words will act as a morale booster.