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The view about pollution and carbon emissions bouncing back in the aftermath of the Covid-19 crises is a different perspective from the images flying around of the planet being the beneficiary of the ongoing crises.
If at all anything, the COVID-19 pandemic has sharply reminded the world of how intimately connected are humans to one another and also nature.
Thick pollution — from vehicles, factories and power plants — usually makes breathing a suffocating effort in the heart of the city, he said. But a lockdown to slow the coronavirus pandemic has helped cleared the smog.
The study, published in the journal Hypertension, combines satellite data on air pollution and air currents with confirmed deaths related to COVID-19 and reveals that regions with permanently high levels of pollution have significantly more deaths than other regions.
Italy’s far-right Brothers of Italy got 26 per cent of the vote even as its two coalition partners, former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi’s Forza Italia got 8 % and former interior minister’s League of Mateo Salvini 9%, which makes the rightist coalition the largest party, as Sunday election results were declared on Monday.
With only weeks from the most important UN climate event or COP27 happening in Egypt’s coastal city of Sharm El-Sheikh amid a growing realisation that the impact of climate change is here and the world needs to come together to act now, IANS takes a look about how India’s updated climate plan, comprising 45 per cent reduction
Pakistan Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif’s speech at the UN General Assembly session last week and the Indian delegation’s response to it indicate that, while professing a desire to build good-neighbourly relations, the two sides are trapped in a cul-de-sac and unable to move forward to that goal. Sharif, who said Pakistan
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