The visit of US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry to the UAE highlights the importance both the UAE and the United States are attaching to sustainable development and curbing the ill-effects of climate change.
Sometimes you read an article about some project, and it really grabs your attention and brings about a total change in your perspective about how you view the world. The Extreme Ice Survey is one such project, and the documentary, Chasing the Ice, based on this project, is recommended as a must-read and
The recently released Deloitte’s 2023 CxO Sustainability report shows that tackling the impact of climate change is a top priority for top Indian company executives (CxOs), who have ranked it higher than economic outlook. At least 57% of the Indian CxOs said climate change is among the top three priorities, compared to 42%
In an interesting turn in the Russia-Ukraine war, Ukraine has on Tuesday imposed sanctions against Iran. This came in the wake of the intense drone attacks by Russia on Kyiv, the Ukrainian capital on Monday. According to Ukraine, Russia had used Iran-made Shahed drones. The issue had come up earlier as well. Iran had clarified that
Squinting in the bright light of a hot summer morning, Vu Thi Thinh perches on the edge of her small wooden boat and plucks a polystyrene block from the calm waters of Vietnam’s Ha Long Bay. It’s not yet 9 am, but a mound of styrofoam buoys, plastic bottles and cans sit behind her. They are the most visible sign of the human impacts
Chennai Super Kings (CSK) clinched their fifth Indian Premier League (IPL) title, equalling a record with Mumbai Indians. They secured a five-wicket victory over the Gujarat Titans (GT) amidst a backdrop of fireworks and jubilant celebrations. CSK’s captain, Dhoni, received the IPL trophy and subsequently handed it over to Rayudu
Where once the population of Barcelona drank mostly from its rivers and wells, Spain’s second city now relies upon a labyrinth-like mesh of green, blue and purple pipes inside an industrial plant to keep it from going thirsty amid a prolonged drought. Water is pumped from two kilometers (1.2 miles) into the Mediterranean Sea to where