Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Independence Day speech urged people to stop using single-use plastic bags so that India could start phasing them out from October 2, the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi. “I request citizens to see if we can make India single-use plastic free from October 2. Schools, colleges, municipalities, urban bodies,
The world cannot anymore take the issue of air pollution lightly. Indian capital, Delhi, which is facing an air pollution emergency, has sent a strong message to the rest of the world
Battery waste is a huge environmental issue globally. Battery recycling has become one of the major concerns for governments as they contain a number of heavy metals
Climate change is an issue that affects each and every life on the planet. The world’s mountain and glacier regions are facing unprecedented challenges due to climate change,
This week, New York rolled out its plastic bag ban and the positive reaction to it was encouraging. As a former climate change negotiator for the Philippines who now lives in New York, and a parent of two who encourages her children to see Mother Nature as their second mom, to these environmentally conscious urbanites I say: let’s ban paper bags too.
The global struggle to slow the spread of the coronavirus has brought with it cancelled flights, closed businesses and a quickly escalating economic slowdown that could be devastating to millions. It is also certain to shrink greenhouse gas emissions this year,
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.
Faced with imminent new global marine pollution rules, shipping companies and insurers are puzzling over the risks. To reduce emissions of toxic sulphur that cause premature deaths,
For the millions who have joined her strike for climate justice, Greta Thunberg is an inspirational 16-year-old who is rightly furious about the global disaster her generation is due to inherit.