Exempt from the restrictions were Delhi's seven million motorbikes and scooters, public transport and cars carrying only women, stoking criticism that the measures were ineffective.
Countries must “call time” on coal-fired power, deforestation and new petrol cars if hopes of meeting the world’s toughest climate target are to be kept alive, the UK has warned. In little less than six months, the world is due to convene in Glasgow for a major summit
There is no vision except the vision to destroy the earth until we all perish. And maybe perishing of the human race is the best thing that can happen for the planet and the other inhabitants (“Vision on how to come to grips with climate crisis”, May 17, Gulf Today).
While the stage is being set for the climate talks in Glasgow, Greenland is melting and is continuing to melt and these articles appear in the same breath or rather, almost consecutively (“Changing snowfall making Greenland darker and warmer: Study,”
Several infrastructure projects and emissions from nearby refineries were the possible reasons, said a government official who did not want to be named as he was not authorised to talk to the media.
Asian cities are switching to electric vehicles in a bid to tackle worsening air quality, cut climate changing emissions, and expand their public transport networks, climate experts said on Friday.
Indonesian forest fires are putting nearly 10 million children at risk from air pollution, the United Nations warned Tuesday, as scientists said the blazes were releasing vast amounts of greenhouse gases.
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.
In a recent report, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has advocated for technological intervention to address carbon emissions from the cement industry, which, in turn, will help achieve India’s net-zero emission targets, as reported by
Air in urban Britain is filthy. Sometimes it can feel almost like breathing through the fug of second-hand smoke in a pre-smoking-ban boozer. It is the cause of asthma in children and a host of other respiratory complaints. It is deleterious to health generally. We really need to clean up.