The air pollution reaches a crescendo in Delhi-NCR every winter, when pollution from stubble burning combines with the suspended water droplets in the lower atmosphere to form a thick blanket of noxious smog, thus creating health hazards for the residents.
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,
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 coronavirus outbreak gives city authorities an opportunity to implement congestion pricing to curb traffic and pollution, urban experts said, even as the pandemic has forced Singapore to put its new satellite-based system on hold.
India ranks among the five countries most vulnerable to climate change and air pollution, a first-of-its-kind research assessing the combined risks of the two factors said recently. China also makes the list. The world’s two fastest developing
It is time to look climate change in the eye and to stop being in denial that the world’s governments will save the planet through rigorous green policies. Neither will happen — the planet won’t be saved and the governments won’t be accountable. The article rightly says that it is
In Galveston, Texas, folks are all too used to natural disasters — but warm and wet ones from the Gulf of Mexico, like the notorious hurricane of 1900 that killed thousands. Nothing could have prepared the beachfront city for the icy dagger
At the 26th UN Climate Change Conference which opened yesterday at Glasgow in Scotland, 200 countries are being asked to provide targets for cutting polluting gas emissions until they reach zero by 2050. Among the ways to reach this goal is to phase out coal-fired
The world celebrated World Oceans Day on 8 June 2021. The purpose of the Day was to inform the public of the impact of human actions on the ocean, develop a worldwide movement of citizens for the ocean, and mobilise and unite the world’s population on a