Your newspaper carried two reports of floods in two different locations in two different countries. As I sit writing this, the flood is in my backyard though I’m not from either of the locations. I am writing from Goa and though not much is reported about the flood situation here, I can say that the entire Konkan coast
The study by progressive think tank Center for American Progress titled “How Much Nature Should America Keep” said the US needs to set a goal to protect 30% of land and oceans by 2030
In the movie The Day After Tomorrow, a climatologist is snubbed by UN officials when presenting his worries over global warming. Then a massive “superstorm” breaks out, with disastrous consequences not just for the United States, but also for the world. The film is a work of fiction, but US President Donald Trump should take
Human beings owe much to nature as it offers everything necessary to sustain and lead a happy life, including sunshine, water and fresh air. Instead of nurturing such a precious benefactor, humans are increasingly bent on destroying nature and that’s really heart breaking. A landmark United Nations report on the state of nature
On June 4th a group of 21 young people suing the US government over its failure to tackle climate change had their day in a federal district court in Portland in the northwestern US state of Oregon.
One month ago, on a bright, sunny morning, I sat in a central London office listening to a presentation by some of Britain’s best minds on the science of the world’s impending climate disaster.
There’s a report in your daily about how India needs to find a solution to its water crises. In the same breath, there is another column whose title is New Delhi should update its climate targets. The sentiment behind the two stories is completely opposite. While the one about water is dire and paints the picture of a living hell, the one about the targets is anything but.
India’s theme song for World Environment Day (WED), celebrated world over on June 5, was ‘Hawa Aane De’(let the air in) focusing the 2019 WED theme of air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital on May 29. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the song in the presence of actor Shekhar Suman and singer Shaan.
This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world’s hottest five-year period on record, as per the World Meteorological Organization, and yet it is shocking that world leaders have failed to recognise the urgency of addressing climate change as a main priority.