The United Nations has scolded Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia for failing to tackle climate change, pollution, and environmental degradation in a critical assessment of efforts over the past 30 years. The assessment was presented at the three-day 9th International Environment for Europe Ministerial Conference which met
A study conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has found that there has been a significant drop in sulphur dioxide (SO2) levels in India in the last decade as compared to the previous three decades. A report in the KPG Chronicle, which is the official news platform of
Only last year the IEA said there was "no clear peak in sight" in energy emissions, but the new higher investment in wind and solar is setting up demand for all fossil fuels to peak or plateau, leading to a drop in emissions.
The rich and industrialised countries have long resisted and skirted the issue that the poor and developing countries are paying the price for the acts of commission and omission by the industrialised, developed and rich countries of the West. But the point was brought on to climate agenda for the first time in decades at the end of the
Countries gathered on Tuesday for the start of a key UN nature conference in Montreal, aiming to broker a new global agreement to protect what’s left of Earth’s wildlife and natural spaces. Negotiators hope that the two-week summit, known as COP15, yields a deal that ensures there is more “nature” — animals, plants, and healthy
A Natural Resources Defence Council (NDRC) press release has highlighted new research, among the first to quantify the city-level benefits of climate action in India, shows that assertive adaptation measures and clean energy deployment in Ahmedabad could reduce air pollution, save energy, and avoid more than 1,400 premature deaths
The United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has calculated that in 2022 the largest economy in the world has lost $162 billion to extreme weather events including hurricanes, temperature rise, drought, and snowstorm. The carbon emissions were indeed higher compared to the previous two
Last month, nuclear fusion topped headlines around the world when scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California announced an essential milestone in developing this nascent technology. They achieved “ignition,” meaning more energy came out of a reaction than was needed to make the reaction happen in the first place.
US clean energy companies are offering better wages and benefits, flying in trainers from overseas, and contemplating ideas like buying roofing and electric repair shops just to hire their workers as firms try to overcome a labour shortage that threatens to derail President Joe Biden’s climate change agenda.
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%