Environment

1 billion meals wasted daily in 2022: UNEP

1 billion meals wasted daily in 2022: UNEP

March 29, 2024

Global food crisis continued to worsen in 2022 as disparities within societies led to an increase in the spread of chronic hunger amidst rising food wastage around the world. These are some of the findings of a report published by the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)...

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India 3rd most polluted country in world: IQAir report

India 3rd most polluted country in world: IQAir re...

March 28, 2024

India emerged as the third worst air quality out of 134 countries in 2023 with an average annual PM 2.5 concentration of 54.4 micrograms per cubic after Bangladesh (79.9 micrograms per cubic metre) and Pakistan (73.7 micrograms per cubic metre), according to the World Air Quality...

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Year 2024: Hottest elections trapped in triple crisis

Year 2024: Hottest elections trapped in triple cri...

March 25, 2024

The year 2024 is all about voting. As many as 76 of the 196 countries in the world will be engaged in  the national elections in which people citizens across the world will decide who will govern them for next few years. The elections, called festivals of democracy, are spread t...

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Water crisis threatens world peace, says UNESCO

Water crisis threatens world peace, says UNESCO

March 23, 2024

The 2024 United Nations World Water Development Report, published by UNESCO on behalf of UN-Water, highlights that tensions over water are exacerbating conflicts worldwide. In a press statement, UNESCO says that report reveals that 2.2 billion people lack access to safely managed...

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Global e-waste generation rising 5 times faster than recycling: UN GEM report

Global e-waste generation rising 5 times faster th...

March 21, 2024

The world’s electronic waste generation is increasing five times faster than documented e-waste recycling. The United Nations‘ fourth Global E-waste Monitor (GEM) report reveals that waste generation is surging at an alarming rate. In 2022 alone, 62 million tonnes of e-wa...

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CMSCOP14: Birdwatching can help humans cope with climate change

CMSCOP14: Birdwatching can help humans cope with c...

February 12, 2024

‘Nature knows no borders’ is the slogan for the most important UN wildlife conference this year.  The 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Migratory Species of Wild Animals CMSCoP14 will be hosted by the Government of Uzbekistan in the historic ...

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Wahter ties up with Scrapbuddy for ambitious recycling project

Wahter ties up with Scrapbuddy for ambitious recyc...

February 9, 2024

In an attempt to arrest the rising plastic pollution in the National Capital Region, packaged water company significant move towards environmental sustainability, Wahter, a leading force in the packaged water sector, has joined hands with Scrapbuddy, a plastic scrap recycling fir...

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Self-eating rocket could boost UK space programme

Self-eating rocket could boost UK space programme

January 12, 2024

In what could turn out to be a major boost to the capabilities of the space industry in the United Kingdom, a team of engineers at the University of Glasgow has built and fired the first unsupported ‘autophage’ rocket engine which consumes parts of its own body for fuel. Acco...

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COP28 moves climate debate from ‘just words’ to just transition

COP28 moves climate debate from ‘just words’ t...

December 28, 2023

Oil from the United Arab Emirates is shipped to the outside world starting from narrow Strait of Hormuz and then wider Gulf of Oman and then into vast Ocean to reach various part of the world. Under Presidency of the UAE, the recently concluded climate change negotiations, COP28 ...

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University of Glasgow launches Glasgow Centre for Sustainable Energy

University of Glasgow launches Glasgow Centre for ...

December 16, 2023

Focussed on supporting the accelerating global transition to sustainable, low-carbon energy systems, the University of Glasgow is launching a new research centre. In a press statement, the university says that the Glasgow Centre for Sustainable Energy brings together academics fr...

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