Environment

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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IUCN Red List says freshwater fish highlights escalating climate impact on species

IUCN Red List says freshwater fish highlights esca...

December 11, 2023

At the ongoing COP28 UN climate conference in the United Arab Emirates, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has released its latest update to the IUCN Red List, which includes the first global freshwater fish assessment. The update also highlights the impact...

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USD 7 trillion investment fuelling climate, biodiversity & land degradation crises: UNEP report warns COP28

USD 7 trillion investment fuelling climate, biodiv...

December 9, 2023

Climate Finance is one of the key buzz words at the ongoing Climate Change Summit, COP28, in Dubai, with everyone from bankers, company bosses and government officials promising to dramatically curtail funding for projects that could augment the climate crisis and threaten biodiv...

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France to introduce strict anti-smoking laws

France to introduce strict anti-smoking laws

December 5, 2023

Ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games that is forecast to bring nearly 15 million spectators and accredited people to the French capital, complemented by a tourism boost of up to EUR 4 billion, France is on the gates of key opportunities, and challenges, too. France will introduc...

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Green Terre Foundation launches youth engagement in Pune

Green Terre Foundation launches youth engagement i...

December 4, 2023

On the day that the Climate Change Summit, COP28 began in Dubai, Pune-based environmental NGO Green Terre Foundation mounted a campaign to enhance public awareness on the serious impacts of climate change and how every person can contribute to keeping the planet safe.  In a pres...

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Breathe Cities launches new Cohort of Cities

Breathe Cities launches new Cohort of Cities

December 4, 2023

A number of organisations and institutions have joined hands to announce a new cohort of cities to benefit from funding, technical support, air quality data, community engagement, capacity building, and additional support as part of the ‘Breathe Cities’ clean air initiative....

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