Environment

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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Unprecedented planetary drought emergency, says ‘Global Drought Snapshot’

Unprecedented planetary drought emergency, says ...

December 2, 2023

In a new report, the United Nations has warned that droughts are far more widespread and cause much more damage than previously thought and that human-induced droughts are leading to a global emergency. According to the report, ‘Global Drought Snapshot,’ launched by the UN C...

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What is expected and what is not expected from COP28 in Dubai

What is expected and what is not expected from COP...

December 1, 2023

About 80,000 participants including political leaders, diplomats, business managers, academicians, researchers have gathered in Dubai to participate in the 28th Conference of Parties or COP28. The Conference of Parties is held annually by United Nations Framework Convention on Cl...

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Avaada & Climate group to host 4th Hydrogen Transition Summit

Avaada & Climate group to host 4th Hydrogen T...

November 29, 2023

With a view to promote clean energy and transition towards green hydrogen, Avaada Group, a frontrunner in the integrated clean energy sector, has joined hands with the Climate Group to host the 4th annual Hydrogen Transition Summit during COP28, the Climate Change Summit that get...

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Phase-out of fossil fuels & finance for Global South must for meeting renewables target: 350.org

Phase-out of fossil fuels & finance for Globa...

November 26, 2023

As the world gears up for the UN Climate Talks to be held under COP28 in Dubai, where a global renewable energy target is poised for adoption, environmental activist group 350.org has called for a comprehensive package that includes the phase-out of fossil fuels and a finance pac...

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Sand & dust storms dramatically more in frequency, says UN report

Sand & dust storms dramatically more in frequ...

November 21, 2023

Sand and dust storms are an under-appreciated problem now dramatically more frequent in some places worldwide, with at least 25 pc of the phenomenon attributed to human activities, according to the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD). The warning by the UNCCD has come...

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Govts taking baby steps to curb emissions, warns UN report on climate change

Govts taking baby steps to curb emissions, warns U...

November 14, 2023

A new report by the United Nations Climate Change finds national climate action plans remain insufficient to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C and meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.Even with increased efforts by some countries, the report shows much more action is need...

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Green Terre’s NetZero campaign spreads its roots to north India

Green Terre’s NetZero campaign spreads its roots...

November 10, 2023

Over a year after it launched the U75 movement for NetZero campuses and to instill a sense of climate responsibility among Indian students, Pune’s Green Terre Foundation has now set its sights on the northern part of the country. In this context, Green Terre partnered with Univ...

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Interconnected Disaster Risk Report cautions of dramatic changes

Interconnected Disaster Risk Report cautions of dr...

October 25, 2023

A new report, released by the United Nations University, released today finds that the world is enroute to facing many drastic changes if risks to our fundamental socioecological systems are not addressed. The Interconnected Disaster Risks Report 2023 published by the United Nati...

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