Climate change

Cop24: Developed nations likely to fall short of 2020 emission targets

Cop24: Developed nations likely to fall short of 2020 emission targets

December 8, 2018

A report issued by UN Environment said there is a considerable gap between countries’ current preparedness for climate change and the actual measures needed to get communities ready for a future of increasing climate risks.

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Cooling the Hot and Crowded World

Cooling the Hot and Crowded World

December 1, 2018

The rapid spread of air conditioning around the world, mainly to counter the scathing summers that are getting even blistering due to global warming, has now become the new norm, and risks pushing the planet into a vicious, downward spiral. The iron man and legendary leader Lee K...

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Suresh Prabhu

Suresh Prabhu

May 31, 2018

From integrating India with the global economy, to developing trade relationships with countries, the Ministry of Commerce & Industry is making sure that every aspect of the sector is managed to its full capacity. Suresh Prabhu talks to Biz@India about the Indian economy, bil...

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A Bright Spot of International Cooperation

A Bright Spot of International Cooperation

May 31, 2018

The International Solar Alliance (ISA), an international partnership for promotion of solar power in the world, is essentially an Indo-French initiative and its first summit was held in New Delhi in March 2018 on the occasion of the state visit by the French President, reinforcin...

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Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

Climate change caused 60,000 farmer suicides in India – Report

August 2, 2017

The dark sides of climate change are attributed to nearly 60,000 Indian farmer suicides in India as per a recent research that noted the vulnerable sides of the rising temperature in the developing nations.

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India aims collaboration in Higher Education at BRICS summit

India aims collaboration in Higher Education at BRICS summit

July 6, 2017

The BRICS Ministers of Education Meet in Beijing ended on a note that pledged to ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote life-long learning opportunities for all.

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Rising coal quarrying in India

Rising coal quarrying in India

June 27, 2017

After coal mining witnessed a setback last year, India – which stands amongst the biggest coal users in the world along with China and the United States of America (US), has boosted scooping out the black rock in 2017; in the time when carbon emissions are already pushing clima...

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2016 Retrospective for India

2016 Retrospective for India

December 31, 2016

Here is a compilation of India's most important events in 2016. Media India Group team wishes our readers a very happy New Year.

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NGT issues disposable plastic ban in Delhi NCR

NGT issues disposable plastic ban in Delhi NCR

December 3, 2016

Alongside recommendations for green waste management practices, the National Green Tribunal on Friday banned the use of disposable plastic in Delhi NCR from next year.

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2016 most likely the hottest year on record

2016 most likely the hottest year on record

November 16, 2016

As COP22 entered its second week, WMO published a report stating that 2016 is likely the hottest year on record, with world leaders such as Trump urged to take action.

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Global tourism committed to fight climate change – COP22

Global tourism committed to fight climate change – COP22

November 15, 2016

While the capital of India remains choked with smog and rising air pollution, the 22nd session of the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (COP22) discussed the role of tourism in accord to the Paris Agreement to fight the global challenge of climate change.

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Growing Pollution in New Delhi

Growing Pollution in New Delhi

June 7, 2016

According to a research, air pollution in New Delhi is relatively high as compared to other parts in the country and reduces life expectancy of the people by around six years.

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