Global warming

Climate change in times of Covid

Climate change in times of Covid

December 28, 2020

According to a provisional report by the World Meteorological Organisation, published earlier this month, the year 2020 is set to be the among the three warmest on record. The State of the Global Climate report also goes on to say that the decade 2011-2020 would be the warmest e...

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Educational institutes pledge for carbon neutrality

Educational institutes pledge for carbon neutrality

December 21, 2020

To mark the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change, and in an effort to boost the global commitment to slow down global warming and arrest climate change, Climate Ambition Summit was hosted by United Nations, UK and France, in partnership with Chile and Italy....

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Carbon neutral economy can be historical ‘new normal’

Carbon neutral economy can be historical ‘new normal’

December 11, 2020

December 12, 2020, marks the 5th Anniversary of Paris Climate Agreement. The year 2020 is the only year since 1992 when the annual global meeting of United Nations Framework Conventions on Climate Change, UNFCCC, has not been held, due to COVID restrictions. Paradoxically, each y...

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Sowing the seeds for tomorrow’s climate leaders

Sowing the seeds for tomorrow’s climate leaders

December 9, 2020

To mark the 5th anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change, and in an effort to boost the global commitment to slow down global warming and arrest climate change, Climate Ambition Summit is being hosted by United Nations, UK and France, in partnership with Chile and Ita...

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Not enough progress on net zero carbon emissions

Not enough progress on net zero carbon emissions

December 8, 2020

A number of nations, including the European Union, Japan and the United Kingdom, have already announced new & more ambitious targets for carbon emissions targets agreed to in Paris. India looks well poised to do the same. But it’s unlikely to slow down global warming or arrest ...

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Whoever wins US Presidential election 2020, Earth is the loser

Whoever wins US Presidential election 2020, Earth is the loser

November 3, 2020

November 4 is poised to be the new Earth Day when the fierce race will come to a frightful end. Then will begin humanity’s race to save planet Earth. Many postal votes would still be in counting on that day, so also the prophesied views of the climate scientists, carbon emissio...

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London climate change meet on December 12 set to flop

London climate change meet on December 12 set to flop

October 1, 2020

2020 was supposed to have been a crucial milestone in the battle to save the climate. But like a familiar story, it is pretty much certain to be yet another washout. Five years ago, the famed meeting in Paris in December 2015 was also headed towards an embarrassing collapse. But ...

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The global consequence of fast fashion

The global consequence of fast fashion

January 8, 2020

As our need to consume more increases every day, the earth pays its price.

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Millions suffer floods fury in India

Millions suffer floods fury in India

July 19, 2019

More than three million people have been displaced across the northern and north-eastern India because of monsoon that has not only destroyed homes but cost the lives of many.

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Climate change and global poverty

Climate change and global poverty

March 7, 2019

World leaders continue to pay lip service to climate protection as the poorest, in poor and rich nations, continue to pay the price for inaction.

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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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United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

United Nations claim that Montreal Protocol can solve the ozone conundrum

November 14, 2018

The United Nations announced that the Montreal Protocol would eradicate the ozone depletion problem on a long term basis. However, following the Protocol would have to be mandatory by all the participant nations for it to work effectively.

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