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Pollution spikes as governments shift focus from ecology to economy

Pollution spikes as governments shift focus from ecology to economy

September 8, 2020

Euphoria over clean environment during lockdown is replaced with despair as pollution levels soar again & leaders look for economic recovery at all costs, especially cost of environment.

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Australian bush fires

Australian bush fires

February 5, 2020

Will the unprecedented bushfires in Australia force the government and people to face the fact of hazards that climate change can inflict on them and others?

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Cop25 failure

Cop25 failure

December 15, 2019

The Cop25 negotiations in Madrid ended in a failure as global leaders try to kick the climate change can down an inexistant road.

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CO2 emission from transport-related tourism, a threat: report

CO2 emission from transport-related tourism, a threat: report

December 5, 2019

Transport-related emissions from tourism are expected to account for 5.3 pc of all man-made CO2 emissions by 2030, up from 5 pc in 2016, a landmark new report from the World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and the International Transport Forum (ITF) shows. At the same time, as touri...

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Cop25 Madrid

Cop25 Madrid

December 1, 2019

Yet another jamboree to ‘fight’ climate change begins in Madrid on Monday. So far words have failed to turn into actions. Unlikely to be any different this time around.

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Looking back at COP24

Looking back at COP24

December 19, 2018

COP24 was the last chance to stave off climate disaster. At the end, a slow progression towards securing the future of earth is far lesser than what the climate justice activists had bargained for.

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COP24 ends, many questions remain

COP24 ends, many questions remain

December 15, 2018

The ten-day long climate change summit COP24 started on high hopes in Katowice, Poland and worked towards reaching concrete solutions. But, environmentalists say this is not enough.

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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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Tackling air pollution can save millions of lives, says WHO report

Tackling air pollution can save millions of lives, says WHO report

December 7, 2018

A WHO report released at the Katowice conference on December 5 says India could gain massive health benefits by tackling climate change.

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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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Climate Agreement

Climate Agreement

April 22, 2016

On the occasion of Earth Day, the Paris Climate agreement was signed by 175 countries. Representatives from more than 170 nations gathered at United Nations headquarters in New York to sign the Paris agreement on climate change on April 22. During the opening for signature, 175 s...

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Paris Climate Agreement

Paris Climate Agreement

April 21, 2016

As world leaders come together to sign the Paris agreement, an international alliance of frontline and indigenous communities calls it a dangerous distraction. Close to 155 countries are preparing to sign the Paris agreement on Earth Day, April 22, in New York, but an internation...

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