Climate Change
Opinion  /  Published 21.09.21

Calcutta: A city in danger

The climate negotiation has come full circle. Twelve years back, during the United Nations’s climate summit in Copenhagen, mayors of several important cities were shown the door midway through t...
By Jayanta Basu

World  /  Published 17.09.21

Climate change: Biden convenes world leaders

President Joe Biden convenes world leaders on Friday for a discussion about intensifying efforts to tackle climate change, seeking to build momentum ahead of an international summit on global warming ...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.21

Leaving behind a broken planet

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released a draft of the first volume of its Sixth Assessment Report. This report focuses exclusively on the latest scientific re...
By Anup Sinha

India  /  Published 13.09.21

India to combat Climate Change: Yadav

Climate change is the biggest global challenge and India is committed to combat it, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said on Monday. Speaking at the launch of Climate Action and Finance Mob...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 11.09.21

Kolkata is a natural born sponge city but then...

Thankfully, the East Kolkata Wetlands is well protected because of the visionary action of one well-meaning bureaucrat. Can all our waterbodies in the city be protected too from further encroachment? ...
By Aditi Mukherji in Kolkata


Opinion  /  Published 06.09.21

Hot death: Calcutta rise in warming

The urgency of the threat of climate change-induced disasters has been confirmed with the release of the latest report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which warned that warming of 1.5...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.09.21

Indian climate change study

All 612 districts in India are vulnerable to climate change, but 100 districts, mostly in the eastern part of the country, are most vulnerable, a study said. The study was carried out by the Indian I...
By PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 31.08.21

Kolkata heat rise worst in world, IPCC global warming report finds

The map also shows that urbanisation accounts for more than 80 per cent of the temperature rise in Kolkata — proportionately the highest among all the cities and regions in the study. The rest o...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 19.08.21

Take charge of the climate problem

All of humanity contributes to the climate change problem. All of us alive at a given point in time consume, and our consumption has a carbon footprint. However, consumption is non-uniform — hig...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

India  /  Published 18.08.21

India on track to meet climate goals

India is among a few G20 countries on track towards United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Paris Agreement goals and has taken decisive actions to tackle climate change, Fi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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