Climate Change
World  /  Published 16.08.20

Greenland ice reaches point of no return

Greenland’s ice sheet may have shrunk past the point of return, with the ice likely to melt away no matter how quickly the world reduces climate-warming emissions, new research suggests. Scient...
By Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.20

A flawed vision: Unmasking India’s tiger counts

For some reason, reports on India’s ‘tiger numbers’ get a lot of people excited. This was the case on July 28, 2020 when a report on the country’s tiger numbers from 2018 was r...
By K. Ullas Karanth in

World  /  Published 28.07.20

Indian activist in UN advisory group on climate change

A climate activist from India has been named by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to his new advisory group comprising young leaders who will provide perspectives and solutions to tackle the worse...
By PTI in United Nations

India  /  Published 30.06.20

Delhi HC extends time for giving suggestions to draft EIA 2020

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday extended till August 11 the period for giving suggestions to the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification of 2020, which provides for post facto approval ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 30.06.20

At the mercy of development’s axe

Protected Areas in India have never been as beleaguered as they are today. Recently, there has been a spate of technical clearances awarded by the ministry of environment, forest and climate change to...
By Ghazala Shahabuddin in


Opinion  /  Published 19.12.18

Too little achieved at UN climate conference

Mitigatory action is predicated upon stringent rules. The international delegates who had gathered at the 24th Conference of Parties in Katowice, Poland, would thus be satisfied with their ‘success...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 18.12.19

Too hot to handle

Madrid has passed the buck to Glasgow. The climate conference in the Spanish city, which apparently witnessed the longest stretch of deliberations among squabbling nations, has yielded very little in ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 11.10.19

What Greta's Nobel nomination really means

Sir — Greta Thunberg had been tipped to win the Nobel Peace Prize. As much as I appreciate Thunberg’s efforts and laud her courage, I am forced to borrow her words in this scenario: “This is all...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 03.10.19

Nations have failed to implement SDGs

Stock-taking of the implementation of sustainable development goals might seem like an uphill task. Surprisingly, it is not. Four years have passed by since the adoption of the United Nations’ susta...
By Swati Prabhu in

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.19

Greta Thunberg: The girl on a boat

Eight years before Charles Lindbergh’s epic non-stop, solo flight from New York to Paris, the British aviators, John Alcock and Arthur Brown, made the first transatlantic flight in June 1919, from S...
By Atanu Biswas in


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