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India  /  Published 10.11.21

COP26: Urgency on climate

The COP26 discussion draft that was released on Sunday underlines the urgency of action aimed at averting the average global temperature from rising above 1.5°C from pre-industrial times, but also...
By Jayanta Basu in Glasgow

World  /  Published 09.11.21

Obama critical of Xi, Putin for Cop26 snub

Former US President Barack Obama lambasted those who would play politics to avoid acting on climate change, calling out Russia and China in the same breath as Republican politicians back home. &ldquo...
By Reuters in Glasgow

Opinion  /  Published 08.11.21

The Heat is on

Even as the world has grappled with the Covid-19 pandemic, the year, 2021, has served up a steady diet of climate disasters, from historic floods in China and Germany to devastating forest fires in Gr...
By The Editorial Board

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Responsible policy actions needed not embraces

Empty gesture Sir — At a time when the entire world is trying to escape the deathly embrace of Covid-19, the prime minister of India has let his preferred form of greeting upstage the need for ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 04.11.21

I am from Earth, says Tamil Teen

India now has its own home-grown version of Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg. Meet Vinisha Umashankar, a Tamil Nadu schoolgirl who’s 15, and just stole the show from world leaders at the ...
By Paran Balakrishnan in New Delhi


News  /  Published 04.11.21

15-year-old from Tamil Nadu tells world leaders to act and repair the planet

Vinisha Umashankar was the finalist of Prince William's inaugural Earthshot Prize for creating the world's first solar-powered ironing cart project...
By Anirudh Raman

India  /  Published 03.11.21

TN girl's stern message to world leaders

Vinisha Umashankar (15), whose solar-powered ironing cart project made it to the finals of Prince William’s inaugural Earthshot Prize, addressed the World Leaders’ Summit of the COP26 conf...
By Our Bureau in Glasgow

World  /  Published 02.11.21

PM Modi calls for transparent climate finance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday underlined the need to ensure transparent climate finance as part of important aspects in infrastructure creation during a roundtable event initiated by US Pres...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Glasgow

India  /  Published 01.11.21

India to go carbon neutral by 2070, pledges PM

India will achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2070, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said at the COP26 summit in the Scottish city of Glasgow on Monday, spelling out the target for the first time that g...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

World  /  Published 01.11.21

Adaptation is key, notes PM

"Climate is a huge challenge for the farmers of developing nations including India. Cropping pattern is changing, untimely rains, floods and continuous storms are destroying crops. From sources o...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Glasgow


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