Opinion  /  Published 12.08.22

Aim anew: India’s new climate change goals

The Union cabinet has approved India’s updated Nationally Determined Contributions, a set of long-term goals to cut carbon emissions and adapt to climate change that every country that is a sign...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 30.07.22

India's carbon emissions can grow: Govt

India has used far less than its fair share of the global carbon budget and its emissions can grow as it is a developing country with sustainable development and poverty eradication among its leading ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.06.22

Equal is not equitable

Scientists have provided new evidence for a better understanding of environmental challenges. The reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Plat...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

News  /  Published 06.04.22

United Nations panel pats Kolkata for public transport

In chapter 5 of the 2,900-plus-page report, Kolkata’s transport model figures among nine international case studies showcased.  Apart from the one on Kolkata, the case studies are from Indo...
By Jayanta Basu

India  /  Published 05.04.22

Emission deadline set in 2025

Global emissions of Earth-warming greenhouse gases should decline from 2025 if the world wants to limit its average temperature rise within 1.5 degrees Celsius, compared to pre-industrial levels, said...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


News  /  Published 17.03.22

Pollutant in Kolkata winter air exceeds 10 times the WHO limit, 2.5 times the India limit

“Overall, the week from December 26 to January 3 was the poorest. The PM 2.5 value during the week was 118 microgram,” said Avikal Somvanshi, an air pollution researcher at CSE. “Th...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.02.22

Pollutant in ‘scary’ Kolkata air exceeds 13 times the WHO limit

Sprinkling water on roads, the experts pointed out, will not achieve much. Mayor Firhad Hakim, who is also Bengal’s transport minister, admitted that the city’s pollution scene is “...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 07.01.22

Prop for green power

The cabinet on Thursday approved a plan to build Rs 12,000 crore transmission lines in over 5 years to link 20 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy projects from seven states with the grid. The Centre ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 11.12.21

Steel giants flag green goal pitfalls

The capital cost of setting up new steel plants and shutting down the old ones to meet carbon neutral goals could be a “major barrier to change”, JSW Steel chairman Sajjan Jindal said whil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.12.21

Electric vehicles the future of India, reveals study by IIT Kanpur and ICCT

The study was carried out in collaboration with the International Council on Clean Transportation ...
By Our Correspondent


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