India  /  Published 02.11.21

PM Modi sets net-zero goal by 2070

India will by 2070 become a net-zero emissions nation, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced on Monday, outlining five new pledges from India in a national statement at the international climate ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 02.11.21

‘Net-zero goal? India focused on now’

Q: By when should the developed countries ideally reach net zero? A: Considering their historical emissions and the available carbon budget, equity requires that the US should have aimed for a net-ze...
By G.S. Mudur

Opinion  /  Published 31.10.21

Letters to the editor: Chain that binds unites all factions

Chain that binds Sir — An Indian luxury brand has achieved what none else in the country could — in a political win, it brought the left, right, and centre factions of the country togethe...
By The Telegraph

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

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


Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

NGT seeks CNG status report from Bengal

The eastern zonal bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Monday asked the state government to submit the status report on bringing the environment-friendly compressed natural gas (CNG) to Calcu...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

World  /  Published 23.04.21

US to ‘cut emissions in half by 2030’

President Biden on Thursday declared America “has resolved to take action” on climate change and called on world leaders to significantly accelerate their own plans to reduce greenhouse ga...
By Lisa Friedman in New York

World  /  Published 12.04.21

France: Trains to ground planes

French lawmakers voted late on Saturday to abolish domestic flights on routes than can be covered by train in under two-and-a-half hours, as the government seeks to lower carbon emissions even as the ...
By Reuters in Paris

Business  /  Published 03.04.21

Emission leeway for power plants

India has pushed back deadlines for coal-fired power plants to adopt new emission norms by up to three years, and allowed utilities that miss the new target to continue operating after paying a penalt...
By Reuters in Chennai

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

PCB gives coal-to-LPG push to ironers in Salt Lake

Coal burnt by the neighbourhood ironer has been identified as a significant source of air pollution. So the West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has decided to distribute LPG-powered iron press...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake


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