Greenhouse Gas
World  /  Published 11.11.21

COP26: pact for tough actions

The UN climate agency on Wednesday released a draft of an accord that urges countries to “revisit and strengthen” in the next year their plans for cutting planet-warming greenhouse gas emi...
By Lisa Friedman, Marc Santora and Brad Plumer in Glasgow

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

World  /  Published 26.10.21

CO2 levels surged in 2020, says UN

Greenhouse gas concentrations hit a record last year and the world is “way off track” on capping rising temperatures, the UN said on Monday, showing the task facing climate talks in Glasgo...
By Reuters in Glasgow

India  /  Published 04.08.21

Airlines: CO2 release rises 63%

The Indian airlines' carbon dioxide emissions increased by 63.5 per cent from 11,560 thousand tons in 2012 to 18,900 thousand tons in 2019, Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh said on W...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 24.10.19

Tackling volatility in the supply of water

Climatic conditions play a major role in determining the availability of water resources. Consequently, civilizations across the world have developed formal and informal systems linking agricultural p...
By Ajay Mathur


India  /  Published 05.11.19

75% climate pledges fall short: Researchers

Nearly three-quarters of the climate pledges from 184 countries under the 2015 Paris climate pact are insufficient to adequately lower Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions and cap global warming to ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.02.20

Any takers for electric vehicles?

Based on a survey of 8,282 respondents from 180 urban districts, an Indian portal reported that nine per cent of urban Indian households are likely to buy an electric vehicle in 2020, mostly due to en...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Opinion  /  Published 15.10.19

Children and the changing world

When your house is on fire, you grab a bucket and find some water immediately. It is insane to do otherwise, or so believed the UN secretary-general, António Guterres. He invited leaders to come to N...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

Opinion  /  Published 20.08.19

Planting trees can't stop climate change

Climate change is upon us. Our experiences are daily confirming what climate models have long predicted. The sea is swallowing coastal villages. Between 1998 and 2017, over five lakh people are said t...
By Jaydev Jana

World  /  Published 28.06.19

Temperatures soar to 45°C in France

France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as the death toll rose from a heatwave suffocating much of Europe. The mercury hit 45.1 degrees Celsius (113.2 Fahrenheit) in Vi...
By Reuters in Madrid


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