Hong Kong, December 4 (IANS): A significant study has revealed that plastic pollution from cigarettes costs $26 billion a year and China, where half of the world’s cigarettes are smoked contributes around 20
New Delhi, November 30 (IANS): Outdoor air pollution from all sources claims 2.18 million lives per year in India, which could potentially be avoided by replacing fossil fuels with clean, renewable energy sourc
New Delhi, November 19 (IANS): The 2023 United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP28 hosted by the United Arab Emirates in Dubai will take place between November 30 and December 12 in the backdrop of recen
New Delhi, November 19 (IANS): Air quality management progress has been disappointingly sluggish, with persistently high levels of pollution posing a severe threat to public health.Despite mounting scientific e
New York, October 7 (IANS): On an already warming planet, plants like oaks and poplars will emit more of a compound that exacerbates poor air quality, contributing to problematic particulate matter and low-atmo
Los Angeles, September 12 (IANS): Singer Demi Lovato has said that she is currently thriving in her new relationship, with boyfriend Jordan Rutes.Reflecting on her ‘daddy issues’, the singer has opened up a
Chennai, August 10 (IANS): The Southern bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued a notice to Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) on reports of pollution risks in
Geneva, July 5 (IANS): El Nino conditions have developed in the tropical Pacific for the first time in seven years, setting the stage for a likely surge in global temperatures and disruptive weather and climate
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS): July 3 was the hottest day globally ever recorded, according to climate scientists, based on data from the US government's National Centers for Environmental Prediction.
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS): A new analysis which applies sustainability limits and minimises the need for carbon dioxide removal (CDR) finds new wind and solar needs to be installed five times faster by 2030 at
Sydney, June 7 (IANS): Researchers from the University of New South Wales (UNSW Sydney) have estimated that 76.8 per cent of corals across the world would catch disease by 2100 amid global warming.
Kathmandu, April 19 (IANS): The International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) is deeply concerned about the deteriorating air quality in Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, and parts of India.
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS): Making a strong case for improving and promoting the use of public transport, Union Minister for Highways Nitin Gadkari said that road transport alone is responsible for 40 per cent of
Montreal, December 9 (IANS): More than 90 per cent of marine species are undescribed and many may go extinct due to human activity before they are discovered -- the loss of unique, potentially valuable genetic
New Delhi, November 3 (IANS): As climate impacts intensify across the globe, nations must dramatically increase funding and implementation of actions designed to help vulnerable nations and communities adapt to
Geneva, October 26 (IANS): Hot weather has become a health risk for many nations, but new data shows that almost every child on earth will be affected by heatwaves by 2050, the Unicef warned in a new report.
New Delhi, August 31 (PTI): Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav on Wednesday said India is showing intent as a problem-solver despite not being a traditional contributor to global emissions.
New Delhi, April 4 (PTI): Global emissions can be halved by 2030 with major transitions in the energy sector, including a substantial reduction in fossil fuel use, said an IPCC report released on Monday, highli