Paris: Five years ago, the environment movement was in its heyday as politicians, actors, rock stars and protestors demanded a looming UN summit brake the juggernaut of climate change.
New Delhi: India is giving a lukewarm response to Ban Ki-moon-convened Climate Conference in New York next week insisting that parallel platforms add too confusion and negotiations should be
Washington: America's power plants are among the leading global sources of carbon emission than the entire economies of Russia, India, Japan or any other nation put together besides China, a
Beijing: China, the world's biggest emitter of greenhouse gases, has pledged to reduce its carbon emission intensity by 40-45 per cent by 2020 from the 2005 level in a new plan unveiled just
Washington: Ahead of the Sep 23 UN Climate Summit in New York, Washington-based environmental organisation, EcoSikh has asked Sikhs to strengthen their connection to the Sikh faith through
San Juan: Developing societies in the Caribbean are the most vulnerable economies in the Americas to climate change because the majority of the population lives in coastal areas, environmental
Beijing: China is scheduled to restrict or prohibit heavy polluting vehicles by the end of June 2015 in major cities, the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) said Thursday.
Washington: In a new study, scientists have found that clownfish larvae can swim up to 400 kilometres in search of a new home, which helps them deal with the environmental changes better
Washington: A new study has found that coral growth rates have plunged 40 percent in since the mid 1970s.
A team of researchers working on a Carnegie expedition in Australia's Great
New Delhi: It is essential to educate citizens and encourage adoption of sustainable lighting in India so that consumption of power for lighting should not go up from the existing 19 percent,
United Nations: A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said on Thursday.
New Delhi: In view of incessant rains and floods causing massive destruction in Jammu and Kashmir, French Ambassador to India Francois Richier on Wednesday said governments should take
Kolhapur (Maharashtra): A team of naturalists have found an entire family of the gigantic and rare Attacus Atlas moth, the world's largest, in the Western Ghats in Kolhapur.
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New Delhi: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said he "really wanted" Prime Minister Narendra Modi to participate in the Climate Change Summit next week at
Washington: EcoSikh, a Washington-based community environmental group, is raising funds to help support environmental initiatives in India’s Punjab state, and elsewhere in the world.
Washington: The Obama administration today said it will slash emissions of hydroflourocarbons (HFCs), a potent greenhouse gas used to fuel refrigerators and air conditioners that contributes to
New Delhi: India is likely to give a lukewarm response to the UN climate summit in New York this month as it views that it is not part of normal negotiation process being held under the aegis
New Delhi: The government will make environment norms for industries more stringent, but at the same time they will be practical, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Tuesday.
Vienna: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has underlined the importance of the Montreal Protocol to address the climate challenge on the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer
Kendrapara (Odisha): Over 3,000 spotted deer and wild boars were found in Bhitarkanika national park in Odisha, according to a survey of mammals, first of its kind to be undertaken in the
London: A new study has revealed that due to global warming, this century may suffer from a series of decades-long "megadroughts".
Megadroughts, which are likelier to be hotter and
Reykjavik: The European Union (EU) along with US, France, Germany and Britain on Monday, led a joint opposition to Iceland government's permission for commercial
Washington: The traditional formula on climate change that says that regions that have a moist climate will experience additional rainfall is no longer valid, scientists say.
Chandigarh: After asking authorities in Chandigarh to curb pollution of Ghaggar river, the Punjab government has now accused Himachal Pradesh of polluting the river through industrial and
Washington: A new study has found that Asian monsoon actually started 40 million years ago than previously thought.
An international research team led by a University of Arizona
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