Indian scientist Veerabhadran Ramanathan to be awarded UN`s highest environmental award

Veerabhadran Ramanathan has recently been nominated to receive `Champions of the Earth award`, the UN`s highest environmental award, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced on Tuesday.

Indian-origin scientist chosen for UN`s highest environmental award

An Indian-origin scientist, who proved how cutting emissions of "black carbon" or soot can significantly lessen the impact of climate change, has been selected for the United Nation`s top environmental award.