Climate change

India doing its part, carbon footprint 60% lower than global average: PM Modi at Climate Summit 2021

On the ocassion, PM Modi said that the US President Joe Biden and he are launching the “India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership” to help mobilise investments, demonstrate clean technologies, and enable green collaborations.

Apr 22, 2021, 18:58 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi to participate in Leaders' Summit on Climate to be hosted by US President Joe Biden

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday (April 22) will participate in Leaders' Summit on Climate hosted by US President Joe Biden, the Ministry of External Affairs announced on Wednesday. 

Apr 22, 2021, 06:34 AM IST

Xi Jinping to attend Biden's climate change summit, first meeting between two leaders

China`s President Xi Jinping will attend a US-led climate change summit on Thursday (April 22) at the invitation of President Joe Biden, where Biden has invited dozens of world leaders.

Apr 21, 2021, 10:50 AM IST

Google Earth's 3D Timelapse feature shows decades of scary climate change in min

With this new feature, users will be able to see the devastating effects of climate change that have already shaped the geography of the planet. To explore Timelapse in Google Earth, users can go to g.co/Timelapse or open Google Earth and click on the ship`s wheel to find Timelapse in storytelling platform, Voyager, to see interactive guided tours.

Apr 16, 2021, 15:50 PM IST

'Melting Thwaites' raises global concern along with sea level

The contact of warm water at several pinpoints under the Thwaites is causing it to melt. Researchers are concerned as it has the potential to raise the world sea level by more than half a meter.

Apr 12, 2021, 14:52 PM IST

See you all at next climate strike: Teen environment activist Greta Thunberg on penises shrinking due to pollution study

Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg has once again cracked up netizens with her recent tweet on penises shrinking due to pollution study.

Mar 27, 2021, 10:52 AM IST

China, US commit to enhance communication and cooperation on climate change

The two-day dialogue was the first high-level contact between the two countries after their heads of state spoke on the phone on the eve of the Chinese Lunar New Year.

Mar 21, 2021, 16:24 PM IST

International Forest Day 2021: History, theme, significance, everything you need to know about

Prakash Javadekar, Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, earlier in the day, launched a new Nagar Van Scheme on the occasion of International Forest Day. 

Mar 21, 2021, 09:35 AM IST

Climate vision discussion with friend PM Narendra Modi agenda for India visit: Boris Johnson

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday said that the shared vision with India for a sustainable future will be among the agenda for talks with 'friend' Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the former's scheduled visit to India at the end of April.

Mar 17, 2021, 16:17 PM IST

India-US ties going much deeper, reflected in PM Modi-Biden equation, says India's US Ambassador

Following first-ever Quad virtual summit, Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu emphasised that the relations between New Delhi and Washington is going "much deeper". 

Mar 15, 2021, 09:46 AM IST

Scientists prepare to send millions of sperm and egg samples to moon as part of THIS plan

The plan is referred to as a "modern global insurance policy" and it includes humans saving up sperms and ova from 6.7 million species on Earth including humans on the moon. As a part of this plan, the human sperm bank or the lunar gene bank will be situated beneath the surface of the moon. 

Mar 14, 2021, 21:12 PM IST

Striving to ensure that Indo-Pacific is accessible and governed by international law: Quad leaders pen joint op-ed

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, United States president Joe Biden, Australian prime minister Scott Morrison and Japanese prime minister Yoshihide Suga  jointly-authored opinion article for The Washington Post. 

Mar 14, 2021, 14:46 PM IST

What are the necessary steps taken by India so far for population control?

Today, the population is becoming a problem not for any one country but for the whole world. Like other countries of the world, population control is becoming a serious issue in India. PM Modi had raised the issue of population explosion in 2019 from Red Fort. According to the United Nations report, India will overtake China by 2027 in terms of population. Population and climate change are interconnected, now the question is what are the necessary steps taken by India for population control so far.

Mar 13, 2021, 15:52 PM IST

DNA: Realization of June-July's summers in February!

The heat in February has broken the record for the last ten years. On the last day of the month, the maximum temperature on Sunday was recorded at 34 degrees Celsius, six degrees above normal. People are shocked by the heat in February.

Mar 02, 2021, 22:54 PM IST

Why lakes have become a threat, does climate change is the reason?

After the disaster in Uttarakhand, scientists believe that the water level of the lakes of Uttarakhand's river basin is continuously increasing. According to the report of the Himachal Pradesh Council for Science Technology and Environment, the Sutlej river basin has 769 lakes and the Chenab basin has 254 lakes. There are around 1600 lakes in the four river basins which remain a matter of concern. Special report on climate change.

Feb 21, 2021, 19:54 PM IST

Back after 107 days! US formally returns to Paris climate accord, world leaders applaud move

The US return to the Paris agreement became official Friday, almost a month after President Joe Biden told the United Nations that America wants back in. "A cry for survival comes from the planet itself," Biden said in his inaugural address. "A cry that can't be any more desperate or any more clear now." Biden signed an executive order on his first day in office reversing the pullout ordered by his predecessor, President Donald Trump.

Feb 19, 2021, 20:13 PM IST

Explained: Himalayan glaciers sensitive to climate change, rapidly shrinking

The science behind what is currently happening in the Himalayas was forecasted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in its 2019 report that says glaciers would retreat in the upcoming years, causing landslides and floods. Himalayan glaciers play an important role in South Asia, providing drinking water and water resources for agriculture, hydropower and biodiversity.

Feb 09, 2021, 15:47 PM IST

PM Narendra Modi invites US President Biden, First Lady to visit India

In his first official interaction with Joe Biden, Prime Minister Narendra Modi discussed a host of issues with the US President and also took the opportunity to invite him and First lady, Dr Jill Biden, to visit India at their earliest convenience.

Feb 09, 2021, 06:53 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi speaks with US President Joe Biden; know what the world leaders spoke about

In the first-ever direct conversation between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden, the PM conveyed his best wishes on Biden's success. On January 27, the first official and public contact between the governments of PM Modi and the US President took place on with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and new US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin speaking.

Feb 08, 2021, 23:22 PM IST

On my last three films, the sets were plastic-free and there was no use of single-use plastic: Bhumi Pednekar

On World Environment Day last year, Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, etc came forward for Bhumi’s 'One Wish For The Earth' initiative and urged everyone to plant more trees and do their bit to take care of their environment. 

Jan 29, 2021, 13:02 PM IST