User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Greenhouse Gases
Last updated: Mar 18 2020 19:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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How the environment became the unexpected beneficiary of Coronavirus 18.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
To match the changing expectations of social distancing, the tourism industry is now leaving a considerably smaller carbon footprint
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Heat stress may impact over 1.2 billion people annually by 2100: study 14.3.2020 Hindu: Internet
This is more than 12 times the number who would have been affected without industrial era global warming
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High alert: We may lose half the world’s sandy beaches to sea-level rise by 2100 5.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even in the best case scenario, we will lose 37% of the world’s beaches.
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No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, future: report 23.2.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
They face existential threats from climate change and commercial pressures, say experts
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Two girls in TN’s Aranthangi develop nano satellite 22.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
The satellite would be launched from a Mexico airbase through helium capsule next month.
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Are buildings ready for climate change? 21.2.2020 Hindu: Homes & Gardens
Existing urbanisation models are not suitable for our country, especially the construction industry, and we need to evolve new strategies. By Ajit Sabnis
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'India bigger problem than China on climate change' 20.2.2020 Rediff: Business
India poses a "bigger problem" than China when it comes to fighting climate change, particularly on reducing carbon emissions, Democratic presidential aspirant and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has claimed. During his maiden appearance on a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Bloomberg said it was "ridiculous" of the Trump administration to take the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, as he outlined his approach to tackling climate change.
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World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet 20.2.2020 Central Chronicle
New York, As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health. No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released on Wednesday by a Commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world. The Commission was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet. The report, A Future for the World’s Children?, finds that the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that push heavily processed fast food, sugary drinks, alcohol and tobacco at children. “Despite improvements in child and adolescent health over the past 20 years, progress has stalled, and is set to reverse,” said former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Co-Chair of the Commission, Helen Clark. “It has been estimated that around 250 ...
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India ranks 77th on sustainability, 131st in child flourishing index rankings: UN report 20.2.2020 Hindu: News
The report commissioned by the WHO, UNICEF and the Lancet assess the capacity of 180 countries on the issue
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India ‘bigger problem’ than China on reducing carbon emissions: Michael Bloomberg 20.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Democratic presidential aspirant Bloomberg said that nobody is doing anything about India’s carbon emissions.
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World failing to provide children a healthy life, climate fit for future: report 19.2.2020 Hindu: Internet
According to the report, which includes an index of 180 countries, the poorest nations need to do more to support their children’s ability to live healthier lives
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6 themes WEF 2020 hopes to address 21.1.2020 Rediff: Business
The world wants to halt climate change, but do it without affecting economic growth and consumption. This fundamental contradiction is the key theme at Davos 2020.
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NE has warmed up significantly during last 100 years: study 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
NE has warmed up significantly during last 100 years: study
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Past decade was hottest on record, extreme weather events will continue, warns UN agency 16.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The World Meteorological Organization confirmed that 2019 was the second-hottest year on record.
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Environmentalists in India are trying to map peatlands. How will this help combat climate change? 22.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Peatlands are found across India but there has been no effort to systematically map them.
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Seven cli-fi novels that show us how life might imitate art when it comes to climate change 21.12.2019 Scroll.in
For more than 30 years, fiction has been warning us about the climate emergency.
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Call for citizens’ active role in waste management 20.12.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for citizens’ active role in waste management
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Eco India, Episode 53: Measuring and offsetting greenhouse gas emissions to mitigate climate change 14.12.2019 Scroll.in
Every week, Eco India brings you stories that inspire to build a cleaner, greener and better tomorrow.
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Stop panicking over the climate 11.12.2019 Central Chronicle
If you really believe that the world is about to end because of humanity’s use of energy, then it’s really not enough just to give up your carbon based energy and decarbonize completely. The fact is, there is nothing scientific about the media hype that ignorantly attributes every noteworthy weather event, and many socioeconomic events […]
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