Tag: Climate Change

Students protest against climate change across globe

Students protest against climate change across globe

Canberra: Thousands of schoolchildren across the world, inspired by 16-year-old Swedish environment activist Greta Thunberg who has been nominated for the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, abandoned their classrooms on Friday to demand action on climate change as part of a global youth campaign. The protests in about 100 countries, including[Read More…]

Earth may not appear as blue by 2100: MIT study

New York, Owing to climate change surface of the oceans will change colour by end of 21st century leading our blue planet to look visibly altered, finds a new study from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The findings showed that climate change has been significantly affecting phytoplankton — the[Read More…]

NGT raps Environment Ministry for failure to amend guidelines to check tree felling

NGT raps Environment Ministry for failure to amend guidelines to check tree felling

New Delhi, The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Friday slammed the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) for not amending the “Wood-Based Industries (Establishment and Regulation) Guidelines, 2016” to check illegal felling of trees for charcoal making. The Tribunal has granted “last opportunity” to the Ministry for implementing[Read More…]

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Germany offers support to rebuild Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The German government has offered help in the form of grants, loans at low rates of interest and by participating in specific projects to rebuild Kerala which was devastated after the worst ever floods in August, a diplomat said here on Friday. Addressing the media, Martin Ney, the German[Read More…]

Developed nations reduced emissions by 13 per cent in 26 years and since 2010 these have decreased by 4.4 per cent, likely due in part to climate actions that more than offset the impact of economic and population growth, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said.

Developed nations reduced emissions: UN report

Katowice (Poland): Developed nations reduced emissions by 13 per cent in 26 years and since 2010 these have decreased by 4.4 per cent, likely due in part to climate actions that more than offset the impact of economic and population growth, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said.[Read More…]

Climate change is absolute priority: UN chief

Climate change is absolute priority: UN chief

United States: UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said climate change is an absolute priority and the world is not doing enough. “Climate change is the defining issue of our time, and we are at a defining moment,” Guterres told an informal high-level leaders dialogue on climate change on the sidelines of[Read More…]

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