India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action, as manifested by its initiatives towards reducing fossil fuel dependency and emissions, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Monday, adding that New Delhi would not limit these efforts to its own soil only.
The period from 2015 to 2019 will likely be the hottest five-year period on record since 1850, according to report released ahead of the United Nations Climate Action Summit to be held in New York on Monday.
Climate change and over-tapped waterways may leave developing countries in Asia, such as India and China, without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, according to a study.
Climate change has a habit of setting its own agenda. Thus the news cycle has moved on from the “unprecedented” fires in the Amazon, to the “unprecedented” destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.
Climate change: Australian coal use an ‘existential threat’ to low-lying islands of Pacific, says Fiji
Fiji on Monday challenged Australia to do more on climate change ahead of a regional summit of Pacific nations this week, warning Canberra’s reliance on coal posed an “existential threat” to low-lying islands.
This summer in Chennai, locals were praying for some rain; in Mumbai, people were reeling under a deluge. Long ago, these extreme disparities may have been solely blamed on nature’s vagaries, but now science has established that human-induced climate change is playing a major role.
India’s grain production is vulnerable to climate change, say scientist who have found that the yield of the country’s rice crop can significantly decline during extreme weather conditions.
The climate of change is dawning upon the global platform. The mega mandate with which Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India would begin his second term May 30, 2019, has potential to disrupt the decades-long global inertia to act on climate change
The Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation (GVMC) is planning to introduce e-rickshaws for public transportation as well as to transport garbage. The project is being taken up with the financial assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
Climate Change can affect energy, food and water security: ExpertClimate Change can affect energy, food and water security: Expert
Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday. “Climate is changing and global warming is happening due to the release of greenhouse gases.