Friday, Sep 24, 2021

Climate Change/ Global Warming

Can Repairing Ozone Layer Also Reduce CO2 InThe Atmosphere? Here's What The Study Suggests

Aug 19, 2021 PTI

Due to steps the world took in the 1980s to protect the ozone layer, a region of the upper atmosphere that absorbs the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, we have one less environmental problem to worry about.

Forest Services Maxed Out As Wildfires Break Across US West

Aug 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.

Climate Change Is Not Just About Carbon, There Is Nitrogen Too!

It is high time IPCC informs policy makers and public about other greenhouse gases including nitrogen oxides

Climate Change And Earth's Future: All You Need To Know About IPCC Report

Aug 10, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It’s unequivocal, humans are warming the planet. The authors of the latest IPCC report have drawn from the work of thousands of scientists from around the world to produce this new assessment of the climate crisis.

Explained: 5 Things To Know About The New UN Report On Climate Change

Scientists say that only a fraction of the temperature rise recorded since the 19th century can have come from natural forces.

09 August, 2021

'Code Red For Humanity': UN Report Says Temperatures To Blow Past Paris Limit In About A Decade

Associated Press (AP)

Each of five scenarios for the future, based on how much carbon emissions are cut, passes the more stringent of two thresholds set in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

09 August, 2021

Glasgow Summit World’s ‘Last Chance’ To Combat Climate Change, Warns Indian-Origin UK Climate Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The world would face a climate catastrophe unless urgent action is agreed this year, warned the Indian-origin UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma.

25 July, 2021

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Associated Press (AP)

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.

25 July, 2021

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Associated Press (AP)

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark

14 July, 2021

EU To Unveil Tough Climate Rules, With Tax On Foreign Firms; Here's All You Need To Know

Associated Press (AP)

The European Commission's proposals, which serve as the EU's executive body, would range from stricter limits on car pollution to new national limitations on gases emitted by buildings.

04 July, 2021

Germany: Students Stand On Ice With Noose Around Necks To Draw Attention To Climate Change

Outlook Web Bureau

A trio of students enrolled at Ecosign-Academy in Cologne, Germany staged an eye-opening play that highlighted the dangers of global warming.

20 June, 2021

Summer Solstice 2021: All You Need To Know About The Longest Day Of The Year

Outlook Web Bureau

This will happen around 9:02 am today (Indian Standard Time).

01 June, 2021

Plant milk: The emerging recipe for sustainable staple diets

Humane Society International India

Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives

05 May, 2021

World Leaders Might Have Given Up On Paris Climate Deal, Youngsters Won’t: Greta Thunberg

Associated Press (AP)

The Paris climate deal asks both rich and poor countries to take action to curb the rise in global temperatures that is melting glaciers, raising sea levels and shifting rainfall patterns.

24 April, 2021

‘We’re Gonna Do This Together’: Joe Biden’s Message At Global Climate Summit

Associated Press (AP)

The two-day global climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden came to an end on Friday with Biden urging world leaders to act unitedly to fight the climate crisis

16 April, 2021

Companies Must Disclose More Information On Climate Risks Faced

Sumali Moitra

Authorities, including the stock market regulator, should start asking businesses probing questions on how they are gearing up for the climate challenge.

02 March, 2021

IMD Forecasts Heat Waves In Summer, These States To Witness Above Normal Temperature

Outlook Web Bureau

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted the initial summer forecast for March to May on Monday. Here are the states that will experience the scorching heat

23 February, 2021

Kalira Atita: A Film By Nila Madhab Panda Speaks Of The Emotional Impact Of Climate Change

Lachmi Deb Roy

Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia film ‘Kalira Atita’ (Yesterday’s Past) talks about his own trauma of witnessing the ferocious sea gobble up village after village

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Rajput community members hold swords as they pay tribute at the statue of last Dogra monarch Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary, in Jammu.

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A boat passes through a canal as farmers look on during the launch of Vellayani Farmers' Producer Company, in Thiruvananthapuram. As part of the Union Government's new farm policy, the collective will mobilise farmers...

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Activists of Raza Academy protest against the opening of cinema halls in the holy city Madina of Saudi Arabia, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

(R to L) Mayors Shyam Sundar Aggarwal (East Delhi), Mukesh Suryan (South Delhi) and Raja Iqbal Singh (North Delhi) address a joint press conference at Dr SPM Civic Centre, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

Police personnel inspect the blast site at New Tharagupet area in Benagaluru.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu