Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Climate Change

Climate change will drastically cut Indonesia’s rice, coffee production: Study

Continued carbon emissions would significantly reduce rice and coffee production in Indonesia -- one of the world's top producers of both crops -- according to a groundbreaking study that will be published by a team of scientists led by...

India among top 5 in climate change performance

India is ranked among the top five countries, and the best among the G-20 nations, under the global Climate Change Performance Index, an official statement said.The index is published by German Watch, New Climate Institute and Climate Action Network...

Climate change deadlier than cancer in some areas: UNDP

Climate change could be twice as deadly as cancer in some parts of the world if carbon emissions remain high, according to new data released by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Climate Impact Lab.Using Dhaka, Bangladesh, as...

55 pc increase in heat-related deaths in India: Lancet study

Climate change is taking more lives than we think – this was highlighted in an alarming report by the Lancet journal that states that there was a whopping 55% increase in the number of heat-related deaths in India between...

Corrective steps needed for climate change: Gov

Assam and Nagaland Governor Jagdish Mukhi on Monday maintained that man-made factors were partly responsible for climate change and serious corrective steps need to be initiated.He also underlined that the threat of climate change could present an existential challenge...

Now, decriminalisation of certain sections of Indian Forest Act proposed

Continuing the spree of public notices for amendments to its various acts at a pre-draft stage, the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change has now proposed decriminalisation of certain sections of the Indian Forest Act, 1927. During last 10...

How exactly climate change affecting extreme weather events, study finds a way

When multiple extreme weather events are being witnessed across the globe, are there any that are being incorrectly attributed to climate change? A newest study has shown how attribution science has led to major advances in linking the impacts of...

Workshop on climate change, disaster risk underway in Kma

The inaugural programme of the two-day workshop on “Strengthening Community Resilience to Climate Change & Disaster Risk” was held in Kohima on Wednesday.According to a DIPR report, the workshop is organised by the Nagaland State Disaster Management Authority (NSDMA),...

Make your voices heard: EU chief to youngsters on climate change

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen on Sunday said youngsters are the advocates to fight climate change, save the planet and develop solutions.On the first day of her two-day visit to India, Leyen took part in an interaction...

Twitter bans ads that contradict science on climate change

Twitter says it will no longer allow advertisers on its site who deny the scientific consensus on climate change, echoing a policy already in place at Google.“Ads shouldn’t detract from important conversations about the climate crisis,” the company said...