g7 summit's green belt and road initiative

G7 to launch ‘green belt and road’ plan to counter China

The green belt and road initiative by the G7 summit is seen as an effort by the Western powers to retain world leadership in an era of increasing Chinese influence. Read more »
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Climate change tipping points warn against slow progress

Climate change will not destroy the world even if humanity failed to achieve emission targets, but long-term climate shifts could have disastrous consequences to agriculture and food security. Read more »
Climate Summit 2021 hosted by Joe Biden

Climate summit 2021: Economics may trump ethics, environment

World leaders must ensure that the Climate Summit 2021 hosted by the Joe Biden administration do not meet the same fate as the earlier attempts such as the Kyoto Protocol and Paris... Read more »
ESG reporting key to sustainability

Sustainable development: ESG debates must enter classrooms, mass media

Capital, human capital and social capital have to come together for impactful ESG outcomes. Read more »
flash flood in Rishiganga and Dhauliganga rivers of Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand flash flood: Study identifies causes, issues stern warning

A study says better monitoring and an early warning system could have reduced human losses in the flash flood in Rishiganga and Dhauliganga rivers of Uttarakhand. Read more »
india vehicle scrappage policy

Scrappage policy: A big business opportunity awaits India

For its scrappage policy, India needs to draw from global best practices as well as from studies conducted by environment ministry and ARAI. Read more »
Climate Summit 2021 hosted by Joe Biden

Silver lining: Covid-19 injects urgency into climate action

Governments offer economic packages and tax incentives to address the climate change amid the Covid-19 outbreak and the resultant economic crisis. Read more »
food waste and global hunger

Cutting food waste key to achieving zero hunger by 2030

The world generated around 931 million tonnes of food waste in 2019, of which 61% was from households, 26% in food service and 13% from retail trade, reveals the Food Waste Index... Read more »
ESG reporting key to sustainability

India’s $5 trillion economy plan runs into Rs 7,14,000 crore climate change risk

There is a growing global demand for climate-friendly products that presents a huge opportunity for companies willing to invest in action against climate change. Read more »
global warming and climate change

Climate change: Green infrastructure key to keeping temperatures low in cities

The study by scientists at the University of Illinois establishes that humidity plays an important role in creating warmer climate in cities. Read more »