climate change, budget 2023, global warming,

Budget 2023: Focus on clean energy and climate change

India’s response to climate change is very important for the planet’s future and it hinges on the country switching from coal-based electricity to green energy. Read more »
Himalayan ecology, joshimath

Greenland’s glaciers are melting 100 times faster than estimates

A new model for estimating the melt rates of glacial ice finds massive underestimation of ice loss from their vertical faces of Greenland’s glaciers. Read more »
climate change and biodiversity

Climate change may erase more than 25% of species by 2100

The planet is facing its sixth mass extinction event, triggered by climate change and spurred by co-extinctions which will lead to a rapid increase the reduction of biodiversity. Read more »
Clean energy, fusion reaction

Is nuclear fusion the holy grail of clean energy quest

The main challenge in commercial generation of nuclear fusion power is creating an environment that can contain burning plasma needed to produce a self-sustaining fusion reaction. Read more »
coal, carbon trading, pollution,

Energy Conservation Bill, 2022 eyes robust carbon trading in India

While the Bill is a welcome move to curb climate change via carbon credit trading, analysts are sceptical of the role the Ministry of Power is expected to play in the same. Read more »
treaty to end plastic pollution

Plastic pollution: An international treaty soon to tackle the menace

A global agreement to end plastic pollution will be finalised by the end of 2024 which will put forward international standards for monitoring production to ensure that plastics are recyclable and chemically... Read more »
funding climate change mitigation action

UN report seeks doubling of fund flows for climate change mitigation by 2025

Without sufficient finance, the world will fail to achieve its climate change mitigation, biodiversity and land degradation neutrality targets, says a UNEP report. Read more »
green hydrogen demand supply mismatch

Green hydrogen opportunity may fizzle out without policy support

Much of the noise about green hydrogen comes from wishful thinking as the world is nowhere near producing enough green hydrogen to meet the rising energy demand. Read more »
himalayan springs are drying up

Drying Himalayan springs need urgent attention

The government and local communities should channel their resources to revive Himalayan springs, non-glacial rivers and other traditional water sources. Read more »
green hydrogen market

Green hydrogen: Uncertainties mar efforts to ramp up capacity

As development the green hydrogen industry is facing several uncertainties, the governments need to set up regulatory bodies and help develop clean fuel markets. Read more »