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Global warming: UN report calls for drastic emission cuts

The alarming global warming projections by a UN report may force participants of the upcoming COP27 climate summit commit more towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »
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Global warming will fuel wheat price spiral, hit yield in India

Global wheat prices may increase if average global temperature rises by 2 degrees Celsius as yield in South Asia and Africa could decline by up to 15%. Read more »
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Climate change: India sets tough emission targets for 2030

Climate change menace: As the world’s third largest carbon polluter, India has finally decided to amp up its existing climate targets meaning the country will work harder to curb its planet-warming emissions. Read more »
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Vicious circle: Global warming increases methane emissions, says study

Methane concentration in atmosphere is on the rise as global warming causes higher emissions, slows removal of greenhouse gas. Read more »
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Climate change: India faces credit downgrades for slow global warming steps

Inability to take effective steps to mitigate climate change will lead to higher borrowing costs, impacting the financial position of several emerging economies. Read more »
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Earth Day 2022: India must invest in effective enforcement of environment laws

Earth Day 2022 must be seen as an opportunity to address the shortcomings that stop it from performing better on key parameters. Read more »
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UNEA agreement on plastic pollution a landmark

The United Nations Environment Assembly has reached an agreement to bring in a binding global treaty by 2024 to end plastic pollution. Read more »
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Climate change: Focus on CO2 may hurt mitigation efforts

Nations can get better results in climate change mitigation efforts by targeting methane that has 20 times higher heat trapping ability compared with CO2. Read more »
COP26 draft agreement and fight against climate change

COP26 draft agreement: Humanity just scored a big win

COP26 draft agreement showed sincerity towards fighting climate change, instead of engaging in meaningless rhetoric. Read more »
Delegates struggle for an agreement at UN climate change summit

Climate change: Takeaways from draft COP26 agreement

The world leaders started COP26 UN climate change talks with a flourish, but delegates still struggling to finalise agreement. Read more »