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Climate change: The need to incorporate climate education into school curriculum

Educating children about Sustainable Development means to advance the information, abilities, perspectives and qualities important to conserve our planet.

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Global warming: Arctic’s ‘Last Ice Area’ shows signs of melting much earlier than anticipated; Check details here

Melting of ice: Even as experts had expected this area - located to the north of Canada and Greenland - to brave the global warming, it is apparently melting as well.

Climate change: Rising sea levels could cause major coastal erosion in Lakshadweep islands by 2030

Rising sea levels: The islands are low in elevation, with the minimum elevation being less than 1 metre above the mean sea level, and the maximum elevation ranging between 4 and 6 metres above the mean sea level.

Climate change: Energy imbalance on Earth doubled since 2005, causing the planet to heat up

The research, which was published in AGU’s Geophysical Research Letters journal and accessed by Financial Express Online, looked at the data from two independent measurements.

Inflexion Points: Need a ‘greenprint’ for the economy

Without this, India will become more vulnerable to climate shocks and miss out on tech, funding & market access

Despite their poor record of climate action, the developed world is continuing to shape the narrative. (Representative image)

Through the Looking Glass: Attracting large pools of capital for green transition

Large funding requirements in India require support from policymakers to crowd-in private investment from other countries, companies and carbon markets

As we head into the 26th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) later this year, pressure on such commitments by countries will increase. (Representative image)

Oldest cave art in the world weathering due to climate change: Everything to know

The report on this issue has been published by the researchers in Scientific Reports, which is published by Nature Research.

Geo Engineering: Elite American scientific body calls for govt funding of research on controversial climate action approach

Solar geoengineering—primarily altering clouds or introducing particles in the atmosphere to reflect sunlight—has been limited to computer simulations/modelling, and niche experiments.

Summer 2021 starts to set in: Why we are looking at possibility of increased cases of fires

As per the data of the Forest Survey of India, 54.4% of the forest area in India is prone to occasional fires in the country, while another nearly 7.5% are prone to moderately frequent fires.

Heat waves likely in for north India between April and June as La Nina conditions weaken

In other parts of the country, however, that is the central, eastern and southern peninsular regions, the normal day temperature would prevail.

Policy must heed climate resilience: Embracing climate adaptation & resilience building

This decade must start by embracing climate adaptation and resilience building that would work as a common thread to balance the climate change

Achieving a state of ‘coherence’, characterised by reduced stress and increased resilience, is the key to better tomorrow.

Budget 2021 expectations: With integrated SDG interventions, we could exceed development goals despite COVID, says think tank head

Union Budget 2021 expectations for climate: Talking to Financial Express Online’s Bulbul Dhawan, Dr Jai Asundi, Executive Director of think tank CSTEP, shared his views on various domains, their outlook and Budget 2021 expe

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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation

Moreover, there is at least a one-in-five chance that the average global temperature will temporarily exceed 1.5 degrees C by 2024, according to WMO's Global Annual to Decadal Climate Update, led by the United Kingdom's Met O

Achieving a state of ‘coherence’, characterised by reduced stress and increased resilience, is the key to better tomorrow.

Turns out, climate change hurts globalized economy too

The globalization has made the economic production far more vulnerable to the impacts of extreme weather, including heat stress on workers, according to a new study. The analysis by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Re

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China says Jianggudiru glacier is melting due to climate change

A glacier that is one of the largest at the source of China's Yangtze River is fast retreating because of climate change

How climate change threatens panda conservation

Pandas do not like it hot and rising temperatures can also put pressure on their food supply by eliminating vast amounts of bamboo plants, researchers say.

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Arctic getting greener due to climate change: NASA

Using 29 years of data from satellite imageries, NASA scientists have found extensive greening in the Arctic region, thanks to rising temperatures.

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Donald Trump vows to cancel Paris Climate Agreement

Donald Trump has vowed to cancel the historic 'Paris Climate Agreement' and stop US donations for UN global warming programme as the Republican presidential candidate outlined his plan to accomplish "complete American energy

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‘Godzilla’ El Nino, primary reason for poor rainfall, has finally ended after 2 years

After two years of depleted rainfall, this monsoon season is predicted to bring good rainfall. The Indian Met department has forecast above average rainfall in the four-month season of June to September. It has said India as

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40 million Indians at risk from rising sea levels; Mumbai & Kolkata have maximum exposure: UN report

Nearly 40 million Indians will be at risk from rising sea levels by 2050, with people in Mumbai and Kolkata having the maximum exposure to coastal flooding, says a UN report.

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G7 ministers to expedite efforts to actualise Paris climate agreement

Environment ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) nations on Monday in Japan collectively said they were committed to ensuring global climate change would be tackled swiftly in line with a deal struck in Paris last year.

Global warming may up chronic kidney disease

Climate change is likely to accelerate rates of chronic kidney disease worldwide as rising temperatures and heat stress harm kidneys.

India has made strides in tackling climate change: TERI chief

India has made strides towards providing "real solutions" to tackle climate change, TERI Director General Ajay Mathur said today, a day after the country signed the Paris accord along with more than 170 nations.

Anand Mahindra invokes ‘manthan’ to highlight Paris climate deal

Invoking the Indian mythological story of the great "manthan", Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said the world's transition to a greener way of life is happening through the Paris climate agreement that was struck after

India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at United Nations

India today signed the historic Paris climate agreement here along with more than 170 nations, marking a significant step that has brought together developing and developed nations for beginning work on cutting down greenhous

Scientists: Greenland ice sheet is melting freakishly early

Greenland's massive ice sheet this week started melting freakishly early because of a weather system that brought unseasonably warm temperatures and rain, scientists say.

World Bank unveils Climate Change Action Plan, to mobilise $25 bn in pvt financing

The World Bank has announced its plan to help developing countries add 30 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy to the world's energy capacity and to mobilise $25 billion in private financing for clean energy by 2020.

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