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  • JMC installs e-waste collection points across Jammu and Kashmir

    In the wake of the rising danger from e-waste, the Jammu Municipal Corporation has taken steps to start strictly following the rules of e-waste disposal.

  • Drinking rainwater could be deadly, scientists claim

    Scientists from Stockholm University published a new study that highlights the alarming fact that drinking rainwater could have some serious health hazards as it is not safe to drink anymore. The team of researchers found that the rainwater contains harmful levels of PFAs (Polyfluoroalkyl) chemicals that are toxic to human health.

  • The world’s biggest ice sheet is melting at a rapid rate

    A new study published in the Nature Journal highlights that the earth’s biggest ice sheet, located in the east Antarctic is melting at a rapid rate faster than ever. The scientists revealed that the region has the majority of the planet’s glaciers and it was believed in the past that it wouldn’t be affected by the rising global temperature.

  • PM Modi emphasized the need for a sustainable lifestyle to tackle the climate change

    On the occasion of India’s 75th Independence Day, Prime Minister Modi addressed the nation and highlighted the significance of a holistic approach and sustainable lifestyle to curb climate change impacts. He pointed out India’s connection with nature and said, “We are the people who know how to live with nature and we know how to love nature.” He added that our ancestors have provided us with the legacy and the solutions to combat the ongoing climate crisis.

  • COP27 will focus on the implementation of climate action targets

    The Egyptian Foreign Affairs Minister on Sunday released a statement highlighting that this year’s climate change conference (COP27) will focus on the implementation of the climate change targets. The President Designate of COP27 further highlighted that the previous year’s COP27 addressed the gaps in the climate action goals of the Paris Agreement and nations agreed to bridge them. Hence, COP27’s main goal must be to deliver on the targets.

  • India finalizes NDC goals to achieve the global net-zero target

    The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the latest Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) by incorporating the

  • Climate Change could increase death rates by 6% reveals Lancet study

    A modelling study published in The Lancet Planetary Health journal Climate change reveals that climate change is increasing the death rate rapidly. The experts have found that climate change can increase the death rate due to extreme heat by six times by the end of the century. It is not hidden from the world that due to climate change, many changes are being seen in the weather worldwide, including in India. Media reports often give information that the ice in Antarctica is melting faster than ever.

  • Climate change is worsening 58% of infectious diseases worldwide

    A new study published in the Nature journal reveals that 58% of infectious diseases experienced by humans worldwide are being worsened by the impacts of climate change. The team of researchers highlighted that climate change exacerbates human pathogenic diseases.

  • India to highlight ‘LIFE’ movement during the COP27 summit

    PM Modi will represent India at the UN Climate Change Conference, Conference of Parties (COP27), which is going to be held in Egypt from 6-18th November 2022. As per the statement released by the Union Environment Ministry, PM is going to highlight the LIFE Movement Lifestyle for the Environment which was launched on the occasion of World Environment Day, 5 June 2022.

  • The official calendar for the COP27 summit released

    As the date for the UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) is coming near, the preparations for the same have started gaining traction. The COP27 is scheduled to be held in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt from 6-18th November 2022. The UNFCC, with the High-Level Champions and Marrakech Partnership for Global Climate Action, has released the official calendar of the conference.