U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that key Himalayan rivers such as the Indus, Ganges, and Brahmaputra, which are all vital to India, may witness reduced flows as glaciers and ice sheets recede owing to global warming in the coming decades.
The NGT has instructed the Gujarat government to set aside Rs 2,100 crore in a separate ring-fenced account for capacity building or the establishment of new sewage treatment facilities, wherever necessary, to cope with the state's rising untreated sewage waste that is being discharged into rivers.
The worldwide urban population suffering water shortages is estimated to grow from 933 million in 2016 to 1.7-2.4 billion people in 2050, according to a landmark UN research released on Tuesday.
A seven-member group chaired by Additional Municipal Commissioner (Western Suburbs) Dr Sanjeev Kumar has been formed to address air pollution in Mumbai. Dust control measures will be aggressively enforced in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) jurisdiction from April 1, 2023, and offenders will face severe penalties.
Over a week, nearly 12 feet of snow fell in parts of the central Sierra Nevada. The Brighton ski resort website in Utah put it succinctly: "Best. Season. Ever." Last week, rare blizzard warnings were issued in Southern California.
Scientists have proposed a new method for sucking carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it in the sea. According to the authors, this novel approach captures CO2 from the atmosphere up to three times more efficiently than existing methods. The warming gas can be converted into bicarbonate of soda and safely and cheaply stored in seawater.
According to the study, global warming is a major cause of the sea-level rise, and Chennai and Kolkata are particularly vulnerable in India.
A unique technique developed in conjunction with Vikarsh Nanotechnology and Research and the dean of the research and development department of the College of Engineering (CoEP) Technological University was honoured in New Delhi. Sonam Wangchuk, an education reformer and inventor, bestowed the title 'Elecrama 2023' on it.
After last summer's catastrophe, weeks of dry winter weather have sparked fears that Italy would suffer another drought, with the Alps receiving less than half of their average snowfall, according to experts and environmental organizations.
Praj Industries' Founding Chairman Dr Pramod Chaudhari stated that the firm is producing sustainable solutions in the form of Renewable Chemicals and Materials (RCM) in the quest for a low-carbon economy.