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  • Chennai aims to reduce 40% carbon emissions by 2040

    The Chennai Climate Action Plan is a comprehensive plan to reduce the city's carbon emissions by 40% in 17 years. The project was launched in June 2023 and is aligned with the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit global warming to well below 2 degrees Celsius.

  • Climate change behind Libya’s devastating floods, study reveals

    It is a clear reminder that climate change is already having a devastating impact on people around the world. The article focuses on a recent study that found that climate change made the storm that devastated Libya far more likely and intense.

  • Climate change hindering the fight against AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

    It is a sobering reminder of the many ways in which climate change is impacting our world. The impact of climate change on the fight against AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria, but it is important to note that climate change is also impacting many other aspects of human health and well-being.

  • Coal India to invest Rs. 24,750 crores in eco-friendly projects

    Coal India plans to invest Rs. 24,750 crore on 61 first-mile connectivity (FMC) projects. FMC projects involve the transportation of coal in mechanized piped conveyors from production points to coal handling plants/silos with a rapid loading system where coal is loaded directly into rail wagons.

  • Make Eco-friendly Ganesha idols at your home

    As people are excited to welcome Ganpati Bappa to their homes, awareness about eco-friendly idols is spreading during the festive season. There are a number of different methods that can be used to create Ganesha idols that are biodegradable and environmentally friendly.

  • Ways to tackle food crisis amidst worsening climate change

    The World Economic Forum outlines a number of strategies that can be used to help ensure that everyone has access to enough nutritious food, even in the face of the challenges posed by climate change.

  • G20 Leaders Commit to Empowering Women in Climate Action

    The G20 New Delhi Declaration acknowledges the disproportionate impact of climate change on women. The declaration was adopted at the G20 summit held in New Delhi, India, on September 9-10, 2023.

  • Global temperature to surpass the 1.5 degrees Celsius mark by 2025, UN report reveals

    As per the new UN report, the world is far from being on track to meet the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement. The technical report on the first-ever Global Stocktake (GST), found that global greenhouse gas emissions are still rising, and are not on track to peak before 2025 as required to limit warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius.

  • WHO launches air pollution training toolkit on the International Day of Clean Air

    The World Health Organization (WHO) launched a groundbreaking air pollution training toolkit for health workers on the International Day of Clean Air. The toolkit is designed to help health workers understand the health risks of air pollution and identify risk reduction measures. It also equips health workers to use the health argument to advocate for clean air interventions and promote collaboration between relevant civil society actors and governmental institutions for policy implementation.

  • Delhi-based 21-year-old environmentalist inspiring youth for climate action

    Abhiir Bhalla, a 21-year-old environmentalist from Delhi, is advocating for the role of youth in climate action. Bhalla started his environmental journey at the age of 13, when he founded a youth organization called Green Circle. The organization works to raise awareness about environmental issues and to promote sustainable practices. Bhalla has also worked with the United Nations Environment Programme and the Children's Health Environmental Coalition.