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  • A Zero-Waste Celebration: How Dr. Poorvi Bhat and Shamanth Created a Sustainable Farm Wedding in Shivamogga

    Dr Poorvi Bhat and Shamanth’s wedding in Shivamogga, Karnataka, serves as a remarkable example of sustainability in modern celebrations. The couple prioritized an eco-friendly, zero-waste approach, meticulously planning every aspect to minimize environmental impact. Their wedding venue was a farm, where they constructed a unique wedding pavilion from sugarcane, which was later repurposed as cattle feed. Decorations were locally sourced and fully compostable, reducing waste and supporting local artisans.

  • Climate Change is a massive threat to human health: WHO

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has identified climate change as the most significant health threat facing humanity. The impacts of climate change on health are broad and multifaceted, affecting essential elements for good health such as clean air, safe drinking water, sufficient food, and secure shelter. These impacts undermine decades of progress in global health efforts.

  • Indore Aims for World Record with the plantation of 51 lakhs saplings in 3 hrs

    Indore, renowned for its environmental initiatives, is on the verge of setting a world record by planting 5.1 million trees within just three hours. This ambitious drive, led by Cabinet Minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, underscores the city’s commitment to combating climate change and enhancing green cover.

  • Kerala's School Wins Prestigious Award for Sustainable Practices

    KV AFS Akkulam in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, has been recognized with the Green School Programme (GSP) award for its exemplary sustainable practices. The school has implemented a range of eco-friendly measures that set a benchmark in environmental education and sustainability.

  • UN Chief António Guterres Declares "Moment of Truth" in Urgent Climate Address

    On June 5, 2024, UN Secretary-General António Guterres delivered a powerful speech titled "A Moment of Truth" at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. This address emphasized the urgent need for global climate action to meet the Paris Agreement's target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Guterres highlighted that this target is now "hanging by a thread" due to rising emissions and inadequate responses from nations and industries.

  • IMD predicts Heavy Rainfall and Persistent Heatwaves in several states

    India is currently experiencing significant weather extremes, with the IMD predicting extremely heavy rainfall in several states while heatwaves persist in regions like Uttar Pradesh and East India. This duality of weather conditions requires diverse preparedness strategies to mitigate health and safety risks.

  • Doomsday Glacier melting faster than ever, scientists reported

    In a groundbreaking discovery, scientists have detected miles of seawater beneath Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier, a colossal ice mass often dubbed the "Doomsday Glacier" due to its potential impact on global sea levels. This discovery, highlighting the penetration of warm tidal currents as deep as 3.7 miles beneath the glacier, signifies a troubling acceleration in its melting rate.

  • IMD Issues Heavy Rainfall Alerts and Severe Heatwave Warnings Across India

    The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a series of weather alerts for various parts of the country, highlighting the diverse and contrasting weather conditions expected in the coming days.

  • Delhi records nearly 50-degree temperature amidst brutal Heatwave

    Northern India is facing a scorching heatwave, with temperatures reaching near-record highs and prompting the India Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a red alert for several states. Delhi bore the brunt of the heat yesterday, recording a maximum temperature of 49.9 degrees Celsius (almost 122 degrees Fahrenheit), bordering on extreme heatwave conditions. Other states under the red alert include Punjab, Rajasthan, Haryana, and West Uttar Pradesh. Residents in these areas can expect similar scorching temperatures for the next 3-5 days.

  • 26 extra days of extreme heat due to climate change in 2023

    According to a new report, climate change is linked to the scorching heatwaves we're experiencing in India. The report was published by a consortium including the Red Cross Red Crescent Climate Centre, World Weather Attribution, and Climate Central. This report highlights the increasing frequency and intensity of extreme weather events due to global warming.