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  • World’s first all-electric aircraft successfully completed its first flight

    In an attempt to lower carbon emissions in the aviation industry, an all-electric aircraft successfully completes its first flight. Eviation aircraft manufactured the world’s first electric aeroplane, Alice which has zero carbon emissions and a lot less noise than regular aircraft.

  • Kerala's 258 schools will be equipped with weather stations to spread climate change awareness among students

    In a unique attempt to spread climate change awareness among students, Kerala has decided to set up weather stations in schools. And by doing so, the state will become the first state in the country to implement an innovative education program.

  • Hastening the low-carbon transition is urgently required: Indian Environment Minister

    Indian Union Environment Minister, Bhupender Yadav, asserted that hastening the low-carbon transition in various economic sectors is urgently needed. The statement came during the Ministerial Roundtable for the Green Economy on Wednesday at the World Green Economy Summit in Dubai.

  • Germany loses 1 of its 5 glaciers amidst scorching summer

    Scientists in Germany have removed the southern Schneferner from its status as a glacier in the Alps, accelerating its demise this summer after extreme heat.

  • NGT imposes ₹100 crores fine on Haryana govt for damaging environment

    The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a fine of Rs 100 crore on the Haryana government for the damage caused to the environment. Orders have been issued to Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal to deposit this amount in Haryana Pollution Control Board within a month.

  • Delhi’s major tree species are under threat due to climate change, a new study reveals

    A new study published in the journal Nature Climate Change reveals that the existence of all tree species in Delhi is under threat due to climate change. The study has highlighted that the future of nearly half of the world's city-dwelling tree species is at risk due to rising temperatures and changes in rainfall.

  • National Clean Air Programme: Indian states to cut 40% air pollution by 2026

    The central government has revised the targets under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) asking states to lower the air pollution level by 40% by 2026. A report published by TOI highlighted that the decision came into place after witnessing an improvement in AQI levels in 95 Indian cities in 2021-22 as compared to 2017.

  • MCD kicks off preparations to control the air pollution in Delhi

    After three consecutive days of rain in Delhi-NCR, a change in the weather was seen today. But, as the winters are approaching the capital so is the fear of deteriorating air quality. After three days of rain, now the heavy rain has stopped.

  • Flood-related diseases witnesses a spike in Pakistan

    These days Pakistan is facing a severe economic problem due to the ongoing flood conditions. In such a situation, people are facing a double whammy due to floods in many areas of Pakistan. The condition of Pakistan has worsened as the risk of diseases for people has also increased due to floods. The situation is such that the scene of devastation is being seen everywhere. According to media reports, more than 1600 people have lost their lives due to floods in Pakistan. The flood-affected people are also facing problems with food and drink. Sindh province is the worst affected by the floods.

  • PM Modi inaugurates National Conference on Climate Change

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the National Conference of Environment Ministers of all the states today via video conferencing. The two-day conference, being held on September 23-24, will have six thematic sessions, including Life, Combating Climate Change (Updating State Action Plans on Climate Change for Mitigation of Emissions and Adaptation to Climate Impacts), and Single Window System.