Kallen Pokkudan, from Kannur district became an eminent figure in the conservation of Kerala’s mangrove forests over the years. Born in a marginalized family, he has been dedicated to securing the coastal resources of Kerala through effective interventions.
The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 were held in the last week of September, where the nonprofit organisation Legal Initiative for Forests and Environment (LIFE) in India was declared as one of the recipients . The Right Livelihood Awards of 2021 is a prestigious award presented every year to people and organizations who have made considerable contributions to making the world more just, peaceful and sustainable.
Last week the Indian Health Ministry launched 'Mental Health Awareness Campaign Week' as the world observed World Mental Health Day on Oct 10.
The pandemic caused many businesses and organizations to suffer and even shut down permanently. Small businesses were affected in many ways, but there was also a rise seen in many places, who adapted to the COVID norms. Many countries like the US, UK, Germany, Canada, Australia.
Delhi government launched a month-long campaign starting from 18th October to curb the rate of vehicular emissions in the capital. The ``Red light on, gaadi Off” campaign aims at urging drivers to shut their car engines at the red light.
India’s leading cinema giant, INOX Leisure Ltd. installed the nation’s first cinema with Ather fast-charging points for electric vehicles in Pune. The citizens can now charge their electric vehicles through the charging ports set up in the parking lot while enjoying the show.
A new report called ‘Code Red for a healthy future’ published by the Lancet states that India is one of the top five countries with the highest rate of heat wave exposure over the past five years.
The much-awaited biggest climate conference dropped the curtains on 31st October 2021. The summit opened with the conference addressed by the COP President Alok Sharma,
As winter approaches pollution the AQI spikes high every year. But currently the air quality is alarming with a 'severe' condition declared. In desperate measures, Delhi Government today declared to the Supreme Court that they will consider imposing a complete lockdown in Delhi to control the extreme air pollution.
A species diversity expert from Colorado State University claimed in his research study that maintaining a genetic variability in the population of species is essential to help them adapt to the environment. The changing climate can only be survived by plants or animals if their genetic makeup is strong.
A waste management company, based in London has announced today its plans to grow the “world’s biggest” single-site energy from waste (EfW) decarbonisation initiative. The enterprise by the name Cory intends to establish CCS technology at its current facility which has a capacity of about 750,000 tonnes capacity. The new plant is expected to be operational by 2026 in Belvedere, southeast London.
The CCPI has been published annually since 2005 and is an independent measuring tool for tracking the climate preservation performance of 60 countries and the European Union. It is conducted to enhance accountability in international climate politics and enable comparison of the efforts and growth achieved by individual countries.
The Union Power Minister R K Singh announced that India is all set to integrate large-scale elements and renewable sources to keep the frequency control in check through AGC (Automatic Generation Control).
The current report published by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released on 28th February 2022, has warned of multiple disasters in the next twenty years even if necessary actions are implemented for the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions.
The European Union has increased its target of reduction in carbon emissions from 40% to 55% from 1990 standards at the end of last year. Achieving this will require a change in policymaking and restructuring of high emission entities.EU started by taxing its high carbon emitting members to reduce the emissions.