One of the most awaited projects; the Ken-Betwa river link( KLBP) is set to launch on the 192nd anniversary of Rani Laxmibai. It stands at cross roads with respect to environmental approval due to the wildlife clearances involved.
Prince William presented the Earthshot prize to notable environmental contributions and conservation efforts made by people. This year Indian company, Takachar bagged an award. The other winning projects were from the Bahamas, Costa Rica and Italy.
On 5th October 2021, Princeton University professor, won the nobel prize in Physics for developing the Climate Change model. Suki Manabe is a professor of civil and environmental engineering, and public and international affairs, and has worked in Climate studies. Climate models that Manabe built, deal with predicting and analyzing how the world will change as a result of greenhouse gas emissions, and to amplify the enormous benefit of rapidly decreasing greenhouse gas emissions for life on Earth.
India confirmed that Prime minister Narendra Modi is all set to attend the crucial COP 26 summit to be held in Glasgow from 31 October. The news came after the delegations from the US, UK and European Union recently visited Delhi to discuss India’s climate action goals.
Contemplating and being unable to escape the trap set up by one's own thoughts are common expressions people choose to define as overthinking.
The fourth general assembly of the International Solar Alliance concluded on 21 October with a promise to achieve $1 trillion in global solar investments by 2030.
The global greenhouse gas concentrations reached a new record level in the year 2020, a report by the UN-backed World Meteorological Organization revealed. In an alarming revelation, the report stated that despite the lockdown restrictions due to the pandemic, the greenhouse emissions last year spiked quicker than the annual average level of the last decade.
A new policy briefing by the World Health Organization highlighted that the climate change impacts are posing a serious threat to mental health globally. The WHO urged policymakers to include mental health support in their climate action targets.
The Delhi government is gearing up to implement a strategic climate change action plan with a German agency as its knowledge partner. An environment ministry official said the data from the last 10 years will be analyzed to prepare a plan for the next 10 years on air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, renewable energy, transport issues, air conditioning, heat islands, and agriculture patterns.
A study published in the International Journal of Climatology (IJC) has concluded the emergence of new heatwave hotspots in the north-western, central, and south-central parts of the Indian subcontinent.
The Haryana government has pointed out that about 8,000 hectares of Aravallis are excluded from the National Conservation Zone (NCZ).
In the third annual edition of Digital Quality of Life Index 2021, Denmark is at the top, followed by Republic of Korea and Finland. India ranks 59th globally and 17th in Asia.