October 01, 2022 17:34 (IST)
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Two die as typhoon Nanmadol hits Japan

Tokyo: Two people were reported dead and another missing on Monday after powerful typhoon Nanmadol landed in Japan's southwestern region of Kyushu, bringing rain and gales, local media reported.

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake hits Taiwan, no casualty

Taipei: An earthquake measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale hit Taiwan on Sunday, triggering panic in the region where it was felt.

Global cooperation to protect the ozone layer can ensure a better future for us all

New York: As the Montreal Protocol to Protect the Ozone Layer turns 35 on Friday, World Ozone Day, the United Nations has said that continuing the level of cooperation that led to the treaty’s adoption and success is just what is needed to protect life on Earth, end the climate crisis and ensure a brighter future for us all.

PM Modi releases 8 Namibian cheetahs in Madhya Pradesh national park on 72nd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his 72nd birthday by releasing eight cheetahs from Namibia in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park Saturday in an  ambitious project to reintroduce the animals in the South Asian nation after their extinction some 70 years ago.

Cheetahs arrive in India from Namibia, PM to release them in Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park today

Gwalior: As many as eight cheetahs have arrived in India from Namibia and soon they will be released in  Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday.

Eight Namibian cheetahs to be ferried to India on Sept 17

Windhoek/IBNS: Eight Namibian cheetahs will be ferried to India in the Boeing 747-400 flight after which they will be released by PM Narendra Modi at Madhya Pradesh's Kuno National Park on Sept.17.

Climate change impacts ‘heading into uncharted territory’, warns UN chief

New York: “Climate science is clear: we are heading in the wrong direction”, declares a major, multi-agency UN climate science report released on Tuesday, with a focus on increasing fossil fuel emissions and rising greenhouse gases, now at a record high, which risk thwarting plans to reduce global temperatures and avoid climate catastrophe.

TERI signs MoU with Tata Steel Foundation

New Delhi/Jamshedpur: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and Tata Steel Foundation (TSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Tuesday in New Delhi to collaborate on implementing the latest stage of The Green School Project which aims to create awareness about environment conservation in the school network.

Typhoon Muifa hits Japan's Okinawa

Tokyo/UNI: Typhoon Muifa has brought heavy downpours and gale-force winds to islands in the southwest of Japan's Okinawa, Japan's weather agency said Monday.

WMO: Climate change in Africa can destabilize ‘countries and entire regions’

New York: Water stress and hazards like withering droughts and devastating floods are hitting African communities, economies and ecosystems hard, according to a new report launched on Thursday by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO).

Pollution and climate change upsurge the risk of ‘climate penalty’

New York: A rise in the frequency, intensity and duration of heatwaves will not only increase wildfires this century but also worsen air quality – harming human health and ecosystems, according to a new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) launched on Wednesday, the International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies.

Egypt prepares for flagship UN climate conference, in a year of unprecedented global weather shocks

New York: Regional authorities in Egypt, the host country of the 2022 UN climate conference (COP27), are ramping up initiatives designed to improve the country’s environmental credentials, and speed up its transition to a low carbon economy. The event will begin on 4 November, in the Egyptian resort city of Sharm El-Sheikh.

Magnitude 6.8 earthquake hits Sichuan province, 13 die

Sichuan: A magnitude 6.8 earthquake hit Sichuan province of China on Monday which left 13 people dead, media reports said.

Waterlogging puts Bengaluru out of gear

Bengaluru/UNI: Following overnight incessant rains, Bengaluru on Monday woke up to waterlogged roads and flooded basements of residential societies, uprooted trees and people struggling to wade through flooded stretches on main and arterial roads.

NASA scrubs second Artemis I launch attempt

Los Angeles/UNI: NASA scrubbed its second launch attempt of the Artemis I lunar mission due to a leak issue.