New Delhi: India will ban the manufacture, import, stocking, distribution, sale, and use of identified single-use plastic items, which have low utility and high littering potential, all across the country from July 1, 2022.
New York: On Monday, thousands of people gathered at Altice Arena in Lisbon, Portugal, for the first day of the long-awaited UN Ocean Conference. Riding on the global momentum generated by the event, experts are pushing for a new international commitment to combat pollution, including at sea.
New York: The world must do more to stop the dramatic decline in ocean health, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Sunday, urging young people gathered in Carcavelos, Portugal, for a UN Youth and Innovation Forum to step up because his generation’s leaders had moved far too slow.
Tokyo/UNI/Sputnik: The rainy season has come to an abrupt end in parts of Japan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said Monday, with record high temperatures expected in the coming weeks.
Beijing/UNI/Xinhua: China's National Meteorological Center (NMC) on Monday renewed its yellow alert for rainstorms in many parts of the country.
New Delhi/Agra: A social media post by 10-year-old climate activist Licypriya Kangujam created an overnight change as it forced authorities to clean garbage around the iconic Taj Mahal in Agra, a monument visited by a large number of domestic and foreign tourists every year.
Toronto/IBNS: A heat warning remains in effect on Wednesday for southern and parts of northern Ontario, Environment Canada has said.
Silchar: Two people, including a woman, died in a landslide in Assam’s Cachar district, officials said on Monday.
Guwahati: The flood and landslides has claimed 62 human lives in Assam this year so far.
New York: Sweltering conditions in Europe have come earlier than expected this year but the bad news is, they’re the shape of things to come.
New York: The current global economic paradigm of infinite growth based on using up a finite amount of resources, such as fossil fuels, will only deliver a “permanent triple whammy of inflation, climate chaos and conflict”, the UN chief warned on Friday.
Toronto/IBNS: A new program Reduce WasteTO program – Reducing Single-Use was launched by the city of Toronto to address single-use waste in its first stage of the Single-Use and Takeaway Items Reduction Strategy.
Guwahati: At least four people were buried alive following a massive landslide in Guwahati on Tuesday.
Guwahati: The Hoolock gibbons, which occur only in the northeast India, on the southern bank of the Dibang-Brahmaputra river system is under threat.
Hyderabad/UNI: Heatwave conditions could prevail at isolated places in Bhadradri Kothagudem, Khammam, Nalgonda and Suryapet districts of Telangana during the next 24 hours, Meteorological Centre said on Saturday.