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Heavy rain in Pakistan leaves 29 dead

At least 29 people were killed and 50 others injured due to heavy rains that swept across Pakistan in the last 48 hours, the country's authorities told media on Sunday.

Antonio Guterres appeals for greater support for small islands fighting climate change

More funding is needed to support Small Island Developing States (SIDS) on the frontlines of climate change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Saturday in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

UN weather agency says February saw more extreme heat and unusually high temperatures in both hemispheres

February saw more extreme heat and unusually high temperatures in both hemispheres, the UN weather agency (WMO) said on Friday.

Senior officials call for action and solutions at UN Environment Assembly

Leaders attending a major UN environmental conference in Nairobi must drive forward solutions to combat climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Thursday.

India’s National Green Hydrogen Mission and COP 28 commitment

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has taken a significant step towards decarbonizing the transport sector with the release of guidelines for pilot projects under the National Green Hydrogen Mission.

Higher reaches of Kashmir receive fresh snowfall, plains lashed by rains

Srinagar/IBNS/UNI: Higher reaches of Kashmir valley including Gulmarg and Sonamarg received fresh snowfall while plains were lashed by rains resulting in the closure of the Srinagar-Ladakh highway on Sunday, officials said.

January was the hottest month on record, shows WMO data

In the battle to slow global warming, January was the hottest month on record according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Thursday.

Nepali authorities announce new initiative to be followed by Mount Everest climbers to fix 'poop' problem

Nepali authorities have directed climbers that they need to clear up their poo and bring it back to the base camp when they scale Mount Everest next time.

Toronto records warmest temperature in 86 years during this time

Toronto/IBNS: Toronto broke an 86-year-old weather record as Toronto's temperatures Friday are expected to keep hiking.

Nearly half of Amazon customer orders are shipped with reduced packaging to cut down on plastic use

Bengaluru/IBNS/UNI: Amazon announced on Tuesday that nearly half of the customer orders in India are now shipped from its fulfillment network in their original packaging with just an address label added by the e-commerce platform or with reduced packaging.

Amid snow, all flights cancelled at Srinagar airport

Srinagar/IBNS/UNI: Kashmir valley, including Srinagar, received the biggest snowfall of the season, resulting in the cancellation of all flights at Srinagar Airport on Sunday, officials said.

SC approves Centre's new expert body on environmental and forest matters

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the new body of experts set up by the Centre for consultation on environmental and forest matters.

UK may witness annual 10,000 heatwave deaths, MPs call for action

A report has claimed the 'silent killer' heatwaves could claim up to 10,000 lives annually in the UK without concerted action.

New Delhi to host World Sustainable Development Summit on February 7

The 23rd edition of the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS) will be held from February 7-9, 2024, at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi.

Jammu and Kashmir's upper reaches receive light snow

Upper reaches of the Kashmir Valley, including the ski resort of Gulmarg, experienced light snow, resulting in the closure of Mughal Road and Srinagar-Ladakh Road on Friday.