Guwahati/IBNS: Assam Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya inaugurated the week-long 72nd Van Mahotsav at Garbhanga reserve forest on the outskirts of Guwahati on Thursday.
New York: A "pressure-cooker" heatwave that's broken temperature records twice in 48 hours in the US northwest and western Canada is being mirrored across large parts of the northern hemisphere, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said on Tuesday.
Ottawa: An unprecedented heatwave, which is smashing all temperature records, has left several people dead in Canada, media reports said on Wednesday.
Beijing: A senior engineer has claimed that the railway, which will link China and Nepal, will run through the main protected area of the Himalayan mountains, media reports said.
New York: Indigenous people living on the frontline of climate change could offer potentially ground-breaking insight into biodiversity protection and sustainability, but they urgently need help to withstand a growing number of threats to their way of life, the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) said on Friday.
New York:The global climate crisis is “exacerbating and intensifying” water-related disasters, jeopardizing lives and livelihoods, the UN chief said on Friday at a major sustainable development symposium.
Geneva, Delhi/IBNS: Widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EV) is looked upon as a key factor in decarbonizing road transport and reducing environmental pollution in India, according to World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
New York: A United Nations body is recommending that Australia’s Great Barrier Reef be included on a list of world heritage in danger, according to a draft report issued on Monday, a move which has been heavily criticized by the Australian Government.
Simferpol/Sputnik: The situation in the Yalta region has stabilized following severe flooding in Russia’s Crimea, a total of 24 people were injured, according to the Yalta city administration.
The sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off capital Colombo has caused “significant damage to the planet” by releasing hazardous substances into the ecosystem, the UN representative in Sri Lanka said.
New Delhi/UNI: India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday said that the Southwest monsoon has further advanced into some more parts of north Arabian Sea, most parts of Gujarat region, some parts Saurashtra, southeast Rajasthan and some more parts of Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh.
Helsinki: A Helsinki-based Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air has claimed that a Chinese-backed coal-fired power plant in Bangladesh is failing to ensure proper environmental inspections.
Islamabad/UNI: At least five people were killed and six others injured in separate rain and windstorm-triggered accidents in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) said.
New Delhi/IBNS: Experts have been talking about the effects of climate change evident in the Himalayan and Karakoram mountain ranges, namely the Third Pole, especially after the recent natural disasters to hit the Himalayan region.
New York: New research co-authored by the UN Global Compact revealed on Thursday that none of the G7 leading industrial nations’ main stock indices are aligned with global emissions targets set out in the Paris Agreement, thwarting efforts to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.