Even the verification process needed to trade Bitcoin is also a polluting endeavor. Bitcoin system’s current design requires more electricity than is needed to power Denmark
Over 85 per cent of districts in Uttarakhand, which are home to over nine crore people, are hotspots of extreme floods and its associated events, according to an independent analysis released today by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
Climate change and COVID-19. There is a complex interplay between the immune system and confounding variables — like crowding — that may be causing high infection rates, rather than air pollution per se
Countries in the Asia Pacific region are at the forefront of bearing the onslaught of climate change. During the last three decades, 45% of the world’s natural disasters have occurred in this region, which is…
New Delhi, 16 June (Mohammad Faiyaz Anwar): The National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has found a dramatic decline in the Arctic sea ice due to global warming. The decline of sea ice…
Analysis : Brazil, Russia India, Indonesia and Mexico stimulus handing money to major polluters Over the past 2 months the world has witnessed unprecedented government financial interventions in response to Covid-19. Governments have rightly put…
The public health gains achieved in the past few decades, in the form of control or elimination of infectious diseases and improvements in children’s health, could be wiped out if uncontrolled climate change goes on, warns a new study released on Thursday.
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Wednesday released a Special Report on Oceans and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate. The report focuses on the emergence of ocean extremes in response to increasing carbon emissions
Nearly all high-emitting countries are lagging behind in the fight against climate change and must step up, according to the most comprehensive report to date on the world’s climate ambitions.
WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has urged to world leaders to protect health from climate change.
Degradation of land, which leads to the process of desertification, is not limited to arid and semi-arid areas but is also visible in high altitude regions that get very little rainfall and are known as cold deserts.
The UN chief also praised African countries for hosting fellow African refugees despite limited domestic resources. On Friday, the AU said Africa was home to over one third of the global population of displaced people.
New Delhi, Feb 5. India and Monaco can further augment their ties by focusing on areas such as environment and climate change and renewable energy where they have a “strong meeting of minds”, President Ram…
findings showed that climate change has been significantly affecting phytoplankton — the tiny sea creatures — in the world’s oceans, which will lead to the change in colour — intensifying its blue and green regions.