Tags: climate agreement

Cabinet apprised of MoU between India, UK on Cooperation in Weather and Climate Sciences

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Kingdom (UK) on Cooperation in Weather and Climate Sciences.  The MoU was signed on 28th January 2019, under which, an Implementation Agreement on Weather and climate science for service partnership will also be signed between […]

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Majority of air pollution deaths in India due to diesel vehicles emission: Study

As much as two thirds of deaths from air pollution in India can be attributed to exhaust emissions from diesel vehicles, which were responsible for nearly 385,000 deaths in 2015, a study has found. On-road diesel vehicles were responsible for nearly half of the health impacts of air pollution from vehicles worldwide in 2015. The […]

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Crop residue burning is a major contributor to air pollution in Delhi: Study

While fossil fuel emissions in New Delhi account for 80 percent of the air pollution plume during the summer, emissions from biomass burning (such as crop residue burning) in neighboring regions rival those from fossil fuels during the fall and winter. “Black carbon aerosols are damaging to human health and their levels are higher in […]

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Watch: How this company is stopping country bleed plastics every day

Over a billion of these non-biodegradable sanitary napkins are being dumped in landfills and sewerage systems in the country. And there is no source of decomposition for about 400-500 years. These plastic based sanitary napkins have been causing harm to both – the environment and health. Every used sanitary napkin carries two grams of non-biodegradable […]

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Interview: Deepanjali Kanoria, Founder and CEO , Heyday

Deepanjali Kanoria Founder and CEO Heyday in an exclusive Interview shared with us about the company, how Heyday is helping our environment stay plastic free, idea behind the launch of the product and more. If you really appreciate our work and love our cherry picked stories then do share it! Follow us on Twitter , […]

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Environment Ministry and University of British Columbia signs MoU on forestry science

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) and University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada for next 10 years in New Delhi.  Both the institutions shall explore opportunities for future collaborations in the field of forestry science through their respective organizations namely Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education, […]

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Yes, these children are skipping schools for us!

Yup, you heard it right, children across the globe are skipping there schools and shouting out loud for the climate and believe us they are doing it right. On one end in Paris several hundred high school and university students skipped their classes and demonstrating in front of the French ministry for the environment. On […]

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National Conference on “Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production”

Under Indo-German Development Cooperation, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change(MoEFCC) organized Second National Conference at Hyatt Hotel, New Delhi on Sustainable and Environment-friendly Industrial Production (SEIP) Project which is a joint programme of Ministry &GIZ -The Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH or GIZ in short is a German development agency. The project concludes in two weeks […]

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Climate change could wipe out Bengal tigers

Sundarbans — the iconic Bengal tiger’s last coastal stronghold and the world’s biggest mangrove forest — could be destroyed by climate change and rising sea levels over the next 50 years, scientists say. Spanning more than 10,000 square kilometres, the Sundarbans region of Bangladesh and India is the biggest mangrove forest on Earth, and also […]

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Bloomberg Philanthropies Announces Initiative to Support India’s National Clean Air Program

At the World Sustainable Development Summit 2019 (WSDS 2019) in New Delhi, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), and the Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation launched a new initiative on air quality in collaboration with the Indian Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.  The initiative will bring together research and civil society organizations […]

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