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Cutting household fuel use may help India meet air quality standards: Study

India could make a major dent in air pollution by curbing emissions from dirty household fuels such as wood, dung, coal and kerosene, shows a new analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley and the India Institute of Technology. Eliminating emissions from these sources — without any changes to industrial or vehicle […]

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Scientists develops new forecasting system to alert people on air pollution

Scientists have developed a new forecasting system that they say can provide residents of New Delhi and other heavily polluted areas of northern India critical information for reducing their exposure to potentially unhealthy air. The forecasting system, developed by the US-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Tropical […]

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Climate change catastrophe closer, World’s oceans becoming stormier

The world’s seas are becoming stormier, with extreme ocean winds and wave heights increasing around the globe, a study has found. Researchers from the University of Melbourne in Australia analysed wind speed and wave height measurements taken from 31 different satellites between 1985-2018, consisting of around four billion observations. The measurements were compared with more […]

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Arctic warming will accelerate climate change and impact global economy: Study

Carbon released into the atmosphere by the increasing loss of Arctic permafrost, combined with higher solar absorption by the Earth’s surface due to the melting of sea ice and land snow, will accelerate climate change – and have a multi-trillion dollar impact on the world economy. A new paper in Nature Communications reveals a combination of […]

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Earth Day Network, Twitter partners to launch ‘Earth in Our Hands’ Emoji

As Earth Day prepares to mark its 50th anniversary, Twitter has partnered with Earth Day Network to recognize the urgency of the environmental movement through a new Earth Day emoji. The emoji will run for 365 days – through the 50th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2020 – in a first-of-its-kind collaboration. The image, which shows […]

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Saving the planet may cost USD 100 billion per year: Scientists

Saving the diversity and abundance of life on Earth may cost $100 billion a year, say scientists who have proposed a policy to prevent another mass extinction event on the planet. There have been five mass extinctions in the history of the Earth. Scientists now estimate that society must urgently come to grips this coming […]

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Ingersoll Rand Celebrates Earth Day, employees participates in tree plantation activity

As part of Ingersoll Rand’s recognition of Earth Day 2019, employees of Ingersoll Rand India participated in a tree plantation activity across India to demonstrate their commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability. Ingersoll Rand employees in India joined their hands to plant trees with an aim to support the environmental movement and help reduce the […]

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Tata Power launches the ‘Earth Week’ E-Waste Collection Campaign

We live in a digital age of the ever-evolving disposable electronic devices where E-waste is growing at a CAGR of 30% and as per ASSOCHAM is estimated to reach at 5.2 MT per annum by 2020. In order to promote responsible recycling of E-waste , Tata Power in association with TATA CLiQ, will be hosting […]

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Climate Change can affect energy, food and water security: Rajeevan

Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday. “Climate is changing and global warming is happening due to the release of greenhouse gases. In many parts of the world, including India, the effects of climate change are being seen […]

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