Tags: climate change

Australian rat is the first mammal to go extinct due to climate change

Australian Government on Tuesday officially declared extinction of Great Barrier Reef rodent, making it the first mammal believed to have been killed off by human-induced climate change. The rat-like Bramble Cay melomys – inhabited a small coral island on the Great Barrier Reef, measuring about five hectares (12 acres) and located in the Torres Strait, […]

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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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India, Norway launches initiative to combat Marine Pollution

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change recently signed a letter of Intent establishing the India-Norway Marine Pollution Initiative together with the Norwegian ministry of Foreign Affairs. In January, 2019, the Indian and Norwegian governments agreed to work more closely on oceans by signing a MoU and establishing the India-Norway Ocean Dialogue during the […]

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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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National Geographic, Sky Ocean Ventures Launch Global Search for Alternatives to Single-Use Plastics

National Geographic and Sky Ocean Ventures have launched a global search for innovative solutions to help tackle the world’s single-use plastic problem. The Ocean Plastic Innovation Challenge, a one-year competition, will focus on three strategic ways to address the growing issue of plastic pollution: designing alternatives to single-use plastics, identifying opportunities for industries to address […]

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India on track to fulfilling climate commitments: Harsh Vardhan at WSDS 2019

Building on the momentum of last year’s summit, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) kick started the World Sustainable Development 2019 (WSDS 2019). The summit was inaugurated by M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President, at Vigyan Bhawan on Monday in New Delhi. Nitin Desai, Chairman, TERI, delivered the welcome address. This year, TERI honoured  Prime Minister of Fiji […]

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Lakes in Tasmania are contaminated with dangerous metals: Study

A study of metal contamination in south-west Tasmania by The ANU has found lakes in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) are contaminated with dangerous metals, and at levels among the highest in the world. ANU researchers studied airborne contamination for the first time in Tasmania and found metal contaminants travelled 130km down-wind of historical […]

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Leading Businesses Charge Ahead With EVs To Tackle City Air Pollution: New Report

More companies than ever are switching to electric vehicles, helping to combat air pollution in cities, lower business risk and future proof their operations as low emission zones are introduced globally. The Climate Group’s first report on EV100, its global initiative to accelerate the market shift to electric transport by 2030, showcases the leadership of multinational […]

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