Tags: Climate

Climate protesters chain themselves to Merkel’s chancellery

Dozens of German “extinction rebellion” protesters Tuesday chained themselves to the fence of Angela Merkel’s chancellery, demanding she declare a “climate emergency”. The activists sent the keys to unlock them to all 13 government ministries along with letters formulating their demands, including to effectively cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2025. “The current climate […]

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Rijiju pushes for ‘Clean and Green’ SAI campuses

Newly-appointed Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has directed all Sports Authority of India (SAI) regional centers to plant saplings of trees specific to their areas inside their campuses as part of a ‘Clean and Green’ campaign. A circular has been issued to all 12 SAI regional centers for holistic development of a ‘Clean and Green’ sports […]

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EU missions mark World Environment Day 2019 by getting partners to sign the Green Pledge

Over 15 partners recently signed the “Green Pledge” with the European Union, committing to adopt a number of sustainable measures in their organization including discontinuing the use of single use plastics, managing waste responsibly and reducing water and electricity consumption. Sports associations, universities, civil society organizations, industry partners & service providers signed the Green Pledge […]

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CSE helps Gurugram chart a course to a cleaner, pollution-free, solar future

“Gurugram has a vision – that of being a ‘solar pioneer’, and a modern, truly ‘smart’ city. But it will never be able to realize this vision unless it ensures that its residential sector – its homes – adopt solar power. Solar rooftop (SRT) could be an excellent non-polluting, cost-effective alternative to replace the smoke-spewing diesel […]

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The 11th edition of the GRIHA Summit will be co-hosted by UNSW Sydney & GRIHA Council

The 11th edition of India’s Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment (GRIHA) Council’s annual flagship event will be co-hosted with UNSW Sydney in December 2019, for the second year in a row.  The GRIHA Summit will bring together experts and consumers to discuss and deliberate on furthering the sustainable habitat agenda in India. It has been recognized as […]

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NTPC celebrates World Environment Day

In an endeavour to spread awareness on the pressing need to safeguard the environment, Maharatna power company, NTPC Ltd., organised a host of activities across its plant locations and corporate offices on June 5 to commemorate the World Environment Day.   Placing huge emphasis on the need for environment protection, NTPC organised competitions, lectures and cultural […]

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Air pollution kills 8.5 out of 10,000 children in India before they turn five: CSE

The State of India’s Environment 2019 (SoE) in Figures is an exclusive data-driven analysis of major developmental and environmental sectors.  SoE 2019 in figures says about key environmental parameters like- State of air – Air pollution is responsible for 12.5 per cent of all deaths in India. Its impact on children is equally worrying. Over 100,000 […]

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Electric vehicles can help you live longer

Migration from polluting vehicles that burn fossil fuels to electric vehicles, ideally using electricity generated sustainably could significantly reduce the incidence of cardiopulmonary illness due to air pollution, says a study. This could lead not only to less employee absence from work through illness but also lead to broad improvements in the quality and length […]

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Cats and picnics get more mentions than the environment: BAFTA

The new report ‘Subtitles to save the World’ shows that words like ‘cats’ and ‘picnics’ both get more mentions on British television than the environment ‘Planet Placement’ launches, encouraging the television industry to weave more environmental messaging into content, no matter the genre A new report released by BAFTA and albert, supported by analysis from Deloitte […]

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Species facing climate change could find help in odd place: urban environments

When it comes to wildlife conservation efforts, urban environments could be far more helpful than we think, according to new research.  A study published in Ecology shows that animals move faster through ‘low quality’ habitats – evidence that could change the way conservationists think about managing landscapes to help species move in response to climate […]

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