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Stronger El Nino could cause irreversible Antarctic melting: Report

Canberra: Stronger El Nino events in the future could cause irreversible melting of ice shelves and sheets in Antarctica, an Australian research warned on Tuesday. El Nino is the warmer phase of the El Nino…

UP, Bihar among 9 worst states facing climate risk: Report

This is the first time there has been a physical climate risk analysis focused exclusively on the built environment, comparing every state, province and territory Asia dominates the list of provinces at risk with more…

Delhi’s AQI remains in ‘very poor’ category

New Delhi: The national capital’s air quality remained in the very poor category for the third consecutive day on Monday. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall…

GRAP Stage II invoked to avoid further deterioration of air quality in Delhi-NCR

New Delhi: After Delhi’s overall Air Quality Index (AQI) clocked 270 on Thursday, the Sub-Committee for operationalisation of Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) of the Commission for Air Quality Management held a meeting and invoked…

EU formally bans gas and diesel car sales from 2035

London: In a move to boost the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), the European Parliament has approved the law to ban the sale of new gas and diesel cars in the EU, starting in 2035.…

Two rare bird species spotted in Sunderbans this winter

Kolkata :This winter came with twin good news both for nature as well as bird watchers. 145 species of birds were spotted during the first Sundarban Bird Festival, an official said on Saturday. The two-day…

Proposed mine blocked in Australia to protect Great Barrier Reef

Canberra: Australia’s Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek on Thursday blocked a proposed coal mine to protect the Great Barrier Reef. Plibersek had recently announced she has rejected plans for the Central Queensland Coal Project because of…

New research reveals global dangers of glacial flooding

Wellington: As rising temperatures shrink glaciers, melt water can collect to form lakes nearby which could put about 15 million people in high mountains at risk of glacial lake outburst floods, according to a study…

GIS-23 to be zero waste event in Lucknow

Lucknow: The three-day Global Investors Summit (GIS-23) in Lucknow from February 10 will be a zero-waste event with the government deputing 1,150 sanitation workers and putting up 100 steel dustbins at the venue. Also, 250…

100 activists in Goa resolve to fight against Mhadei water diversion

Panaji: About a hundred activists from across Goa on Tuesday held a meeting over the issue of coal transportation and Mhadei river water diversion, and resolved to mobilise people to oppose these. Talking to IANS,…

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