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India struggles to stay cool amidst global warming

By : editor_2, Jul 19, 2018

India is among the nine most populous countries where people are at risk from lack of access to cooling as global warming continues to threaten health and climate, according to a study of a UN-...

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Google teams up with UN to track environmental changes

By : editor_2, Jul 18, 2018

The UN has entered into a partnership with Google to monitor the impacts of human activity on global ecosystems by using sophisticated online tools.

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How climate change can erode Indian coastline more intensely than ever

By : editor_2, Jul 4, 2018

One of the biggest impacts of climate change is likely to be felt along coastlines across the world. Rising sea levels, accompanied by stronger waves and currents, are likely to reshape the...

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Increase irrigated land to protect the country from climate change impact: Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramaniam

By : editor_2, Jul 3, 2018

To protect the country from climate change impact, the percentage of irrigated land needs to be increased. The Central government’s push on renewable energy shows its commitment to ...

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Water scarcity, climate change will lower living standards in India: World Bank report

By : editor_2, Jun 28, 2018

Climate change if unchecked will lower living standards of about half of South Asia’s population by 2050, with people in central India likely to be worst hit, a World Bank report will say....

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Bank of America raises US$2.25 billion in largest green bond issue

By : editor_2, May 21, 2018

Bank of America Corp has issued a US$2.25 billion bond to support clean energy projects, the largest green bond issuance by the bank so far.

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African cities pledge to cut climate emissions to zero by 2050

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

Africa is sometimes better known for its vulnerability to climate change than its action on the problem - but a set of African cities intend to change that. 

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India to see 15-fold jump in demand for power to cool homes, says IEA report

By : sustainabilityo..., May 18, 2018

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has estimated that India will lead the world in terms of the power consumed for residential cooling. The agency estimates that India’s cooling-related...

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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Launches Chapter for South Asia to Combat Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

To combat the adverse impact of climate change, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) has launched a chapter for South Asian countries and urged mayors and commissioners...

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Dramatic action needed on climate change: UN

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The world must redouble efforts to halt global warming before it is too late, the UN's climate chief said Monday as nearly 200 nations kicked off talks in Bonn.

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