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Soot content in air declining, says IISc-Isro study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The amount of soot or black carbon in India’s air is reducing. It has been declining at a rate of 100 nanogram per cubic metre per year, a recent study by scientists from Indian Institute of...

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2-metre sea level rise 'plausible' by 2100: study

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

Global sea levels could rise by two metres (6.5 feet) and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....

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UN chief Guterres says world 'not on track' with climate change

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises. In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was...

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Even as Cyclone Fani Hit Campaigns, Climate Change Yet to Find Space in India’s Political Discourse

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

As the British Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency this week after a spirited campaign, mainly by civil society groups and students across Europe and America, cyclone Fani...

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Indian economy 31% smaller than what it would have been without global warming - Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 26, 2019

India’s economy is now 31% smaller than it would have been in the absence of global warming, a new study assessing the impact of climate change on economic growth has found.

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Reduce the dependence on fossil fuel, urge experts

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 24, 2019

According to a new assessment released by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), named ‘Global Warming of 1.5°C’, 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming will increase above pre-...

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Understanding The Economic Consequences Of Climate Change For India

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 15, 2019

As per a report authorized by the UN Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), India's exposure and high vulnerability to the adverse effects of climate change could hinder its economic...

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Low soil moisture posing threat in most river basins

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 29, 2019

Factors like temperature, rainfall and soil moisture affect distribution and growth of vegetation. A study of these factors has shown that forest and croplands in two-thirds of river basins across India do not have the potential to cope with extreme climatic events such as...

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Vice President asks scientists to step up research on ocean and marine energy

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 25, 2019

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for fully tapping the enormous potential of the Blue Economy for the country to achieve higher economic growth. ...

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Climate change: World to miss global greenhouse gas emissions target in 2020, say analysts

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 22, 2019

The world is on course to miss its "best chance" of preventing runaway climate change by ensuring global greenhouse gas emissions peak in 2020, researchers warned on Tuesday. Even as Earth is...

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