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Climate change will cripple economies regardless of countries' wealth: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Climate change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by the year 2100, economists said in a new report, dispelling the notion that impoverished, warm...

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Rapid Urbanisation and Deforestation are Warming up the State of Odisha, finds study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2019

It is no secret that the planet's temperature is increasing. If it continues unabated, India will be among one of the worst-hit countries with frequent floods and droughts. Most parts of...

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Himalayan Glaciers melting at accelerated pace - study

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across...

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Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks...

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Bengal tigers may not survive climate change, UN report finds

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world's last and largest tiger strongholds, scientists warned in a new study. The cats are among 500,000 land species...

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Kerala: Trichy airport gets 1 MW solar power plant, to cater to 25% energy demand

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 29, 2019

Trichy international airport on Friday got a solar power plant to power its campus here when Airports Authority of India (AAI) board member Anuj Agarwal commissioned the 1 megawatt plant set up...

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Young environmental activists across the world skip school in a call to action

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

The movement, inspired by the actions of 16-year-old Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg, spanned more than 100 countries and 1,500 cities, where students gathered in the streets and...

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IKEA and shipping giant CMA CGM to pilot first sustainable marine biofuel

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 18, 2019

Under a partnership announced among Swedish furniture giant IKEA, shipping group CMA CGM, the Port of Rotterdam and non-profit the GoodShipping Program, the first container ship will refuel with...

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Environment damage behind one in four global deaths, disease: UN

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 14, 2019

A quarter of all premature deaths and diseases worldwide are due to manmade pollution and environmental damage, the United Nations said Wednesday in a landmark report on the planet's parlous...

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UN calls for urgent rethink as resource use skyrockets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 13, 2019

Rapid growth in extraction of materials is the chief culprit in climate change and biodiversity loss – a challenge that will only worsen unless the world urgently undertakes a systemic reform of...

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