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  • Climate Change in India Could Mean Faster Rate Hikes, HSBC Says Jul 06, 2022 04:12 PM IST

    Climate Change in India Could Mean Faster Rate Hikes, HSBC Says

    “Although inflation in India has always been susceptible to supply shocks, climate change-induced surprises are making it more volatile and harder to forecast,” HSBC economists, led by Pranjul Bhandari, wrote in a report Wednesday. “This, then, raises the challenge for the central bank.”

  • The Green Pivot | Carbon competitiveness — India needs to set a bold agenda Jul 06, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    The Green Pivot | Carbon competitiveness — India needs to set a bold agenda

    Inaction on the climate front has a steep cost attached to it. The sooner we understand it, the better

  • Greenko ties up with IIT Hyderabad to set up School of Sustainable Science, boost R&D in energy transition Jul 04, 2022 02:29 PM IST

    Greenko ties up with IIT Hyderabad to set up School of Sustainable Science, boost R&D in energy transition

    The school will be advancing knowledge in thrust areas such as climate change mitigation, energy transition, circular and regenerative economy, zero carbon processes, industrial ecology and net zero clusters, the company said.

  • Climate change: How a double whammy of rising temperatures and scanty rainfall has hit Kashmir's saffron industry Jul 03, 2022 06:39 PM IST

    Climate change: How a double whammy of rising temperatures and scanty rainfall has hit Kashmir's saffron industry

    Climate change and extreme weather events are affecting yield. And farmers are reducing the acreage under saffron, as the yield shrinks over time.

  • In photos: Sydney heavily flooded, thousands ordered to evacuate Jul 03, 2022 04:22 PM IST

    In photos: Sydney heavily flooded, thousands ordered to evacuate

    Sydney flood: "This is a life-threatening emergency situation," the government said.

  • Harrowed farmers in Rajasthan bid adieu to kinnow, uproot their orchards in bulk Jul 02, 2022 05:00 PM IST

    Harrowed farmers in Rajasthan bid adieu to kinnow, uproot their orchards in bulk

    Soaring temperatures and ill-timed closure of canals for maintenance left farmers in Sriganganagar with no choice but to switch to sowing moong, cluster bean and cotton crops.

  • Watch: Japanese company builds 'flood-proof' house than can float Jun 29, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    Watch: Japanese company builds 'flood-proof' house than can float

    According to the company, these house have a unique structure. They are connected to a number of thick iron rods sticking out of the ground with thick cables that ensure the structure stays in place during floods.

  • EU countries agree deals on laws to fight climate change Jun 29, 2022 07:46 AM IST

    EU countries agree deals on laws to fight climate change

    Taken together, the laws are designed to ensure the 27-country EU - the world's third-biggest greenhouse gas emitter - reduces its net emissions by 55% from 1990 levels by 2030.

  • G7 leaders end summit, vow to hurt Russia economically Jun 28, 2022 05:22 PM IST

    G7 leaders end summit, vow to hurt Russia economically

    Group of Seven leaders wrapped up the summit in Kruen on June 28 with intentions to send a strong signal of long-term commitment to Ukraine's future, ensuring that Russia pays a higher price for its invasion.

  • G-7 aims to create club of nations to boost climate action Jun 28, 2022 05:08 PM IST

    G-7 aims to create club of nations to boost climate action

    The move will ensure that the countries that join the club agree on tougher measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

  • India bans single-use plastic from July 1; here's what you need to know Jun 28, 2022 04:30 PM IST

    India bans single-use plastic from July 1; here's what you need to know

    In the 4th United Nations Environment Assembly held in 2019, India piloted a resolution on addressing single-use plastic products pollution, recognising the urgent need for the global community to focus on this issue.

  • India, Pakistan may see more heat waves annually in future: Study Jun 28, 2022 03:46 PM IST

    India, Pakistan may see more heat waves annually in future: Study

    Climate change is a reality and extremely high temperatures have been reported by India and Pakistan this year.

  • India must prepare to combat risk of climate-induced hunger Jun 27, 2022 01:45 PM IST

    India must prepare to combat risk of climate-induced hunger

    The delayed onset of the Southwest monsoon adds to the list of unpredictable weather and geopolitical events affecting the poor

  • G-7 leaders set to commit to long haul in backing Ukraine Jun 27, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    G-7 leaders set to commit to long haul in backing Ukraine

    The G-7 will be joined by the leaders of five democratic emerging economies – India, Indonesia, South Africa, Senegal and Argentina – for a discussion on climate change, energy and other issues.

  • Actor Kal Penn to host new climate change show focusing on everything from 'crypto to batteries' Jun 26, 2022 02:10 PM IST

    Actor Kal Penn to host new climate change show focusing on everything from 'crypto to batteries'

    The show, titled 'Getting Warmer with Kal Penn', will be created by Bloomberg Green -- a platform dedicated to clean-energy journalism.

  • Climate change concerns rise as heavy rain batters Assam, Meghalaya Jun 25, 2022 09:15 AM IST

    Climate change concerns rise as heavy rain batters Assam, Meghalaya

    A Climate Vulnerability Index of the Council on Energy, Environment and Water has named Assam among the states most vulnerable to extreme climate events. The report says the Northeast states are more vulnerable to floods.

  • The rich-poor divide on clean power is getting wider Jun 23, 2022 04:35 PM IST

    The rich-poor divide on clean power is getting wider

    The solution is simple. Developed nations should unleash the flood of pent-up capital to help emerging economies fund their decarbonisation efforts

  • The Green Pivot | Carbon Pricing: An opportunity for India to leapfrog in the climate race Jun 22, 2022 09:10 AM IST

    The Green Pivot | Carbon Pricing: An opportunity for India to leapfrog in the climate race

    With net-zero agenda the world over gaining momentum, there is a clear trend towards increased carbon market activity 

  • Video: Powerful tornado rips through buildings, tears power cables in China Jun 20, 2022 02:37 PM IST

    Video: Powerful tornado rips through buildings, tears power cables in China

    This is the second tornado to hit China last week. Another tornado had hit the southern megacity of Guangzhou on June 16, displacing millions of people, damaging property and swamping farmland.

  • How an underground phenomenon triggered by global warming is damaging the Himalayas Jun 18, 2022 02:57 PM IST

    How an underground phenomenon triggered by global warming is damaging the Himalayas

    Scientists fear that the IPCC recommendation of limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius may not be enough to stop the permafrost from thawing

  • Mothers bear brunt of climate change in Pakistan Jun 15, 2022 04:05 PM IST

    Mothers bear brunt of climate change in Pakistan

    Pregnant women exposed to heat for prolonged periods of time have a higher risk of suffering complications, an analysis of 70 studies conducted since the mid-1990s on the issue found. For every 1 degree Celsius in temperature rise, the number of stillbirths and premature deliveries increases by about 5 percent, according to the meta-analysis, which was carried out by several research institutions globally and published in the British Medical Journal in September 2020.

  • Climate Change | Indian cities need innovation, integrated climate action planning Jun 09, 2022 02:13 PM IST

    Climate Change | Indian cities need innovation, integrated climate action planning

    Are cities in India prepared for the impacts of Climate Change? 

  • In Antarctica, scientists discover 'hidden world' of creatures swimming under ice shelf Jun 09, 2022 10:24 AM IST

    In Antarctica, scientists discover 'hidden world' of creatures swimming under ice shelf

    A climate change-related study ended in an element of surprise for a team of researchers from New Zealand.

  • New Zealand mulls over pricing sheep and cow burps to curb greenhouse gases Jun 08, 2022 11:13 AM IST

    New Zealand mulls over pricing sheep and cow burps to curb greenhouse gases

    A draft plan to price agricultural emissions was released on Wednesday by New Zealand in an effort to curb one of the country's biggest sources of greenhouse gases, belching sheep and cattle.

  • EU lawmakers face hundreds of amendments in key votes on climate policies Jun 07, 2022 10:30 AM IST

    EU lawmakers face hundreds of amendments in key votes on climate policies

    Under the EU’s complex lawmaking process, parliament will debate eight proposals on Tuesday and vote on them on Wednesday, to confirm its position for negotiations with EU countries on the final legislation.

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