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  • Extreme weather events place Rs 6.2 trillion bank debt at risk Mar 04, 2021 02:03 PM IST

    Extreme weather events place Rs 6.2 trillion bank debt at risk

    CDP, an environmental disclosure platform, collected the data on behalf of 515 investors with assets worth $106 trillion, and received responses from 220 small and large Indian companies.

  • Seasonal average of winter pollution in Delhi-NCR higher this winter; smog episodes shorter: CSE Mar 03, 2021 08:19 PM IST

    Seasonal average of winter pollution in Delhi-NCR higher this winter; smog episodes shorter: CSE

    For the purposes of implementation of the Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP), winter in the region is officially demarcated as the period from October 15 to February 1, the CSE said.

  • IEA says global CO2 emissions rising again after nearly 6% fall last year Mar 02, 2021 12:10 PM IST

    IEA says global CO2 emissions rising again after nearly 6% fall last year

    Major economies led a rebound in December when emissions were 2 percent, or 60 million tonnes, higher than in December 2019, as a pick-up in economic activity increased energy demand.

  • Chalk of Shame: Pune youth are pushing the cause of cigarette butt disposal Feb 27, 2021 08:31 AM IST

    Chalk of Shame: Pune youth are pushing the cause of cigarette butt disposal

    A group of Pune youth called Pune Ploggers has launched a campaign named ‘Chalk of Shame’ to make smokers aware of the repercussions of improper disposal of cigarette butts.

  • City survival tip for birds: Don’t be a picky eater Feb 26, 2021 11:14 PM IST

    City survival tip for birds: Don’t be a picky eater

    Be it humans, animals or birds, adaptability seems to be the key characteristic that makes city life enjoyable. The SBI study found that those species of birds that make cities home are highly adaptable and get used to human activity and the perils of urbanisation.

  • Texas crisis exposes a nation's vulnerability to climate change Feb 21, 2021 12:20 PM IST

    Texas crisis exposes a nation's vulnerability to climate change

    The week’s continent-spanning winter storms triggered blackouts in Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and several other states.

  • Air quality very poor in Delhi, minimum temperature settles above normal Feb 16, 2021 12:45 PM IST

    Air quality very poor in Delhi, minimum temperature settles above normal

    The air quality of Delhi was very poor with AQI settling at 306, showed the Central Pollution Control Board

  • Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad Feb 12, 2021 07:27 PM IST

    Air quality 'very poor' in Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Faridabad

    The CPCB states that an AQI in the"very poor" category may cause respiratory illness to people on prolonged exposure, while AQI in "poor" zone may lead to breathing discomfort to most people on prolonged exposure.

  • Shell turns to forests and the earth to soak up its emissions Feb 11, 2021 06:19 PM IST

    Shell turns to forests and the earth to soak up its emissions

    Chief Executive Ben van Beurden said in a presentation he could imagine its nature-based offset solution portfolio growing to 300 million tonnes a year.

  • Uttarakhand flash flood | Rescue operation continues; families join search for survivors Feb 11, 2021 02:30 PM IST

    Uttarakhand flash flood | Rescue operation continues; families join search for survivors

    The floodwater, mud and boulders roared down the mountain along the Alaknanda and Dhauliganga rivers, breaking dams, sweeping away bridges and forcing the evacuation of many villages while turning the countryside into what looked like an ash-coloured moonscape.

  • DDA Budget 2021-2022: Focus on greener Delhi, infrastructure push for Narela, Dwarka and Rohini Feb 11, 2021 11:54 AM IST

    DDA Budget 2021-2022: Focus on greener Delhi, infrastructure push for Narela, Dwarka and Rohini

    A sum of Rs 1,100 crore has been allocation for completing housing projects across the national capital.

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