The severe deterioration of air quality in the national capital from the end of October 2019 hogged the limelight in newspapers and internet media. Given the poor air quality in Delhi NCR and few other cities in Northern part of India in the last few years and in hindsight, it’s no surprise that the talk […]
At a time when the world grapples with the menace of air pollution killing 7 million people prematurely every year, Sri Lanka, with support from the UN Environment Programme (UNEP), convened a two-day event at which member states came together to adopt what is being called the “Colombo Declaration” with an ambition to halve nitrogen […]
The ozone layer, a fragile shield of gas, protects the Earth from the harmful portion of the rays of the sun, thus helping preserve life on the planet. The phaseout of controlled uses of ozone depleting substances and the related reductions have not only helped protect the ozone layer for this and future generations, but […]
Climate change has become a real and tangible, affecting people’s life worldwide. India is ranked as the sixth most vulnerable nation to climate change impact in Global Climate Risk Index 2017. The country is more vulnerable to impact of Climate Change in view of the high population dependent on agriculture and high dependence on climate […]
Land is already under growing human pressure and climate change is adding to these pressures. At the same time, keeping global warming to well below 2ºC can be achieved only by reducing greenhouse gas emissions from all sectors including land and food, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in its latest report on […]
One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and undernutrition around the world is to produce foods that provide not only enough calories but also make enough necessary nutrients widely available. New research finds that, over the next 30 years, climate change and increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) could significantly reduce the availability of critical nutrients […]
Researchers say, using grasses and other natural vegetation in order to power engines is something that is being done to lower the amount of greenhouse gases being leaked into the atmosphere.
According to World Health Organisation, every year, around 7 million people die prematurely from disease caused by air pollution. That is 800 people every hour, or 13 every minute, dying because of the dirty air they breathe.
“No race can prosper till it learns there is as much dignity in tilling a field as in writing a poem”. – Bookert T. Washington Agriculture, ‘the backbone of our country’, holds its meaning ‘Activities on the Ground for Raising Intended Crops for Uplifting Livelihoods Through Use of Rechargeable Energies’, contributes a GDP of […]
Climate change and YOU! Do you know that you have been playing a very active part in climate change each and every minute all through these years! Whether you were driving your car, or using your new top loaded washing machine or switching on the air cooler after getting back home from a long tiring […]