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The UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai released the Yearbook of Global Climate Action 2023, emphasising the need to ramp up the pace of climate action. The yearbook highlights that while businesses, investors, cities, states, and regions are intensifying their commitments to climate action, these efforts still fall short of the required pace and […]
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Ahead of the COP28, which will be held later this month, the UN has released a report ‘Protecting maternal, newborn and child health from the impacts of climate change’, where they have highlighted the extreme health risks pregnant women, babies and children are facing due to climate disasters, and the urgent attention this situation requires […]
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Ahead of the African Climate Action Summit, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released a report on the impact of climate change on fragile and conflict-affected countries. According to the findings in the report, climate change indeed inflicts more lasting macroeconomic costs on fragile countries. Cumulative losses in gross domestic product reach about four per […]
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The United Nations has granted children the right to hold countries accountable for inaction against climate change. The UN body, on August 29, signed a pivotal treaty to amend the 1989 Convention on the Right of the Child, which addresses environmental issues. The Committee on the Rights of the Child labelled the climate crisis as […]
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In a conversation at Express Adda in Mumbai, filmmaker Karan Johar opened up about the need for cinema to highlight the significance of climate change. To a question asked by one of the participants Saher Bhamla of The Bhamla Foundation about cinema’s role in creating awareness about issues of environment and climate, the filmmaker was […]
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The time’s ticking for the majestic Emperor Penguins, as the Antarctic sea ice continues to disappear due to rise in climate change, says a recent study, published in Communications Earth and Environment. Amid the swift escalation of global temperatures, the depletion of Antarctica’s sea ice to historically low levels jeopardises the survival of a paramount […]
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In the summer of 2023, Quebec, Canada witnessed an alarming surge in extreme fires, which were found to be twice as likely and more intense due to human-caused global heating, according to researchers. The World Weather Attribution (WWA), a climate change research initiative, recently released a report highlighting the connection between climate change and the […]
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Tamil Nadu Town and Country Planning Act to be revamped. The new addition will include climate change and disaster risk and economic growth. The act is to be renamed as the Tamil Nadu Regional and Urban Planning and Development Act, of 2023. The proposed act is prepared by Ahmedabad-based CEPT Research & Development Foundation. Over […]
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Heavy downpours have flooded various parts of Germany. The storm has caused havoc with streets being waterlogged, trees uprooted. This has also led to cancellations of flights at Frankfurt airport, bringing the busiest airport in Europe to a standstill. The storm swept over southwest Germany late Wednesday, dumping huge quantities of water and reportedly unleashing […]
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While addressing the nation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi from the ramparts of Red Fort, highlighted the role India is playing in the fight against climate change. As India celebrated its 77th Independence Day on August 15, 2023, the role of the country in fighting climate change too was talked about. “We have put forth […]
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