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Governments Leading World To Disastrous Warming: UN

Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr]

Governments will not be able to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement, and with business as usual, we are heading for …

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Delhi Air Remains On ‘Severe Category ‘ Light Rain Unlikely To Bring Respite

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A thick haze engulfed the national capital as the air quality remained in the “severe” category and authorities expressed concern …

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Slight Improvement In Delhi’s Overall Air Quality Index, Now In ‘Very Poor’ Category

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Delhi’s air quality  on Saturday improved to ‘very poor’ category after local pollutants “reduced significantly” and the contribution from stubble …

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Post Diwali Nightmare, Worst Air Quality Of The Year Recorded In Delhi

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With the pollution level entering “severe-plus emergency” category or ten times the permissible limit due to rampant bursting of firecrackers …

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India Seeking Ways To Limit Climate Change After IPCC Report

Among the painful changes India may have to make is to shut coal plants before the end of their economic lives [image by:

The Indian government has accepted the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and has asked a …

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Delhi’s Air Quality Worsens, Slides Dangerously To ‘Severe Category’

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Air quality in the national capital deteriorated alarmingly, gradually inching towards the ‘severe’ category, as parts of the massive Bhalswa …

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Authorities Warn Pollution May Increase, Despite Improvement In Delhi’s Air Quality

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Delhi’s air quality improved   a little after rainfall lashed parts of the national capital, but authorities warned that pollution could …

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Ganga Loses Its Steadfast Champion In GD Agarwal

Put into protective custody in a hospital in Rishikesh, Agarwal refused to break his fast until action on the Ganga was taken [image by: Tarun Bharat Sangh]

Eminent environmentalist GD Agarwal has given up his life for the Ganga. Frustrated with government inaction over reviving the lifeline …

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1.5 Degree Ambition Demands Radical Change, UN Warns

There are major benefits to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above the preindustrial level, but doing so will …

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Climate And Conflict In South And South East Asia

The Syrian conflict, often seen as the first climate change induced war, has led to greater scrutiny of the links between climate change and conflicts [image by: Chaoyue PAN / FLICKR]

A recently published paper by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) has focussed on the under-researched topic of how …

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