Sunday, Nov 28, 2021

Climate Change/ Global Warming

Nations Strike Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Nov 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.

Glasgow COP26: India Reports 17 Times Increase In Solar Energy Production Over 7 Years

Nov 07, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

India represents 17 per cent of the world's population but only accounts for 4 per cent historical cumulative emissions, India said at the COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow.

This Year's UN Climate Conference Will Determine Existence Of 'Political Will' To Mitigate Climate Change: Pope Francis

Relaying his message through a Vatican official, Pope Francis said that this year's UN Climate Summit will determine 'whether there really exists a political will' to mitigate climate change or not.

Every Individual Should Act To Save The Earth From Climate Change: Dalai Lama.

Nov 01, 2021 Ashwani Sharma

The Dalai Lama underlines the importance of Tibetan plateau as source of Asia’s major rivers.

COP26 Climate Summit: PM Modi Arrives In Glasgow, To Hold Talks With Boris Johnson Too

PM Narendra Modi was greeted by a large group of Indian diaspora representatives with chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' as he arrived at his hotel in Glasgow.

13 October, 2021

Environment Agency Warns England Of ‘Climate Change’ Consequences

Associated Press (AP)

The agency predicted that even with a rise of 2 degrees Celsius in global average temperature—below the level of warming that has been projected—England's winter rainfall will increase 6 per cent but summer rainfall will be down 15 per cent by the 2050s.

19 August, 2021

Can Repairing Ozone Layer Also Reduce CO2 InThe Atmosphere? Here's What The Study Suggests


Due to steps the world took in the 1980s to protect the ozone layer, a region of the upper atmosphere that absorbs the Sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) radiation, we have one less environmental problem to worry about.

14 August, 2021

Forest Services Maxed Out As Wildfires Break Across US West

Associated Press (AP)

Roughly 21,000 firefighters have been deployed to contain the fire, however, the forest services face 'critical resource limitations'.

12 August, 2021

Climate Change Is Not Just About Carbon, There Is Nitrogen Too!

Prof. N. Raghuram

It is high time IPCC informs policy makers and public about other greenhouse gases including nitrogen oxides

10 August, 2021

Climate Change And Earth's Future: All You Need To Know About IPCC Report

Associated Press (AP)

It’s unequivocal, humans are warming the planet. The authors of the latest IPCC report have drawn from the work of thousands of scientists from around the world to produce this new assessment of the climate crisis.

09 August, 2021

Explained: 5 Things To Know About The New UN Report On Climate Change

Associated Press (AP)

Scientists say that only a fraction of the temperature rise recorded since the 19th century can have come from natural forces.


09 August, 2021

'Code Red For Humanity': UN Report Says Temperatures To Blow Past Paris Limit In About A Decade

Associated Press (AP)

Each of five scenarios for the future, based on how much carbon emissions are cut, passes the more stringent of two thresholds set in the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

09 August, 2021

Glasgow Summit World’s ‘Last Chance’ To Combat Climate Change, Warns Indian-Origin UK Climate Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

The world would face a climate catastrophe unless urgent action is agreed this year, warned the Indian-origin UK cabinet minister Alok Sharma.

25 July, 2021

Australia Manages To Keep 'World Heritage' Status For Great Barrier Reef

Associated Press (AP)

UNESCO had recommended that its World Heritage Committee add the world's largest coral reef ecosystem off the northeast Australian coast to the World Heritage in Danger list, mainly due to rising ocean temperatures.

25 July, 2021

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Associated Press (AP)

The Dixie fire, which started July 14, had already levelled over a dozen houses and other structures when it tore through the tiny town of Indian Falls after dark

14 July, 2021

EU To Unveil Tough Climate Rules, With Tax On Foreign Firms; Here's All You Need To Know

Associated Press (AP)

The European Commission's proposals, which serve as the EU's executive body, would range from stricter limits on car pollution to new national limitations on gases emitted by buildings.

04 July, 2021

Germany: Students Stand On Ice With Noose Around Necks To Draw Attention To Climate Change

Outlook Web Bureau

A trio of students enrolled at Ecosign-Academy in Cologne, Germany staged an eye-opening play that highlighted the dangers of global warming.


20 June, 2021

Summer Solstice 2021: All You Need To Know About The Longest Day Of The Year

Outlook Web Bureau

This will happen around 9:02 am today (Indian Standard Time).

Photo Gallery

Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

PTI Photo

Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

PTI Photo/Arun Sharma

MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

PTI Photo

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Lead Essay

Roses Among Thorns: The Many Solidarities Of Diverse Protests

Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.


Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.

Farm Law Repeal Has Given New Life To Idea Of Protest In India

Manual Scavengers

An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest

For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.

Bezwada Wilson
An ‘Untouchable’ Story: My Life As A Protest


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh