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Climate Change/ Global Warming

California's Largest Fire Torches Homes As Blazes Lash West

Jul 25, 2021 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

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

Jul 14, 2021 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.


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

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

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

Jun 20, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

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


Plant milk: The emerging recipe for sustainable staple diets

Demand of diary has paved the way for plant-based dairy products and other milk alternatives

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05 May, 2021

World Leaders Might Have Given Up On Paris Climate Deal, Youngsters Won’t: Greta Thunberg

Associated Press (AP)

The Paris climate deal asks both rich and poor countries to take action to curb the rise in global temperatures that is melting glaciers, raising sea levels and shifting rainfall patterns.


24 April, 2021

‘We’re Gonna Do This Together’: Joe Biden’s Message At Global Climate Summit

Associated Press (AP)

The two-day global climate summit hosted by US President Joe Biden came to an end on Friday with Biden urging world leaders to act unitedly to fight the climate crisis


16 April, 2021

Companies Must Disclose More Information On Climate Risks Faced

Sumali Moitra

Authorities, including the stock market regulator, should start asking businesses probing questions on how they are gearing up for the climate challenge.


02 March, 2021

IMD Forecasts Heat Waves In Summer, These States To Witness Above Normal Temperature

Outlook Web Bureau

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted the initial summer forecast for March to May on Monday. Here are the states that will experience the scorching heat


23 February, 2021

Kalira Atita: A Film By Nila Madhab Panda Speaks Of The Emotional Impact Of Climate Change

Lachmi Deb Roy

Filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda’s Odia film ‘Kalira Atita’ (Yesterday’s Past) talks about his own trauma of witnessing the ferocious sea gobble up village after village


22 February, 2021

Is Climate Change Causing A Sudden Rise In Mercury In Himachal Pradesh’s Kalpa?

Ashwani Sharma

Kalpa, a hill town located in Himachal Pradesh’s Kinnaur district, recently recorded a maximum temperature of 19 degrees Celsius, almost 18 degrees higher than normal


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19 February, 2021

Toolkit Case: 3-Day Judicial Custody For Climate Activist Disha Ravi

Outlook Web Bureau

Earlier in the day, the court had said that some media coverage on Disha Ravi’s case indicates sensationalism and prejudicial reporting.


11 February, 2021

Michael Bloomberg Has His Task Cut Out As UN Climate Envoy

Sumali Moitra

Michael Bloomberg must convince developing countries that money spent on climate action would yield long-term value to these nations.


09 February, 2021

Committed To Rules-Based Order, Says PM Narendra Modi After Talking To Joe Biden

Outlook Web Bureau

This was their first conversation after Joe Biden assumed office last month.


07 February, 2021

Glaciers In Himalayas Are Melting Twice As Fast, 2019 Study Found

Outlook Web Bureau

The analysis, spanning 40 years of satellite observations across India, China, Nepal and Bhutan, indicates that climate change is eating the Himalayan glaciers, researchers said.


04 February, 2021

Agriculture Must Be Part Of Climate Change Negotiations: American Farm Bureau Chief

Outlook Web Bureau

Farm Bureau is local, county, state, national and international in its scope and influence and is non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-secret in character.


02 February, 2021

A Climate Change Solution Within Reach

Varda Mehrotra

This piece intends to highlight how animal agriculture and consumption impacts our air, water, biodiversity and wildlife.


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28 January, 2021

Due to Global Warming, Earth Lost 28 Trillion Tonnes Of Ice From 1994 To 2017

Outlook Web Bureau

The researchers discovered that the annual rate of ice loss has spiked over 65 per cent in the aforementioned 23-year period.


Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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