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Climate Change

Facing Nutrition Conundrum In Changing Climate

Apr 20, 2022 Meena Sehgal

Shorter, local and climate-smart food supply chains are more likely to respond to local needs and empower the most vulnerable.

Fixing Triple Challenges Of Health, Nutrition And Climate Change

Apr 19, 2022 Bishow Parajuli

Adequate nutrition through the diversification of the food systems is vital for promoting health of people and the planet


Companies Across The Globe Feeling The Climate Change Heat

Climate action failure has been cited as the top risk in the recently released Global Risks Report 2022. While several companies have already begun to suffer its consequences, it’s time for a reality check

Decarbonisation To See $395 Billion Capex By 2030

Jan 10, 2022 Press Trust of India

At COP21 in Paris, as part of its nationally determined contributions, New Delhi had committed to achieve 40 per cent of installed electricity capacity from non-fossil energy sources by 2030.


As Spending Bill Stalls, Biden Climate Goals Remain Elusive

Biden’s Build Back Better plan, which contains $550 billion in spending and tax credits aimed at promoting clean energy, was sidetracked by Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia, who said just before Christmas that he could not support the legislation as written.

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06 January, 2022

NCDC, NPC Ink Pact To Promote Productivity, Innovation For ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

The pact has been signed between NCDC (National Cooperative Development Corporation) and NPC (National Productivity Council) to promote productivity and innovation in agriculture.


02 January, 2022

EU Faces Backlash Over Suggesting Gas And Nuclear Energy As Climate Friendly

Deutsche Welle

The European Commission published a draft proposal on Saturday that suggested classifying gas and nuclear energy as climate-friendly.


01 January, 2022

In 2022, Renewable Energy Is Going To Be The Way Forward

Rajiv Tikoo

The attention in the renewable energy sector is expected to be centred around advanced photovoltaic (PV), advanced robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, etc.


28 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: 5 Species That Went Extinct This Year

Outlook Web Desk

Climate change has been making a radical impact on the planet with every year, a host of species vanishing from the earth. This year too, we lost a few. Here's a list.


21 December, 2021

Deputy Commissioners Can 'Drive' Districts To Prosperity Or Doomsday: Khandu

Outlook Web Desk

The chief minister also raised two important schemes launched by the Central government – ‘Svamitva’ and ‘Svanidhi’ – that need an urgent push by the state government.


21 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: 5 Worst Natural Disasters Of The Year

Outlook Web Desk

With climate change becoming more and more evident, we bring to you 5 natural disasters that shook the world in 2021.


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14 December, 2021

Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Linking Climate Change With Int’l Peace, Security

Associated Press (AP)

Russia’s UN resolution rejected on Monday, would have been the first devoted to climate-related security danger as an issue of its own.


13 December, 2021

Germany: Chancellor Olaf Scholz's Cabinet Approves 60 Billion Euros For Climate, Modernization Fund

Associated Press (AP)

According to the Finance Minister of Olaf Scholz's cabinet, Christian Lindner, investing 60 billion euros is going to strengthen Germany's economy which is still recovering from the coronavirus pandemic.


13 December, 2021

China Needs More Ambitious Climate Goal: Top US Diplomat

Associated Press (AP)

What China does on burning coal will be crucial to whether the world can meet its target of capping global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of the century, said David Meale, the American Embassy's No. 2 official.


10 December, 2021

UN Chief Antonio Guterres: Climate Change Aggravates Conflict And Terrorism

Associated Press (AP)

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a U.N. Security Council meeting that hindrance in the government's ability to provide public services due to climate disruptions fuels grievances and mistrust towards authorities.


19 November, 2021

Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Surges To Worst In 15 Years

Associated Press (AP)

Before Jair Bolsonaro's term began as President in January 2019, the Brazilian Amazon hadn't recorded a single year with more than 10,000 square kilometers of deforestation in over a decade.


17 November, 2021

US To Hold Huge Crude Oil Sale In Gulf Of Mexico After Climate Talks

Associated Press (AP)

The livestreamed sale will invite energy companies to bid on drilling leases across some 136,000 square miles, about twice the area of Florida.


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14 November, 2021

Nations Strike Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

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.


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.

PTI Photo

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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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz