Indian students want to learn global issues: Study

The on-going pandemic is a wake-up call for all and has highlighted just how important it is for young people to connect with the natural world and understand the importance of sustainable living. Continue Reading

Urban forest at Valasaravakkam

With growing concerns towards climate change, several NGOs and Residents Welfare Associations (RWA) across the city have taken various measures to contribute to help save our environment. Continue Reading

Jaishankar meets EU leaders

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar met top leaders of the European Union and held wide-ranging talks on issues, including economic cooperation, climate change and capacity building, that would ‘benefit both India and EU’. Continue Reading

Oxfam: 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 60% of world’s population

‘The world’s 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than 4.6 billion people who make up 60 percent of the planet’s population,’ reveals Oxfam’s ‘Time to Care’ report, released today. Oxfam is a confederation of 19 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty. Continue Reading

TNPCB official explains steps taken by govt to curb pollution

Oxford dictionary’s word of this year ‘climate emergency’ has only intensified the already burning topic of climate change and pollution. Chennai was recently choked as smog covered the entire city, making life difficult for the residents.

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India’s fight in global challenge, best amongst other nations: FM

India’s commitment to fight the global challenge of climate change is “bold” and one of the best amongst the community of nations, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Interacting with global investors at the headquarters of the International Monetary Fund here on Wednesday, Nirmala said that in a bid to fulfill its commitment to tackle climate change India has focused on generation of renewable energy. Continue Reading

Unplanned growth behind flooding woes: Prakash Javadekar

Flooding woes in various parts of the country stem from unplanned urbanisation rather than climate change and are a ‘legacy issue’ that the government is correcting through its smart city programme, says Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar. Continue Reading

No terrorist attack is ‘more or less’, ‘good or bad’: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that terrorist attacks anywhere in the world should be considered as an act of terrorism — “not more or less” or “good or bad”.
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