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Biden eyeing climate emergency declaration, says envoy John Kerry: Report

The devastating heat - which has also hit Europe, causing hundreds of deaths there -- highlights the direct threat climate change poses to even the wealthiest countries on the planet.

US climate envoy, John Kerry.(REUTERS)
Published on Jul 24, 2022 09:34 PM IST
Written by Kanishka Singharia | Edited by Swati Bhasin

Melting glaciers: 'One day we will leave here'

Climate change is melting Himalayan glaciers on which hundreds of million people rely, flooding villages and leaving residents without drinking water.

A bridge in Hassanabad village in Pakistan collapsed due to flash floods created after a glacial lake outburst(Deutsche Welle/AFP/Getty Images)
Updated on Jul 19, 2022 02:21 PM IST
By, Delhi

Effect of a net-zero target for India’s energy transitions & climate policy

The study has been authored by Vaibhav Chaturvedi and Ankur Malyan

This study attempts to address this gap by modelling alternative peaking and net-zero-year scenarios for India, and highlighting its implications for transition in energy-intensive sectors.
Updated on Nov 01, 2021 12:44 PM IST
ByCouncil on Energy, Environment and Water

Ahead of CoP 26 meet: A Negotiation Strategy

The study has been authored by Montek Singh Ahluwalia, Former Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India and Distinguished Fellow, Centre for Social and Economic Progress. Utkarsh Patel, part-time Associate Fellow, Sustainability & Climate Change, at CSEP.

FILE PHOTO: People take part in a Climate March in Brussels, Belgium, ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, October 10, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 26, 2021 07:22 AM IST
ByCentre for Social and Economic Progress

Climate crisis: What can trees really do for us?

As the amount of carbon in the atmosphere rises, this eat-and-be-eaten cycle increases to keep up. Metabolically, trees are running just to stand still. In the course of all this cycling, forests are locking up the major part of the 33% of human-caused emissions removed from the atmosphere.

Forests are not nurtured, they have to fend for themselves. (File Photo)
Published on Oct 14, 2021 01:37 PM IST
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