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To prevent inundation, Island states want ‘decisive’ climate action

The impact of rising sea level prompts plea ahead of the UN climate change conference

The impact of rising sea level prompts plea ahead of the UN climate change conference The Island countries which are at risk of deluge from climate chaos have issued an impassioned plea to the industrialized world. The plea is issued ahead of crucial negotiations on the Paris agreement that start on Monday in Madrid. Janine Felson, deputy chair of the Alliance of

Trump can leave the Paris Accord legally

President Donald Trump confirms that US will leave Paris Accord.

President Donald Trump confirms that the US will leave Paris Accord. The white house is likely to move a step closer on delivering yet another campaign promise of removing the US from Paris Accord. It had been barely six months of President Donald Trump’s in the office when he decided to remove the US from Paris Peace Accord. Likewise, it

Trudeau to form minority government

Trudeau wins narrow victory

Trudeau wins narrow victory The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau may cling on to office even though his party fails to get a clear majority.   In the recent elections, the liberals lost their foothold and managed to get 157 seats out of a total of 338. Thus, to form the government, Trudeau needs 13 more MPs. No party was able to reach

UN Conference on Desertification Commences in New Delhi

UN Conference on Desertification Commences in New Delhi

UN Conference on Desertification Commences in New Delhi The UN Conference of Parties, which meets every two years, has commenced in New Delhi, the COP discusses ways and means forward to address global land degradation. The 14th United Nations Conference of Parties (COP) to combat desertification started on September 2, in New Delhi and is expected to conclude on September

Centre to Initiate Jal Shakti Abhiyan across 255 Indian Districts

Jal Shakti Abhiyan

Jal Shakti Abhiyan for dealing with India’s water crisis to start from July 1 Amid an ongoing water crisis and overpowering heat wave across India, the Centre is looking to kick-start the Jal Shakti Abhiyan in 255 affected districts from July 1 The government will start the Jal Shakti Abhiyan from July 1. Under the same, rainwater harvesting and water conservation methods

Towering Crisis: Himalayan Glaciers Melting Twice as Fast since 2000

"Himalayan glaciers melting"

Himalayan glaciers melting significantly faster since 2000 Melting of the Himalayan Glaciers has doubled since 2000, spy satellite images reveal. The accelerated rate will have a devastating effect on almost 1 billion human lives A compilation of declassified US spy satellite images from the 1970s and contemporary data was used by scientists to showcase a four-decade-long record of ice loss in

European Parliamentary Elections: Green Party Gains Voters’ Support

European Parliamentary Elections

EU election results bring significant rise in Parliamentary seats for the Green Party Having dominated the European Parliamentary Elections for nearly four decades, Centrist political parties struggle to sustain power in the UK as voters back the Green Party The 2019 European Parliamentary Elections, scheduled for the month of May, witnessed a substantial shift in power on Monday. In

New Zealand Proposes Climate Change Bill Aimed for Zero Carbon Emission by 2050

The government of New Zealand proposed Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill, with an aim to limit average global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius. New Zealand government has introduced a climate change bill aimed to make the country go carbon neutral by 2050. The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill would help in limiting average global warming to 1.5

Satellite Images Reveal New Details about Cyclone Idai

Satellite images reveal the vast extent of flooding in the port city of Beira, Mozambique

Satellite images unveil the extent of flooding in Mozambican city of Beira as thousands remain trapped Over the last couple of days, Cyclone Idai swept through the south-east African nations of Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi. What is being observed as the most destructive cyclone to hit Africa in over a decade has now killed hundreds. Thousands remain missing as rescue missions

Australian Court Quashes Appeal for Coal Mine Amid Climate Change

Australian court shuts down coal mine in NSW due to potential impact on climate change

An Australian land and environment court shut down development of the Rocky Hill coal mine in the Hunter Valley on Friday. The ruling was made keeping in mind the coal mine’s impact on Climate Change Australia’s Environment and Land court ruled against Gloucester Resources’ appeal to establish the Rocky Hill coal mine in the Hunter Valley, New South Wales. Chief Judge

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