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UN: Covid-19 lockdowns slashed pollutants, not CO2 levels

GENEVA: A slowdown in industrial activity linked to the coronavirus pandemic has cut emissions of pollutants and heat-trapping greenhouse gases, but hasn't reduced their...

Rayalaseema, south coastal Andhra Pradesh brace for cyclone Nivar

VISAKHAPATNAM: Parts of south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema districts have been put on high alert with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday...

US should back words with actions if rejoins climate pact: Javadekar

NEW DELHI: The United States should quickly back its words with actions if, as expected, it rejoins the Paris accord on combating global warming,...

21 cities in Ganga basin dump 60% of excreta into river: CSE report

In 21 priority cities and towns along the Ganga, 60% of the population’s excreta is directly or indirectly dumped into the river causing water...

Climate change worsening Australia’s extreme weather: Scientists

SYDNEY: Climate change is already buffeting Australia with extreme bushfires, droughts and cyclones, and the fossil-fuel reliant country should brace for worse to come,...

Begusarai wetland becomes Bihar’s first & India’s 39th site of international importance

NEW DELHI: Kabartal, a freshwater marsh in Begusarai district, has become Bihar’s first wetland site under Ramsar Convention — an inter-governmental global treaty to...

Iceberg floats toward South Georgia, puts wildlife at risk

LONDON: A giant iceberg the size of the US state of Delaware is floating toward the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia, raising fears it...

Need to safeguard Asan, Uttarakhand’s premier conservation reserve

The Mallard fed along the edge, tipping, head down and curly tail straight up, to feed in the sparkling shallows. The Tufted Pochard stayed...

Study: Climate scientists fly more often than those in other disciplines

NEW DELHI: Climate change researchers may be making efforts to reduce their carbon footprints by avoiding air travel, but a new global study has...

How to control air pollution: Combine Harvester is the problem as well as the...

This is a straightforward article to discuss the real issues concerning stubble burning, including its contribution to pollution in Delhi-NCR, and why the solutions...

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