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India, US commit to implement Paris Agreement

India and the United States have reiterated their commitment to swiftly implement the Paris Climate Change Agreement and to boost solar energy and other...

Lead exposure costs India $236 billion annually

A new interactive map shows that lead exposure costs India $236 billion annually. Economic Costs of Childhood Lead Exposure in Low-and Middle-Income Countries was...

BASIC countries commit to sign Paris Agreement

The BASIC countries, a bloc of four newly industrialised nations comprising Brazil, South Africa, India and China, have committed to signing the Paris climate change...

India to ratify Paris Agreement on April 22

India, along with 100 other nations, will ratify the Paris “COP 21 Global Climate Agreement” in New York on April 22, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said...

Indian village plants 111 trees every time a girl is born

Every culture has its own traditions surrounding the birth of a child. While we celebrate newborn girls by sending pink dresses and dolls, in...

Fresh World Bank funding for water in Africa, India

The World Bank Group has announced a significant boost in funding for water programmes Kenya, the Niger River Basin, Morocco and India to help...

New Chinese dam threatens India

On 13 October, China switched on the $1.5 billion Zam Hydropower Station, set at the highest altitude among all hydel power plants in the...

India: A flawed climate road map

On 1 October 2015, the Indian government submitted India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). It has...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported cases of COVID-19 have increased by nearly 30 per cent...
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Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs to plant over 350 million trees annually to check deforestation. Director-General,...

Uganda urges UN refugee agency to support environmental protection drive

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has urged the United Nations to support the country’s environmental protection efforts by providing refugees...

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COVID-19 increased nearly 30% in past two weeks – WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says the global reported...

Nigeria requires over 350m trees yearly to check deforestation – NCF

The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) says that Nigeria needs...