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Global Climate Risk Index 2020: India fifth most affected country in 2018

Dec 4, 2019
Global Climate Risk Index 2020: Among the top ten most affected countries, India, Germany and Japan suffered from extended periods of heatwave during 2018.

Avian Botulism behind death of 18,000 migratory birds at Sambhar Lake

Nov 22, 2019
Avian Botulism has been found as the cause of the death of birds in Sambhar Lake as per the information released by CM Ashok Gehlot.

Sea level rose 8.5 cm along Indian coast in last 50 years: Environment and Climate Change Minister

Nov 20, 2019
The water level in the Indian Ocean has increased by 6.1 mm annually during the decade of 2003 to 2013.

Lancet Countdown Report 2019: Temperature will increase 4˚C after 71 years from today

Nov 15, 2019
The Lancet Countdown Report 2019 was prepared by experts and scientists from 35 academic institutions and UN agencies.

Delhi Pollution: All Delhi schools to be shut till November 15

Nov 14, 2019
Delhi Pollution: Delhi schools will remain shut till November 15 due to rise in pollution levels.

Odd-Even rule in Delhi 2019: Dates, timing, rules, fine and exemption

Nov 8, 2019
Odd-Even rule in Delhi 2019: The odd-even scheme will not be applicable on November 11 and November 12.

Global Climate Emergency: A joint declaration by 11,258 scientists of 153 countries

Nov 7, 2019
Global Climate Emergency report was signed by more than 11,000 scientists. They have given a six steps formula to mitigate its effects.

NGT recommends stipend for daily-wage labourers after construction ban 

Nov 6, 2019
The NGT bench stated that the daily-wage workers are worst-affected from the ban, as they depend on construction sites to make a living.

International day for preventing environmental exploitation during armed conflict: All you need to know!

Nov 6, 2019
The recent armed conflict in Iraq in 2014 deeply impacted the environment, after the retreating ISIS militants set fire to oil wells, resulting in the release of toxic substances into the air.

Paris Climate Agreement: US formally notifies UN about its withdrawal from climate accord

Nov 5, 2019
Paris Climate Agreement: The United States will properly exit the climate deal a day after the US Presidential Elections 2020.

COP 25: Spain to host UN Climate Change conference after Chile backs out

Nov 2, 2019
Spain is the new host of COP25, after Chile withdrew due to national unrest.

Eritrea, Saint Kitts join International Solar Alliance, membership rises to 83

Nov 1, 2019
International Solar Alliance: The total membership of the International Solar Alliance has risen to 83.

Health Minister launches WHO India Country Cooperation Strategy 2019–2023

Oct 10, 2019
WHO has identified the following four areas for strategic cooperation with India to promote health and wellness.

Aarey forest controversy: What is it all about?

Oct 10, 2019
Aarey protest: The Supreme Court hit out at the Maharashtra state government saying that no more trees should be cut in Aarey colony.

Nobel Prize 2019 in Physics awarded to James Peebles, Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz 

Oct 9, 2019
The Nobel Prize in Physics 2019 was awarded to James Peebles and jointly to Swiss astronomers Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz for their discovery of an exoplanet.

Jal Shakti Ministry launches Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan

Oct 9, 2019
Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan: Jal Shakti Ministry has launched Ganga Aamantran Abhiyan, a unique open-water rafting and kayaking expedition on the Ganga River to create awareness on water conservation.

World Cotton Day: Objective, significance and key highlights!

Oct 7, 2019
World Cotton Day: The WTO hosted the first-ever World Cotton Day on October 7 to highlight the challenges of cotton economies.

Government launches green crackers: Everything you need to know!

Oct 6, 2019
Green crackers: CSIR has developed ex-friendly crackers including flower pots, sparklers, atom bombs, pencils and chakkar.

India declared open-defecation free

Oct 3, 2019
India declared ODF: PM Modi declared that in 60 months, we have been able to provide 11 crore toilets to over 60 crore people.

Scientists Discovered ‘Ancient River’ in Uttar Pradesh

Oct 3, 2019
The Union Jal Shakti Ministry unearthed an ancient river in the Prayagraj during a geophysical survey in the region.
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