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Siberian wildfires: What is fueling wildfires in Russia’s coldest city?

3 hrs ago
More than 6.5 million acres of land in Russia’s coldest city Yakutsk has been charred and the smoke of the wildfires is traveling to Alaska due to strong wind currents. What is fueling these wildfires?

China launches world’s largest carbon market: What is it and how does it work?

10 hrs ago
Carbon Trading works on the cap-and-trade model where the coal-and-gas-fired energy plants are allocated a specific number of emissions allowances. If they exceed this limit, the energy plants are permitted to buy allowances from the open market.

15,000‑year-old viruses discovered in melting Tibetan Glaciers: Know why is this alarming!

1 day ago
Most of these viruses are unlike any viruses that have been cataloged to date, as they have been remained frozen for thousands of years. The study findings were published in a science journal- Microbiome.

China Floods: China sees heaviest rain in 1,000 years, what caused it?

1 day ago
China’s central Henan province witnesses the heaviest rainfall in 1,000 years. Zhengzhou City recorded 617.1 mm rainfall in three days. Read all you need to know.

India’s first green hydrogen plant to be set up by IOC at Mathura refinery- All you need to know

2 days ago
India’s first ‘green hydrogen’ plant at Mathura refinery aims to prepare for a future catering to the growing demand for both oil and cleaner forms of energy.

Amazon Rainforest is emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it absorbs: Study

3 days ago
As per a study published in the scientific journal Nature, the Amazon Rainforest is emitting more carbon dioxide (CO2) than it absorbs in some areas. Read the link between Amazon Rainforest and Climate Change.

Equator Prize 2021: Two Indian organizations win prestigious UNDP award in conservation and biodiversity

3 days ago
Two Indian organisations have won Equator Prize 2021, for their exceptional achievement in showcasing innovative, local, nature-based solutions for tackling biodiversity loss and climate change and achieving their local development goals.

EU's proposal for world’s first carbon border tax triggers sharp response from Russia

Jul 19, 2021
The EU’s economy commissioner, Paolo Gentiloni clarified saying that it is an environmental policy tool, not a tax, not a tariff and it is in line with and compliant with international trading rules.

Floods in Germany, Belgium: Over sixty dead, thousands missing as severe floods wreak havoc in Western Europe

Jul 16, 2021
Floods in Western Europe: Germany has been the worst affected with fast moving torrents of water inundating entire towns and villages in western and southern parts. Around 1300 people are assumed missing in the nation's Ahrweiler district. 

India's largest solar park to be built in Rann of Kutch: All you need to know!

Jul 15, 2021
The NTPC project at Rann of Kutch will be almost twice the capacity of Bhadla solar park in Rajasthan, which is currently the largest single-location solar power project in the country.

Asia's first national dolphin research centre to be built in Patna: All you need to know!

Jul 15, 2021
The Gangetic Dolphin is India’s national aquatic animal. It is one of four freshwater dolphin species in the world. 

Himalayan yaks to be insured against accidents, natural disasters

Jul 14, 2021
The latest insurance policy will shield the yak owners against the risks posed by diseases, weather calamities, surgical operations, in-transit mishaps, and strikes or riots.

High-Speed solar storm may hit Earth today; What will be the impact and how it originates?

Jul 13, 2021
The high-speed solar storm can also lead to a blackout of high-frequency radio communication nearly for an hour in a vast area. It can also cause interference with the mobile phone signal, GPS navigation, and satellite TV.

India’s first cryptogamic garden opens in Dehradun, Uttarakhand

Jul 12, 2021
India’s first cryptogamic garden was inaugurated by social activist Anoop Nautiyal in Deoban area of Chakrata town, Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Read all you need to know.

Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurates India’s first Liquefied Natural Gas plant in Nagpur

Jul 12, 2021
India’s first LNG facility plant has been set up by Baidyanath Ayurvedic Group on Kamptee Road near Nagpur-Jabalpur Highway.

Rajasthan Government to develop corridor connecting three tiger reserves

Jul 7, 2021
A tiger corridor in Rajasthan will be developed connecting Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, Ramgarh Vishdhari, and Mukundra Tiger Reserve.

Elsa Storm: Cuba evacuates 1,80,000 as Tropical storm nears island

Jul 5, 2021
Elsa storm was a Category 1 Hurricane until the morning of July 3, causing widespread damage on several eastern Caribbean islands on July 2, as the first hurricane of the Atlantic season.

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