Friday, December 9, 2022


Climate activists glue themselves to airport tarmac in Berlin and Munich

BERLIN (Reuters) - Climate activists took their protest against cheap air travel to two of Germany's largest airports on Thursday, with some gluing themselves to the tarmac in Munich and Berlin.

Portugal ends mandatory environmental assessments for green hydrogen projects

By Sergio Goncalves LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal wants to speed up investments in green hydrogen projects, which are essential to decarbonize the economy, and will end mandatory environmental

U.N. summit on nature presents chance for ‘once-in-a-decade’ deal

By Allison Lampert and Gloria Dickie MONTREAL (Reuters) - Climate campaigners waved placards and chanted pro-nature slogans on Wednesday as a U.N. summit kicks off in Montreal, bringing together

U.S. floats new steel, aluminum tariffs based on carbon emissions

By David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials are proposing to levy tariffs on steel and aluminum based on how much carbon the producing country's industries emit, in a bid to fight climate

Understand the dimensions of a flower in specialized 3D models

Quebec , December 7 (ANI): Analysis and studying of the different dimensions of a flower has just gotten easier.A research team in biology from...

Behind bars no longer, Albania’s last restaurant bear

By Fatos Bytyci and Florion Goga TIRANA (Reuters) - Lying in his cage near a busy Tirana road, Mark the brown bear nibbles listlessly at a pile of bread and lettuce as, just beyond the bars that have

Botswana investigates elephant deaths near Chobe National Park

GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana is investigating a new spate of elephant deaths in the north of the country, two years after authorities said naturally produced toxins had killed more than 300 elephants

Investor drive to halt deforestation must move faster -IPDD report

LONDON (Reuters) - Progress in combating deforestation remains "unacceptably slow" but governments in Brazil and Indonesia are increasingly engaging with investors about how to halt forest loss, an

AIIB signs $200 million facility with TSKB for climate mitigation efforts

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) said on Wednesday it signed a $200 million on-lending facility with Industrial Development Bank of Turkey for Turkey

EU agrees law to make airlines pay more to pollute

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union reached a deal in the early hours of Wednesday on a law to increase the price that airlines have to pay when they emit planet-heating carbon

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Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal after casting vote in MCD polls Sunday | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Gujarat makes AAP a national party, but Arvind Kejriwal is no...

BJP's Delhi team needs a total revamp and some heads must roll if the party wants to retain all seven seats in Lok Sabha in 2024.
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Modi govt just expanded scheme to give exporters tax refunds. Why...

RoDTEP gives refunds to exporters on embedded taxes & duties. But, Indian Steel Association says govt's move doesn't cover sector, which remains weighed down by 4-12% of levies.


Border Security Force (BSF) troops at the Attari border | Image by special arrangement

No more mad rush, book online now to watch BSF-Pak Rangers’...

Online registration begins from 1 January, 2023 to ‘smoothen the process’ for visitors; the decision is part of Centre’s digital push, says BSF.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP...

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.