Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicClimate change

Topic: Climate change

Iodine emissions depleting ozone near Earth’s surface, says study. And climate change is culprit

Global warming causing Arctic ice to melt allows more iodine in ocean to react with ozone near earth's surface, leading to ozone depletion, finds study published in Nature Geosciences.

Why Denmark is offering $13 mn in ‘loss & damages’ climate funding to developing countries

Denmark became 1st country to make 'historic pledge' at UNGA last week, in bid to help compensate for the vastly disproportionate consequences of global emissions.

Climate change will make millions migrate. This journalist tells you how to make it fair

A third of people expect they will be displaced in the next 25 years due to climate change. But an environmental journalist shows how to rehome people.

Even doctors contribute to climate change. How healthcare can transition to net-zero

Climate change is now a lived reality around the globe, affecting the world’s most vulnerable populations. The climate emergency is a public health emergency.

How we can reduce one-tenth global carbon footprint with ‘net-zero steel’

Net-zero steel will cost more than conventional steel. Bridging this cost differential is key to unlocking investment at the scale and pace required.

‘Urban Naxals stalled Narmada project’, Modi tells environment ministers, urges faster clearances

PM asserts environment ministry's role is more than a mere regulator. It is necessary to remember that development will be faster if green clearance is available promptly, he adds.

Between China, climate change & development, Ladakhi nomads are losing grip on their land

With their access to grazing lands reduced due to climate factors and the army's security concerns, the Changpa nomads worry for their livelihood and the health of their livestock.

One gas stove can expose you to more pollution than an entire highway of vehicles

Here is some perspective on how gas stoves can contribute to indoor air pollution, and whether you should consider shifting away from gas.

Why late-comer India has an advantage in embracing the Green economic transition

Next-door Pakistan amply shows why change is must. Floods have drowned the neighbouring country and its economy, with damage magnified by 50 per cent because of climate change.

Why your MLA is more flexible than you think & who had the last laugh in Vedanta-Foxconn fiasco

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

YourTurn

(L-R) Niharika NM, Danish Sait, Kusha Kapila and Tanmay Bhat on Koffee with Karan | YouTube screenshot

Koffee With Karan finale saves a boring season. Power has moved from Bollywood to influencers

The Koffee with Karan finale was finally entertainment, entertainment, entertainment, after the most boring season in a boycott-Bollywood world.
A file image of an Indian rupee note | Illustration: Thomas White/Reuters

Modi govt cuts planned borrowing to Rs 14.21 lakh crore for second half of FY23

Centre plans to borrow Rs 5.92 lakh crore in October-March period, compared with Rs 8.29 lakh crore of borrowing in the first half of the fiscal year that will end on September.

Defence

Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by the DRDO for the Army | Twitter/@DRDO_India

As tensions rise with Azerbaijan, Armenia buys Pinaka rockets & ammunition from India

The government-to-government contract, valued at about Rs 2,000 cr, is learnt to have been signed earlier this month. Supplies to be fast-tracked according to Armenia's requirement.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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