Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicClimate chnage

Topic: Climate chnage

Art tells stories of activism for generations. Climate gang defacing Van Gogh doesn’t get it

When you choose an object of both personal and public affection like art, you’re putting your activism into jeopardy.

It took us 30 years to realise oceans need crisis management. 16 rules could save it

16 Blue Partnership Principles by the Chinese delegation at this year's UN Ocean Conference pave the way for multilateral management of ocean health.

An ancient crop is helping Punjab farmers fight climate change. But sustainability is key

It is clear that Punjab must diversify away from rice and embrace alternate crops. And they're turning to a nutrient-rich 'superfood'.

Climate pledges by countries can’t just be empty words. Space AI will be watching them

From tracking tree cover to calculating carbon capture, AI technology will aid in verifying climate pledges from space.

Why we should not dismiss zero-emission climate targets by politicians as rhetoric

It’s only natural to be skeptical when a political leader stands up and makes a promise about a target that’s far off, hard to...

India criticises rich nations on broken climate promises

Other emerging nations have also joined the chorus of criticism on rich countries’ lack of progress on emission cuts and funding to adapt to the increased frequency of storms, droughts and floods.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor (Photo/ANI)

Operation ‘Discipline Tharoor’ failed in Kerala. But battle against Pinarayi won’t be easy

If his attacks on Modi and the BJP are any indication, Tharoor would rather be measured than go all-out, especially as an exponent of positive politics.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.