Friday, 7 October, 2022
TopicClimate Crisis

Topic: Climate Crisis

Capitalism caused the current climate crisis, it must also be the solution

Perhaps instead of trying to make the climate subservient to the needs of expanding gross domestic product, we need to cut our economic coat according to our atmospheric cloth.

Zombie fires, giant craters, melting poles — here’s all that’s going wrong in the Arctic

Record-high Arctic carbon emissions in 2019 have been eclipsed by this year’s summer fires, which have pushed the region’s emissions more than a third higher.

Scientists create the world’s fastest camera that can record UV-range photons in real time

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

‘No straight count’ on Covid, sends ‘dirt up into air’ — what Trump said about India in debate

During first presidential debate, US President Donald Trump bracketed India with China and Russia and said they don't give a ‘straight count’ of Covid deaths & contribute to climate crisis.

On International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste, how Indians have fed the hungry

Food security has taken a major hit during the Covid crisis, with disruptions in supply chains, closure of schools and the hospitality industry, and large-scale unemployment.

Earth’s oxygen creating rusty mineral on Moon, data from Chandrayaan-1 shows

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Dinosaurs may have also suffered from cancer — scientists discover fossil with diseased bone

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

Moon’s surface more rich in metal than believed, sheds new light on its formation

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

NASA’s latest exoplanet discovery could help explain how planets evolve

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week, with links to their sources.

More floods, severe heatwaves: Govt predicts climate change impact on India this century

The report, set to be released this Friday, is the first comprehensive study by the Ministry of Earth Sciences on the global climate crisis and how it'll impact climate patterns in India.

On Camera

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A woman walks past the logo of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), at its headquarters in Mumbai, India | Reuters

SEBI orders Indian credit agency Brickwork Ratings to shut down

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) cancelled the certificate of registration of the credit rating agency due to repeated lapses in the functioning.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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