Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicGlobal warming

Topic: Global warming

Protecting livelihoods is the next frontier for India in the fight against climate change

For a developing nation, putting some sectors on a path of lower carbon emissions without compromise on growth and development, is a challenge. 

Earth waits for another COP-out next year, and Boris Johnson’s new order to his ministers

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

Singhbhum in India could have been first land mass to rise from oceans 3 billion years ago

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

Why the red alert on climate change? 6 charts show

If civilisation stopped its carbon dioxide-emitting activities today, it would still take many hundreds of years for the concentration of carbon dioxide to normalise.

More flood, heatwave, drought – A 3℃ hotter world is much worse than 1.5℃

Our experience during Covid tells us that relatively modest perturbations to a system can lead to major and unanticipated knock-on effects. Like climate change.

Investor activism could make big difference on climate goals. That’s plan B, there’s no plan C

Green accounting and ESG investing initiatives could make headway where governments have so far failed — in achieving meaningful progress on global warming.

Govts around the world have learnt language of ‘greenwashing’, especially India: Amitav Ghosh

Geopolitics of climate change is never discussed at meetings like COP, which are oriented towards technocratic & technological solutions, Amitav Ghosh says at ThePrint’s Off the Cuff. 

Violence and mental health are likely to get worse in a warming world

Research has shown that rising temperatures are associated with an increase in suicides and in violent behaviour, as well as exacerbating mood and anxiety disorders.

Even if all 2030 climate targets are met, the planet will heat by 2.7℃ this century. That’s not OK

Time is fast running out to avert more dangerous climate changes, and the world cannot afford a missed opportunity at COP26

India should commit to emission cuts at COP26, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia in new paper

Montek Singh Ahluwalia says India doesn’t need to reach net zero by 2050, but it ‘cannot keep emitting without a reduction'.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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