Monday, 3 October, 2022

Topic: IPCC

COP26 is not just about India’s commitment to climate change. It’s also a message to the US

India’s headlining commitments on climate change came with another message that shouldn’t be skipped over.

Prepare for extreme weather events, reduce emissions — IPCC report author has warning for India

India has made large strides in improving weather prediction forecasts, and in preparation for extreme events, but there is a need to scale it up, says R. Krishnan.

UN climate report shows our window to save earth closing fast. Every tiny effort counts

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At UN climate meet, alliance co-founded by India hopes to realise dream of a global solar grid

Director General of International Solar Alliance, launched by India & France, tells ThePrint they are counting on political support for its One Sun One World One Grid proposal, an interconnected system of regional solar grids.

We will see more storms and floods — IPCC report shows water cycle intensifying

An intensifying water cycle means that both wet and dry extremes and the general variability of the water cycle will increase, although not uniformly around the globe.

Surviving the next 50 years is an existential crisis – 3 things we must do now

The latest IPCC climate report warned that ‘nowhere is safe’.

Govt hails IPCC climate crisis report, says India stand on developed nations’ role ‘vindicated’

Amid pressure from the West to cut emissions to net zero, India has maintained over the years that bulk of responsibility for climate action lies with global north.

India to suffer more intense heat waves, heavier rainfall in future decades, IPCC report says

Sixth Assessment Report of IPCC also reveals the Indian Ocean has warmed faster than the global average and this puts pathogens, coral reefs and several marine ecosystems at risk.

These are the ‘code red’ warnings in IPCC climate change report, & why it matters

The sixth IPCC report contains the most up-to-date, scientifically accurate projection of climate change. It warns that a 1.5° Celsius breach is now inevitable by 2040.

Earth will warm by 1.5°C in 20 years, this is code red for humanity, warns UN climate report

Coming months before UN COP26 talks, IPCC report says past decade was likely hotter than any period in last 1.25 lakh years. UN chief says this should sound death knell for coal, fossil fuels.

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File photo of Supreme Court | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

SC ruling on hijab & Gyanvapi won’t just be limited to faith. It’ll be about our democracy

While petitions against Karnataka’s hijab ban are an opportunity to define student rights, those against Place of Worship Act can be a platform to ensure a robust law-making procedure in India.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


LCH Prachand at Jodhpur Air Base | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh, ThePrint

IAF gets indigenous Light Combat Helicopter ‘Prachand’ after 23-yr journey that began after Kargil

Manufactured by Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, it is the first attack helicopter that can operate in Siachen. Of the 15 sanctioned, 10 will go to Indian Air Force, 5 to Indian Army.

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.