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Climate Change Is Most Critical Challenge Before Humanity: President
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Climate Change Is Most Critical Challenge Before Humanity: President

President Ram Nath Kovind stress on climate change came in the wake of recent natural disasters in Himalayan states, including Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand ...
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Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks Directly Harm Human Health, Study Confirms
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Toxic Pollution, Climate Risks Directly Harm Human Health, Study Confirms

Countries that are most at risk of the impacts of climate change are most often also the countries facing the highest risks of toxic pollution, according to experts ...
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Not Zero, Net Zero: Universities, Institutes Work Towards Reducing Carbon Footprint On Campuses
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Not Zero, Net Zero: Universities, Institutes Work Towards Reducing Carbon Footprint On Campuses

On the occasion of fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate agreement, vice chancellors of 12 leading universities and higher education institutions took a single-focused voluntary pledge called "Not zero, net zero" to develop the roadmap towards making their campuses carbon neutral ...
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World Must Remove 1 Billion Tonnes Carbon Dioxide By 2025 To Meet Climate Goal: Report
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World Must Remove 1 Billion Tonnes Carbon Dioxide By 2025 To Meet Climate Goal: Report

More than 190 countries have signed the Paris agreement designed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, but even with pledges of big reductions in emissions many scientists believe removal technologies will be needed to meet the goal ...
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Opinion: Learning From The COVID-19 Pandemic About Climate Change
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Opinion: Learning From The COVID-19 Pandemic About Climate Change

Every state will need to have its own unique policy blueprint for how it can contribute to climate change while also helping residents enjoy the benefits of a transition to clean energy and a low-emissions economy, writes Suresh Kumar Kotla and Divya Banerjee from the Institute for Sustainable Communities ...
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India Needs To Focus On Environment To Avoid Future Pandemics Like COVID-19: Environmentalist Sunita Narain
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India Needs To Focus On Environment To Avoid Future Pandemics Like COVID-19: Environmentalist Sunita Narain

NDTV speaks with Environmentalist Sunita Narain about COVID-19, its learnings and how individuals and authorities need to save the environment in a bid to avoid future pandemics ...
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Despite COVID Pandemic, Carbon Dioxide In The Air At Highest Level Since Measurements Began
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Despite COVID Pandemic, Carbon Dioxide In The Air At Highest Level Since Measurements Began

The findings show that reducing the use of fossil fuels, deforestation and other practices that lead to carbon emissions must be a top priority to avoid catastrophic consequences ...
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World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long 'Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans
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World Oceans Day 2021: Centre Launches A Two-Month Long ‘Plastic Hackathon’ Campaign On Plastic Waste Management To Save Oceans

With an aim to find innovative solutions to the problem of plastic waste in the country, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has launched a two-month long ‘plastic hackathon’ targeting students and households to come up with alternatives for plastic and to improve plastic waste management ...
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India’s capacity for renewable energy has increased by more than 250 percent in 6-7 years: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Environment Day
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‘Economy And Ecology Can Go Together,’ Says Prime Minister Narendra Modi On World Environment Day 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India has set an example in the world when it comes to protecting the environment ...
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Living in harmony with nature has been at the centre of Indian ethos: President Ram Nath Kovind on World Environment Day
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World Environment Day 2021: Ministers And Celebs Urge Their Followers To Restore The Ecosystem

The theme of World Environment Day 2021 is 'Ecosystem Restoration' ...
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World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic, Says Environmentalist Chandra Bhushan
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World Environment Day 2021: COVID-19 Will Not Be The Last Pandemic, Says Environmentalist Chandra Bhushan

There is a link between the destruction of the environment and the emergence of pandemics like COVID-19, said Chandra Bhushan, CEO, International Forum for Environment, Sustainability and Technology (iFOREST) ...
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World Environment Day 2021: Looking Back At The Last Few Outbreaks And The Role Of Environment Degradation
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World Environment Day 2021: Looking Back At The Last Few Outbreaks And The Role Of Environment Degradation

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), zoonotic diseases that spill over from animals to humans are interlinked with the ecosystem. In the recent past, human activities have destroyed many ecosystems that have resulted in the outbreak of numerous diseases and pandemics including COVID-19 ...
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