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Melting glaciers, changing climate
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2014
At dawn, Mohd Soheb begins an arduous trek to the high camp at Chhota Shigri glacier in the Pir Panjal range in Spiti valley, Himachal Pradesh. From the PWD guesthouse at Chota Dara, he walks down to the Chandra river where he travels across in a small iron crate using an...Read more..
Subject Tags: climate change , glaciers , India
Climate change: EU eyes new green energy targets
By : Sustainability ..., Oct 28, 2014
An EU summit has begun in Brussels aiming for agreement on carbon emission cuts that could make Europe a global leader again in climate policy.
Subject Tags: climate change , European Union , Paris 2015
A Major Accounting Firm Just Ran the Numbers on Climate Change
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2014
With every year that passes, we're getting further away from averting a human-caused climate disaster. That's the key message in this year's "Low Carbon Economy Index," a report released by the accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Subject Tags: climate change , Environment , United Nations
Brace for more extreme weather events in Himalayas, warn experts
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 9, 2014
Floods in Jammu and Kashmir that claimed scores of lives and caused widespread damage may not be a one off event. Such extreme events in the Himalayan region are bound to increase because of global warming, warn experts.
Subject Tags: climate change , Disaster , India , Pakistan
This business of climate change
By : Sustainability ..., Sep 8, 2014
Paris 2015 is the buzzword among the global climate change community today, when the countries would negotiate a long-term agreement on climate change.
Subject Tags: climate change , Environment , Paris 2015 , United Nations
India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition: ADB
By : Sustainability ..., Aug 21, 2014
India is in danger of moving towards water scarcity conditions as per capita availability of water is reducing in the country, a Asian Development Bank official said Wednesday.
He further said that the situation in India is challenging in the light of growing...Read more..
Subject Tags: Asian Development Bank , climate change , India , water
Climate critical to farm policy decisions”
By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2012
The impact of climate change needs to be factored in development programmes so as to tackle the long-term requirement of mitigation and adaptation. This was highlighted at an international conference on Climate Change, Sustainable Agriculture and Public Leadership here...Read more..
Subject Tags: climate change , Sustainable Agriculture