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Blue-sky thinking: Net-zero aviation is more than a flight of fantasy

Only battery, hydrogen electric options significantly reduce non-CO₂ climate impacts such …

Tornadoes and climate change: What a warming world means for deadly twisters and the type of storms that spawn them

To answer whether climate change influenced likelihood of tornadoes in the December 2021 …

Mainstreaming climate resilience through MGNREGS: Learning from Tamil Nadu’s Tiruvannamalai

The district set a record for creating 1,121 farm ponds in 30 days in September 2021, in …

French Revolution, Arab Springs and food price due to climate change

Loss in food production increases prices; that, in turn, influences people’s …

The dreaded rainforest shift

The implications of the world’s largest rainforest competing with human-generated …

DTE Exclusive: Environment minister Bhupender Yadav writes why CoP26 was a success for India

A collaborative, not competitive, approach alone can save our planet. That is why India …

Climate change denial 2.0 was on full display at CoP26, but there was also pushback

COP26 was yet another win for the fossil-fuel sector, but a loss for the planet. And as …

Central banks and climate change: How they can play a role in managing the fallout

Central banks set interest rates, which determines the prices of goods and services. This, …

CoP26 a missed opportunity: Graduate from kindergarten diplomacy

The much-delayed climate summit in Glasgow did little to acknowledge that combatting …

Five things you need to know about the Glasgow Climate Pact

From phasing out coal to carbon market loopholes, here is what you need to know  

Take heart from what’s unfolded at CoP26 in Glasgow — the world can still hold global heating to 1.5℃

The ten days of the talks so far have yielded new binding commitments

Natural wealth of the nations

 Wealth is increasing in the world but will not be sustainable in countries that have …

The fate of our planet depends on the next few days of complex diplomacy in Glasgow. Here’s what needs to go right

Progress in the UN climate talks, both at CoP26 and beyond, may involve a “grand …

CoP26: Meat eating is a big climate issue – but isn’t getting the attention it deserves

The global food system is currently responsible for about a quarter of all human-made …

Mood at Glasgow: Promises galore, substance lacking

A slew of announcements by countries and businesses are missing the mark on key outcomes …

A ‘green childhood’ may be the only way to meet our mid-century climate targets

Greta Thunberg did not wait to be 25 years to contribute to the betterment of the planet  

Shipping emissions must fall by a third by 2030 and reach zero before 2050 – new research

CoP26 will put a much needed spotlight on the shipping sector. At a subsequent meeting in …

CoP26: It’s half-time at the crucial Glasgow climate change summit — and here’s the score

More than 100 countries signed on to a new pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 …

Green lending: World’s biggest banks’ latest initiative at COP26 is a step backwards

It wouldn’t make sense to abruptly forbid lending to non-green projects now, since we …

CoP26: How India is paving the way towards climate action

India’s adaptation efforts have been shouldered through afforestation activities, …

G20’s coal declaration is cosmetic and too little, too late

With a Code Red for humanity, the world expects nothing less than absolute withdrawal …

Global emissions almost back to pre-pandemic levels after unprecedented drop in 2020, new analysis shows

From the beginning of 2022, the world can emit an additional 420 billion tonnes of CO2 to …