Unequal rights, equal responsibilities?
Industrialised countries want to have the cake and eat it too. President Carlos Menem delivered it to them on a silver platter by agreeing to …
Wait and watch
The US government is in transition. But why should the rest of the world suffer?
George Bush: "I oppose the Kyoto Protocol"
The leader of the most polluting country in the world claims global warming treaty is "unfair" because it excludes India and China
Why welcome trouble?
What induced the Indian Ministry of External Affairs to issue a statement endorsing a plan that could result in loss of human life, and have …
US tastes cream paste
Look back at the decade: Globalisation
A series to highlight crucial points in the second decade of the new millenium: Here's looking at how ultra-localism started to …
The US takes on a drug giant
The US government's patent lawsuit against Gilead Sciences indicates it is tired of being milked by pharma companies
What do science-based targets to limit climate change really look like?
Commitment to climate justice demands that rich countries make deeper cuts to their emissions than merely equalising per-capita emissions by 2030
COVID-19 and the global energy structure’s geopolitical framework
The US — one of the largest consumers of global energy from the 1950s till 2018 — is now emerging as a major energy supplier to the …
‘Let me be blunt’: What’s bothering WHO chief on COVID-19
WHO Director-General expresses concern over rising cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19)
As the world watches US election, the appeal of America is diminished
A reality check on American power, including its cultural power, is overdue
Will only accept transformative policies to tackle climate crisis: USCAN
US Climate Action Network executive director writes before the elections are called on what lies ahead
‘The expectation that burden of US inaction will be borne by developing countries is unfair’
Given its economic capacity and carbon debt it owes the world, US should not emit any carbon in the future at all.
From oil to electric: The new energy powerplay and China's growing dominance
China is the largest producer and importer of rare-earth minerals
Pentagon report says UFOs can't be explained, and this admission is a big deal
The report does not, as many were hoping, conclude UFOs are alien spacecraft.
How our detergent footprint is polluting aquatic ecosystems
Nonylphenol, a hazardous chemical present in detergents, is known to enter water bodies and the food chains
Offer $100 to every American getting vaccinated against COVID-19: Joe Biden tells states
He also announced a slew of other measures to encourage people to get the jab amid rise in severe cases, deaths
Only 15% COVID-19 vaccine doses pledged by countries have materialised: WHO chief
Around 50 countries, mostly in Africa, will lag behind the global target of vaccinating 10% population in each country by September
Human activity is slowly killing the world’s rivers, study illustrates
The chemical composition of major rivers such as Yangtze, Amazon, Mississippi and Congo have been altered
This September was the 5th warmest in 142 years: Report
For the Southern Hemisphere, the month was the hottest this year
COVID-19: How useful are travel restrictions in curbing spread?
Travel bans make sense only in the beginning of a pandemic, say experts
Omicron: What the next few weeks will look like
Social mixing over Christmas is likely to increase infections
Cover, quality of severe depression treatment low globally: Study
Nearly 75 per cent of those diagnosed with MDD across the globe live in low and lower-middle income countries
Most pollution-related workplace deaths in countries with highest GDP: Lancet report
India fares better, ranks 40; United Kingdom worst-performing; United States occupies 18th position
‘Climate change has nothing to do with ideologies’: Europe battles wildfires
More people have died of heat-related causes in Spain between May 1 and July 15 of this year, than during the entirety of 2021