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
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
Omicron: What the next few weeks will look like
Social mixing over Christmas is likely to increase infections
COVID-19: How useful are travel restrictions in curbing spread?
Travel bans make sense only in the beginning of a pandemic, say experts
This September was the 5th warmest in 142 years: Report
For the Southern Hemisphere, the month was the hottest this year
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
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
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
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
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.
From oil to electric: The new energy powerplay and China's growing dominance
China is the largest producer and importer of rare-earth minerals
‘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.
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
As the world watches US election, the appeal of America is diminished
A reality check on American power, including its cultural power, is overdue
‘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)
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 …
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
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
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 …
US tastes cream paste
The US makes its play
Hillary Clinton proposes a Copenhagen outcome that looks nothing like the AWG texts being negotiated by parties
US unwilling to yield an inch
President Obama delivers a profoundly (but perhaps predictably) disappointing speech in Copenhagen
Anyone but US is the problem
Carving the carbon cake
NGOs literally cut up a carbon cake and distrbuted crumbs to the G77 president while the US delegates refused to accept their overwhelming portion.
Doha outcome adopted. US reserves its right to walk out later
US does a Kyoto again. It rejects the idea of equity by refusing to associate itself to any new agreement that is under the Convention.