UN chief to nudge climate negotiators for Paris rulebook

 As the crucial multilateral climate negotiations by 197 nations draw closer to finale with the possibility of “weak” outcomes, UN chief Antonio Guterres on Wednesday flew back here in an attempt to... Read more »

More coral species found in deeper regions of Great Barrier Reef

Sydney, Dec 12 Nearly 200 coral species in the deeper regions of Australia’s iconic Great Barrier Reef have been found instead of about 30 species previously recorded, pointing to the significant role... Read more »

Shimla gets season’s first snowfall

Shimla, Dec 12 Himachal Pradesh’s picturesque resorts of Shimla and Manali woke up on Wednesday to a white blanket of snow which was the season’s first snowfall in the state capital, the... Read more »

Rains, snow in J&K

Srinagar, Dec 10 Rains lashed the plains of Jammu and Kashmir, while fresh snowfall occurred in the higher reaches of the state on Monday. The weather office has forecast more rain and... Read more »

Foggy Monday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 10 It was a foggy morning in the national capital on Monday with the air quality continuing to remain “very poor” and the minimum temperature recorded at 7.6 degrees... Read more »

Sundarbans women lead the way in making dairy farms organic

By Sahana Ghosh Chowrangi (West Bengal), Dec 7 (IANS/Mongabay) Over 30 women have gathered to deliver milk at a one-room milk collection centre here. It’s a daily rendezvous for this clique belonging... Read more »

Himachal’s Kalpa gets snowfall

Shimla, Dec 7 Tourist destinations like Kalpa located on the high hills of Himachal Pradesh received snowfall on Friday, turning it even more picturesque. “The higher reaches of Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu, Shimla... Read more »

Developed nations reduced emissions: UN report

Katowice (Poland), Dec 7 Developed nations reduced emissions by 13 per cent in 26 years and since 2010 these have decreased by 4.4 per cent, likely due in part to climate actions... Read more »

Tsunami alert on Pacific islands after 7.5-magnitude quake

Noumea (New Caledonia), Dec 5 A 7.5-magnitude earthquake shook off the coast of the Pacific island of New Caledonia, prompting warnings that tsunami waves of up to three metres can reach New Caledonia... Read more »

Mist, ‘very poor’ air CONTINUE in Delhi

New Delhi, Dec 5 It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below... Read more »