climate change

Watch: Indian girl, 12, commands attention at COP28 with ‘end fossil fuels’ message

NEW DELHI: Licypriya Kangujam, a 12-year-old climate activist from Manipur, made a dramatic entrance onto the stage at the United Nations Climate Conference 2023 (COP28) in Dubai. She sprinted onto the stage, carrying a sign above her head with the message, “End fossil fuels. Save our planet and our future.” After hastily taking the stage, […]

India is facing a dilemma on climate change

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the UAE for two days from Nov. 30 to Dec. 1 to attend the U.N. Climate Conference (COP28) in Dubai. The visit underscores India’s commitment to addressing climate change, a priority area during its G20 Presidency. During the G20, leaders, including Modi, agreed to triple global […]

Delhi flouts Diwali cracker ban, wakes up to hazardous AQI

NEW DELHI: As Delhi witnessed a dip in the Air Quality Index on Sunday, the national capital’s air turned hazardous once again as Delhiites flouted the cracker ban on Diwali night. The air turned heavy as a thick blanket of smog engulfed the national capital on Monday, turning the air hazardous and reducing visibility. The […]

UNHCR cites water crisis as emergency, lauds India’s efforts

NEW DELHI: UN ECOSOC India Water Foundation analyzed policies and programs in India related to the human right to water and sanitation, especially in the context of the climate emergency the world is grappling with, at the 54th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) meetings. Speaking at an event titled “Safeguarding the […]

We are experiencing climate variability, not change: IMD

IMD official explains that climate change is a long period pattern