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Business Insider India
04 Aug 2022, 17:45
Friendships between the rich and poor can contribute towards the sustainability goal of no poverty: StudyFriendships between the rich and poor can contribute towards the sustainability goal of no poverty: Study

Friendships between the rich and poor can contribute towards the sustainability goal of no poverty: Study

Global poverty is one of the most crippling social crises that the world continues to face today. The poor often also face hunger and malnutrition and lack access to education, health and sanitation. More than 700 million people, or 10% of the world's population, live in extreme poverty, which means they can only afford to eat only once or twice a day and earn less than ₹150.
Climate change: Cabinet approves India's updated NDC under the Paris Climate Agreement
IANS
04 Aug 2022, 11:47

Climate change: Cabinet approves India's updated NDC under the Paris Climate Agreement

India's updated NDC targets are a welcome move and include 50 per cent of non-fossil fuel capacity and 45 per cent emissions intensity reduction by 2030. These targets, while lower than the panchamrits, are actionable. A reiteration of the renewables focus would have provided a fresh impetus for the renewables sector.
Plant-based meat are 'healthier and more sustainable than animal products', claims study
IANS
01 Aug 2022, 11:10

Plant-based meat are 'healthier and more sustainable than animal products', claims study

The paper also found that these plant-based products caused lower levels of greenhouse gas emissions than the animal products they were replacing. One paper found that compared to beef burgers, plant-based burgers were associated with up to 98 per cent less greenhouse gas emissions.The team suggested that plant-based products generally require much less agricultural land, need less water and cause less pollution than animal products.