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OPINION: Planet vs Plastics — A multi-stakeholder approach to clean up the Earth

Life cycle assessment of plastic reveals that petroleum-based plastics can be recycled three to fou…

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Indian and Chinese households top the global food wastage list

​Have you ever cleaned your fridge and thrown away uneaten, almost rotting food? Here’s a not-so-fu…

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80% plastic pollution could be eradicated by 2040 with appropriate policy changes: UNEP report

To slash plastic pollution by 80 per cent globally by 2040, the report suggests first eliminating p…

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CO2 emissions from building and construction hits a new high: Report

The sector's operational energy-related CO2 emissions reached 10 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent …

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Our chance to make incremental changes is over, warns UNEP’s new report ahead of COP 27; projects 2.8°C warming by 2100

Since 2021, we’ve only managed to slash 1% (0.5 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent) of the projected emis…

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Nations are placing an unrealistic demand on land to fulfil climate pledges, which could severely hamper food production

Only 551 million hectares accounted for in pledges would restore degraded lands and primary forests…

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India's per capita GHG emissions far below world average: UNEP report

At 2.4 tCO2e (tonne carbon dioxide equivalent), India's per capita greenhouse gas emissions were fa…

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Can digital technology innovations help fight climate change better?

The natural environment is changing as a result of rapid digitisation. It's altering how we view, c…

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Indian entrepreneur Vidyut Mohan recognised as one of the 'Young Champions of the Earth' winners by UN environment agency

I've always been passionate about energy access and creating income opportunities for poor com…

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UNEP India has launched a clothing line with designer Masaba Gupta; aim to reduce the use of plastic in our country

United Nations Environment Programme India has launched a fashion line called ‘I will wear out plas…

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UNEP India and Masaba Gupta launch a clothing line to help phase out single-use plastic in the country

The collection will be available in The House of Masaba stores in eight metro cities and online.

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Hotels and offices are using an AI tool that scans what they throw in the trash to reduce their food waste and cut costs

Hilton has experimented with different portion sizes of fruit and smoked salmon at its breakfast bu…

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Wolves in the Chernobyl radiation zone developing resistance to cancer, says study

Research established that gray wolves in Chernobyl have altered immune systems, similar to cancer p…

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Viral images, congratulatory messages: Ram Temple consecration ceremony takes internet by storm

The religious fervour and festive atmosphere that gripped the temple town of Ayodhya was visibl…

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A woman managed to get 22 snakes and a chameleon onto a plane after packing them in her luggage

A woman flying from Malaysia last week was caught with more than 20 snakes in her checked-in luggag…

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SIGN UP NOW: Climate Heroes 2022 Working Towards Solutions

This virtual event features discussions with leaders on utilizing data, production, accounting, and…

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Delhi reports 295 cases of dengue in a week

Around 295 positive cases of dengue have been reported between November 1 and 7, said officials wit…

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UN says use of leaded petrol is officially over, a landmark that will prevent more than 1.2 million premature deaths per year

The United Nations Environment Programme estimates the milestone will save $2.45 trillion a year fo…

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Marine litter is mostly plastic and is all set to triple by 2040

Did you know that 9-14 million tonnes of plastic ended up in oceans by 2016, forming 60-90 per cent…