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India rejects net zero carbon emissions target, says pathway more important

Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav said India was on track to achieve targets set at the 2015 Paris conference

28 Oct 2021 10:44 AM

China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets

The world’s two most populous countries are among dozens that failed to provide an update on their targets

01 Aug 2021 1:31 PM

Blazing bush fire casts smoky haze over Sydney

Smoke haze blankets Sydney as bushfire threat rises.

19 Nov 2019 4:00 PM

Prepare your plants before they face great outdoors

Give your flower and veggie seedlings some tough love.

24 Apr 2019 8:57 AM

Global warming will make veggies harder to find: study

Researchers confirmed prior studies that showed global warming would likely cut back on corn growth.

12 Jun 2018 12:58 PM


Green cities to mitigate heat

Agriculture outside the city increases the Urban Heat Island effect due to increased moisture supplied by irrigation.

09 Apr 2018 2:25 AM

Study finds chocolate production may be harming environment

Study finds it takes around 1,000 litres of water to produce just one chocolate bar.

03 Apr 2018 11:05 AM

Mayors view climate change as pressing urban issue

115 mayors of cities with at least 75,000 residents answered the fourth annual survey named for Thomas Menino.

24 Jan 2018 10:48 AM

‘Bad’ weather report: Scientists say earth’s fever on steady rise

Scientists monitoring Earth's climate and environment have delivered a cascade of grim news in 2017.

03 Nov 2017 1:37 PM

Clams, worms release as much greenhouse gas as 20,000 cows

A detailed analysis showed that around 10 per cent of total methane emissions from the Baltic Sea may be due to clams and worms.

16 Oct 2017 12:57 PM


Diet change may help save water: Lancet

The experts looked specifically at India, where approximately half of the usable water is currently required for irrigation.

05 Apr 2017 12:42 AM

Modified diets can reduce groundwater use in India: study

The changes to diets include reducing the consumption of wheat and poultry and increasing the consumption of vegetables and legumes.

04 Apr 2017 8:21 PM

CO2 emission levels too dangerously high: report

The new report said humanity has emitted 2,075 GtCO2 since 1870 -- adding 40 GtCO2 in 2016 alone.

14 Nov 2016 11:16 AM