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#ThrowbackToday: Another study forewarns about the Himalayan glaciers melting, but do we care?

In today's #TBT, we take you through the much-talked-about topic, the rapid melting of the Himalayan glaciers. But that's the problem, there are talks and research, but is there any action at all?

Published on 12th June 2021
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16 child petitioners including Greta Thunberg sue UN member states for lack of govt action on climate crisis

The Third Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child is a voluntary mechanism which allows children or adults on their behalf to appeal directly to the UN for help

Published on 24th September 2019
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2020 warmest year on record, hotter years to come: NASA

NASA meteorologist says this year has been a very striking example of what it's like to live under some of the most severe effects of climate change 

Published on 15th January 2021
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2020 was one of three warmest years on record: World Meteorological Organisation 

All five datasets surveyed by the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) concur that 2011-2020 was the warmest decade on record, in a persistent long-term climate change trend

Published on 15th January 2021
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21-year-old Bengaluru climate activist 'picked' up by police for sharing Greta's toolkit

Disha, a Bachelor of Business Administration graduate from Mount Carmel College, is working as a culinary experience manager with Good Mylk company

Published on 14th February 2021
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40 global universities form Climate Alliance to accelerate action

The Climate Alliance will provide a central hub for universities to share the latest climate research with the public

Published on 23rd April 2020
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65 per cent industries prioritise environment sustainability alongside productivity, survey finds

Nearly half of those surveyed believe that climate change impacts their industries and business "by a lot"

Published on 17th March 2021
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7000 educational institutions across the world declare climate emergency, agree to address crisis

Examples of best practices for sustainability on campus include Kenya's Strathmore University, which runs on clean energy and has set up its own 600KW photovoltaic grid-tie system

Published on 11th July 2019
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A letter of solidarity to Greta Thunberg  from the Third World

How dare we allowed the climate to go berserk in the first place? Even though we accept that we destroyed it, we never really bothered to correct it

Published on 28th September 2019
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Aakash Ranison has set up three deathbeds using plastic waste drawn from the Ganga to remind us of our plastic woes

Climate change activist Aakash Ranison has set up deathbeds out of plastic obtained from River Ganga to create awareness among people. He had also created a marine cemetery on Kerala's Beypore beach

Published on 1st February 2021
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Advocate Nikita Jacob approaches Bombay HC for transit bail in Greta's toolkit case

Greta Thunberg, a teen climate activist, had shared the toolkit to lend her support to the farmers' agitation near Delhi borders against the Centre's three agri laws

Published on 15th February 2021
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An earthquake of 5.1 intensity hit Chennai on August 24. Should we be worried?

Twitterati had a mixed reaction to the earthquake. But some expressed serious concerns linking it to climate change

Published on 24th August 2021
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Anant Fellowship for Climate Action, announces first set of fellows for 2022, admission open till September 18

India's first climate action fellowship gives fellows the chance to work with top climate pioneers in the world. The fellowship is a unique one-year international climate education programme

Published on 13th September 2021
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Asan Conservation Reserve becomes Uttarakhand's first wetland to make it to Ramsar list

Wetlands provide a wide range of important resources and ecosystem services such as food, water, fibre, groundwater recharge, water purification, flood moderation, erosion and climate control

Published on 16th October 2020
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Australian students participate in mass climate protests

Organisers said the students were inspired by Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old girl in Sweden who has undertaken similar protests

Published on 30th November 2018

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