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Climate activists attack glass screen protecting Klimt painting in Vienna

VIENNA (Reuters) - Climate-change activists on Tuesday smeared and glued one of their hands to a glass screen protecting a Gustav Klimt painting in a Vienna museum to protest against oil drilling, on

Gaza’s chicken farmers rejoice in recycled egg trays

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Cheaper, stronger, available and environmental - for Gaza chicken farmers seeking to deliver eggs unbroken, there is everything to like about trays made from

EU supports calls to phase down all fossil fuels – Timmermans

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - The European Union supports any call to phase down fossil fuel use, the bloc's climate policy chief Frans Timmermans said on Tuesday when asked about India's push to

California tries to harness megastorm floods to ease crippling droughts

By Sharon Bernstein HURON, Calif. (Reuters) - The land along the Arroyo Pasajero Creek, halfway between Sacramento and Los Angeles, is too dry to farm some years and dangerously flooded in others.

U.S. climate envoy Kerry wants development banks overhaul plan by April

By Valerie Volcovici and Simon Jessop SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt - (Reuters) - U.S. climate envoy John Kerry said on Tuesday he wants to come up with a plan by April to reform the multilateral development

COP27: Don’t demand climate ambition if you can’t provide for it, India to developed nations

At a roundtable, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said increasing climate ambition required ‘public action’.

BOJ’s Kuroda says climate financing plays crucial role in decarbonisation

TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda on Tuesday highlighted the importance of sustainable finance to address climate change and achieve decarbonisation. "Sustainable finance has a

Dubious sponsorship & empty pledges: Why climate activists are accusing COP27 of ‘greenwashing’

The event drew criticism after reports said activists from African nations had been prevented from participating, and a petition to remove Coca-Cola as sponsor.

Mexico vows to double renewable energy capacity by 2030

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico has pledged to deploy a further 30 gigawatts in renewable energy capacity by 2030, the nation's Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Monday, as America's

COP27 considers ‘loss and damage’ fund, but has yet to commit – draft text

By William James and Kate Abnett SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) -The United Nations on Monday published a draft text setting out what the COP27 climate summit could agree on "loss and damage"

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.