All countries should phase out coal by 2040, says United Nations chief

India, April 21 -- The United Nations is pushing for a global coalition committed to net zero emissions by 2050 that will cover all countries as well as businesses, UN secretary general Antonio Guterr... Read More

India, US to work closely on clean energy: US envoy John Kerry

India, April 9 -- United States Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry said on Thursday that India and the US have agreed to work closely on technology and finance for deployment of 450GW o... Read More

India 'getting the job done' on climate crisis, says John Kerry

India, April 7 -- The United States's special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry on Tuesday praised India for "getting the job done on climate", calling the country a world leader in renewables... Read More

Single law mooted to replace air, water, environment acts

India, March 17 -- India could soon have a single law governing air, water and environment-related activities, one of the senior-most officials in the environment ministry said on Tuesday. The Union e... Read More

Zoos on forest land to be considered 'forestry activity'; experts flag concerns

India, March 13 -- The Union environment ministry's forest advisory committee has decided that zoos on forest land will be deemed as "forestry" activity, according to minutes of the panel's February 1... Read More

7 hydel projects 'vulnerable' to damage from disasters

India, March 11 -- Adisaster risk management company has listedseven hydropower projects in Uttarakhand (apart from the Rishi Ganga and Tapovan Vishnugad projects on the Rishi Ganga river, both of whi... Read More