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1 year on, FSI yet to release the crucial State of Forest report

India, July 25 -- New Delhi The release of the State of Forest report by the Forest Survey of India has been delayed by more than a year now. The last such report, which is supposed to be released bi... Read More


Over 2 lakh trees to be felled in Hasdeo Arand for mining: Centre tells RS

India, July 25 -- The Centre on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha that around 273,000 more trees are likely to be felled in coming years for mining in Hasdeo Arand forests as the wildlife and biodiver... Read More


Over 2L trees to be cut in Chhatisgarh's Hasdeo Arand for mining: Centre tells RS

India, July 25 -- The Centre on Thursday informed the Rajya Sabha that around 273,000 more trees are likely to be felled in coming years for mining in Hasdeo Arand forests as the wildlife and biodiver... Read More


Finance Commission refuses to include extreme heat on list of natural disasters

India, July 24 -- The 15th finance commission did not find much merit in the request to expand the scope of disasters eligible for financial assistance and hence extreme heat is not yet considered to ... Read More


COP Troika urges parties to submit climate plans for 1.5 degree celsius goal

India, July 24 -- The COP Presidencies Troika (UAE, Azerbaijan and Brazil) have invited early movers to submit improved, ambitious nationally determined contributions (NDCs) that are in keeping with t... Read More


Finance panel rejected request to include extreme heat on natural disasters' list

India, July 24 -- The 15th Finance Commission considered the inclusion of more calamities on the notified list but did not find merit in expanding the scope of disasters, and hence "extreme heat" will... Read More


Budget 2024: Climate finance taxonomy on cards

India, July 24 -- India will develop a taxonomy for climate finance to enhance the availability of capital for climate adaptation and mitigation, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on... Read More


Budget 2024: Outlay hiked for nuclear, thermal and solar power

India, July 24 -- Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman , in her budget speech on Tuesday, announced a diversified energy plan for India focussed on small, modular nuclear reactors, rooftop solar ... Read More


'Global approach to deal with climate change flawed'

New Delhi, July 23 -- The current global approach to dealing with climate change is flawed because it doesn't recognise trade-offs to climate action, the Economic Survey for 2023-24 released July 22 s... Read More


Union Budget: Small nuclear reactors, solar rooftops for energy security

India, July 23 -- Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday announced a diversified energy plan focussed on small, modular nuclear reactors, rooftop solar plants, and the development of ind... Read More