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EU's carbon border tax mechanism unfair to developing countries: CSE

New Delhi, July 19 -- A new report by Delhi-based think tank Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has criticised the European Union's Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM) as an unfair burden ... Read More


Chad eliminates sleeping sickness as a public health problem

India, June 20 -- The African nation has made history as the first country in 2024 to eliminate a neglected tropical disease In a landmark achievement, Chad has become the first country in 2024 and t... Read More


World falling behind on Sustainable Development Goals like reducing hunger & poverty, UN warns

India, June 18 -- None of the 17 goals on track to be met by 2030; New report emphasises need for systemic changes and global cooperation The world is significantly behind schedule in achieving the S... Read More


Bonn climate meet plagued with distractions & doublespeak, road to COP29 appears bumpy: CSE

India, June 14 -- NCQGmajor sticking pointat mid-year conference as finance remains frozen, Mitigation Work Programme hindered by mistrust The road to 29th Conference of Parties (COP29) to the United... Read More


Study links 135 million premature deaths from 1980 to 2020 to PM2.5 exposure

India, June 11 -- Changes in climate patterns like El Nino-Southern Oscillation, Indian Ocean Dipole can make air pollution worse, finds paper Silent killers fine particulate matter (PM 2.5) led to a... Read More


UN report finds 80% Gazan women relying on food aid

India, June 10 -- Urges Palestinian women's leadership in humanitarian efforts in Gaza and West Bank A new report by UN Women is urging for Palestinian women-led organisations to be placed at the for... Read More


Rising tide, shifting lives: Panama becomes first nation to evacuate island community over climate impact

India, June 7 -- About 300 indigenous Guna families leave home as rising sea levels threaten their existence Panama is facing a climate change reality check. On the picturesque island of Gardi Sugdub... Read More


Youth health crisis: Alarming rise in unhealthy habits, poor diets in European teens, warns WHO

India, May 24 -- Fewer than two in five adolescents eat fruits or vegetables daily;teens from low-income families at higher risk A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) paints a concernin... Read More


Gas & propane stoves increase nitrogen dioxide exposure to unsafe levels, finds US study

India, May 9 -- Homes with gas stoves expose residents to an estimated 4 parts per billion increase in NO2 on average over a year A recent study by Stanford University has raised concerns about the h... Read More


Gaza Strip: UN warns of increased death & despair as Israel intensifies attack on Rafah

India, May 7 -- UN Women survey finds 93% women report feelings of insecurity even within their own homes A recent survey by United Nations Women paints a grim picture for the women and girls of Rafa... Read More