To play or not to play? Cricket matches despite toxic air raise questions on pollution guidelines

India, Nov. 7 -- World Cup match onNovember 6 in Delhi went ahead despite 'severe' air for four days in a row The Cricket World Cup 2023 match between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka was held at the Arun Ja... Read More

Deadly nursery: Why children bear brunt of toxic air in Delhi

India, Nov. 3 -- Pollutants lower immunity levels and increase inflammation in children, say experts The air pollution levels in the national capital, Delhi, hit emergency levels on November 2, 2023,... Read More

NASA finds proof of carbon, water in asteroid Bennu samples

India, Oct. 12 -- Material collected from the asteroid acts as a time capsule from the earliest days of our solar system Samples collected from 4.5-billion-year-old asteroid Bennu could indicate the ... Read More

Least developed countries set expectations for COP28 with Dakar Declaration

India, Oct. 6 -- LDCs account for 1% of GHG emissions but are at forefront of the climate crisis, say ministers Ministers from the world's 46 least developed countries (LDC) issued a joint Dakar Decl... Read More

Over $9 trillion investments in infrastructure resilience, Net Zero needed by 2050 to mitigate climate impact: CDRI

India, Oct. 5 -- Climate change may lead to an global average annual loss of over $700 billion in infrastructure sectors and buildings Climate change may lead to a estimated global average annual los... Read More

Gender inequities worsen impact of cancer in women, finds Lancet Commission

India, Sept. 27 -- Discrimination affects their rights and opportunities to avoid risk factors, ability to get timely diagnosis & quality care How women interact with cancer prevention, care and trea... Read More

Disappointed by G20 conclusions, 2.8degC heating likely without climate action, Guterres says at UN summit

India, Sept. 21 -- Calls for ending fossil fuel subsidies & operationalising Loss and Damage Fund Earth is on a path to heating by 2.8 degrees Celsius if no climate action is taken , United Nations S... Read More

Tourism industry faced losses worth $2.6 trillion in 2020-2022

India, Sept. 20 -- While tourism has rebounded, both tourist numbers and export revenues in 2022 remained 34% below 2019 levels Tourism was one of the most impacted industries by the novel coronaviru... Read More

Every 1 in 3 adults has hypertension, but only half know it

India, Sept. 19 -- New WHO report called for prioritising prevention, early detection and effective management of high blood pressure About 76 million deaths could be averted by 2050 if coverage agai... Read More