Visaka receives global IEC certification for ATUM PV modules
ATUM, which the company claims as the world’s first integrated solar roof, has p...
Duck-billed platypus under threat from climate change
Platypuses were once considered widespread across the eastern Australian mainland and T...
Spain declares climate emergency, signals move to renewables
Spain's new government on Tuesday declared a "climate emergency" and pledged to unveil a draft bill on transitioning to renewable energy within its first 100 days in office.
Thunberg v Trump: A trillion trees is 'not enough'
Activist Greta Thunberg said on Tuesday planting trees was not enough to address climate change, in an apparent rebuke to a pledge in Davos by US President Donald Trump an hour earlier. "Your inaction is fuelling the flames," the 17-year-old added, in the latest to-and-fro with the 73-year-old president.
Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg slams elites on climate at World Economic Forum
Young climate activists including Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg told business and political elites gathered Tuesday at the World Economic ...
World losing trust in climate science, Indians most-trusting: WEF survey
Indians and Bangladeshis have topped the charts when it comes to trust in climate science as also for keeping themselves abreast about news and current affairs, while Russia and Ukraine are among the laggards on both counts. The new public opinion poll published by the WEF at its 50th annual meeting called for better climate education and urgent upskilling.
This is just the start, thunders Greta Thunberg at WEF; says climate change requires more than general awareness
The teenager said that the climate and environment are a 'hot topic' now.
Global body calls for urgent changes to international tax systems to tackle inequality
Referring to an Oxfam study released yesterday, Independent Commission for the Reform of International Corporate Taxation (ICRICTC) said the inequality crisis remains unaddressed and out of control as hundreds of millions of people are living in extreme poverty while large rewards go to those at the very top.
Trump gets Swiss army security as climate protesters trek to Davos
Greta Thunberg, the 17-year-old Swedish activist, is due to address the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) gathering of global business and political leaders, where US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker. The 50th edition of the meeting sees the return of Trump after he pulled out in 2019.
COP26 President Claire Perry O'Neill kicks off her climate mission from India
Acknowledging the “very negative atmosphere” that marked the December UN climate meet in Madrid, O’Neill advocates for greater transparency to turn the tide, to bridge gap between countries and between the negotiations and the public across the world.
Oil and gas firms invest less than 1% in green energy
While certain oil and gas majors have sought to burnish their green credentials, overall less than one percent of the sector's total investment is going into clean energy projects, a report said Monday.
Rising inequality eroding trust in capitalism: Survey
Rising income inequality is undermining confidence in capitalism around the world, according to a survey conducted by public relations firm Edelman ahead of the gathering of the elites in the Swiss ski resort of Davos.
Half of world economy dependent on nature: WEF study
Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 per cent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.
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