Monday, Dec 05, 2022



Drinks at Egypt climate talks now free, jailed activist not 

November 10, 2022 6:00 pm

This year's meeting in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh is overshadowed by the imprisonment of a prominent Egyptian pro-democracy campaigner.

COP27: Host resort town gives Egypt tight grip over protests

November 05, 2022 5:41 pm

The COP27 conference is taking place at Sharm's large convention center. As in past COPs, only official U.N.-accredited delegates can enter the venue, known as the Blue Zone, which during the gathering is considered U.N. territory and subject to international law.

COP27-World faces 2.8C rise after 'woefully inadequate' climate pledges, UN says

October 27, 2022 5:09 pm

Representatives from around the world will meet from Nov. 6-18 at the COP27 climate talks in Egypt to try to agree pledges to limit warming to below 2C above pre-industrial levels and ideally to 1.5C

Breathing LiFE into the climate narrative

August 05, 2022 8:40 am

Parameswaran Iyer writes: Concept of 'Lifestyle for the Environment' enunciated by PM Modi harnesses the power of individual and collective action across the world to address the climate crisis. The time is ripe for India to lead the LiFE movement and mainstream it

From freebies to welfare

July 28, 2022 8:35 am

N K Singh writes: PM Modi's opposition to “revdi” culture should not be misconstrued as an objection to extending state support to citizens, especially the lower strata. But the freebie culture is not a road to prosperity, but a quick passport to fiscal disaster

Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro hikes environmental fines to protect Amazon rainforest

May 25, 2022 12:42 pm

The decree raises the potential value of fines for falsifying documents to cover up illegal logging, clarifies heavier consequences for repeat environmental offenders and will help to reduce the backlog of fines pending collection.

File report over compliance of COP-26 pledges: Delhi HC tells Centre

April 21, 2022 5:47 am

The division bench passed the order after hearing a petition seeking constitution of a committee of eminent jurists, technical experts and management experts who can propose suggestions for taking all measures for following up on the promises made by India at COP-26.

Delhi Confidential: Coming Soon

March 28, 2022 1:28 am

President for COP26 and a Minister of State in the British Cabinet Office, Alok Sharma is expected to visit India early next month – his first since organising COP26 in Glasgow.

For ‘climate smart’ agriculture

February 14, 2022 10:29 pm

There is a need to rethink power and fertiliser subsidies and reorient MSP and procurement policies towards minimising GHG emissions

One of the world’s wealthiest oil exporters is becoming unliveable

January 17, 2022 2:44 pm

Global warming is smashing temperature records all over the world, but Kuwait — one of the hottest countries on the planet — is fast becoming unliveable.


Week in Pictures: A look at compelling images from around the world

November 13, 2021 9:55 pm

From celebrations to COP26 protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Modi in Rome: Joyous Indian diaspora greets PM in Italy

October 29, 2021 8:30 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a busy week ahead with high profile meetings at the G20 summit in Italy and the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. (PTI)