3 mn read Temperature in India is soaring higher and higher each day. Indian states are recording rise in temperature this season right from the beginning of March. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), average temperature across the country has witnessed a continuous jump since 1991. The information is released after analyzing and comparison of recorded temperature, extracted from 1981 to 2010. Director general of Meteorological department, M Mohapatra in a statement said, ‘The excess heat is increasing the moisture holding capacity of atmosphere during these seasons, leading to a spike in heavy and extremely heavy rainfall events.’ Weather department is warning of heatwave conditions throughout the month.
5 mn read The latest IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report has never been so alarming, natural disasters are multiplying, and more and more climate refugees are fleeing their lands. The current context pushes citizens and companies to act for the planet in view of the political inaction that a large part of the population considers. 76% of people agree that CEOs should take the lead on change rather than waiting for government to impose it (an 11-point increase from the 2018 study). But what role do companies have nowadays in the face of the climate emergency?
3 mn read Green Grids Initiative – One sun One world One grid is about to be launched in November by India alongside Britain. It is a Northwest Europe cooperation with the country, that aims to achieve an infrastructure connected through electricity among continents. According to a press release of Green Grids Initiative- One sun One world One grid Northwest Europe Cooperative event by Press Information Bureau (News agency of Government of India) released on 13th October 2021, ‘The idea for the One sun One world One grid (OSOWOG) initiative was put forth by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi, at the First Assembly of the International Solar Alliance in October 2018. He had called for connecting solar energy supply across borders. In May 2021, the United Kingdom and India agreed to combine forces of the Green Grids Initiative and the One sun One world One grid initiative and jointly launch GGI-OSOWOG at the COP26 (Climate Change Conference) summit being hosted by the UK at Glasgow in November 2021’.
4 mn read In 2021, countries are witnessing earthshattering forest fires that has affected ecosystem adversely. Whole world watched turkey wildfire, that hit the environment majorly and left many people and animals homeless. Experts warned that the situation aroused due to the heatwave coming from southern Europe fed by North Africa. It did not stop here, recently it poured heavily for hours on the highest point of Greenland’s ice sheet known as Summit for the first time ever in the history. According to the information, Arctic is warming at least twice as fast as the rest of the world because of the climate crisis.
5 mn read The British government has officially stepped up its fight against single-use plastics by confirming that the carrier bag charge will be extended to all retailers from April 2021. The charge was first introduced in 2015, allowing the government to successfully prevent billions of plastics bags being sold and ultimately ending up in the environment.