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America’s 10 per cent wealthiest responsible for 40 per cent of nation’s total greenhouse gas emissions, study reveals

A new study has revealed that the wealthiest Americans, those whose income places them in the top 10 per cent of earners, are responsible...

USA

Smog curtain from Canadian wildfires descends on New York, American midwest again

Smoke and haze from wildfires in Canada once again drifted south, blanketing parts of the east coast and midwest of the United States,...

USA

Hundreds stranded as heavy rains trigger landslides on Manali-Chandigarh highway

Heavy rains and landslides have led to a 15-km traffic jam with no estimated wait time, no available accommodation and 200-odd people, most...

India

IMD issues heat wave alert as 54 deaths in UP linked to soaring temperatures

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a severe to very severe heat wave alert in various regions such as Uttar Pradesh,...

India

Celebrating World Bicycle Day: India’s entrepreneurs and celebrities pedal for eco-friendly sport and commute

World Bicycle Day: Cycling can be humankind’s solution to global warming, as replacing a car ride with a bicycle ride on some or most days...

India

UK royals Prince William and wife Kate to visit Singapore for The Earthshot Prize 2023

Prince William and wife Kate will visit Singapore later this year for The Earthshot Prize ceremony, in partnership with Temasek.

Global

Singapore starts tree planting drive to mark 100th birth anniversary of founding father Lee Kuan Yew

The city-state of Singapore has begun a greening drive that will see 10,000 trees planted to honour the birth centenary of founding father...

Singapore

People around the world celebrate Earth Day 2023

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22, people around the world have geared up for events and information about the environmental impact we have...

Global

Heat wave in India: 11 dead due to sunstroke at Maharashtra government award event

Eleven people succumbed to heatstroke yesterday during a Maharashtra Bhushan award event attended by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah and...

India

India likely to be among countries worst-hit by water scarcity by 2050: UN report

A United Nations report has stated that India is expected to be among the most severely affected countries as the global urban population...

Global

Global temperatures set to cross Paris limits in a decade: UN report

The UN's climate advisory panel claimed that the world will cross the key 1.5-degree Celsius global warming limit in about a decade, warning...

Global

Sustainability seminar for SIA group employees kicks off

Employees from across the Singapore Airlines (SIA) Group will participate in a three-day long sustainability-themed global learning festival...

Corporate

‘Indian Railways aiming for hydrogen-powered trains launch by this year-end’

Indian Railways is planning to roll out hydrogen-powered trains on its narrow gauge heritage routes by December, turning them “completely...

India

Three Indian-Americans drown after falling through ice on frozen lake

Three Indian-Americans, including a woman, have drowned after they fell through the ice while walking on a frozen lake in the US state of...

USA

Developed nations not sincere about keeping carbon promises: Dr S Jaishankar

At India Global Forum in Dubai, Indian External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has said that developed nations - ones that have a huge...

Global

NASA set to postpone moon rocket launch again

USA News: NASA is again postponing the launch of its new moon rocket because of a storm threatening the Florida coast.

USA

‘Heatwaves may claim close to 100,000 lives in Europe every year’

If nothing is done, heatwaves could lead to the deaths of 90,000 Europeans each year by the end of the century, the European Environment...

Global

Singapore breaks 40-year old record for wettest October

News: Singapore experienced its wettest October in 40 years, with rainy days expected to continue into November, the Meteorological Service...

Singapore

Singapore, India can collaborate to tap green power: President Halimah Yacob

Singapore President Halimah Yacob has told an Indian business community that both the countries jointly work for green economy to resist the...

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Cyclone Asani inches closer to east coast, may recurve

Severe cyclone Asani is expected to recurve tonight and move parallel to the coast in the north-northeast direction, the India...

India

In Pics: Shimla clad in white after a snowy first weekend of 2022

The tourist destination of Shimla welcomed the first snowfall of 2022. Enjoy the views of snowclad parts of Shimla city, including Jakhoo,...

Journeys

Delhi's Diwali pollution off the charts as residents defy cracker ban

The air quality in India's capital deteriorated from "severe" last night to ''hazardous'' category this morning, following the festival of...

India

Johnson, Modi launch Green Grid Initiative at COP26 summit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart Boris Johnson jointly launched a new flagship international initiative late...

Global

COP26: India, UK to unveil project aimed at creating solar grid that connects world

India and Britain will be rolling out a solar grid project that is aimed at connecting countries in different parts of the world at the...

Global

Gautam Adani commits USD 70 bn to clean energy in meeting with UK PM

Indian billionaire and Adani group chairman Gautam Adani met United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson yesterday at the Global Investment...

UK