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Oil effect: Eco cars to make a splash
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 18, 2008

LONDON: With oil prices near $140 a barrel, motorists are starting to look seriously at both alternative fuels and electric vehicles as a way to be able to keep driving their cars. But experts say ...More


Japan to consider environment tax
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 18, 2008

TOKYO: Japan will consider imposing an environment tax as part of discussions this autumn on an overhaul of the tax system, the government's top advisory panel said on Tuesday, a move that could pro ...More


Climate's First Orphan: A film on sea erosion-prone Satabhaya
Rajesh Behera
The Pioneer , Wednesday, June 18, 2008

Kendrapara: The British High Commission in New Delhi has produced a 52-minute documentary film, Climate's First Orphan, which is based on the impact of climate change and global warming in Satabhaya, ...More


US: All must work together for climate
Yojna Gusai
The Asian Age , Tuesday, June 17, 2008

New Delhi June 16: In an effort to persuade developing economies like India and China to draft their national action plan on climate change in a manner that can be included in an international treaty ...More


Asian real estate market to address climate change
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 11, 2008

BANGALORE: The real estate markets around Asia and the world will transform quickly and adopt “green building practices,” both in developing new buildings and improving existing ones, as new governmen ...More


WCS urges US to pursue climate change bill
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 11, 2008

WASHINGTON: The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) urges the US Government to make creation of a comprehensive climate change bill for the United States a top priority, adding that provisions to comb ...More


Idling vehicle add to emissions
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 11, 2008

WASHINGTON: Experts have said that vehicle idling is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, as it wastes about 4 per cent of a car’s gasoline. “That’s just a complete waste. It’s e ...More


WB approves $12.5 mn loan to Maldives to check envt'l risks
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 11, 2008

NEW YORK: The World Bank has approved $ 12.5 million loan to assist Maldives to effectively manage environmental risks to fragile coral reefs and other marine habitats. The Environment Management ...More


Global climate pact possible on my watch: Bush
Staff Reporter
Times of India , Wednesday, June 11, 2008

BRDO PRI KRANJU: US President George W. Bush said Tuesday that a global climate change deal was possible before he leaves office in January 2009. "I think we can actually get an agreement on globa ...More


‘Birds at risk due to climate change’
Yojna Gusai
The Telegraph , Tuesday, May 27, 2008

New Delhi: The latest Red List of threatened species of birds by International Union for Conservation (IUCN) has established that climate change has "accelerated" factors that are putting many bird sp ...More


US Senate set to take up climate change debate
REUTERS
Times Of India , Tuesday, May 27, 2008

WASHINGTON: The international fight to control climate change heads to a new arena in June when the Senate is to debate a bill that could cut total US global warming emissions by 66 per cent by 2050. ...More


Climate change to affect Britain's wine industry
Staff Reporter
Times Of India , Tuesday, May 27, 2008

London: Soaring summer temperatures could sound the death knell of wine-making in parts of southern England by 2080, according to a book launched on Monday. If temperatures continue to rise, the T ...More


Japan urges bold G8 targets for emission cuts
Staff Report
Times Of India , Sunday, May 25, 2008

KOBE: Japan urged rich countries on Sunday to take the lead in the fight against global warming by setting bold national targets to cut greenhouse gas emissions by well over 50 percent by 2050. Mi ...More


‘Environmental refugee crisis likely in 50 years’
Staff Report
The Statesman , Sunday, May 25, 2008

SHILLONG: India would have to cope with an influx of environmental refugees from neighbouring countries, including Bangladesh, in the coming 50-100 years following rise in sea level, erosion and effec ...More


Oceans develop acidity, thanks to fossil fuels
IANS
Times Of India , Friday, May 23, 2008

WASHINGTON: Oceans have mitigated the effects of climate change by absorbing a third of total carbon dioxide emissions worldwide -- but this intake, caused largely by fossil fuel burning, is turning t ...More


Climate change a huge business opportunity
REUTERS
Times Of India , Friday, May 23, 2008

NEW DELHI: Climate change is not just a threat but also a huge opportunity for green businesses in developing countries through the sale of certified emission reductions (CER), a group of experts said ...More


Crops' wild relatives need better protection: WWF
REUTERS
Times Of India , Friday, May 23, 2008

OSLO: Wild relatives of crops such as wheat, rice and potatoes are "dangerously vulnerable" and areas where they grow need more protection to aid world food supplies, the WWF conservation group said o ...More


Japan PM wants emissions market in 5-10 years
REUTERS
Times Of India , Friday, May 23, 2008

TOKYO: Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda said Japan should introduce a market for trading greenhouse gas emissions in five to 10 years to help the country fight global climate change, the Nikkei business da ...More


EU report calls for faster climate change curbs
REUTERS
Times Of India , Thursday, May 22, 2008

BRUSSELS: Global temperature rises should be kept well below the European Union's target of 2 degrees Celsius to avoid costly damage to people and their lifestyles, according to a European Parliament ...More


Garbage is dirty, but is it a clean fuel?
REUTERS
Times Of India , Thursday, May 22, 2008

LOS ANGELES: About 45 minutes north of downtown Los Angeles, a machine the size of a small truck flattens tons of food scraps, paper towels and other household trash into the side of a growing 300-foo ...More


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