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World Environment Day: Can India Tackle Impending Climate Emergency?

World Environment Day: Can India Tackle Impending Climate Emergency?

World Environment Day is celebrated on 5 June every year. Besides fighting the novel coronavirus, India is also battling severe cyclones, floods, and heatwaves. While the IMD predicted an “unusual summer” this year, the heatwave was witnessed in various parts of the country. On the other hand, India recently witnessed …

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Could coronavirus change how we tackle the climate crisis? | The Stream

Could coronavirus change how we tackle the climate crisis? | The Stream

With major cities under coronavirus lockdowns, ecosystems around the world have been healing. Smog-free air, cleaner waterways and drastic drops in carbon emissions have become a rallying point for many environmental activists who say that change is possible. Emissions of carbon dioxide – the main contributor to global warming – …

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CIWEM presidential speech, David McHugh – How to tackle the climate emergency

CIWEM presidential speech, David McHugh - How to tackle the climate emergency

CIWEM’s 2019 president introduces us and speaks about his theme “How we can mobilise our members and the general public on tackling the climate emergency”. This video was first published onSource link . We are just re-posting and re-sharing. Y Not Freakin’ Recyclable Home climate emergency

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Study: green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change

Study: green recovery can revive virus-hit economies and tackle climate change

Top United States and British economists have said in a study published today massive programs of green public investment would be the most cost-effective way both to revive virus-hit economies and strike a decisive blow against climate change. With co-authors including Nobel laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz from Columbia University and …

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Greta Thunberg: we need to tackle the coronavirus pandemic at the same time as the climate emergency

Greta Thunberg: we need to tackle the coronavirus pandemic at the same time as the climate emergency

Greta Thunberg says we need to tackle the coronavirus pandemic at the same time as the climate emergency The 50th annual global Earth Day coming amid the coronavirus pandemic sparked fresh demands from Fridays for Future founder Greta Thunberg, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, and others for the international community …

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New inquiry to tackle electronic waste in the UK

New inquiry to tackle electronic waste in the UK

The Environmental Audit Committee has re-launched an inquiry into the disposal and recycling of electronic waste.  E-waste is the fastest growing waste stream in the world, it has surged in recent years due to rising consumer demand and decreasing costs for electronic devices. An estimated 50 million tonnes of electric …

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