Environment/Science
Environment/Science
Kolkata, Jan 16 (JEN): Solar power manufacturer and the channel partner of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), GP Tronics on Friday inaugurated their new semi-automatic solar inverter manufacturing plant in Kolkata. more
Villagers in Mahan empowered as their voices are heard at global stage: Greenpeace

New Delhi, Jan 14 (JEN): Greenpeace India campaigner, Priya Pillai stuck to her commitment of taking the voices of struggle from Mahan to a global stage and addressed a gathering of British ...

In India, UN chief commends country’s leadership on climate change

New York, Jan 14 (JEN) United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday before departing India met with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee and Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar t ...

Millions of children face ‘untold misery’ as powerful winter storm sweeps Middle East – UN

New York, Jan 14 (JEN)At least seven million internally displaced and refugee children are in desperate need of assistance as bitter winter snows and torrential rains continue to batter the ...

Karnataka govt signs 5 GW renewable energy MoU with SunEdison

Bangalore, Jan 13 (JEN): SunEdison, Inc., a leading renewable energy developer and technology provider, on Tuesday announced that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state g ...

Five years on, Ban honours Haiti’s earthquake victims, looks ahead to brighter future

New York, Jan 13 (JEN) Marking the anniversary of the massive earthquake that struck Haiti five years ago on Monday, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has paid tribute to the more than 200,000 ...

TERI launches Prakriti School to focus on environment education

Gurgaon, Jan 9 (IBNS): The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Friday launched TERI Prakriti School, a global school which will focus on sustainable learning and living practices.

Haiti: 5 years after earthquake, UN warns progress threatened by poverty, inequality

New York, Jan 10 (JEN) Five years after a massive earthquake killed 200,000 people in Haiti, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is appealing for funds to continue momentum towards ...

‘Silent emergency’ in South Sudan as protracted conflict displaces millions of cattle – UN

New York, Jan 1 (JEN) As South Sudan’s livestock owners flee the country’s conflict, a “silent emergency” has emerged threatening the very fabric of society and fur ...

10 years after Indian Ocean tsunami, Asia-Pacific region better prepared: UN

New York, Dec 23 (JEN) Ten years after the Indian Ocean tsunami hit South and Southeast Asia, countries in the region are better prepared to deal with tragedies, the United Nations Food and ...