While Elon Musk grabbed headlines again after Starship’s second test flight, his workers continue to toil under high stress and the lack of safety
The high baseline AQI of around 200-250 in almost all major Indian cities is a matter of concern. However, instead of holistic solutions, what the country is witnessing is panic-driven knee-jerk reactions and false solutions offered by all and sundry without any scientific basis or evidence-based reasoning
It is clear that the increasing frequency and severity of heat waves are not mere anomalies but evidence of a sustained transformation in a weather pattern caused by climate change.
As many as 45 countries, among them 24 high-emission nations, announced additional cuts than those in their PA commitments by 2030, either at the summit, or over the past few months, despite the sharp economic downturn precipitated by COVID-19.
The Rulebook at the conference was indeed successfully finalized, but only after diluting several provisions and kicking many important issues down the road.
The 1.5 degree C goal is next to impossible, and will put huge and unfair pressure on India and other developing countries
Trump and others fall back on centuries-old colonial stereotypes of islanders being “lazy” and “indolent,” and, in his own words, “wanting everything done for them”.