environment

January 26, 2023
January 26, 2023

The ‘War on Trees’ is winning

Unlike the “War on Terror,” a script written and executed by US President George W Bush, the “War on Trees” has been far more successful.

January 24, 2023
January 24, 2023

COP28: Asking a fox to guard the hen house

Ironically, the UAE has appointed the CEO of one of the world’s largest oil producers to preside over COP28.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

2 billion tonnes of CO2 removed from atmosphere annually

About two billion tonnes of carbon dioxide are being removed from the atmosphere every year, according to a report published on Thursday, but nearly all of it is accomplished through forests, despite growing investments in new technologies.

January 19, 2023
January 19, 2023

37,000 River Grabbers: NRCC decision to withhold names draws flak

The National River Conservation Commission has decided not to publish a list of 37,000 new encroachers of 48 rivers and the environment activists say protecting their identities is tantamount to siding with the grabbers.

November 29, 2022
November 29, 2022

Global cooperation is not necessary to fight climate change

A global subsidy war could spur technological innovation, potentially driving down the price of renewables.

October 17, 2022
October 17, 2022

7 ways to help slow climate change

While individual carbon footprints are dwarfed by global fossil fuel companies, we can do a lot to tackle the climate crisis and “be the change we wish to see in the world.”

September 13, 2022
September 13, 2022

Plastic waste mismanagement is killing our environment

Private sector companies who daily contribute to plastic pollution must come up with ways to manage it.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Has your makeup been hurting the planet?

We continue to unknowingly harm the planet.

August 3, 2022
August 3, 2022

Climate change is a matter of human rights, too

Most recently, the UN passed a resolution making it a human right for everyone on Planet Earth to have a healthy environment. The environmental advocates had been lobbying for this for many years and finally succeeded.

July 2, 2022
July 2, 2022

Sad to see tigers imprisoned in safari parks: Deputy minister

Criticising the approach of safari parks for the so-called conservation of wildlife, Begum Habibun Nahar, deputy minister for environment, forest and climate change, today (July 2, 2022) said “it’s sad to watch wildlife suffering in the enclosures of safari park”.