Indian Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced an allocation of Rs30,300 million for the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) for the financial year 2022-23, of which Rs46,00 million were allotted towards
The 15th Conference of the Parties (COP15) to the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) brought together governments from around the world. Participants were expected to set out new goals and develop an action plan for nature over the next decade. The conference was held in Montréal, Quebec, the seat of the UNCBD
A report by research firm Verisk Maplecroft states that of the 100 most vulnerable cities to environmental risks, 43 are in India. According to the first instalment of their Cities@Risk series, which ranks the world’s 576 largest urban centres on their exposure to
A survey experiment spanning seven countries finds high levels of support for increased action on environmental protection ahead of the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference of the Parties. In India, where the survey represented adults in urban areas,
For Takashi Karube and many Japanese like him, the Tokyo stock rally has been little to cheer about. The Nikkei stock index hit its highest ever on Thursday, surpassing a record set in December 1989 and marking a once-unthinkable recovery for a market that spent much of the last three
Kateryna Dmytryk had been waiting for this moment for almost two years — nearly all of her son’s life. Side by side, they ran, 2-year-old Timur leading the way as snow crunched beneath their feet. A slender, pale man made his way to the pair from the military hospital. Artem Dmytryk
Weaker exports, costly energy and a stuttering green transition have combined to form a “perfect storm” for the German economy, leaving Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition bickering over how to change course. The government will unveil its latest economic forecasts for 2024 on
Back in 1998, Madeleine Albright, then the secretary of state, called the United States the “indispensable nation.” She meant that this country, armed with unmatchable force and influence, stood at the helm of a web of alliances and global organizations that guided world events.