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    Voluntary Corporate Emissions Targets Not Enough to Create Real Climate Action

    Companies’ emissions reduction targets should not be the sole measure of corporate climate ambition, according to a new perspective paper from the Imperial College. By Hayley...

    Debt Swaps Could Release $100 Billion for Climate Action

    If a country and its creditors agree to a swap, a portion of that nation’s debt can be written off in exchange for achieving...

    Health Minister Reviews Preparedness for Management of Heat Related Illnesses

    Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya emphasised the importance of creating a central database with inputs from states to share field level data on heatwaves, including on...

    Revival of Hope: How a Remote Indian Village Overcame Water Scarcity

    By restoring the ponds, the community at Patqapara Village, a small hamlet in India's West Bengal State, was able to save their village and...

    Climate Change will Further Strain the Resilience of Small Farmers

    The unsustainable nature of farming operations and the escalating climate change have worsened the situation of the Indian farmer. Therefore, these huge populations' means...

    Nepal Farmers Face Another Year of ‘Agricultural Drought’, Threatening Food Security

    Farmers in the mid-hills mainly depend on rainfall for irrigation, but in recent years, they have been experiencing a change in the rainfall pattern...

    Hit by Climate Change, Authorities Seek to Improve Saffron Yields in Kashmir

    Saffron farmers, who grow the “king of spices” in fields sprawling across several thousand hectares, mainly in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, have been complaining...

    Road to COP29: Highest Climate Ambitions Needed to Decarbonize World

    Limiting global warming to 1.5°C will require a 43 percent decline in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, per estimates by the Intergovernmental Panel on...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

    Sex workers are typically motivated by the need to earn income. During economic lean times, such as recession, sex...
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    ‘Silent Demise’ of Vast Rangelands Threatens Climate, Food, Wellbeing of Billions: UNCCD

    Rangelands cover 54 per cent of all land; as much as 50 per cent are degraded, imperilling a sixth of...

    Another Pandemic “Absolutely Inevitable”, Warns UK’s Former Chief Scientific Adviser

    Sir Patrick Vallance was, however, optimistic about the Pandemic Preparedness Treaty that the World Heath Organisation is advocating for to...

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    MENA Ushers in a Tool to Help Sex Workers Who Experience Violence

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