The Straits Times | March 31, 2023
SINGAPORE – A major ocean circulation that forms around Antarctica could be headed for collapse, risking significant changes to the world’s weather, sea levels and the health of marine ecosystems, scientists say, offering a stark warning about the growing impacts of climate change.
Global warming is accelerating the melting of ice in Antarctica, and the increased amount of fresh water flooding into the ocean is disrupting the flow of the Antarctic overturning circulation, according to a study published on Wednesday in the journal Nature.
The Washington Post | March 21, 2023
A dangerous climate threshold is near, but ‘it does not mean we are doomed’ if swift action is taken, scientists say
The world is likely to pass a dangerous temperature threshold within the next 10 years, pushing the planet past the point of catastrophic warming — unless nations drastically transform their economies and immediately transition away from fossil fuels, according to one of the most definitive reports ever published about climate change.
Dialogo Chino | Feb 22, 2023
From radar to an Indigenous early-warning system, Peru is finding innovative ways to protect its rainforest
The Amazon is on red alert. In Peru, land speculators, illegal loggers and gold prospectors are destroying the rainforest at an accelerating rate. In 2020, deforestation reached its highest levels in two decades, according to official figures.
As these threats grow in strength, organisations from around the world are coming together to employ new technologies to protect the Amazon, putting them in the hands of environmental defenders – the people who live in and depend on the lungs of the world.
The Hindu | Jan 04, 2023
The Chief Minister, addressing a public meeting after inaugurating projects for public use and laying foundation stone for new ones in Ballari, reiterates his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region
Reiterating his government’s commitment to developing Kalyana Karnataka region, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Wednesday said that both the Union and the State governments are generously releasing funds for the development of the region.
He also said that his government has resolved all technical problems and is persuading the Supreme Court to release the entire District Mineral Foundation (DMF) funds for taking up development activities in Ballari. Read more
Lagatar News | Jan 07, 2023
Ranchi, Jan 7: Jharkhand’s Principal Auditor General (PAG) revealed the misappropriation of Rs seven crore in the audit report of the District Mineral Foundation Trust (DMFT) fund created for the development of Chatra’s mining area.
The audit report was submitted to the Chief Secretary on April 22, 2022. In the report, it has been recommended to recover the amount that has been falsified and made wrong by the then Deputy Commissioners of the district.