Poorer countries often cannot afford desalination technologies (photo: DW)

Environment

Desalination — can it help us survive water scarcity?

The burning of fossil fuels is heating the planet, yet major oil and gas companies aren't holding back (photo: DW)

Environment

Fossil fuel majors miss the mark on climate targets

PM2.5 concentrations in India have exceeded the WHO annual guideline by more than 10 times, said an IQAir global report (photo: Arvind Yadav/Hindustan Times via Getty Images)

Environment

Delhi world's most polluted capital—fourth time in a row!

Warming rates are expressed as change in the state-average temperature since 1970 (photo: IANS)

Environment

Record-breaking global warming leads to missing spring in India

Sonam Wangchuk in his natural habitat (photo: @Wangchuk66/X)

Environment

How much longer can Sonam Wangchuk last?

The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef system. (photo: DW)

Environment

Great Barrier Reef suffers 'mass bleaching event'

Glacial lake distribution in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (image courtesy @ICCInet/X)

Environment

Winter snow deficit poses growing risk of GLOFs in Himalayas

El Nino typically leads to warmer-than-average sea surface temperatures in the central and eastern tropical Pacific Ocean, affecting weather worldwide. (photo: IANS)

Environment

2023-24 El Nino among five strongest on record, will continue fuelling heat in 2024: WMO

Bhiklya Dhinda with his tarpa (photos: Siddhita Sonavane/PARI)

Minorities

Finding God in a gourd: "My tarpa is my deity"

Once quite common, the black-winged kite is suffering the impact of our pesticide use and is now categorised as 'declining' (illustration: Peeyush Sekhsaria)

Environment

No blue skies, too few Neelkanths—another canary in India’s coal mine?

Boats at a pier in Copenhagen. The capital of Denmark is taking a lesson from its 'once in a 1,000 years' rain in 2011 (photo: DW)

Environment

What are sponge cities? (Should Mumbai become one?)

Representative image (photo: National Herald archives)

Environment

UN Environment Assembly adopts India's resolution on sustainable lifestyles

Efforts are underway to reopen the highway, with officials estimating it could take 3 to 4 hours. (photo: IANS)

Environment

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed for 4th consecutive day