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A group of the world’s biggest companies representing nearly US$17 trillion in market capitalization have valued the climate risks to their businesses at almost US$1 trillion - with many likely to hit within the next 5 years.

Various spiritual leaders and Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi shall join an initiative for environment protection on June 5, marked as the World Environment Day, an official said on Monday.

A pioneering strategy to protect people from killer heat waves is rapidly catching on across India and beyond, as more communities adopt their own Heat Action Plans (HAP) to shield people from dangerously hot weather worsened by climate change.

Birds like puffins are dying in alarming numbers owing to climate change, suggests researchers.

More than 200 companies represent the global pharmaceutical market, yet only 25 consistently reported their direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions in the past five years

CDKN launches Communicating climate change: A practitioner’s guide. The guide is full of tips for communicating climate change effectively, drawn from CDKN’s experience in South Asia and Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and Latin America and the Caribbean. It is by practitioners and for practitioners.

The global climate is changing rapidly and countries need clear direction on how best to adapt to these changes. Ecosystem-based adaptation (EbA) is becoming an increasingly popular strategy, especially in poor countries where dependence on natural resources for lives and livelihoods is high.

For the past two years, at the invitation of the Argentine and Japanese G20 presidencies, UNDP and WRI have together advised the G20 Climate and Sustainability Working Group on the key role that long-term strategies and NDCs are playing to advance the G20 agenda and address climate change.

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is already delivering climate resilience to India’s rural poor. This report examines how MGNREGS can use climate finance to deliver improved resilience and maximise its development outcomes to reach the rural poor at scale, enabling better spend of India’s climate finance.

Effective transport systems are vital for people to carry out their everyday tasks, and for providing access to many of the goods and services that constitute a modern society. In turn, each transport mode has associated effects on people's health, the environment and the economy as a whole.

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