Winter Woes: Himalayan Region Grapples with Snow Deficit Amid Climate Change

https://www.indiatoday.in/environment/story/himalayans-snowless-winter-kashmir-climate-change-western-disturbance-el-nino-2490432-2024-01-18 Anticipated Snowfall Brings Hope in a Dry Season As January 2024 nears its end, meteorological experts offer a glimmer of hope for some substantial snowfall in the Himalayan region, which might alleviate the unusually dry winter season experienced so far. The months leading up to mid-January have been notably parched, with November and December…

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Norwegian Court Invalidates Approvals for North Sea Oil and Gas Projects

https://archive-images.prod.global.a201836.reutersmedia.net/2020/09/18/LYNXMPEG8H14F.JPG Norway’s energy ministry is evaluating its response after a district court ruling on January 19 overturned its approval for three significant North Sea oil and gas projects. This legal challenge was brought forth by Greenpeace and the youth wing of Friends of the Earth. The affected projects include Breidablikk, operated by state-controlled Equinor, which…

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Innovation Fund: €3.45B for 37 Clean Tech Projects Boosting EU’s Energy Transition

Graphic: https://www.coralis-h2020.eu/other-news/the-role-of-the-innovation-fund-in-achieving-climate-neutrality/ In a significant milestone for Europe’s clean energy transition, 36 large-scale projects, selected in July 2023 through the third call for such initiatives, have officially signed their grant agreements with the European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA). Additionally, one project from the reserve list of the previous call has also secured…

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