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Tuesday, November 30, 2021



Why India's pro-rich, anti-poor taxation policies must change

November 21, 2021 7:34 am

Christophe Jaffrelot, Vihang Jumle write: Taxing the well-off could help raise resources to deal with important issues like climate change.

During COP26, Facebook served ads with climate falsehoods, skepticism

November 19, 2021 1:03 am

Facebook, which recently changed its name to Meta, does not have a specific policy on climate misinformation in ads or unpaid posts.

What was fashion doing at COP26?

November 18, 2021 6:18 pm

There has been a lot of talk this year about financial bigwigs finally coming to the COP table, but this is the first year that fashion had a meaningful, extended presence.

Unfairly blamed for diluting COP26 coal reference: Official

November 18, 2021 9:09 am

This was the first time that a phase-out of coal had been explicitly mentioned in any decision of the climate change meetings, and was seen as one of the progressive elements in the Glasgow outcome. A few countries and civil society groups saw this as dilution of the final outcome.

In the fight against climate change, young voices speak out

November 16, 2021 4:17 pm

The climate conference in Scotland, known as COP26, concluded last week with an assortment of promises and agreements from participating nations on confronting climate change.

Solution cannot be found in systems that caused the climate emergency

November 17, 2021 7:20 am

Arun Maira writes: As the disappointing outcome of COP26 shows, a more equitable and sustainable world needs new institutional arrangements for its governance.

Structural inequality and the response to global emergencies

November 17, 2021 7:20 am

Kaushik Das Gupta writes: For long, it has been apparent that a few people corner a lion’s share of the world’s resources, and exercise unfair sway in the way global wealth is used

India’s young activists call for tech-driven climate action backed by civic participation

November 15, 2021 9:32 pm

These activists are part of a larger cohort of UN’s ‘We The Change’ campaign that shines a light on the innovative and sustainable strides taken by young Indians in their respective fields to combat climate change

Net-zero commitment has been made. It must now be met

November 16, 2021 7:37 am

Somit Dasgupta writes: India’s bold announcements at COP26 must be backed by concrete action

Glasgow Climate Pact is a mixed bag of modest achievements and disappointed expectations

November 16, 2021 7:37 am

Shyam Saran writes: As in the past, the can has been kicked down the road, except that the climate road is fast approaching a dead-end


Week in Pictures: A look at compelling images from around the world

November 13, 2021 9:55 pm

From celebrations to COP26 protests, here are the best photos of this week.

Modi in Rome: Joyous Indian diaspora greets PM in Italy

October 29, 2021 8:30 pm

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a busy week ahead with high profile meetings at the G20 summit in Italy and the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. (PTI)