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Boris Johnson to commit hike in UK's climate finance at start of COP26

November 01, 2021 1:36 pm

These actions will be highlighted as making the biggest difference in reducing emissions this decade on the world's path to net zero and keeping alive the global aim of limiting rising temperatures to 1.5 Celsius under the Paris Agreement.

G20 leaders pledge carbon neutrality by mid-century, make commitments on coal financing

October 31, 2021 9:40 pm

The final document states current national plans on how to curb emissions will have to be strengthened "if necessary" and includes a pledge to halt financing of overseas coal-fired power generation by the end of this year.

France says Macron and Johnson will try to de-escalate post-Brexit fishing row

October 31, 2021 6:13 pm

Relations with France have become increasingly strained since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016 with London's recently struck security pact with the United States and Australia doing little to build trust with Paris.

Narendra Modi in Rome Live Updates: PM Modi to attend G20 session on climate change; likely to meet Spanish PM, Merkel

October 31, 2021 8:56 am

PM Narendra Modi Rome Visit Live Updates: Today, PM Modi is also expected to hold a bilateral meeting with Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and the outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

India ready to make over 5 billion Covid vaccine doses by end of next year: PM Modi

October 31, 2021 2:46 am

WHO’s approval for Covaxin vaccine will facilitate the process to help other countries, PM Modi says

Piyush Goyal: Pushing G20 for tax on MNCs in country of operation

October 30, 2021 1:04 am

A number of countries have raised the issue of large MNCs shifting profits and taxes to low tax jurisdictions, regardless of where revenues are generated.

Narendra Modi in Rome Highlights: Pope said Modi's invitation to India 'greatest gift', says Foreign Secretary

October 31, 2021 8:25 am

PM Narendra Modi Rome Visit Highlights: PM Modi is the fifth Indian Prime Minister to visit the head of the Roman Catholics, the largest religious denomination in the world.

FM Sitharaman to attend G-20 joint finance and health ministers meet in Rome

October 28, 2021 5:02 pm

Finance and health ministers will discuss how to keep momentum on response to pandemic and build on further coordination arrangements between health and finance ministries.

Italy hosts a climate-focused G20 as geopolitics shift

October 27, 2021 6:49 pm

In many ways, the two-day G-20 meeting is serving as a Roman holiday preamble to the 12-day Glasgow summit, with the climate dossier taking center stage at the new Nuvola (Cloud) convention center in the Italian capital's Fascist-era EUR neighborhood.

G20 split over coal, 1.5 degree climate limit ahead of Rome summit - sources

October 21, 2021 4:16 pm

At least four G20 leaders are not expected to come to Rome, including China's Xi Jinping, at the helm of the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, and Russia's Vladimir Putin, head of the largest energy producer.


Glimpses from G20 Summit: Captains of industry discuss terrorism, climate change at Hamburg

July 08, 2017 1:09 pm

PM Modi was among the many dignitaries present at the Twelfth G20 Summit held at Hamburg, northern Germany. US President Donald Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull were also present.