December 16, 2019 11:09 pm
Madrid meet’s failure to address differences over carbon markets, funding, invites questions over UNFCCC efficacy.
December 08, 2019 7:43 am
The US had announced its decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement within months of Donald Trump becoming president.
December 18, 2018 1:35 am
Katowice climate negotiations have yielded a disciplined rulebook for future. It’s now time to deliver.
December 17, 2018 3:23 am
While welcoming the finalisation of the rulebook, India and many other developing countries rued the fact that the “balance” that they would have liked to see in the agreement was missing.
March 21, 2018 1:56 pm
In the Paris Agreement, 195 member states of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change agreed to limit the rise in global average temperature to significantly below two degrees Celsius.
February 26, 2018 5:58 pm
Espinosa said the Paris Agreement had now been ratified by 175 nations. The climate deal set a goal of keeping the rise in average global temperatures to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial times, and ideally to 1.5 degrees.
November 13, 2017 5:47 am
Small island nations, who face the prospect of getting submerged by the rising sea-levels, have been demanding a provision for compensation for damages that countries like them suffer due to climate change.
November 08, 2017 7:50 pm
In its NDC, India had promised to reduce its emissions intensity -- greenhouse gas emissions per unit of GDP -- by 33 to 35 per cent below 2005 levels by the year 2030
October 16, 2017 5:49 pm
China pledged to bring its carbon emissions to a peak by 2030 or earlier as part of a joint pledge made with the United States ahead of the 2015 Paris talks.
August 05, 2017 12:17 pm
The US accepted the Paris Agreement on September 3, 2016 and the agreement entered into force for the US on November 4, 2016. This means that the US must stay in the pact until at least 2019.
December 15, 2015 2:51 pm