Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Paris climate accord


Explained: Status check on world climate

August 09, 2021 8:29 am

On Monday, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will release the first part of its Sixth Assessment Report. How have its previous reports shaped global actions, and what will this one cover?

India committed to fight climate change, but not under pressure: Prakash Javadekar

April 15, 2021 3:01 am

He said, “Fighting climate change is not a business. Fighting climate change is our duty…climate change is a disaster. We should not profit from disaster.”.

UN: Carbon-cutting pledges by countries nowhere near enough

February 26, 2021 8:02 pm

So the U.N.'s climate chief is telling nations to go back and try harder.

Back in Paris pact, US faces tougher climate steps ahead

February 20, 2021 9:48 am

Before bringing up climate issues, he touched on the global pandemic, sputtering national economies and tense relations with China, among other matters that threaten to impede and delay tackling the nation's status as the world's top carbon polluter after China.

US officially rejoins Paris Climate accord, 107 days after it quit

February 20, 2021 8:59 pm

Paris climate accord: What global leaders are really anticipating is for the US to announce the pathway for cutting emissions of greenhouse gases by 2030 with the ambition to put the country on a path to net-zero emissions by 2050.

If India has to meet climate change mitigation targets, it needs to take decisive action now

December 19, 2020 10:11 am

This is the time for India to take bold action if it wants to meet its objectives by 2047 or before. India must plan a green recovery from the current COVID-19 crisis to ensure a just and sustainable growth for its population. Doing this will take an incredible amount of resources and political will.

India didn’t cause climate change: Prakash Javadekar

December 12, 2020 7:40 am

Speaking on the eve of the Climate Ambition Summit, which will mark five years of the Paris agreement, Javadekar said that historically, the developed nations have been the highest carbon emitters and, thus, were responsible for global warming.

Countries should make climate pledges that are credible and fair

December 12, 2020 11:29 am

Not all countries are in a position to take net zero targets. They should make pledges that are credible and fair.

For India, Biden’s climate plan is an opportunity

December 06, 2020 4:44 pm

To embrace this opportunity, India needs investment in research and development.

Explained: What the US leaving the Paris Accord means, and how a Biden presidency could rejoin

November 05, 2020 2:30 pm

After the US formally withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement Wednesday, Joe Biden vowed to rejoin if voted to power. What is this the landmark accord, why did the US exit it, and how can Biden rejoin?