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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Paris climate accord


Futile to seek bigger commitments when targets not being met: India at Madrid conference

December 10, 2019 12:27 am

Javadekar: India on course to meet and exceed targets, others must focus on implementing Paris pact.

US notifies UN of its withdrawal from landmark Paris climate accord

November 05, 2019 10:57 am

Although Trump announced his decision to withdraw from the historic agreement on June 1, 2017, the process began on Monday with the formal notification and the US will be out of the pact on November 4, 2020.

France says final G-20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement

June 26, 2019 1:59 pm

"I've heard a lot of people say 'I have red lines', and there are a lot of people who are saying that they no longer want to sign G-7 or G-20 communiques because there are these red lines," said an official.

UN chief warns of 'runaway' global warming if no action is taken by 2020

September 11, 2018 12:28 pm

Guterres sought to make the case that a shift away from fossil fuels like oil and coal would create jobs and bolster economies. Rebutting critics who argue that such a shift would be costly, he called that idea “hogwash.”

US cities, states, businesses still back Paris climate deal

November 11, 2017 5:25 pm

The group calling itself 'America's Pledge' said states, cities and private groups have been taking considerable steps to reduce emissions by promoting renewable energy and climate-friendly transportation systems.

World climate conference opens with calls to limit global temperature increase to 1.5 degrees

November 06, 2017 10:36 pm

India and other 'like-minded developing countries' made an intervention on Monday in a fresh bid to force the developed countries to deliver on their commitments under the Kyoto Protocol

Donald Trump hints he could change position on Paris climate accord

July 13, 2017 11:42 pm

Donald Trump, whose country is the world's second biggest producer of greenhouse gases after China, drew widespread criticism when he announced on June 1 that he would quit the pact.

G-20: Donald Trump's 'America First' policy wins concession in summit

July 08, 2017 11:58 pm

German Chancellor Angela Merkel closed the G20 summit in Hamburg saying, "Unfortunately -- and I deplore this -- the United States of America left the climate agreement, or rather announced their intention of doing this."

Angela Merkel before G20: Paris accord irreversible, not negotiable

June 29, 2017 4:26 pm

The Trump administration's "America first" approach to trade and other issues has caused widespread concern elsewhere, as has its decision to withdraw from the Paris accord on climate change. Angela Merkel declared that "the Paris agreement is irreversible and it is not negotiable."

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, Narendra Modi discuss Paris climate accord

June 20, 2017 6:01 am

A statement said, "Both leaders exchanged views on developments of mutual interest, specifically climate change, in which Prime Minister Modi reaffirmed India’s commitment to take forward implementation of the Paris Agreement."