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Paris climate agreement


Explained: What a new study says about fossil fuel extraction and global warming

September 10, 2021 7:45 am

The study says that as of now, both planned and operational fossil fuel extraction projects are not conducive to meeting the targets set out by the climate agreement signed in 2015.

India on track to meet Paris pact commitments: PM Modi at Kerry meet

April 08, 2021 3:08 am

“Prime Minister noted that India is committed to meeting its nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement and that it was among the few countries on track to meet these commitments,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.

Adaptation, not mitigation, should inform India’s climate strategy

March 06, 2021 8:46 am

Shyam Saran writes: At the climate change negotiation table, India needs to safeguard its interests and enhance its development prospects.

2020 among the three warmest years recorded on Earth: WMO

January 15, 2021 9:17 pm

Last year, the average global temperature recorded was 14.9 degrees Celsius, which was 1.2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level (1850-1900). The warmest ever years recorded are 2016, 2019 and 2020, the WMO stated.

Explained: What challenges will the US face in undoing Trump's climate legacy?

November 19, 2020 11:33 am

President-elect Biden has said the US will rejoin the Paris Agreement, from which the Trump administration had exited. What is the agreement? What challenges will the US face in undoing Trump’s climate legacy?

Banks launch framework to track carbon footprint of investments

September 23, 2019 5:24 pm

It has been adopted by several Dutch banks, including ABN AMRO, which found out by using the PCAF framework that residential mortgages were one of the areas of highest carbon impact.

Narendra Modi UNESCO address HIGHLIGHTS: India will achieve most climate change goals set for 2030 before 2021, says PM

August 23, 2019 10:35 pm

PM Modi said, "I want to tell you that India is now surging ahead, the mandate we got is not merely for running a govt but for building a new India."

Paris climate agreement: Some progress, but big issues remain unresolved at half-way stage

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.

World Climate Conference: Tell us how much money you are putting forward, India asks developed countries

November 08, 2017 3:07 am

Developed countries have promised to "mobilise" $100 billion annually from 2020 to help deal with the impacts of climate change. However, there is still no clarity on how the developed countries plan to raise the money

US sends official communication to UN stating it wants out of Paris climate deal

August 05, 2017 10:14 am

The Trump administration on Friday officially told the United Nations that the U.S. intends to pull out of the 2015 Paris climate pact. But the State Department's announcement doesn't formally start the process of the U.S. getting out of the voluntary agreement.