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COP26 completed some unfinished tasks. But it failed to secure funding commitments from developed nations

November 15, 2021 10:55 am

While stepping up efforts to meet these challenges, India must continue to press the developed countries to meet their climate finance commitments and resist pressure to cut down its own developmental imperatives.

Glasgow Climate talks are down to the wire on money, ambition and fossil fuels

November 13, 2021 12:58 pm

A draft agreement released Friday morning called for a doubling of money to help developing countries cope with climate impacts and said nations should strengthen their emissions-cutting targets by next year.

Climate finance isn't charity, says Bhupender Yadav at COP26

November 11, 2021 1:17 pm

India recently announced it would stop adding greenhouse gases to the atmosphere by 2070, two decades after the "net zero" target set by the U.S. and 10 years after that of China.

World on track for 2.4C of global warming after latest pledges - analysts

November 09, 2021 7:50 pm

The research coalition Climate Action Tracker (CAT) said the promises by countries attending the conference to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 would still allow the Earth to heat up far beyond the United Nations target by 2100.

Australia pledges ‘net zero’ emissions by 2050. It's plan makes that hard to believe

October 27, 2021 11:19 am

Australia emits less than 2% of global greenhouse gases, but its climate decisions carry significant weight because it is a coal superpower and the world’s third-largest exporter of fossil fuels.

UN climate conference: Some issues which need to be resolved

October 18, 2021 3:37 pm

As the UN conference was postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, this year is the deadline for countries to make steeper emissions cut pledges.

Lima stand still

December 16, 2014 12:07 am

The disagreements conformed largely to the rich versus poor nation faultline in climate diplomacy.

An issue in search of political leadership

November 26, 2013 3:27 am

There is one more shot,in Peru next year,at a successor agreement to Kyoto before the 2015 Paris conference.

Climate meet reaches 'compromise' deal to fight global warming

December 11, 2010 3:40 pm

Debate on a larger pact was deferred to the 2011 conference in Durban,South Africa.

UN meeting OKs climate deal

December 11, 2010 3:33 pm

Debate on a larger pact was deferred to the 2011 conference in Durban,South Africa.