USA rejoins the Paris climate accord: Five scholars explain why it matters for the US, other countries
While almost every country ratified the 2015 agreement, aiming to limit global temperature rise, the US was the only one to withdraw.
Amid wildfires and sweltering Siberia, 2020 emerges as one of three hottest years on record, says UN
The 2020 provisional State of the Global Climate report also found temperature averages across the last five years, and across the last 10-year period to be "the warmest on record"
The latest report was the UN's annual update on “climate disruption” caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas
Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.
He said Russia has abided by the Paris agreement, but major emitters of greenhouse gases are not part of the deal.
With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.
Despite the ranking, experts said that govt doesn't have a plan to phase-out fossil fuel and reduce its dependence on coal.
The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.
China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.
In 2017, Trump said he will withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement, as pledged during his campaign.
Teen activists from all over the world will convene for the first-ever Youth Climate Summit at the UN headquarters.
G20 nations agree on deal to reduce marine plastic pollution, but details of implementation unclear for now
The deal would be 'the first step' to tackling plastic waste, Hiroaki Odachi of Greenpeace Japan said in a statement.
India is world's fourth largest carbon dioxide emitter, says study; nation accounts for 7% of global emissions
India's emissions look set to continue their strong growth by an average of 6.3 percent in 2018, with growth across all fuels – coal (7.1 percent), oil (2.9 percent) and gas (6 percent), the study said
India is promoting small hydropower projects (SHPs) — defined as hydropower facilities of less than 25 megawatt (MW) — on the assumption that they are socially beneficial and more environment-friendly than larger ones.
In his speech Narendra Modi also reiterated his commitment to clean energy and the 2015 Paris Agreement.
Jairam Ramesh advised the Indian government not to take "panga" or confront the Americans over Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
President Donald Trump is set to clear the air on whether the US would withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement adopted by nearly 200 countries, including India.
The Paris Agreement's Article 28 says any nation wanting to pull out has to wait three years from the date the agreement gained legal force, which was 4 November, 2016, before seeking to leave.
G7 countries will on Saturday recognise the deadlock about taking collective action on climate change as US president Donald Trump mulls his position.
NYT scorns US' efforts against climate change; says it's made to look like a laggard by India, China
India and China are showing the way forward in the battle against climate change by greatly increasing their investments in renewable energy sources, which are making President Donald Trump's America look like a "laggard", US daily The New York Times has commented