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India, European Union agree to enhance clean energy and climate partnership till 2023
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India, European Union agree to enhance clean energy and climate partnership till 2023

Both sides decided to hold India-EU High-Level Platform on Smart Grid Replication, identifying possible opportunities and barriers for replicating and upscaling smart grid projects in India

Narendra Modi launches Infrastructure for Resilient Island States; calls it shared atonement for sins
India

Narendra Modi launches Infrastructure for Resilient Island States; calls it shared atonement for sins

The IRIS is not just about infrastructure but it is part of a very sensitive responsibility of human welfare, said the prime minister

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to launch infrastructure resilience project for small island nations at COP26 today
India

Narendra Modi, Boris Johnson to launch infrastructure resilience project for small island nations at COP26 today

The India-led key initiative will be launched in the presence of heads of states from eight other countries and UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres

COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week
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COVID, climate crisis, Afghanistan's future to dominate talks at UNGA this week

The General Assembly’s first in-person meeting since the pandemic began shows that international cooperation matters, says Richard Gowan, UN director of the International Crisis Group

US wants to help India cut back further on greenhouse gas emission, up use of renewable energy
India

US wants to help India cut back further on greenhouse gas emission, up use of renewable energy

John Kerry has asked the Indian government to raise its 'climate ambitions' further and that US wants to work closely with India and do whatever it can to help

World's largest carbon dioxide capturing plant starts in Iceland
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World's largest carbon dioxide capturing plant starts in Iceland

The plant is designed to capture 4,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide out of the air every year

Explainer: How does WMO validate temperature records from around the world?
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Explainer: How does WMO validate temperature records from around the world?

A decision takes six to nine months as an international panel of atmospheric scientists reviews raw data and provides recommendations.

Earth’s energy budget is out of balance: How does energy flow and what this means for climate change
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Earth’s energy budget is out of balance: How does energy flow and what this means for climate change

Our climate is determined by these energy flows. When the amount of energy coming in is more than the energy going out, the planet warms up

Earth's 'vital signs' are deteriorating due to business-as-usual approach: Study
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Earth's 'vital signs' are deteriorating due to business-as-usual approach: Study

There has been an "unprecedented surge" in climate-related disasters, including flooding, heatwaves, wildfires and cyclones all over the world.

Developing nations release five-point plan demanding climate funding before COP26
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Developing nations release five-point plan demanding climate funding before COP26

Fekadu Beyene, Ethiopian Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission said, "What's the point of agreeing on a new set of promises if we don't keep them?"

Shark teeth lost in Antarctica millions of years ago recorded Earth’s climate history
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Shark teeth lost in Antarctica millions of years ago recorded Earth’s climate history

Sand tiger sharks were found around the world during the Eocene, suggesting they survived in a wide range of environments.

India's poor cannot afford to beat the country's rising temperatures
India

India's poor cannot afford to beat the country's rising temperatures

India's average temperature rose around 0.7 Celsius between the 20th century and 2018 and is set to rise another 4.4 degrees by 2100, government report state.

Climate change is affecting buildings as they were designed for a different environment
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Climate change is affecting buildings as they were designed for a different environment

Architects and engineers design buildings and other structures, like bridges, to operate within the parameters of the local climate.

World leaders are role playing instead of acting against climate change: Greta Thunberg at climate summit
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World leaders are role playing instead of acting against climate change: Greta Thunberg at climate summit

She said net zero emissions targets of major economics "could be a great start, if they weren't full of gaps and loopholes."

Explained: What is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? What do they do?
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Explained: What is the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change? What do they do?

IPCC authors come from academia, industry, government and non-governmental organisations.

Rising sea levels serious threat to Asian cities, may put 15 mn people at risk by 2030: Greenpeace report
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Rising sea levels serious threat to Asian cities, may put 15 mn people at risk by 2030: Greenpeace report

The report focuses on seven cities which are - Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei and Manila.

UK offers jabs to COP26 participants who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 yet
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UK offers jabs to COP26 participants who haven't been vaccinated against COVID-19 yet

The announcement launching sign-ups said the timing four months before the start date would allow attendees to get vaccinated first.

Glacier blood: Spring time in the French Alps cause algae blooms that turn the snow red
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Glacier blood: Spring time in the French Alps cause algae blooms that turn the snow red

While snow-algae blooms are poorly understood, the fact they are happening is probably not a good sign and researchers have begun surveying the Alps.

To reach net-zero emissions and remove CO2 from the air, scientists drawn up six priorities
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To reach net-zero emissions and remove CO2 from the air, scientists drawn up six priorities

Information on CO₂ removal is found in academic literature and focuses on a global scale but actually doing it will involve everyone from local farmers to international financiers.

IMF, World Bank roll out debt relief plans for low-income nations in green investments push
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IMF, World Bank roll out debt relief plans for low-income nations in green investments push

Low-income countries face a twin crisis, under pressure to pay down their debt while also confronting emerging environmental issues.