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Expert Avantika Goswami dissects IPCC's latest report: 'Every new piece of hard science about climate change is crucial'
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Expert Avantika Goswami dissects IPCC's latest report: 'Every new piece of hard science about climate change is crucial'

"The mention of mental health being affected by climate change, and the confirmation that the poor are hurt the most, are very positive developments in this report," says Avantika Goswami.

COP26: India emerging as an integral part of climate solution while West practices climate colonialism
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COP26: India emerging as an integral part of climate solution while West practices climate colonialism

The concept of ‘net zero’ itself is meaningless because it kicks the can of climate action down the road and gives global climate activists something to chew on while the richer nations, who have stronger economies and more resources at disposal, find a way to evade their financial commitments towards helping the poorer nations

COP26: With developed world not doing its bit, India’s case for climate justice is strong
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COP26: With developed world not doing its bit, India’s case for climate justice is strong

As in the past, developed countries seek to push for a solution that is in their favour. They have stronger economies, smaller populations and more advanced technology.

Glasgow COP26: Climate finance pledges from rich nations are inadequate and time is running out
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Glasgow COP26: Climate finance pledges from rich nations are inadequate and time is running out

A new climate finance plan, developed by Germany and Canada, has been proposed. Reports suggest it will propose meeting the US$100 billion annual target by taking an average of the finance provided from 2020 to 2025, instead of in single years.

Developed nations must spend 1% of GDP to finance green projects in developing countries, says Narendra Modi
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Developed nations must spend 1% of GDP to finance green projects in developing countries, says Narendra Modi

The Summit however ended with no time-bound agreements. Leaders recommitted to providing $100 billion a year to counter climate change, and pushing for greater vaccine equality to fight COVID-19

COP24 climate change summit to implement goals set in Paris climate agreement
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COP24 climate change summit to implement goals set in Paris climate agreement

One of the COP24's aims is to find practical and local solutions for how countries can lower emissions.

Govt reduced energy subsidies by over Rs 82,000 cr in 3 years, but discoms remain largest beneficiaries
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Govt reduced energy subsidies by over Rs 82,000 cr in 3 years, but discoms remain largest beneficiaries

Energy subsidies reduced by over Rs 82,000 crore between 2013-14 and 2015-16, a drop of 38 percent, but subsidies given to electricity transmission and distribution companies rose by over 60 percent

Rallies held across the globe ahead of Paris climate change summit
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Rallies held across the globe ahead of Paris climate change summit

People take part in protests about climate change around the globe, a day before COP21.

Paris climate conference to start a day early, says UN
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Paris climate conference to start a day early, says UN

A crunch climate conference will start in Paris a day earlier than planned, with negotiators gathering on Sunday already to start thrashing out a pact, the UN's climate forum said on Wednesday.