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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
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India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts

It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half

COP24 ends with universal transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions
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COP24 ends with universal transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions

One major sticking point was how to create a functioning market in carbon credits.

Narendra Modi met Donald Trump: And together, they issued a highly unambitious statement
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Narendra Modi met Donald Trump: And together, they issued a highly unambitious statement

Narendra Modi's first meeting with Donald Trump — at least the section of it that was put out in the public domain — was underwhelming

Why Donald Trump's rejection of Paris Climate Agreement is the nadir of his isolationist agenda
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Why Donald Trump's rejection of Paris Climate Agreement is the nadir of his isolationist agenda

Donald Trump's decision for the US to join the elite club — hitherto comprising only Syria and Nicaragua — of countries rejecting the climate agreement has largely drawn negative reactions from all over the world

Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: 'Rogue US can damage America more than the world'
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Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: 'Rogue US can damage America more than the world'

America's withdrawal from the climate-rescue Paris Agreement under Donald Trump is a blow to global unity but may be a blessing in disguise for the pact itself, observers said Thursday.

Donald Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal: All you need to know about the accord
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Donald Trump withdraws from Paris climate deal: All you need to know about the accord

Four months after negotiating a global climate agreement in Paris, government officials are coming to New York on Friday to sign the pact in a ceremony at the United Nations

Donald Trump backs away from campaign vows as he prepares to take office
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Donald Trump backs away from campaign vows as he prepares to take office

Donald Trump signaled Tuesday his campaign trail dismissal of the threat of climate change may have been hot air after all, saying he was "open minded" on supporting global accords.

Paris climate agreement: Govt approves ratification of the deal
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Paris climate agreement: Govt approves ratification of the deal

Paving the way for bringing the historic Paris agreement into force, the government on Wednesday approved its ratification which will be formalised on 2 October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Paris climate deal to be ratified on 2 October: All you need to know about India's COP21 stand
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Paris climate deal to be ratified on 2 October: All you need to know about India's COP21 stand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India will ratify the Conference of Parties (CoP) protocol on combating climate change on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on 2 October.

India to ratify CoP21 protocol on combating climate change on 2 October: PM Modi
India

India to ratify CoP21 protocol on combating climate change on 2 October: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday announced that India will ratify the Conference of Parties (CoP) protocol on combating climate change on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's birth anniversary on 2 October.

India turns 'major defence partner' for US; Modi scoops billions in investment
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India turns 'major defence partner' for US; Modi scoops billions in investment

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Washington yielded tangible results on Tuesday with India entering the Missile Technology Control Regime and locking in progress on energy, climate change and defence.

Combating climate change: India, US reaffirm their commitment to Paris deal
World

Combating climate change: India, US reaffirm their commitment to Paris deal

rime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama on Tuesday committed themselves to join the Paris climate change deal this year, which would provide a "significant global momentum" towards implementation of the historic agreement, a top White House official said.

Mission Innovation: India to double investment on clean energy research over next 5 years
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Mission Innovation: India to double investment on clean energy research over next 5 years

Union Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Friday announced India's plan to double the investment for its clean energy research over the period of next five years.

India needs time to implement historic Paris climate agreement: Javadekar
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India needs time to implement historic Paris climate agreement: Javadekar

Javadekar urged developed nations to announce their "enhanced" pre-2020 climate action plans and undertake the "urgent" task of mobilising USD 100 billion

Happy Earth Day! Around 170 countries set to sign landmark climate agreement
World

Happy Earth Day! Around 170 countries set to sign landmark climate agreement

As many as 170 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule

Over 120 nations ready to sign UN's accord to fight global warming in April: France
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Over 120 nations ready to sign UN's accord to fight global warming in April: France

More than 120 countries have said they are ready to sign the UN's accord to fight global warming, French ecology minister Segolene Royal said Wednesday.

18 years after Chirac: Hollande to focus on anti-terror and cooperation while on R-Day visit
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18 years after Chirac: Hollande to focus on anti-terror and cooperation while on R-Day visit

French President Francois Hollande today made common cause with India on the issue of fighting terrorism, underlining that the purpose of his visit was to "reinforce and strengthen" the cooperation between the two countries to tackle the menace.

Free Basics: India needs unprecedented models; don't throw the baby out with bathwater
India

Free Basics: India needs unprecedented models; don't throw the baby out with bathwater

If everyone agrees that poverty is a bad thing and should be driven away quickly, and Internet is a useful tool to do it, what's wrong with actually trying to implement the idea and see if it works?

COP21 effect? PM Modi calls for harnessing solar energy, flags off electric bus for MPs
India

COP21 effect? PM Modi calls for harnessing solar energy, flags off electric bus for MPs

Terming the negative impact of environment pollution as a challenge, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said there is a need to harness solar energy at an event to the flag off an electric bus in Delhi.