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Adapting to changing climate has financial returns for countries investing in it
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Adapting to changing climate has financial returns for countries investing in it

Agricultural and labor productivity along with GDPs will fall by significant amounts if global warming continues unabated.

COP24 nudged countries towards EVs but Indian manufacturers continue to lay low
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COP24 nudged countries towards EVs but Indian manufacturers continue to lay low

Lifting restrictions would allow more green vehicles into the commercial vehicles segment: Report.

UN COP24 saw fewer women leading discussions this year as usual, reports reveal
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UN COP24 saw fewer women leading discussions this year as usual, reports reveal

The disparity in gender at the COP24 was only a marginal improvement from a decade ago.

UN COP24 talks end with nations adopting new 'rulebook' to act on Paris climate deal
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UN COP24 talks end with nations adopting new 'rulebook' to act on Paris climate deal

Nations managed a consensus on the “timely completion” of the IPCC report, but not its conclusions.

Paris climate treaty: Over 190 states agree on milestone rulebook; COP24 chief says 'its been a long road'
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Paris climate treaty: Over 190 states agree on milestone rulebook; COP24 chief says 'its been a long road'

Despite the agreement, states already dealing with devastating floods, droughts and extreme weather made worse by climate change said the package agreed in the mining city of Katowice lacked the bold ambition to cut emissions the world needed.

COP24: Civil society groups term Katowice draft 'weak'; developing nations demand more funds to fight climate change
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COP24: Civil society groups term Katowice draft 'weak'; developing nations demand more funds to fight climate change

Civil society organisations from India as well as other countries have dubbed the draft rulebook released at COP24, UN Conference on Climate Change, in Katowice, Poland, as weak and inadequate to fight the challenges that the world faces

Climate change talks: COP24 fails to adopt key report as US pitches fossil fuels, India and Australia keep mum
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Climate change talks: COP24 fails to adopt key report as US pitches fossil fuels, India and Australia keep mum

The US, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Russia tried to downplay the landmark IPCC report

COP24 Poland: UN chief Antonio Guterres to nudge climate negotiators on Paris rulebook
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COP24 Poland: UN chief Antonio Guterres to nudge climate negotiators on Paris rulebook

While UN Chief will have no direct role in the negotiations, his presence was expected to help nudge the talks towards a positive conclusion

UN COP24 climate talks hit slump after clash between developed, developing nations
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UN COP24 climate talks hit slump after clash between developed, developing nations

Developing nations insist burden of climate change mitigation can't be equally placed on all countries.

France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible
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France's carbon tax sparked gilets jaunes protests, but popular climate policy is possible

The demonstrators in yellow jackets have rallied around one particular government policy: a looming hike in fuel taxes in France.

COP24 climate talks see pleas from small island nations for urgent climate action
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COP24 climate talks see pleas from small island nations for urgent climate action

Among pleas made for climate action plans, small islands facing the threat of oblivion express concerns.

COP24 Poland: Four days to go for UN to ensure urgent, ambitious climate action
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COP24 Poland: Four days to go for UN to ensure urgent, ambitious climate action

Poorer countries want assurances of financial support to take steps & address climate change.

India can save thrice its GDP by scaling up climate goals if historical emitters pay
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India can save thrice its GDP by scaling up climate goals if historical emitters pay

India needs to double down on goals to increase tree cover, but that may still not be enough.

UN climate talks at COP24 shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris Agreement goals
science

UN climate talks at COP24 shift to nitty-gritty details of Paris Agreement goals

Decisions on crunch issues, include financial aid for poor countries, are expected next week.

Ambitious climate finance targets will give Paris Agreement momentum: Indian study
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Ambitious climate finance targets will give Paris Agreement momentum: Indian study

Climate finance needs ambitious targets to ensure justice for poorer nations & future generations: Paper.

India to achieve renewable energy targets 10 years ahead of schedule
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India to achieve renewable energy targets 10 years ahead of schedule

India had also promised that it would reduce the emission intensity of the GDP by about 35 percent in 2030.

COP24 in Kotowice: Nations pressed to tackle 'urgent' threat of climate change at UN summit, declare Paris Agreement 'irreversible'
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COP24 in Kotowice: Nations pressed to tackle 'urgent' threat of climate change at UN summit, declare Paris Agreement 'irreversible'

With the direst environmental warnings yet still ringing in their ears, nations gathered in Poland Sunday for a UN summit aimed at heading off the "urgent threat" of runaway climate change. The UN talks come at a crucial juncture in mankind's response to planetary warming.

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.

UN climate summit starts today; delegations from almost 200 countries to meet in Poland's Katowice
India

UN climate summit starts today; delegations from almost 200 countries to meet in Poland's Katowice

The smaller, poorer nations, that will bare its devastating brunt at the Katowice summit, are pushing for richer states to make good on the promises they made in the 2015 Paris agreement.