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World leaders at COP26 will pledge multibillion-dollars to end world's deforestation by 2030
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World leaders at COP26 will pledge multibillion-dollars to end world's deforestation by 2030

The signatories include Brazil and Russia, which have been singled out for accelerating deforestation in their territories, as well as the United States, China, Australia and France.

We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt
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We The Change: Climate change is accelerating floods and India needs enhanced forecasting to adapt

Despite decades of modernisation efforts, the Central Water Commission (CWC) does not have ‘real-time data’ on floods and depends on manual data for its policymaking.

48 countries most vulnerable to climate change effects laid out demands for richer nations ahead of COP26
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48 countries most vulnerable to climate change effects laid out demands for richer nations ahead of COP26

The group also called for governments to update their emissions goals at each annual climate summit, something rich countries currently only do every five years.

India leads in crop burning emissions globally with 13% share, shows Blue Sky Analytics report
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India leads in crop burning emissions globally with 13% share, shows Blue Sky Analytics report

The data, collected between 2015 and 2020, reveals new insights into recent trends in biomass fires, including emissions from forest and crop residue fires in India

Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US
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Concrete is the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases on Earth after China, US

The stakes for the planet are high: the UN estimates that three quarters of the world's infrastructure by 2050 has yet to be built.

World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow
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World's not ready to leave 'king coal' behind, transition to renewable energy sources have been slow

Global economic recovery means coal demand is likely to surpass its 2019 level and retain its crown of being the leading source of greenhouse gas emissions.

UN India's 'We The Change' campaign showcase climate solutions pioneered by young Indians
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UN India's 'We The Change' campaign showcase climate solutions pioneered by young Indians

17 young Indians have developed climate-based solutions that are "innovative, sustainable and equitable" with the focus being on strengthening engagement with governments and society.

Tweak these three aspects to live a more sustainable life and decrease your carbon footprint
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Tweak these three aspects to live a more sustainable life and decrease your carbon footprint

Reducing your climate footprint is not just about buying “green” stuff: it’s also about avoiding consumption in the first place.

Failure to curb emission has put world on catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating: UN chief
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Failure to curb emission has put world on catastrophic pathway to 2.7-degrees of heating: UN chief

"Failure to meet this goal will be measured in the massive loss of lives and livelihoods," UN chief Antonio Guterres said.

Use of clean hydrogen could lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions than coal
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Use of clean hydrogen could lead to higher greenhouse gas emissions than coal

While blue hydrogen does contain some emissions, the study notes that energy also is needed in the carbon-capture process hence provides no benefit.

Leaders and experts speak up after the release of the new IPCC report
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Leaders and experts speak up after the release of the new IPCC report

The report is titled Climate Change 2021: the Physical Science Basis and is the most detailed assessment of climate science ever undertaken.

Rapid warming is causing record breaking heatwaves, finds study
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Rapid warming is causing record breaking heatwaves, finds study

Current rates of warming are likely to continue for at least another 10 to 20 years no matter how quickly humanity reduces carbon pollution.

Earth Day 2021: Joe Biden to host Earth Day climate Summit; how to watch it online, who is attending
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Earth Day 2021: Joe Biden to host Earth Day climate Summit; how to watch it online, who is attending

Biden invited 40 national leaders and some of the main polluters India, China, UK, and Russia have accepted their invitations.

World running out of time to tackle climate crisis, 2021 must be year of action: UN
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World running out of time to tackle climate crisis, 2021 must be year of action: UN

"We are on the verge of the abyss," said UN chief Antonio Guterres."This is truly a pivotal year for humanity's future."

Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems, much of this is human-made
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Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems, much of this is human-made

Between 2000 and 2006, global methane emissions stabilised but emissions began steadily rising again in 2007.

Countries race to develop clean-burning 'green hydrogen' to fuel carbon-neutral future
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Countries race to develop clean-burning 'green hydrogen' to fuel carbon-neutral future

Of the 76 gigawatts of production projects around the world that energy experts are tracking, 40 were announced in 2020.

Lenovo extends 'carbon offset' service to customers in India, Asia Pacific
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Lenovo extends 'carbon offset' service to customers in India, Asia Pacific

Customers can choose from a range of projects overseen by the UN and ClimeCo, a voluntary carbon credits producer in the US.

Polluters must join ‘net zero' emissions club before Glasgow Summit in November: UN chief
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Polluters must join ‘net zero' emissions club before Glasgow Summit in November: UN chief

Gutteres urges major industrialized countries to phase out their use of coal – a key source of carbon emissions – by 2030.