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Explained: Important terms and issues from UNFCC's COP26 summit you need to know
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Explained: Important terms and issues from UNFCC's COP26 summit you need to know

The Paris accord set a target for limiting global warming but left it up to each country to submit its own emissions reduction targets, known as Nationally Determined Contributions.

'The clock is ticking': UN chief laments leadership gap ahead of climate talks
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'The clock is ticking': UN chief laments leadership gap ahead of climate talks

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that time is running out to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet the goals of the 2015 Paris accord and avert global warming

World Nature Conservation Day 2021: COVID-19 pandemic an urgent reminder for India to implement One Health concept
India

World Nature Conservation Day 2021: COVID-19 pandemic an urgent reminder for India to implement One Health concept

Despite encouraging data suggesting increasing forest cover, India needs to work harder to balance economic development with environmental consciousness

India's climate ambitions to grow, but not under global pressure, environment minister Javadekar says
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India's climate ambitions to grow, but not under global pressure, environment minister Javadekar says

Everyone is facing common threats, but those who have polluted will have to act more, Javadekar said at a meeting with the French Foreign Minister.

USA rejoins the Paris climate accord: Five scholars explain why it matters for the US, other countries
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USA rejoins the Paris climate accord: Five scholars explain why it matters for the US, other countries

While almost every country ratified the 2015 agreement, aiming to limit global temperature rise, the US was the only one to withdraw.

Over 4.8 lakh people died due to extreme weather events this century: Analysis
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Over 4.8 lakh people died due to extreme weather events this century: Analysis

Puerto Rico, Myanmar and Haiti were among the countries worst-affected by extreme weather events.

Include funds for climate adaptation projects in post COVID-19 recovery urges environment group
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Include funds for climate adaptation projects in post COVID-19 recovery urges environment group

Paris accord commits 195 countries and other signatories to reduce carbon pollution, monitor and report their fossil fuel emissions.

US will rejoin Paris climate accord on first day of new administration, pledges Joe Biden
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US will rejoin Paris climate accord on first day of new administration, pledges Joe Biden

The US president-elect reiterated his campaign pledge that his administration will set a target of cutting US emissions to net-zero 'no later than 2050'

'If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will': At annual UN meet, world leaders warn of 'environmental Armageddon'
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'If COVID-19 doesn't kill us, climate change will': At annual UN meet, world leaders warn of 'environmental Armageddon'

The postponement of the UN climate summit hasn't stopped countries, from slowly sinking island nations to parched African ones, from speaking out.

Kamala Harris pledges to rejoin the Paris accord, re-enter Iran deal if Democrats win November election
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Kamala Harris pledges to rejoin the Paris accord, re-enter Iran deal if Democrats win November election

Harris, Joe Biden's running mate, was replying to a question about how she would restore the “trust and support of our European and Asian allies”

Climate won’t warm as much as we feared, but will cross the limits we've set, scientists say
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Climate won’t warm as much as we feared, but will cross the limits we've set, scientists say

Researchers explain why relaxed efforts against carbon emissions will not avoid substantial warming.

If steps to fight global warming are put on the backburner, Paris accord could die: Japan Env Minister
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If steps to fight global warming are put on the backburner, Paris accord could die: Japan Env Minister

Under the 2015 Paris accord, nearly 200 nations agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in a bid to prevent catastrophic planetary warming.

Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi
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Jeff Bezos talks space, Blue Origin, and climate change at Amazon India event in New Delhi

He believes that climate change can be dealt with by people, all over the world, coming together taking 'collective action.'

Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?
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Climate crisis: Is there a Savitri to save the world from its climate catastrophe?

With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.

EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030
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EU admits that it will miss its targets for reducing greenhouse gases by 2030

The 28-nation bloc is aiming to reduce 40 percent by 2030, some leaders called for the target to be raised.

Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate
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Carbon emissions around the world is increasing every year but at a lower rate

China is the biggest polluter, with 28 percent of the 2019 emissions and the US No. 2 at 14.5 percent.

US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups
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US & EU must pay 54 percent of the climate action costs, says civil society groups

Over 60 countries, including most small island nations, have already committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2030.

Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets
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Emissions from G20 nations continue undeterred, India among few countries on track to meet 2030 targets

Greenhouse gas emissions from India have increased, almost doubled, in the past 25 years, but still below the G20 average.

Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It
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Donald Trump serves notice to walk out of Paris Accord on climate change even as diplomats plot to save It

The Donald Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate change, leaving global climate diplomats to plot a way forward without the cooperation of the world’s largest economy

WEF's 2020 Davos meeting to focus on cohesive, sustainable world; 50th meeting to focus on stakeholder capitalism
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WEF's 2020 Davos meeting to focus on cohesive, sustainable world; 50th meeting to focus on stakeholder capitalism

While the names of the participants would be known by next month, the WEF announced on Thursday that the theme of its 50th Davos summit would be "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World".