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Earth day 2021: What can Joe Biden’s summit achieve for climate action?
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Earth day 2021: What can Joe Biden’s summit achieve for climate action?

One of the outcomes of this summit could be US and China working together to achieve their targets during the next few years.

Global efforts to stop climate change won't be as successful if India doesn't step up
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Global efforts to stop climate change won't be as successful if India doesn't step up

And unlike many other countries, India is on track to exceed its voluntary goals under the 2015 Paris climate agreement.

After losing a decade to act against climate change, 2020s offer us one last chance
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After losing a decade to act against climate change, 2020s offer us one last chance

Every fraction of a degree of avoided warming matters and its value is measured in terms of human lives, species and ecosystems saved.

US, China agree to co-operate on climate crisis with urgency during talks at Seoul
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US, China agree to co-operate on climate crisis with urgency during talks at Seoul

Co-operation between the two countries is key to successful global efforts to curb climate change, but frayed ties over human rights and trade threaten to undermine these efforts

Idea of climate action is not to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: India at UNSC
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Idea of climate action is not to move climate ambition goal post to 2050: India at UNSC

COP26 in November this year will bring nations together to 'accelerate action towards the goals of the Paris Agreement' and the UNFCCC.

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.

US rejoins Paris Accord after 107 days; Biden terms climate change 'global existential crisis'
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US rejoins Paris Accord after 107 days; Biden terms climate change 'global existential crisis'

The Trump administration had announced its departure from the Paris accord in 2019 but it did not become effective until 4 November 2020, the day after the US election

US President Joe Biden signs executive climate action orders: ‘Time to act’ on jobs, economic growth
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US President Joe Biden signs executive climate action orders: ‘Time to act’ on jobs, economic growth

Biden is elevating climate warming to a national security priority, directing intelligence agencies and the military to do more to prepare for the heightened risks.

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.

Over-reported climate change finances form rich nations leaving poor countries underfunded
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Over-reported climate change finances form rich nations leaving poor countries underfunded

CARE also raised concern that many development projects meant to help climate-vulnerable states adapt were financed in the form of loans rather than outright grants.

Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible
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Humans cause of all global warming, natural processes contribution are negligible

That 1 C increase has already caused more frequent, extreme weather events like droughts, floods, superstorms made more deadly by rising seas.

On day one, Joe Biden will sign actions on COVID-19 crisis, racial equity: Incoming White House Chief of Staff
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On day one, Joe Biden will sign actions on COVID-19 crisis, racial equity: Incoming White House Chief of Staff

Biden will ask the Department of Education to extend the existing pause on student loan repayments for Americans with federal student loans, and will and re-join the Paris Agreement, Ron Klein said

CO2 levels in the atmosphere is 50 percent higher than 18th century
science

CO2 levels in the atmosphere is 50 percent higher than 18th century

This is despite an unprecedented fall in greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 because of the pandemic.

One Planet Summit: Nations hope to restart environment efforts stalled by pandemic
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One Planet Summit: Nations hope to restart environment efforts stalled by pandemic

Organisers hope to lay the groundwork for the UN biodiversity talks that will be held in China in October where nations will set new goals to preserve Earth's battered ecosystems.

Baked-in global warming already in the air will make it difficult to stick to climate change goals
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Baked-in global warming already in the air will make it difficult to stick to climate change goals

Researchers have calculated committed warming to take into account that the world has warmed at different rates in different places.

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'

India will not only achieve Paris Agreement targets, but will 'exceed them', says Narendra Modi
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India will not only achieve Paris Agreement targets, but will 'exceed them', says Narendra Modi

The prime minister was speaking at the Climate Ambition Summit 2020, where he highlighted that India has reduced its emission intensity by 21 percent over 2005

Despite lockdowns, pollution pledges, Earth will get more than three degrees warmer by end of 2100
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Despite lockdowns, pollution pledges, Earth will get more than three degrees warmer by end of 2100

With just over 1C of warming since pre-industrial times, Earth is already experiencing stronger and more frequent droughts, wildfires and superstorms rendered deadlier by rising seas.

Countries pledge 'net-zero' emissions by a certain year, what's the big fuss about it?
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Countries pledge 'net-zero' emissions by a certain year, what's the big fuss about it?

Experts say net zero plans should clearly separate targets for slashing greenhouse gas emissions from future carbon removal schemes.

India is home to nine of the world's ten most polluted cities, on track to exceeding emission targets: Report
India

India is home to nine of the world's ten most polluted cities, on track to exceeding emission targets: Report

There could be capital expenditure worth USD 401 billion towards a green future between 2015 and 2030, as per the report.