Paris Agreement News
Climate Grannies to the Rescue: Why a group of senior women in Switzerland is suing its government
Around 2,000 women above the age of 64, a part of KlimaSeniorinnen Schweiz (Senior Women for Climate Protection Switzerland), have filed a case against Switzerland in the European Court of Human Rights. The reason: Officials aren’t doing enough against climate change and violating their human rights
Paris Agreement requires 'phase down of all fossil fuels', says India at UN climate summit
Citing the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Indian negotiators told the Egyptian COP27 presidency that meeting the long-term goal of the Paris Agreement 'requires phase down of all fossil fuels'
Concerted efforts needed from all sectors, states to achieve 500 GW renewable energy capacity: Union Minister
The minister Bhagwanth Khuba lauded the role played by the states in the renewable energy sector. Joint efforts of states and Centre resulted in the country achieving the goal of 175 GW of clean energy capacity, set by Prime Minister Modi as per the 2015 Paris agreement, he added
India enhanced climate ambitions in post COVID-19 scenario, say experts welcoming updated NDC under Paris Agreement
To further a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, 'LIFE'- 'Lifestyle for Environment' as a key to combating climate change has been added to India's Nationally Determined Contribution
Developing countries need much longer, beyond 2050 to reach Net-Zero: Joint statement by India, China, other nations
The UN has outlined that in order to keep global warming to no more than 1.5 C, as declared in the Paris Agreement, greenhouse gas emissions need to be reduced by 45 per cent by 2030 and reach net zero by 2050.
India on track to meet Paris climate deal goals; developed nations must provide finance to reduce emissions, says Centre
MoS for environment Ashwini Kumar Choubey was replying to a question in the Rajya Sabha on whether the Centre has issued any notice to the big oil and gas companies regarding the process of making the country carbon free
Why we can’t curb global warming by just focusing on carbon emissions
A developing country using coal to pursue the path of development is justifiable and should not be equated with the West’s high carbon emission model just to maintain its luxurious lifestyle
With a few bright spots, Glasgow COP26 Summit ended in a failure; here's why
Renewing targets for 2030 that align with limiting warming to 1.5℃ and an agreement on accelerating phasing-out of coal are the two main items on the agenda of COP26 which weren't realised at the Summit
How Narendra Modi stood tall at Glasgow to show the world a way out of climate mess
India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge
India largely on track to meet and even exceed its Paris Climate Agreement targets, says new report
'The Road from Paris: India's Progress Towards its Climate Pledge' review report, however, said that some more work needs to be done on its goal of creating an additional carbon sink
COP26 will decide the direction of the fight against global warming: Here’s what needs to go right
progress can be slow because global climate talks involve people from all around the globe with different interests, preferences, and mandates.
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.
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.
Bringing climate security into UNSC discourse has potential to disrupt nature of overall discussions: India
India said cautioned that viewing conflicts in poorer parts of the world through the prism of climate change will only serve to present a lop-sided narrative
Mumbai: 11-year-old creates mobile app 'Nudge' to encourage people to take care of environment
Based on the nudge theory of behavioural economics, the app aims to reinforce positive behaviour by using indirect suggestions to influence the behaviour of individuals
Climate repair: These three actions need to be taken to stabilise the planet, ASAP
The challenge of surviving the next 50 years is now seen as a planet-wide existential crisis.
Paris agreement signees should be more ambitious with their climate goals: UN
Only just over half of countries that are party to the accord have submitted updated proposals for limiting their carbon emissions.
Developing nations release five-point plan demanding climate funding before COP26
Fekadu Beyene, Ethiopian Environment, Forest and Climate Change Commission said, "What's the point of agreeing on a new set of promises if we don't keep them?"
To reach net-zero emissions and remove CO2 from the air, scientists drawn up six priorities
Information on CO₂ removal is found in academic literature and focuses on a global scale but actually doing it will involve everyone from local farmers to international financiers.
US, EU representatives urge countries to take a greener stand during South Korea's virtual climate summit
Vietnam told developed countries to take the lead, provide financial assistance but John Kerry said: "We all have to do it."