Paris Agreement News
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
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
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
India’s leadership in dealing with climate change will spur other countries to raise their own contributions in meeting this global challenge
'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
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.
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
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
The challenge of surviving the next 50 years is now seen as a planet-wide existential crisis.
Only just over half of countries that are party to the accord have submitted updated proposals for limiting their carbon emissions.
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?"
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."
A forty percent chance avg world temperatures will exceed 1.5 deg C limit set by Paris Agreement: WMO
Last year, the same group forecasted a 20 percent chance of this happening.
Overall, fossil fuels are set to account for only around a fifth of the energy supply by 2050, down from almost four-fifths currently.
One of the outcomes of this summit could be US and China working together to achieve their targets during the next few years.
And unlike many other countries, India is on track to exceed its voluntary goals under the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Every fraction of a degree of avoided warming matters and its value is measured in terms of human lives, species and ecosystems saved.