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'Day of hope': Antonio Guterres hails US' official re-entry into Paris Climate Agreement
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'Day of hope': Antonio Guterres hails US' official re-entry into Paris Climate Agreement

During the virtual event, Guterres added that the absence of a key player had created a 'missing link that weakened' the Paris Agreement

US formally quits Paris climate accord as Democrats, Republicans vie for presidential post
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US formally quits Paris climate accord as Democrats, Republicans vie for presidential post

While Democratic Party candidate Joe Biden has proposed a $1.7 trillion plan to achieve net zero carbon emissions, Donald Trump, who pulled the US out of the accord, has said that if he is re-elected states and businesses will be left to devise plans to mitigate climate change

'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief
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'Clean' coal doesn't exist, post-COVID economic recovery plans should not use coal: UN chief

Guterres said it was deeply concerning that new coal plants are still being planned, when renewables offer thrice as many jobs, and are cheaper in most countries.

US walks out of Paris Agreement on climate change; Opposition slams Donald Trump's 'shockingly reckless' decision
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US walks out of Paris Agreement on climate change; Opposition slams Donald Trump's 'shockingly reckless' decision

The United States has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, a global agreement in which President Donald Trump's predecessor Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had played instrumental roles.

Double counting of emissions could undermine Paris agreement goals; damage can be undone by robust accounting, common rules
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Double counting of emissions could undermine Paris agreement goals; damage can be undone by robust accounting, common rules

In a separate point of debate some countries oppose the idea of a single international body overseeing carbon trading under the Paris agreement, arguing for more national sovereignty and flexibility between nations buying and selling

Earth Day 2019: Upgrading to nutritious, environmentally safe meat is of global importance
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Earth Day 2019: Upgrading to nutritious, environmentally safe meat is of global importance

Researchers all over the world are pioneering techniques for making delicious and nutritious meat.

The trouble with relying on trees as carbon sink to do our global warming bidding
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The trouble with relying on trees as carbon sink to do our global warming bidding

While a prime source of food, fiber & medicines still, forests may not be our climate change savior, too.

Not everything can be saved from climate change, tough decisions will be needed
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Not everything can be saved from climate change, tough decisions will be needed

From triage based plans to putting frameworks, metrics in place, here's what needs to be prioritised

UN COP24 in Katowice: 3 key outcomes from the 13-day international climate summit
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UN COP24 in Katowice: 3 key outcomes from the 13-day international climate summit

The binding decisions avoid the ambitious calls needed to reduce emissions, pollution before 2020.

Paris climate agreement non-negotiable, there can't be compromise on basic principles: India
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Paris climate agreement non-negotiable, there can't be compromise on basic principles: India

India on Wednesday said the Paris climate agreement was "non-negotiable" and there could be no compromise on the basic principles such as equity.

Donald Trump attacks Paris deal, cites 'yellow vest' protests in France as proof he was right to leave accord
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Donald Trump attacks Paris deal, cites 'yellow vest' protests in France as proof he was right to leave accord

His morning tweet came in the middle of UN climate talks in Poland, where nearly 200 nations have gathered to agree on a universal rulebook to make good on the promises they signed up to in the 2015 Paris climate deal.

Narendra Modi tells UN general secretary that his 'strong commitment' to climate change action is rooted in Vedas
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Narendra Modi tells UN general secretary that his 'strong commitment' to climate change action is rooted in Vedas

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has told UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres the motivation for his "strong commitment" to climate change action is rooted in the ancient Hindu scriptures, the Vedas.

COP24 climate change summit to implement goals set in Paris climate agreement
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COP24 climate change summit to implement goals set in Paris climate agreement

One of the COP24's aims is to find practical and local solutions for how countries can lower emissions.

Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks amid fears around rising water levels
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Bangkok prepares to host climate-change talks amid fears around rising water levels

Bangkok is now sinking one to two centimetres every year amid risk of massive flooding.

How Karnataka could become self-reliant in electricity in just 10 years with investments in clean energy
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How Karnataka could become self-reliant in electricity in just 10 years with investments in clean energy

Of India’s renewables target, 100 GW is to come from solar sources, with solar-radiation rich states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu playing key roles.

Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin on 16 July: 'Sticks for allies, carrots for opponents' tactic likely to backfire
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Donald Trump to meet Vladimir Putin on 16 July: 'Sticks for allies, carrots for opponents' tactic likely to backfire

The upcoming Trump-Vladimir Putin summit on 16 July, to be held in Helsinki, will also display some of the noticeable trends of the Trump foreign policy

Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017: Report
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Renewable power accounted for 70% of net additions to global power generating capacity in 2017: Report

Renewable power accounted for 70 per cent of net additions to global power generating capacity, the largest increase in modern history, a report said.

US on track to meet Paris climate deal targets despite Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from accord, says UN chief
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US on track to meet Paris climate deal targets despite Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from accord, says UN chief

The US is on track to meet the targets of the Paris climate agreement despite President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw from the accord, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said

World leaders pledge to use more solar power, create jobs at founding conference of International Solar Alliance
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World leaders pledge to use more solar power, create jobs at founding conference of International Solar Alliance

Speaking alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the founding conference of the International Solar Alliance (ISA), French President Emmanuel Macron said there are financing and regulation hurdles for achieving the solar power capacity target

Donald Trump says he is willing to sign Paris climate accord only if treaty undergoes major change
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Donald Trump says he is willing to sign Paris climate accord only if treaty undergoes major change

Donald Trump would be willing to sign the US back up to the Paris climate accord, but only if the treaty undergoes major change