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
Meanwhile, Japan and South Korea, both key industrial nations, have committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
Environment ministry's draft EIA Notification leaves much to be desired; indigenous methods of planning, development needed
One needs to wonder whether the EIA as a mechanism is even functional to address India’s ecological concerns. Furthermore, if it does need a facelift, is the kind put forward by the government a move in the right direction?
For a fighting chance of halting global warming, the discourse must shift from commercial to scientific.
With 17 percent of the world’s population, India's current emissions are seven percent of global emissions.
COP25 is the final dialogue between parties since the Kyoto Protocol before the Paris Agreement goals are enacted, starting 2020.
India has long way to go on meeting climate goals, Narendra Modi's target 'unrealistic', say environmental experts
It will take a long time before India achieves its Paris climate conference goals, environment experts said on Monday, terming as 'unrealistic' Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on reaching the target set for 2030 in the next year and a half
No third party should 'interfere, 'incite violence' between India, Pakistan; Kashmir bilateral issue, says France
India and Pakistan should resolve the Kashmir issue bilaterally and no third party should "interfere or incite" violence in the region, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday after his marathon one-on-one talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The disparity in gender at the COP24 was only a marginal improvement from a decade ago.
Help Us Green plans to expand to Bangladesh and Nepal, providing livelihoods to 5100 women by 2021.
Climate finance needs ambitious targets to ensure justice for poorer nations & future generations: Paper.
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.
Tribals' involvement crucial in tackling emissions from deforestation: Environment minister Harsh Vardhan
Vardhan's National REDD + Strategy seeks to address drivers of deforestation and forest degradation and also developing a roadmap for enhancement of forest carbon stocks and achieving sustainable management of forests.
International Solar Alliance to become a treaty-based intergovernmental organisation from 6 December 2017
The ISA is a treaty-based alliance of 121 prospective solar-rich member nations situated between the tropics and aims at accelerating development.
Major victory for India at Bonn climate talks as developed countries agree to include pre-2020 commitments in agenda
The developed world on Wednesday agreed to discuss pre-2020 climate actions at the next two climate conferences in subsequent two years.
United Nations: India has ratified the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol that commits countries to contain the emission of greenhouse gases, reaffirming its stand on climate action.
India is committed to climate change, irrespective of the stand taken by any other country, Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said, hours after the United States announced its withdrawal from the Paris climate accord.
The Paris agreement is a historic treaty signed by over 190 nations and cannot be renegotiated on the request of a single nation, the United Nations's Framework Convention on Climate Change has said.
The Paris Agreement, from which Donald Trump is considering withdrawing the United States, was the first pact to commit all nations to limit global warming caused by emissions from burning coal, oil and gas
India has said that going forward both developed and developing nations will be "tested" on how they "walk the talk" on cutting emissions on climate change.