He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.
India kicks off $43 mn project, in three states to boost climate resilience, funded by Green Climate Fund
The six-year project will build climate-resilient livelihoods for 1.7 million people in Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra and Odisha
The co-host, Costa Rica as ruled out as an alternative location because their Env Minister said it would be impossible.
Following the discussions at the UNCCD COP14 last month in New Delhi, steps now need to be taken urgently to implement those insights on land degradation, drought management, and sustainable agriculture.
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
Climate finance needs ambitious targets to ensure justice for poorer nations & future generations: Paper.
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 on climate change sets a target of holding the global average rise in temperature below two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his British counterpart David Cameron on Thursday pledged to work together to tackle climate change and signed a memorandum to strengthen energy cooperation between the countries.
With the US at loggerheads with China and India over emission curbs, another disaster awaits the Durban conference. Presenting a politically acceptable solution.
The Kyoto Protocol is in real danger of coming unstuck if major participants take inflexible positions.