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  • ‘India is a climate action leader’

    ‘India is a climate action leader’

    Bhupender Yadav is the Union Minister of Labour and Employment, Environment, Forest, and Climate Change in the Government of India. He is the National General Secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

    September 24, 2022
  • Emissions Trading

    Emissions Trading

    India has well-developed complementary infrastructure including fully developed technology within the country to implement an Emission Trading Scheme with minimal additional infrastructure inputs. It however requires a detailed framework for allocation methodology, implementation, compliance enforcement and legal aspects

    February 11, 2022
  • Showing the way

    Showing the way

    While the world agreed last year at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow that Africa would be wracked by drought, rising sea levels, conflicts over water access, and frequent severe weather events among other natural disasters as an impact of climate change, the historical emissions context was largely elided.

    January 29, 2022
  • Getting real

    Getting real

    Kemal Dervis of Brookings in a recent essay has suggested that there are today two significant “global missions” that Europe could embrace: Climate change and dual-use technologies.

    December 11, 2021
  • In the end, it’s about money

    In the end, it’s about money

    The core climate finance issues at this COP, among others, were the delivery of $100 billion yearly fund by 2020, a new quantified goal to mobilise from 2025 taking $100 billion as the floor, adaptation finance, and finance for Loss and Damage

    November 20, 2021
  • COP26 outcome not enough: UN Secretary-General

    COP26 outcome not enough: UN Secretary-General

    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said that the outcome of the UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, or COP26, is not enough.

    November 14, 2021
  • Climbing a Mountain

    Climbing a Mountain

    It is doubtful if “longer term net zero” pledges will be met since most countries have not yet implemented the short-term policies or the legislation that is required to do so.

    November 12, 2021
  • COP26: CPI agrees with UN General Secretary on environmental protection

    COP26: CPI agrees with UN General Secretary on environmental protection

    It was in Paris in 2015 that all countries had agreed to act and to limit global warming to 1.5 degree centigrade, the party said.

    November 3, 2021
  • Big, bold announcement by Modi at COP26, net zero goal by 2070

    Big, bold announcement by Modi at COP26, net zero goal by 2070

    Modi said 'One Word One World' movement mantra -- 'Life, Lifestyle for Environment' can be a mass movement wherein instead of mindless and destructive consumption, there should be mindful and deliberate utilisation.

    November 2, 2021
  • End unfair climate funding

    End unfair climate funding

    For example, climate smart agriculture has been sought to be defined by them in ways that will push their interests, instead of helping small farmers of the Global South.

    October 31, 2021
  • Commonwealth to champion climate-vulnerable states at UN summit

    Commonwealth to champion climate-vulnerable states at UN summit

    Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland called for urgent action to mobilize the financial support needed for vulnerable nations to cope with the impacts of climate change and build long-lasting resilience.

    September 13, 2021
  • India extends full support to the UK for successful COP26 to be held in Glasgow

    India extends full support to the UK for successful COP26 to be held in Glasgow

    The Environment Minister had a detailed meeting with Alok Sharma, COP26 President-Designate, the UK in New Delhi today wherein they discussed issues relating to climate change, COP26, India-UK 2030 Roadmap, and other related matters.

    August 19, 2021
  • Hindu Kush region to raise unified voice for mountains at COP26

    Hindu Kush region to raise unified voice for mountains at COP26

    The Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region is at the frontline of the climate emergency and even in a 1.5-degree Celsius world, glaciers in this region are projected to lose a third of their volume by the end of this century.

    July 30, 2021