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  • Carbon and farming

    Carbon and farming

    In the absence of a clear policy on the carbon accounting, especially on double claiming, the private and international investment in carbon capture projects may slow down. It is proposed that the government authorises the projects in agriculture, involving private investments, for use by any international mitigation purpose, with the Corresponding Adjustment. It will help in realizing the best possible price for such generated carbon credits making the projects viable and benefiting the farmers

    April 13, 2022
  • India and US launch joint dialogue on climate action and Finance Mobilisation

    India and US launch joint dialogue on climate action and Finance Mobilisation

    The CAFMD dialogue was launched by India's Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Bhupender Yadav and the US Special Envoy for Climate John Kerry.

    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
  • India shines in energy transition with strong renewable path

    India shines in energy transition with strong renewable path

    Ministry of New and Renewable Energy announced that the total installed renewable energy capacity in India, excluding large hydropower, has crossed the milestone of 100 GW or 100,000 MW, about 26 per cent of the total capacity, a turning point in the history of renewables as India is celebrating 75th Independence Day.

    August 14, 2021
  • Can Joe Biden fix Donald Trump’s environmental misadventures?

    Can Joe Biden fix Donald Trump’s environmental misadventures?

    Donald Trump’s campaign suggested opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil exploration, whereas the Biden campaign says it would permanently protect the ANWR from energy development

    November 13, 2020
  • Reforming the UN

    Reforming the UN

    The context in which the UN was born in 1945 has changed. The engine of growth has shifted to the Asia-Pacific. While China finds a place at the high table India is denied this privilege in spite of its impressive GDP

    October 11, 2020
  • Climate action jeopardised?

    Climate action jeopardised?

    To the contrary, the postponement has bought them more time to comprehend the situation and formulate green recovery strategies.

    June 3, 2020
  • War against Nature~I

    War against Nature~I

    Humanity is running out of time. It will be a race against time if concrete action is not taken sooner rather than later. Before the Madrid conference, the UN Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres, observed that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been utterly inadequate‘ with global warming reaching a point of no return.

    January 8, 2020
  • ‘Do it for our children’: Parents plead at UN climate meet

    ‘Do it for our children’: Parents plead at UN climate meet

    On Monday, as 40 heads of state took turns working similar themes, Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen at one point held up a stuffed polar bear.

    December 6, 2019
  • China to firmly implement Paris Agreement

    China to firmly implement Paris Agreement

    As the world's largest renewable energy producer and consumer, China vigorously promotes energy transition. In 2018, clean energy accounted for 22.1 per cent in the total energy consumption mix, 7.6 percentage points higher than that of 2012.

    September 26, 2019
  • Deeply concerned by fires, Amazon must be protected: UN Chief

    Deeply concerned by fires, Amazon must be protected: UN Chief

    France's President Emmanuel Macron said the wildfires were "an international crisis" and called on the globe's most industrialized nations to address it at their summit this weekend.

    August 23, 2019
  • PM Modi to visit US in September, attend UNGA meet on climate change: Reports

    PM Modi to visit US in September, attend UNGA meet on climate change: Reports

    PM Modi is likely to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip to the US, community leaders said.

    July 13, 2019
  • India questions rush to declare climate change as international security issue

    India questions rush to declare climate change as international security issue

    India has been wary of the Council's mission creep as it tries to extend its reach beyond what is allocated in the UN Charter by redefining other issues, even as it struggles to fulfil its primary functions.

    January 26, 2019
  • From now, my priorities will be ambition: UN chief

    From now, my priorities will be ambition: UN chief

    Antonio Guterres said the Katowice climate change conference has shown once more the resilience of the Paris Agreement and from now his priorities will be ambition.

    December 16, 2018
  • Air pollution must be tackled: Dr Leena Srivastava

    Air pollution must be tackled: Dr Leena Srivastava

    In all likelihood, we would be somewhere in between and would be required to act on both, says Dr Leena Srivastava ahead of the Katowice Climate Change Conference (COP24) in Poland in December

    December 8, 2018
  • Paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos, warns UN

    Paradigm shift needed to avert global climate chaos, warns UN

    Earth's surface has warmed one degree Celsius (1.8 degrees Fahrenheit) -- enough to lift oceans and unleash a crescendo of deadly storms, floods and droughts.

    October 8, 2018
  • Climate risks threaten 800m South Asians

    Climate risks threaten 800m South Asians

    The impact of climate change is on the rise and no part of the world is immune. South Asia, home to one of the world’s poorest and hungriest populations, emerges as especially vulnerable. A new study by the World Bank projects a steep decline in living standards in Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka because …

    September 24, 2018