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India among frontline countries in implementing Paris Agreement on climate change: Prez

New Delhi: India is among the frontline nations in implementing the Paris Agreement on climate change, President Ram Nath Kovind said on Friday, reiterating that environment protection is one of the topmost priorities of the government. Addressing a joint sitting of both houses of Parliament, Kovind said, ‘Along with development, environment protection is also one […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

Inauguration of President Biden Kicks Energy and Climate Agenda Into Action

Hours after being sworn in, Joe Biden resubmits U.S. to Paris Agreement and lays the groundwork for a major climate-change mitigation push. U.S. President Joe Biden hit the ground running Wednesday, with plans to sign a raft of executive orders to start the process of reversing Trump administration environmental and energy regulations and set the […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances

India only major country set to achieve targets of Paris Agreement: PM Modi

PM Modi attended the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University in Shantiniketan, West Bengal, via video conferencing today. New Delhi : India is the only major country which is moving in the right direction to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while adding that India is leading the […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

The Great Reset: 7 Environment and Sustainability Stories to Watch in 2021

2020 upended life as we know it. The coronavirus killed almost 2 million people and counting, while roughly 100 million people fell into extreme poverty. The world entered its worst recession since the second world war. Deep-rooted racial and economic injustices were exposed, while the  impacts of the pandemic itself fell disproportionately on communities of color. And these crises […]

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‘India only major country set to achieve targets of Paris Agreement’: PM Modi at Visva-Bharati University

While addressing the event virtually, PM Modi noted that the country is leading the world in environmental protection through international solar alliance. New Delhi: Prime Minister on Thursday attended the centenary celebrations of Visva-Bharati University in West Bengal’s Shantiniketan and said that India is the only major country which is moving in the right direction […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

This Interactive Chart Shows Changes in the World’s Top 10 Emitters

A lot has happened since countries met in Paris in 2015 and agreed on an accord to combat climate change. So far, more than 189 countries ratified or otherwise joined the Paris Climate Agreement, representing more than 81% of global greenhouse gas emissions and 93% once the United States rejoins. Additionally, 19 countries — including United States, Japan, Canada, Germany and […]

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5 Years In, How Should the World Advance the Paris Agreement?

December 12, 2020 marked the fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. A Climate Ambition Summit hosted by the UK, France and the UN celebrated the event. Heads of government from around 70 countries made commitments, together with CEOs, mayors and civil society leaders. Many of us are reflecting on a critical question: Five years on, is the […]

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India, EU experts brainstorm on agenda to tackle climate change

The discussion is believed to be an instrumental initiative to set the stage for the upcoming Climate Action Summit NEW DELHI: In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the Paris Agreement on climate change and the global ‘Climate Action Summit’ on 12th December, Parliamentarians and climate change experts from India and the Europe […]

India renewables firms cry foul as state seeks to renege on pact

6 Signs of Progress Since the Adoption of the Paris Agreement

Since the adoption of the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change in 2015, global momentum to tackle the climate crisis has been building. Progress has been made on almost every front, from bold corporate emissions-reduction targets and investors shifting away from coal to a surge of support for net-zero targets and a rising movement of […]

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China Can Grow its Economy Through Stronger Climate Action

President Xi Jinping surprised the world in September 2020 by announcing to the UN General Assembly that China will aim to peak its carbon emissions before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060. A new WRI report finds that China can peak its emissions as early as 2026 and realize enormous economic benefits over the long term […]

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