Tags: climate accord

Indian business leaders affirm proactive action for zero carbon emissions

India has proven to be the most successful environmentally driven country among the G20 countries whose Paris commitments are well on track. Building on this, the World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 (WSDS) hosted a session focused on the need and advantages for businesses to adopt a zero-carbon future and low carbon industry transition. The sessions witnessed […]

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Climate change can intensify floods:, change rainfall patterns in south India: Study

Future climate change will cause an uneven shifting of the tropical rain belt — a narrow band of heavy precipitation near the Earth’s equator — leading to increased flooding in parts of India, a new study warns. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, examined computer simulations from 27 state-of-the-art climate models, and […]

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Five years on, some signs that Paris climate accord is working

The forecast for global warming is looking a little less bleak in the long term, but not so rosy in the short term. With numerous countries pledging to clean up their act and projected temperature rises now smaller than they once were, scientists and diplomats say the outlook for mid-to-late century is not as gloomy […]

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‘Green war room’ inaugurated to monitor pollution levels in Delhi this winter

Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Thursday inaugurated a ‘green war room’ at the Delhi Secretariat to monitor pollution levels in the city this winter. The minister said a 10-member team has been set up to monitor the levels of primary pollutants, measures taken to curb pollution and status of complaints received through Green Delhi […]

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Five ways to make your home eco-friendly

Remember the American animated environmentalist Superhero television series –Captain Planet and the Planeteers of 90’screated by Ted Turner, Barbara Pyle and Robert Larkin III? We are in the midst of a climate crisis and it’s time that every individual turns into planeteers. At this juncture every global citizen needs to come forward to play their […]

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China’s President Xi Jinping pledges carbon neutrality before 2060

Speaking to UN General Assembly via a video President Xi Jinping announced that China will scale up its Paris Agreement climate target and “aims to have CO2 emissions peak before 2030 and achieve carbon neutrality before 2060.” China is the world’s biggest producer of greenhouse gases, the announcement to cut its carbon dioxide emissions to […]

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Consortium Launches Program to Train Next Gen of City Climate Resilience Leaders

A global consortium of universities, cities, community organizations and World Resources Institute launched an initiative to build cities’ capacities to adapt to the impacts of climate change. The consortium, a Global Commission on Adaptation initiative, will partner with an initial cohort of 15 universities from 18 time zones to implement urban resilience projects in cities. Focusing on […]

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UN Sec urges Japan, other wealthy nations to meet goals on climate change

The United Nations chief urged Japan and other wealthy nations on Thursday to give up their reliance on coal and other fossil fuels and commit to investments in green energy as they recover from the coronavirus pandemic. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres made the appeal in an address to an online climate conference hosted by Japan. […]

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