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United Nations in India celebrates climate action on UN Day

The UN in India commemorated the 76th year of its founding with a celebration of climate action in India, highlighting its enduring partnership with the Government and the people of India. The commemoration also showcased the incremental role young people are playing in India achieving its climate ambition. Speaking at the in-person commemoration, Union Minister […]

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TERI Organizes the National Conference on the COP26 Charter of Actions

“Equity and climate justice are touchstones of any global climate response,” said the Union Minister of Environment, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India Bhupender Yadav, at the National Conference on COP26 Charter of Actions in his Video Address. He further added that, “Concerted actions are needed in terms of cooperation between all countries especially […]

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UAE Announces Net-Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative

The United Arab Emirates today announced the UAE Net Zero by 2050 Strategic Initiative, a national drive to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, making the Emirates the first Middle East and North Africa (MENA) nation to do so. The initiative aims to underpin dynamic economic growth alongside positive environmental impact. “We are committed to seize […]

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Axis Bank Commits to Positive Climate Action and Sustainable Development Goals

Axis Bank has announced a series of commitments aligned to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), supporting India’s commitments under the Paris Agreement.  As part of its commitments, the Bank has set a target of incremental lending Rs. 30,000 crore over the next 5 years, under Wholesale Banking towards pertinent sectors, included in its Sustainable Financing […]

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Climate-focused investors give warm welcome to EU masterplan

European Union climate masterplan to raise the cost of pollution and eliminate emissions is a step towards a single carbon price that many investors striving to make companies more sustainable say can help to engineer deeper change. In its biggest climate package yet, the European Commission, the EU’s executive body, on Wednesday announced 13 policy […]

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World Bank Group Increases Support for Climate Action in Developing Countries

The World Bank Group has announced its new Climate Change Action Plan that aims to deliver record levels of climate finance to developing countries, reduce emissions, strengthen adaptation, and align financial flows with the goals of the Paris Agreement. The Action Plan for 2021-25 broadens World Bank Group efforts from investing in “green” projects to helping countries […]

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Climate change increases extreme rainfall and the chance of floods- University of East Anglia

University of East Anglia climate experts warn that, without urgent action, climate change will continue to cause an increase in the intensity of extreme rainfall that can lead to severe flooding. An international research team have concluded that increases in extreme rainfall and associated flooding are projected to continue as global temperatures continue to rise. […]

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CSMIA: A Carbon Neutral Airport

Greenhouse gas (GHG) has long since had a significant impact on the environment resulting in a series of disasters due to climate change. While COVID-19 remains the most impactful event since 2020, the year also saw phenomenon like bushfires, flash floods, earthquakes, locust swarms and cyclones to name a few occur across the globe. The […]

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UAE offers to Host COP 28 in Abu Dhabi in 2023

The United Arab Emirates today announced an offer to host the 28th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Abu Dhabi in 2023, with a focus on the economic case for inclusive climate action. Commenting on the UAE’s offer to host COP 28, […]

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India and UK deepen work to combat climate change by 2030

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his UK counterpart Boris Johnson signed off on a new shared roadmap during their virtual meeting that included measures to help limit global temperature rises and support the communities most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. India and UK agreed on a joint roadmap including plans to combat climate […]

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