Tags: climate agreement

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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IIT Delhi is now greener than ever reducing carbon footprint by 50 percent

IIT Delhi, an Institution of Eminence has achieved another milestone by becoming the first Central Government funded Technical Institute to reduce its carbon footprint by more than 50%. The institute recently signed bilateral power purchase contract with a hydro power generator in the state of Himachal Pradesh for 2 MW through PTC India Ltd., as […]

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Thales, Veolia partners to make Eco-SIM Card from recycled plastics

With almost 4.5 billion SIM cards produced worldwide in 2020, Thales and Veolia have joined forces to help this market show its green credentials. The polymer plastic found in high concentrations in waste electrical and electronic equipment is processed at Veolia’s recycling plant in France. Thales engineers have worked with Veolia’s experts to develop a […]

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IFC,IHCL launches global call for innovators to bring Climate-Smart Cooling Solutions To Indian Hospitality Sector

 IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Indian Hotels Company (IHCL), South Asia’s largest hospitality company, today launched an open call for innovators worldwide to bring efficient, climate-smart, cost-effective cooling solutions to India’s hospitality sector. The TechEmerge Sustainable Cooling Innovation Program in the Indian hospitality sector has been funded by the UK Government. It offers […]

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