Tags: COP 24

Commitments to climate actions made by more than 9,000 cities: UN yearbook

Commitments to climate actions have been made by more than 9,000 cities from 128 countries, around 240 states and regions from over 40 countries and more than 6,000 businesses in 120 countries representing $36 trillion, says a UN yearbook for 2018. Making commitments is only the first step towards the transformations necessary to achieve the […]

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Failing to agree on climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’: UN chief

With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief António Guterres returned to Poland , to challenge the more than 100 Government leaders gathered in Katowice to find consensus and “finish the job.” “In my opening statement to this conference one week ago…I warned […]

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Harsh Vardhan focuses on India’s solar power, ‘green good deeds’

At the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reiterated India’s solar and public awareness campaigns like Green Good Deeds. “This year the theme of India Pavilion is ‘One World One Sun One Grid’ as highlighted by Prime […]

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CoP24 heading towards a weak outcome: CSE

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the independent public research and advocacy think tank based in New Delhi (India) believes that the 24th Conference of Parties is heading towards a weak outcome. CSE analysts attending the global negotiations say there are major disagreements between Parties on a wide range of issues (including minor issues) and there […]

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Leaders back climate change urgency in New York

Heads of state and government on Monday kicked off “Climate Week,” held every year on the margins of the UN General Assembly, by urging world leaders to act urgently to reduce global warming. With Poland hosting the COP 24 climate summit in December, UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa called on nations to unite behind limiting […]

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