Tags: Paris Climate Change Agreement

Bonn Climate Conference Becomes Launch-Pad for Higher Ambition

Nations agreed today to launch the next steps towards higher climate action ambition before 2020 at the close of the annual UN climate conference held in the German city of Bonn. Backed by a wide range of positive announcements from governments, cities, states, regions, companies and civil society, delegates from over 190 countries agreed to […]

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India-France cooperation a ‘partnership for planet’: Jean-Yves Le Drian

Describing the India-France cooperation as a “partnership for the planet”, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) will play a crucial role in helping developing nations gain access to sustainable energy at lower costs. Le Drian said India and France have expressed the desire to maintain the momentum […]

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Syria Officially signs Paris Climate Accord, US lone outsider

Syria has officially signed up to the Paris Agreement, the UN said, leaving the United States as the only country to reject the global climate-rescue pact. “The Syrian Arab Republic deposited its instrument of accession of the Paris Agreement on 13 November 2017,” said the UN climate secretariat (UNFCCC) hosting the annual round of global […]

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BASIC Countries including India bats for finances, technology to fight climate change

Batting for adequate financial and technology resources to assist the developing world, BASIC countries, including India, on Tuesday emphasised the need for openness, transparency and the country-driven nature of negotiations at the ongoing UN Climate Change conference. Ministers underlined the importance to prepare the ground towards completing the work on implementing of the 2015 Paris […]

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There is still an ambition- investment gap to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement: Experts

Finance for countering climate change is flowing at a greater pace than ever, with growing markets for renewable energy. But there is still an ambition- investment gap to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. To bridge this, which is completely inter-connected, governments and the entire financial sector must see it as a […]

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