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The developed world and its climate goals

As extreme weather events rise, impacting the world’s poorest, the developed world must step up and meet its finance commitments

It’s a climate emergency and there is no time to lose. (Sunil Ghosh/HT)
It’s a climate emergency and there is no time to lose. (Sunil Ghosh/HT)
Updated on Feb 17, 2022 07:07 PM IST

Climate and Us | Budget shows great promise, but needs greater scrutiny

While the government has shown seriousness in its approach to the climate crisis, concerns among environmental experts on implementation remain

Before the government embarks on these river link projects, it is important to get a safety and environmental assessment done by the best scientific institutions. (File Photo)
Before the government embarks on these river link projects, it is important to get a safety and environmental assessment done by the best scientific institutions. (File Photo)
Published on Feb 07, 2022 04:14 PM IST

India votes against UNSC draft resolution to 'securitise' climate action

India's Permanent Representative to the UN TS Tirumurti said his country will always speak up for the interests of the developing world and had no option but to vote against the draft.

File photo of TS Tirumurti, India's permanent representative to the United Nations. 
File photo of TS Tirumurti, India's permanent representative to the United Nations. 
Published on Dec 13, 2021 10:41 PM IST

Delhi to submit its climate action plan by January 2022

A senior environment department official said that the government has started workshops and department-level consultations to collect the requisite data and assess Delhi’s geographic and climate profile.

Clouds over Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Clouds over Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi. (Sanchit Khanna/HT Photo)
Published on Dec 12, 2021 12:16 AM IST

COP26 outcome a compromise: UN chief on Glasgow climate agreement

“The outcome of COP26 is a compromise. It reflects the interests, the contradictions and the state of political will in the world today. It is an important step, but it is not enough,” Antonio Guterres said. 

UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres speaks at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.(AP)
UN secretary-general Antonio Guterres speaks at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.(AP)
Published on Nov 14, 2021 09:49 AM IST
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