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A better strategy, Gates writes, is to focus investments on two priorities: installing as much zero-carbon generation as possible, and electrifying as many processes and products as possible in anticipation of the day when all electricity will be carbon-free.(File photo)

Bill Gates is reaching for the high-hanging fruit on climate

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 06:24 PM IST
To overwork the fruit metaphor, the climate can’t be saved unless all the fruit is picked, including the stuff on the very highest branches. And the effort has to start now.
India is under diplomatic pressure to join the net zero club.(AP | Representational image)
India is under diplomatic pressure to join the net zero club.(AP | Representational image)

India debates zero emission target: What is at stake?

By Jayashree Nandi
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 02:56 AM IST
Though a net zero target may sound reassuring when the severe impact of the climate crisis is already being felt, experts point out that it is difficult to achieve and will have long lasting implications for India’s economic story.
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. President Joe Biden (not pictured) attend a meeting with bipartisan Senators on infrastructure investment at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria(REUTERS)
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris and U.S. President Joe Biden (not pictured) attend a meeting with bipartisan Senators on infrastructure investment at the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 11, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria(REUTERS)

US VP Kamala Harris and Emmanuel Macron talk Covid-19, climate change

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 16, 2021 06:20 AM IST
Harris's office released a statement saying she had expressed her commitment "to revitalizing the transatlantic alliance."
As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, McCarthy signed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan
As head of the Environmental Protection Agency, McCarthy signed the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan

Who’s who on Joe Biden’s sprawling climate team

Bloomberg |
UPDATED ON JAN 27, 2021 07:00 PM IST
President Joe Biden has already assembled an unprecedented team of White House climate advisers and installed climate experts in roles that haven’t typically been thought to require environmental expertise, a sign that environmental policy will be central to his administration’s agenda.
Delhi’s action plan to combat climate change focuses on six vulnerable areas, including energy, transport and urban development which could be affected the most.(Mohd Zakir/HT File)
Delhi’s action plan to combat climate change focuses on six vulnerable areas, including energy, transport and urban development which could be affected the most.(Mohd Zakir/HT File)

Delhi submits its climate change action plan after 8 years

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Joydeep Thakur
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Delhi is the last state to come up with a State Climate Change Action Plan (SAPCC), under the National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC). The union government had formulated the NAPCC in 2009 and called upon the states to prepare their own specific plans.
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