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India thwarted attempts for limitations on coal at COP28: Bhupender Yadav

An Oxfam report has pointed out that there is no definition of climate finance and we do not know how much climate finance has been delivered, the environment minister said

Union minister Bhupender Yadav in New Delhi on Monday. (PTI Photo)
Published on Jan 09, 2024 10:02 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi

Many small islands have no room for manoeuvre at COP28

Simply put, their goal is staving off annihilation

HT Image
Published on Dec 04, 2023 10:13 AM IST
The Economist

Over 110 nations to join COP28 deal to triple renewable energy

The European Union, United States and COP28 host the United Arab Emirates have been rallying support for the pledge.

Getting the deal into the final U.N. climate summit decision would also require consensus among the nearly 200 countries present. (AFP)
Published on Dec 02, 2023 01:14 PM IST
Reuters |

Water key topic at UN talks, ‘climate change manifests itself’: Dutch envoy

Negotiations on water at COP28 will centre on three topics, the organisers have said.

The Netherlands Special Envoy for Water International Affairs, Meike van Ginneken, delivers a speech.(AFP)
Published on Nov 06, 2023 10:36 PM IST
AFP |

Global warming rate speeds up at 0.2 degrees celsius per decade, scientists warn

Average annual emissions over the same period hit an all-time high of 54 bn tonnes of CO2 or its equivalent in other gases -- about 1,700 tonnes every second.

Steam rises from the coal-fired power plant near wind turbines.(AP)
Published on Jun 08, 2023 05:35 PM IST
AFP |

Egyptian startup turns millions of plastic bags into tiles ‘tougher than cement’

The North African country, which hosted the United Nations COP27 climate summit last November, has in recent years banned the use of single-use plastics in several provinces.

An employee of TileGreen factory works at eco-friendly tile from different types of plastic and waste in the 10th of Ramadan City district northwest of Cairo, Egypt March 15. (REUTERS)
Published on Mar 21, 2023 03:49 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Yagya Sharma

International Climate Summit gets ball rolling for carbon-free energy ecosystem

The International Climate Summit saw the coming together of India and Norway in forging a partnership in green hydrogen production.

A power-generating windmill turbine is pictured here for representation. Climate scientists believe wind power could make it possible to produce hydrogen without emitting greenhouse gases as cheaply as is currently feasible with fossil fuel energy. (Representational Image / REUTERS)
Published on Sep 03, 2021 02:18 PM IST
By, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

India to host global climate meet today, focus on hydrogen power

International Climate Summit 2021: The global hybrid summit is expected to build a dialogue for India's transition to clean energy.

Wind power could make it possible to produce hydrogen without emitting greenhouse gases as cheaply as is currently feasible with fossil fuel energy, say climate scientists. (Representational Image / REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 03, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

International Climate Summit 2021 on Friday, focus on clean energy transition

A major conference on climate change - COP26 - is due to take place in Glasgow from October 31 to November 12, 2021. COP26 President Alok Sharma has said it will be the last chance to ensure global temperature increases don’t exceed 1.5 degrees Celsius - the lower limit of the Paris Agreement.

Boats of fishermen are seen on the shore of the Parana River during a historic downspout in Corrientes, Argentina. The river, which runs through Brazil, Paraguay and Argentina, is suffering its worst downspout in over half a century - a phenomenon believed to be the result of climate change.(AFP Photo)
Published on Sep 02, 2021 12:31 PM IST
By | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

UK PM praises India’s ‘incredible’ solar power strides at climate summit

In his speech to the virtual summit, which was earlier addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi among around 70 heads of state and government, the British prime minister reiterated the UK’s pledge to radically cut dependence on fossil fuels.

The summit, held as a precursor to the UK’s hosting of the United Nations’ COP26 summit in November 2021, included addresses urging the world’s economies to “stop the assault” on the planet and increase their ambition on cutting the greenhouse gases that drive climate change.(REUTERS)
Updated on Dec 13, 2020 06:49 PM IST
London | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh

Stopped by Centre, Arvind Kejriwal talks of anti-pollution measures at C40 Summit via video conference

Delhi chief minister Arving Kejriwal highlighted the measures taken by his government to curb air pollution, including the introduction of the odd-even vehicle rationing plan and shutting down thermal power plants in the city in the C40 summit.

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal addresses C40 summit via video conference.(HT PHOTO)
Published on Oct 11, 2019 04:10 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

For mayors, Centre on no to Kejriwal’s Denmark visit. Misleading, says AAP

The Centre said it denied permission to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to attend a climate summit in Denmark, because it “was not commensurate with the level of participation from other countries.”

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was to leave on Tuesday for the C-40 Climate Summit in Copenhagen, Denmark, but could not do so after the Ministry of External Affairs denied permission.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 10, 2019 06:47 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By

‘Time to talk is over, time to act now’: PM Modi at UN climate summit in New York

The event will be followed by another one on Universal Health Coverage, also organised by UN Secretary General.

The need, Modi said, is a comprehensive approach that “covers education, values and everything from lifestyle to developmental philosophy”.(AP)
Updated on Jul 03, 2020 06:19 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New York | ByYashwant Raj

‘Flight shame’ has Swedes rethinking air travel

“Flygskam”, or flight shame, has become a buzz word referring to feeling guilt over the environmental effects of flying, contributing to a trend that has more and more Swedes, mainly young, opting to travel by train to ease their conscience.

‘Flygskam’, or flight shame, has become a buzz word referring to feeling guilt over the environmental effects of flying, contributing to a trend that has more and more Swedes, mainly the young, opting to travel by train to ease their conscience.(AFP)
Published on Apr 11, 2019 12:05 AM IST
Stockholm | ByAgence France-Presse

COP24: India expresses reservations on Paris rulebook at climate summit

India has expressed its reservation over the lack of equity in the rules relating to global stock-take in the rulebook that implements the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Protesters take part in the March for the Climate on the streets of Katowice, where the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference 2018 is held, Poland.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Dec 16, 2018 09:21 AM IST
Katowice | ByIndo Asian News Service
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