PUBLISHED ON APR 18, 2021 07:05 AM IST
The US and China support the Paris Agreement’s aim to limit the increase in the global average temperature to below 2 degrees Celcius and to try to restrict it to 1.5 degrees Celcius, according to the statement.
By Sutirtho Patranobis, Beijing
UPDATED ON APR 15, 2021 04:32 AM IST
Former US senator Chris Dodd and former deputy secretaries of state Richard Armitage and James Steinberg reportedly arrived in Taiwan on Wednesday in an unmarked private jet in what a White House official called a “personal signal” of US President Joe Biden’s commitment to Taiwan.
Bloomberg | | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON APR 14, 2021 03:14 PM IST
John Kerry will meet with Chinese counterpart Xie Zhenhua, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said during a regular briefing on Wednesday in Beijing.
By Yashwant Raj, Washington
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2021 03:14 AM IST
The investment will be “a huge amount”, John Kerry said, which “would allow India to keep track with 1.5 degrees centigrade limitation on the increase of the Earth’s temperature”.
PTI | , Dhaka
PUBLISHED ON APR 09, 2021 04:54 PM IST
John Kerry arrived in Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, to hear what the South Asia delta nation has done to cope with weather extremes and rising sea levels ahead of a virtual summit on climate change that Biden is hosting this month.
PUBLISHED ON APR 07, 2021 09:45 PM IST
Kerry’s visit comes ahead of a meeting of leaders from 40 nations from April 22-23, organized by US President Joe Biden, that aims to galvanize efforts to commit to more ambitious climate change mitigation targets.
By hindustantimes.com | Written by Arpan Rai, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2021 08:01 PM IST
Kerry is on a four-day visit to India, from April 5 to April 8, during which he will meet representatives from the Union government, the private sector and NGOs.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 03:31 PM IST
John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate, is to participate in the Ministerial on Climate Action, according to two people familiar with the matter. Yet no separate virtual session is planned between Kerry and his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, the people said.
PTI | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON FEB 20, 2021 10:33 AM IST
John Kerry asserted that all 17 major emitting countries including India need to step up and begin lowering emissions.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 01, 2021 08:06 PM IST
With the Chinese amassing troops along the border, Indians want to see more, even as they acknowledge that the US will not conduct its foreign policy to please India, echoing a Democratic congressional aide who is normally sympathetic to India but is frustrated by “constant pushing on China”.
By Syed Akbaruddin
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 09:28 PM IST
India has been an overachiever on Paris — but the road ahead is strewn with challenges
Wilmington | By Associated Press | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON NOV 24, 2020 10:42 PM IST
Biden’s emerging Cabinet marks a return to a more traditional approach to governing, relying on veteran policymakers with deep expertise and strong relationships in Washington and global capitals.
Washington | By Associated Press| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 07:52 AM IST
On the second night of the Democratic National Convention, party leaders tried to blend its past with its future.
Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2019 06:30 AM IST
The Swedish teenager has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists after leading weekly school strikes in her country that inspired similar actions in about 100 cities worldwide.