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Centre announces list of tech for carbon credits

The list is actually a wishlist of areas where India would like to attract investments with the carbon credits generated from offsetting of carbon emissions through these technologies then shared with the investing country/company under the market mechanism.

Union environment minister Bhupender Yadav. (PTI)
Published on Feb 18, 2023 12:55 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Agenda 2030: A bumpy road ahead?

The article has been authored by Ashwajit Singh, founder & managing director, IPE Global

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Report 2022 has finally revealed the severity of the social, economic and environmental setbacks endured by the world during the two-years spanning the Covid-19 pandemic.(Shutterstock)
Published on Aug 04, 2022 11:07 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Strengthening implementation of energy-related NDCs to limit global warming

Mehdi Hussain, assistant professor, department of political science, Kirori Mal College and doctoral research scholar, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Power sector is the single largest source of energy-related CO2 emissions, as per the International Energy Agency (IEA), contributing about 32% of global Green House Gases.(HT File)
Published on Apr 26, 2022 12:23 PM IST
ByHindustan Times

For climate cooperation, US, China break through superpower standoff

The deal marks a rare moment of cooperation between the world superpowers who have been locked in geopolitical rivalry.

China's special climate envoy, Xie Zhenhua at a joint China and US statement on a declaration enhancing climate action in the 2020's during the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow on November 10, 2021(Photo by Jeff J Mitchell / various sources / AFP)
Published on Nov 11, 2021 01:46 AM IST
Bloomberg | , Glasgow

Paris rulebook, finance goal to top agenda: Bhupender Yadav

More than 195 countries had evolved and adopted the Paris rulebook – a set of guidelines for implementing the 2015 Paris Agreement at COP 24 in Katowice, Poland in 2018.

Union environment minister Bhupendra Yadav was speaking to reporters following his presentation at a pre-COP meeting underway in Milan. (PTI)
Updated on Oct 03, 2021 12:54 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

Turkey to become last G-20 nation to ratify Paris climate accords

Turkey, the only G-20 country that’s not yet ratified the Paris Agreement, is preparing to seek parliamentary approval for the accord next month, president Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York (AP)
Published on Sep 22, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Bloomberg |

‘Huge amount of investment needed to meet 1.5 degree goal’: Ajay Mathur

We will achieve our 40% target there is no question about it, said Ajay Mathur, director general of International Solar Allianc, in conversation with HT's Jayashree Nandi

Ajay Mathur, director general of International Solar Alliance.
Updated on Aug 27, 2021 10:12 AM IST
ByJayashree Nandi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

US, China to work together against climate change issue joint statement

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.

A vehicle with US special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry on board arrives to a state guest hotel during his visit, in Shanghai. (REUTERS)
Published on Apr 18, 2021 07:05 AM IST
Bloomberg |

New climate pledges 'far short' of meeting Paris Agreement goals: UN

The UN Chief stated that now is the time the global coalition committed to net-zero emissions by 2050 is growing, across governments, businesses, investors, cities, regions and civil society.

The UN logo at the United Nations headquarters in New York. (HT archive)
Published on Feb 27, 2021 07:53 PM IST

Major emitters need to step up, says Kerry after US rejoins Paris Agreement

John Kerry asserted that all 17 major emitting countries including India need to step up and begin lowering emissions.

John Kerry, special presidential envoy for climate, speaks during a news conference in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2021. U.S. President Joe Biden will take executive action on Wednesday to combat climate change, including temporarily blocking new leases for oil drilling on federal lands, ordering a review of fossil-fuel subsidies and other measures to overhaul the U.S. energy mix. Photographer: Stefani Reynolds/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
Published on Feb 20, 2021 10:33 AM IST
PTI | , Washington
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