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Monday, Nov 30, 2020

Paris climate agreement

Nov 09, 2020 19:58
The election of Joe Biden as the president of the United States is good news for the environment read more
Nov 09, 2020 12:10
The United States formally withdrew from the Paris climate agreement last week, but Biden has promised to rejoin the Paris pact, and also commit to net zero emissions by 2050. read more
Sep 26, 2020 15:58
In China’s case, sweeping reforms will have to be carried out across dozens of regions run by local governments that may not share the zeal for reaching the 2060 goal. read more
Sep 15, 2020 07:22
Harris recounted how she and her team got a call that Biden wanted to talk and then got another call where she was told Biden wanted to do a zoom call. read more
May 14, 2020 01:35
If the new estimates of rise in sea-level were to come true, it could affect around 770 million people or about 10% of the world’s population that lives less than 16 feet or five metres above sea level. read more
Dec 31, 2019 20:19
Instead of focusing only on data, take into the qualitative aspects of the resource too read more
Nov 07, 2019 17:53
By moving out of the Paris deal, the US is not only jeopardising the US and the rest of the world’s future, but is also leaving the field wide open for China to corner the growing renewable energy market. read more
Sep 23, 2019 07:25
The report by the U.N.-backed Principles of Responsible Investing (PRI), representing investors with $86 trillion of assets under management, joins a growing chorus of warnings that forecasts and investments by oil and gas companies are out of sync with... read more
Jul 24, 2019 11:01
The goal of the UN summit is to call on world leaders to enhance their NDCs in line with the aim of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 45% over the next decade and to net zero emissions by 2050. read more
Feb 28, 2019 20:01
In India, forest fires peak during the dry months of March or April before the arrival of the monsoon. To minimise the risk of such fires, the forest departments must improve their management protocols by addressing certain challenges, says a 2018 World... read more
Dec 13, 2018 09:10
India and the other developing countries strongly resisted their move, citing the historical responsibility of the developed nations in emitting carbon dioxide, contributing to global warming. read more
Dec 07, 2018 07:21
It is vital to institutionalise effective mechanisms for reporting of air pollution-related disease burden at last mile locations read more
Dec 04, 2018 17:33
Governments and international institutions must help companies and cities accelerate this green transition read more
Dec 04, 2018 07:54
India plans to partner with the private sector in scaling up its agro-forestry efforts. This is, however, a controversial subject because environmental activists are against India allowing any private or corporate forestry projects on forest land. read more
Nov 16, 2018 15:11
Given the cement industry’s achievements in energy efficiency and use of fly ash and steel industry slag, taking alternative fuel usage, including the existing commitment to use plastic waste, to the European level of 40% by 2025 should be worth attempting.... read more