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Sunday, Oct 20, 2019
news about Paris climate agreement
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
Oct 30, 2018 17:08
One reason why the destruction in the name of “development” happens is that nature’s economic worth is invisible. Today, many economists are trying to point out that a nation’s progress should include its natural capital base and so there should be the... read more
Aug 11, 2018 17:14
These climate effects are likely to be less damaging if countries meet their commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement. Given the uncertainty about the path that countries will take, it needs to be remembered that decisions taken today will not only... read more
Jun 20, 2018 07:09
Washington’s withdrawal is the latest US rejection of multilateral engagement after it pulled out of the Paris climate agreement and the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. read more
May 29, 2018 12:26
If global warming levels can be limited, it can reduce cases of dengue and stop it from spreading to areas where incidence is currently low. read more
Apr 23, 2018 09:06
Bloomberg will continue to provide money for the pact if the United States does not rejoin the Paris climate agreement. read more
Mar 27, 2018 13:55
Science, Technology & Innovation (STI) will not only accelerate development, but will also change the distribution of resources depending on who can control and access technology read more