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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.
Published on Sep 22, 2021 12:37 PM IST
Climate Action Tracker (CAT) analyzed President Joe Biden's plans to decarbonize the electricity sector, commercial buildings and new vehicle fleet.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 05:59 PM IST
Reuters | , Washington
On Friday, the US officially returned to the Paris climate accord, 107 days after it left at the behest of former president Donald Trump.
Published on Feb 20, 2021 11:16 AM IST
PTI | , United Nations
Despite the excitement over the US return to global negotiations, climate negotiators say the path forward will not be easy.
Published on Feb 19, 2021 07:01 PM IST
Reuters | , Washington
Historically the USA has 25% of all emissions, Europe has 22% whereas China has 13% and India, only 3%, the minister said.
Updated on Dec 11, 2020 01:07 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |hindustantimes.com | Edited by Poulomi Ghosh
This is the first target set by the UK following its exit from the European Union (EU) and Johnson said it demonstrated Britain’s leadership in tackling climate change, having already cut carbon emissions more than any similar developed country and being the first major economy to legislate for net zero emissions by 2050.
Updated on Dec 04, 2020 05:16 PM IST
London |Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
The UN is ramping up its efforts for a Dec. 12 climate summit in France on the 5th anniversary of the 2015 Paris climate agreement.
Updated on Dec 02, 2020 08:20 PM IST
The election of Joe Biden as the president of the United States is good news for the environment
Updated on Nov 10, 2020 11:32 AM IST
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.
Published on Nov 09, 2020 12:10 PM IST
Sydney |Reuters | Posted by Srivatsan K C
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.
Published on Sep 26, 2020 03:58 PM IST
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.
Updated on Sep 15, 2020 07:24 AM IST
Washington |Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
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.
Updated on May 14, 2020 01:36 AM IST
New Delhi |hindustantimes.com| Edited by Anubha Rohatgi
Instead of focusing only on data, take into the qualitative aspects of the resource too
Updated on Dec 31, 2019 08:20 PM IST
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.
Updated on Nov 07, 2019 05:56 PM IST
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 the pace needed to meet energy transition targets.
Updated on Sep 23, 2019 07:25 AM IST
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.
Updated on Jul 24, 2019 03:20 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi
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 Bank Report
Updated on Mar 01, 2019 08:39 AM IST
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.
Published on Dec 13, 2018 09:10 AM IST
Poland |Press Trust of India
It is vital to institutionalise effective mechanisms for reporting of air pollution-related disease burden at last mile locations
Updated on Dec 12, 2018 04:35 PM IST
Governments and international institutions must help companies and cities accelerate this green transition
Updated on Dec 04, 2018 06:38 PM IST
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.
Published on Dec 04, 2018 07:54 AM IST
New Delhi |Jayashree Nandi
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. This is an ambitious target though not unrealistic.
Updated on Nov 16, 2018 03:11 PM IST
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 valuation of the services that the world’s natural wealth provide.
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 05:08 PM IST
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 make a difference to the quality of life of this generation, but will leave an indelible mark on generations to come.
Updated on Aug 11, 2018 05:50 PM IST
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.
Updated on Jun 20, 2018 07:09 AM IST
Reuters, Washington | HT Correspondent
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.
Updated on May 29, 2018 12:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Soma Das
Bloomberg will continue to provide money for the pact if the United States does not rejoin the Paris climate agreement.
Updated on Apr 23, 2018 09:06 AM IST
Reuters, Washington |Reuters
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
Updated on Mar 27, 2018 01:55 PM IST