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Alok Sharma made president of UN climate conference in Glasgow

COP26, the conference of parties of UN climate negotiations, will be the largest summit the UK has ever hosted, bringing together representatives from nearly 200 countries, including leaders, experts, and campaigners.
Alok Sharma has been leading the UK’s climate diplomacy, since assuming the role in February 2020, and will now focus on it exclusively.(REUTERS)
Alok Sharma has been leading the UK’s climate diplomacy, since assuming the role in February 2020, and will now focus on it exclusively.(REUTERS)
Updated on Jan 08, 2021 11:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan

Covid-19 pandemic pushes UN Climate Summit COP26 to November 2021

Alok Sharma, business secretary in the Boris Johnson government and the COP26 president, said: “While we rightly focus on fighting the immediate crisis of the coronavirus, we must not lose sight of the huge challenges of climate change”.
An older man is wheeled towards an ambulance on April 30, 2020 in New York City.(AFP File)
An older man is wheeled towards an ambulance on April 30, 2020 in New York City.(AFP File)
Updated on May 29, 2020 05:56 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar

World getting hotter, more dangerous faster than thought: UN chief

The Paris agreement was adopted by 195 parties at the UN climate conference “COP 21” held in the French capital in 2015 with an aim to reduce the hazardous greenhouse gas emissions.
Nineteen members of the G20, except the US, have voiced their commitment to the full implementation of the deal.(AP)
Nineteen members of the G20, except the US, have voiced their commitment to the full implementation of the deal.(AP)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 07:28 AM IST
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Madrid | By Press Trust of India

‘Shortness of breath, wet eyes’: Pollution pods at UN Climate summit give visitors feel of Delhi smog

One or two minutes inside London-based artist Michael Pinsky’s pollution pods at the UN Climate Conference in Madrid and visitors begin experiencing shortness of breath.
People visit a pollution pod by British artist Michael Pinsky outside the venue of the U.N. climate change conference (COP25), in Madrid, Spain, December 2, 2019.(Reuters)
People visit a pollution pod by British artist Michael Pinsky outside the venue of the U.N. climate change conference (COP25), in Madrid, Spain, December 2, 2019.(Reuters)
Updated on Dec 11, 2019 05:50 AM IST
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Madrid | By Press Trust of India

India’s rain pattern getting affected by global climate crisis

In a report published on Wednesday, climate scientists pointed out that the Indo-Pacific warm pool, a stretch of ocean where the temperature remains above 28°C in the winter months, has doubled in size between 1981 ans 2018.
Scientists have for the first time linked a specific phenomenon brought on by the climate crisis to reduced winter rain in India(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Scientists have for the first time linked a specific phenomenon brought on by the climate crisis to reduced winter rain in India(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Nov 28, 2019 03:29 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi/Mumbai | By Jayashree Nandi and Snehal Fernandes

Paris climate agreement non-negotiable, no compromise on basic principles: India

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.
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.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
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.(Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Published on Dec 13, 2018 09:10 AM IST
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