urgency of climate change]
By Bharati Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 31, 2021 03:00 AM IST
- Our model till date has prevented loss of life and help impacted persons to rebuild. India cannot afford this anymore, because we will be hit by more frequent, more severe cyclones in the coming years.
By Jayashree Nandi, New Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 28, 2021 12:58 AM IST
The figure is significant because most global leaders committed to taking actions that would limit global warming to 1.5°C and well below 2°C by the end of the century while signing the Paris Agreement in 2015.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 09:27 AM IST
Artist Maya Lin has installed 49 dead Atlantic White Cedar trees in a Manhattan park and is calling it the Ghost Forest. Her installation warns people about the dangers of climate change and the threat of rising sea water.
Reuters | , Stockholm
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2021 12:12 PM IST
Global governments appeared to have given up on the goal of limiting global warming to an increase of 1.5 degrees compared to pre-industrial levels, Greta Thunberg said.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 07:06 PM IST
- The case being filed next month before the European Court of Human Rights is supported by the environmental group Fridays for Future, which is helping to crowdfund the legal costs.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2021 07:53 PM IST
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.
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2021 02:42 AM IST
“When most people think about climate, they think about making electricity and about passenger cars mostly. They aren’t aware that there are many other sources of CO2 emissions. Electricity, transport, food, buildings and manufacturing are the biggest areas of emissions,” Gates said.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 10, 2021 05:48 AM IST
In 2015, governments set a global goal of limiting average temperature rise to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius above preindustrial times and set emissions reduction targets as a first step to getting there.
COP24 talks: Some countries unhappy with Paris rulebook, say it doesn’t mention urgency of climate change
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2018 09:26 AM IST
There are some bright spots in the text, though. It talks about setting a new collective finance goal post 2020, higher than the current goal of 100 billion USD per year. The text also urges developed country parties to channel more grant based resources for adaptation to climate change as against loans.