climate change

Nobel laureates Make the Case for Addressing Climate Change

Nobel Prize laureates gathered in Stockholm to receive their awards took the opportunity to stress the importance of addressing climate change. Winners of the prizes in physics, chemistry and economics made the assessment ahead of next week’s presentation of the prizes. The remarks come as a global summit on climate change the COP25 takes place in Madrid. Didier […]

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Cabinet Approves India’s Approach for COP 25

The Union Cabinet has approved India’s approach for the 25th Conference of Parties (COP) scheduled to be held in Spain The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the negotiating stand of India at the 25th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) scheduled to […]

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India Proactively Contributed to Combat Climate Change

India has proactively contributed towards multiple efforts in order to combat climate change, said Babul Supriyo. Supriyo, who is the Minister of State, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, has informed in a written reply in response to a question in the Rajya Sabha on Monday. The minister further added that, India will continue […]

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Is the ‘Lucky Country’ Pushing Its Luck with Climate Change?

Australia, for long the ‘lucky country’ due to a variety of reasons, especially its size, abundance of natural resources and some would say, distance from the rest of the world, is finally feeling the heat from climate change, activists say. Is that true? And How well prepared is Australia to do its bit? Just over […]

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India’s Commitment to Tackle Climate Change Unmatched: Sitharaman

India’s commitment to fighting climate change is one of the best amongst the community of nations, Nirmala Sitharaman has said. India’s commitment to fighting the global challenge of climate change is bold and one of the best amongst the community of nations, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Interacting with global investors at the headquarters of the […]

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The Role of Solar PV in an Urban Heat Action Plan

By: Mohua Mukherjee The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has established that the frequency and severity of heatwaves, and a resultant high number of preventable deaths due to heat-stroke, have risen significantly in India over the last three decades.In India this summer of 2019, the IMD has already reported heat waves across Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Madhya […]

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Australia Offers USD 340 Million in Climate Funding to Pacific Islands

Australia will be granting a USD 340 million climate change package to the pacific island countries to help them invest in renewable energy projects Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that Australia will be granting an AU$ 500 million (USD 340 million) climate change package to the pacific island countries. The move to grant the […]

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Success or Failure of Climate Change Battle Hinged on Developments in Asia: UN

The battle to combat climate change will be a “success or failure” based on the developments in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels The battle to combat climate change will “succeed or fail” based on what happens in Asia, where growing energy needs are increasing demand for fossil fuels, UN officials said.  […]

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Investing in More Resilient Infrastructure Can Save $4.2 Trillion: World Bank

Investing in a more resilient and sustainable infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries can have four times the benefit for each dollar spent, says World Bank & GFDRR The net benefit on average of investing in more resilient infrastructure in low- and middle-income countries would be $4.2 trillion with $4 in benefit for each $1 […]

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