climate change

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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South & SE Asia ‘Can’ Transition to Zero Carbon: Climate Analytics Report

According to a new report by the research institute Climate Analytics, the South and South East Asia can shift from their current carbon-intensive pathways to renewable energy The South And South East Asian economies can fuel economic growth, boost sustainable development and overcome energy poverty while avoiding life-threatening pollution and environmental degradation while transitioning to […]

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Around $1 Billion Approved for Environment & Climate Change at GEF

At the latest Global Environment Facility’s meet held in Washington, countries today approved programs and projects worth almost $1 billion to tackle growing threats to the environment At the 56th GEF Council meeting Countries approved programmes and projects close to $1 billion as they boost their efforts to tackle growing threats to the environment and […]

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New Zealand Plans to Go Carbon Neutral by 2050

“Agriculture is incredibly important to New Zealand, but it also needs to be part of the solution,” Climate Change Minister James Shaw said.  New Zealand introduced legislation Wednesday to make the South Pacific nation carbon neutral by 2050, although greenhouse gas emissions from the economically vital agricultural sector will not have to meet the commitment. […]

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ADB Granted Nearly USD 4 Bn in Sovereign Loans and Co-Financing to India in 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) committed to providing nearly USD 4 billion in sovereign loans to India in 2018, the highest level of assistance since sovereign operations began in the country in 1986, said the annual report of the multilateral lending agency. In total, ADB, owned by 68 member countries, committed a total of USD […]

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Promote RE to Ensure Energy Security & Protect Climate : Naidu

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for the promotion of new and renewable energy in a big way. He said moving to renewable would not just ensure energy security but also protect the climate, reduce pollution. ‘Adequate growth in renewable energy would serve a dual purpose – firstly, it would contribute […]

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Tata Power-DDL Sensitizing Over 1 Million Consumers to Make ‘Earth Hour’ a Success

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL), is sensitizing over 1 million consumers to join WWF’s global campaign for raising awareness on climate change issues – ‘Earth Hour’. ‘Earth Hour’ will be observed worldwide on Saturday, March 30, wherein people and institutions from across the world will switch off their electrical appliances and non-essential lighting for […]

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