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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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Report Projects India Will Exceed its Paris Agreement Target

A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including hydro) by 2029-30, and exceed its Paris Agreement target of 40%. A new report has projected that India is likely to obtain 63% of its installed power capacity from non-fossil fuel sources (including […]

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India to Exceed Climate Compliance Commitments Under Paris Agreement

A new report has predicted that India will exceed the compliance commitment it made to address climate change through green energy installations under the landmark Paris agreement. Moody’s Investor Service, a global credit rating agency recently released its latest report, “Power Asia – Climate goals, declining costs of renewables signal decreasing reliance on coal power”. The report revealed […]

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China’s Target of 20% Renewables by 2030, Considerably Harder

Tripling the share of non-fossil fuels will require a major overhaul of China’s recalcitrant power sector and the full deployment of a fledgling emissions trading system, they said in the journal Nature Communications.  China can easily meet its Paris climate pledge to peak its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, but sourcing 20 percent of its energy […]

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IIED Shows New Ways To Channel Climate Funds To Meet Paris Agreement

The latest research by IIED released at the One Planet Summit in Nairobi makes a strong case for ways that climate money could be used to actually make an effect on climate change. The One Planet Summit is hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron and Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi, today to help accelerate and […]

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Australia Could Meet Its Paris Agreement Targets 5 Years In Advance : ANU

Australian National University has found that Australia is installing renewable energy faster than any other country, helping it to meet its entire Paris Agreement emissions reduction targets five years early. According to new research conducted by the Australian National University, the pipeline for new wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) electricity systems in the country is about […]

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Cabinet Gives Approval to India’s Approach for COP 24

The key focus of meeting was to finalize guidelines for implementation of Paris Agreement in post 2020 period. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating stand of India at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change […]

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Three Essential S’s of Climate Finance

The discussion paper finds serious concerns with the various numbers on climate finance reported by the developed countries. On the sidelines of COP 24 to UNFCCC in Poland, the Department of Economic Affairs has released a discussion paper entitled ‘3 Essential ‘S’s of Climate Finance – Scope, Scale and Speed: A Reflection’. The discussion paper examines […]

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Braking Global Warming at 1.5 Degree Celsius Calls ‘Unprecedented Changes’: IPCC

IPCC has, on its shoulders, the task of providing the policymakers with a regular assessment of the scientific basis of climate change along with its impacts and future risks like global warming. While hundreds of scientists and government representatives from across the world contributing their inputs on climate change and resultant increasing global warming during […]

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