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Climate Change

Biden invites Modi to climate summit

By Arul Louis, March 27 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has invited 40 heads of state, including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to join him for the World Leaders Summit on Climate to be hosted by his administration on...

Climate Summit shows surge in action, ambition

New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Global climate leaders took a major stride towards a resilient, net zero emissions future today, presenting ambitious new commitments, urgent actions and concrete plans to confront the climate crisis. Co-convened by the United Nations, the...

Despite Covid lockdowns, world heads to temperature rise: UN report

Nairobi, Dec 9 (IANS): A green pandemic recovery could cut upto 25 per cent off predicted 2030 greenhouse gas emissions and bring the world closer to meeting the two degree celsius goal of the Paris Agreement on climate change, said...

2020 on track to be one of three warmest years on record

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Climate change continued its relentless march in 2020, which is on track to be one of the three warmest years on record. 2011-2020 will be the warmest decade on record, with the warmest six years all...

India needs to limit carbon emissions: G20 climate report

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the world's leading economies are directing trillions of dollars towards COVID-19 recovery packages, a significant proportion is going to fossil fuel industries without climate-related conditions, risking clean energy opportunities in the coming decade,...

I have to use my voice to educate people about climate change: Bhumi Pednekar

Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar, who has taken up the cause of climate conservation to raise awareness among fellow Indians, says she wants to use her voice to bring about positive change. "I always had this fear," she claimed,...

Norway see India as an important player against climate change

Gandhinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Norway on Sunday said that it saw India as an important player against climate change and that both countries could play leading role in tackling the global issues of environment and climate change. Union Minister for...

Show titled ‘India 2050’ based on climate change on TV soon

Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) A documentary show titled "India 2050", which will unravel the potential dangers of uncontrolled environmental degradation and climate change in India, will soon find its way onto the small screen. The show, which gives a sneak...

The world is watching: UN Chief at climate talks

Madrid, Dec 12 (IANS) United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday in a stern warning called on the nations advocating for fossil fuels and creating roadblocks in carbon neutral transition asking them to end those activities soon. "I also call...

India criticised developed countries for not meeting the emission targets

New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In severe criticism of the developed countries for not meeting the emission targets, India has said that not even 2 per cent of the promised amount of $ 1 trillion for climate change programme...

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Easing lockdown could lead to 3rd Covid-19 wave in UK: Scientists

London, April 12 (IANS) British scientists have warned that the British government is risking a third wave of Covid-19...