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  • PM Narendra Modi to address Leaders' Summit on Climate on April 22 Apr 21, 2021 06:34 PM IST

    PM Narendra Modi to address Leaders' Summit on Climate on April 22

    Other world leaders participating in the summit include Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.

  • India has opportunity to lead the world on climate change: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen Apr 20, 2021 12:25 PM IST

    India has opportunity to lead the world on climate change: Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen

    “Climate is not only the right thing, the must do thing, it is the right business. And so, what I believe is that India certainly has the opportunity to lead on climate. It is in India's interest. And in the interest of all of humanity we need to address this crisis that is on our doorstep. Every one of us needs to do our part,” Deloitte CEO Punit Renjen told PTI in a recent interview.

  • India may build new coal plants due to low cost despite climate change Apr 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST

    India may build new coal plants due to low cost despite climate change

    Coal's contribution to electricity generation in India fell for the second straight year in 2020, marking a departure from decades of growth in coal-fired power. Still, the fuel accounts for nearly three-fourths of India's annual power output.

  • Climate Change: Apple announces $200 million forestry fund to reduce carbon Apr 16, 2021 09:22 AM IST

    Climate Change: Apple announces $200 million forestry fund to reduce carbon

    Apple's The Restore Fund, launched in partnership with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, expected to have its first projects targeted later this year.

  • India will raise its climate ambitions but not under pressure, says Prakash Javadekar Apr 14, 2021 02:02 PM IST

    India will raise its climate ambitions but not under pressure, says Prakash Javadekar

    Prakash Javadekar said India is the only G-20 country to walk the talk on the Paris climate agreement and "we have done more than we promised".

  • Carbon neutrality — Commitment must balance compulsion Apr 12, 2021 08:35 AM IST

    Carbon neutrality — Commitment must balance compulsion

    India will have to weigh its development need and economic imperative before announcing a “net zero” target at an international forum 

  • How debt and climate change pose ‘systemic risk’ to world economy Apr 08, 2021 06:33 PM IST

    How debt and climate change pose ‘systemic risk’ to world economy

    There is a growing realisation that debt obligations of some countries stand in the way of meeting the immediate needs of their people

  • World Bank, IMF eye ways to link debt relief to climate change spending Apr 08, 2021 07:58 AM IST

    World Bank, IMF eye ways to link debt relief to climate change spending

    The advisers would include U.N. officials, nongovernmental organizations, private investors and even ratings agencies with expertise in sourcing investment, including grants, low- or no-interest loans and conditional debt relief, the document says.

  • US envoy John Kerry heads to India to try and lift "climate ambition" Apr 01, 2021 12:31 PM IST

    US envoy John Kerry heads to India to try and lift "climate ambition"

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government is facing calls from the United States and Britain to commit India, the world's third biggest carbon emitter, to a net zero emissions target by 2050.

  • India baulks at carbon neutral target as pressure grows Mar 30, 2021 04:41 PM IST

    India baulks at carbon neutral target as pressure grows

    India is the world's third-biggest carbon emitter after China and the United States and thus is vital in the fight against climate change currently focused on reaching zero emissions by mid century or thereabouts.

  • With innovative thinking, younger generation shaping response to climate change: Indra Nooyi Mar 29, 2021 11:05 AM IST

    With innovative thinking, younger generation shaping response to climate change: Indra Nooyi

    "We witnessed a clear shift in the role the younger generations play. Rest assured, you not just have a voice, but that voice is being heard by the right people in the right place and in a way that is now leading to action,” the 65-year-old Indian-American business executive said at the virtual ‘Water and Climate Change: Risk and Resilience’ event last week.

  • Climate change may hurt Indian manufacturing due to heat stress on workers, says new study Mar 25, 2021 05:12 PM IST

    Climate change may hurt Indian manufacturing due to heat stress on workers, says new study

    Using high-frequency microdata sets of worker output and a dataset of 58,000 factories across India, researchers have concluded in the paper that the manufacturing units produce about 2 percent less revenue for every one-degree rise in annual temperature.

  • Pimco's unwillingness to invest in Adani to have no impact  Mar 24, 2021 09:00 AM IST

    Pimco's unwillingness to invest in Adani to have no impact 

    Fund houses are shying away from investing in companies that they think add to global warming. 

  • In US, everyone to end up paying for Texas climate crisis: Report Mar 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST

    In US, everyone to end up paying for Texas climate crisis: Report

    According to NOAA, the US suffered an average of 2.9 weather or climate disasters per year, at a cost of $17.8 billion in the 1980s. While in 2020s, the average grew to 6.2 disasters and $51.9 billion in spending per year. The agency expects the average would grow up to 11.9 events and $81.1 billion.

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