Apr 21, 2021 06:34 PM IST
Other world leaders participating in the summit include Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin.
- Apr 20, 2021 12:25 PM IST
“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.
- Apr 19, 2021 07:29 AM IST
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.
- Apr 16, 2021 09:22 AM IST
Apple's The Restore Fund, launched in partnership with Conservation International and Goldman Sachs, expected to have its first projects targeted later this year.
- Apr 14, 2021 02:02 PM IST
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".
- Apr 12, 2021 08:35 AM IST
India will have to weigh its development need and economic imperative before announcing a “net zero” target at an international forum
- Apr 08, 2021 06:33 PM IST
There is a growing realisation that debt obligations of some countries stand in the way of meeting the immediate needs of their people
- Apr 08, 2021 07:58 AM IST
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.
- Apr 01, 2021 12:31 PM IST
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.
- Mar 30, 2021 04:41 PM IST
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.
- Mar 29, 2021 11:05 AM IST
"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.
- Mar 25, 2021 05:12 PM IST
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.
- Mar 24, 2021 09:00 AM IST
Fund houses are shying away from investing in companies that they think add to global warming.
- Mar 14, 2021 05:30 PM IST
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.