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  • India’s first climate change report offers a stern warning Jun 18, 2020 09:33 AM IST

    India’s first climate change report offers a stern warning

    Though its findings echo similar climate change assessment reports, the ‘Assessment of Climate Change over the Indian Region’ is the first-ever indigenous attempt to document and assess climate change in different parts of India

  • Climate Change | Sorry Greta Thunberg, the world is not ready to tackle the climate crisis Sep 26, 2019 12:31 PM IST

    Climate Change | Sorry Greta Thunberg, the world is not ready to tackle the climate crisis

    Instead of coming to the UN with concrete plans to cut emissions to net-zero, rich countries and large emitters such as the US, Australia, Saudi Arabia, and Brazil skipped the New York summit, while others practically came empty-handed to the table.

  • India, China major contributors to green cover in past 20 years: NASA Mar 04, 2019 02:28 PM IST

    India, China major contributors to green cover in past 20 years: NASA

    The study states that over 518 million hectares of vegetation was planted and the two powerhouses of Asia were the significant contributors

  • Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN Nov 22, 2018 03:03 PM IST

    Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN

    "Without rapid cuts in CO2 and other greenhouse gases, climate change will have increasingly destructive and irreversible impacts on life on Earth," the head of the World Meteorological Organization Petteri Taalas said in a statement.

  • India ratifies 2nd commitment period of Kyoto Protocol Aug 09, 2017 12:27 PM IST

    India ratifies 2nd commitment period of Kyoto Protocol

    In a brief statement, India's Permanent Mission to the UN said that India deposited its Instrument of Acceptance of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol under the UN Convention on Climate Change here yesterday.

  • Govt officials seek zero import tax on LNG in Budget 2017 Jan 06, 2017 10:47 AM IST

    Govt officials seek zero import tax on LNG in Budget 2017

    India is the world's third largest emitter of greenhouse gases and relies heavily on coal, gas and oil imports to meet its energy needs and fuel its economic expansion.

  • China to spend over $100 billion on wind power Dec 01, 2016 10:10 AM IST

    China to spend over $100 billion on wind power

    Wind power's share of the overall electricity mix should be increased to six per cent by 2020, up from 3.3 per cent in 2015, according to a National Energy Administration plan.

  • 150 nations agree major deal in Rwanda to cut greenhouse gases Oct 15, 2016 11:22 AM IST

    150 nations agree major deal in Rwanda to cut greenhouse gases

    About 150 nations meeting in Rwanda agreed a global deal to reduce greenhouse gases used in refrigerators and air conditioners, a Rwandan minister announced to loud cheers on Saturday, a major milestone in combating climate change.

  • Does the US move to address climate change concerns? Jan 02, 2013 12:26 PM IST

    Does the US move to address climate change concerns?

    The richer world is no longer in charge, says Richard Muller. And the issue is not blame; it is to find a practical solution.

  • Green growth not targets needed for 2015 climate deal Aug 07, 2012 08:46 AM IST

    Green growth not targets needed for 2015 climate deal

    Green economic growth rather than strict targets for cutting greenhouse gases needs higher priority if the world is to reach a deal to fight climate change by a 2015 deadline.

  • SKorea to support 30 technologies to cut greenhouse gases May 03, 2011 02:41 PM IST

    SKorea to support 30 technologies to cut greenhouse gases

    South Korea will support 30 key technologies in an effort to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, the government said today.

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