- Jun 18, 2020 09:33 AM IST
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
- Sep 26, 2019 12:31 PM IST
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.
- Mar 04, 2019 02:28 PM IST
The study states that over 518 million hectares of vegetation was planted and the two powerhouses of Asia were the significant contributors
- Nov 22, 2018 03:03 PM IST
"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.
- Aug 09, 2017 12:27 PM IST
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.
- Jan 06, 2017 10:47 AM IST
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.
- Dec 01, 2016 10:10 AM IST
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.
- Oct 15, 2016 11:22 AM IST
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.
- Jan 02, 2013 12:26 PM IST
The richer world is no longer in charge, says Richard Muller. And the issue is not blame; it is to find a practical solution.
- Aug 07, 2012 08:46 AM IST
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.
- May 03, 2011 02:41 PM IST
South Korea will support 30 key technologies in an effort to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions in the next decade, the government said today.