Tag: Climate Change

COP27 | Common But Differentiated Responsibilities on Focus
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COP27 | Common But Differentiated Responsibilities on Focus

The two major international entities which serve as the enabler of climate finance are Global Environment Facility and the Green Climate Fund (GCF). The financial resources are needed to be invested in large-scale initiatives such as solar panels, and electric vehicles, soon, which are notably lacking in developing nations. The ambition fixed by the developed countries on […]

India’s Arctic Policy takes shape with the aim to prepare the country to face challenges like climate change
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India’s Arctic Policy takes shape with the aim to prepare the country to face challenges like climate change

The centre released its Arctic policy earlier this week with the title “India and the Arctic – Building a Partnership for Sustainable Development”. The policy seeks to combat climate change and protect the environment in the region,which is warming three times faster than the rest of the world. The policy documents the history of India’s relationship with […]

India, China, Japan lose billions to extreme weather annually, says WMO report
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India, China, Japan lose billions to extreme weather annually, says WMO report

Extreme weather events triggered by climate change cost Asia, especially India, China and Japan billions of dollars annually, which threatens sustainable development, DownToEarth reports quoting a World Meteorological Organization (WMO) report. Events such as tropical cyclones, floods and drought cause losses of at least $408 billion on an average every year in these three countries. […]

India, US to partner for clean energy agenda; World leaders pledge to cut fossil fuel emissions at Leaders Summit on Climate
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India, US to partner for clean energy agenda; World leaders pledge to cut fossil fuel emissions at Leaders Summit on Climate

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced the launch of a joint climate and clean energy initiative with the United States to “mobilise investments, demonstrate clean technologies and enable green collaborations” in India that could also “create templates of sustainable development” for other developing countries. PM Modi, speaking at the Leaders Summit on Climate […]

India committed to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent from 2005 levels – PM Narendra Modi
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India committed to reduce emissions intensity of GDP by 33 to 35 percent from 2005 levels – PM Narendra Modi

PIB Delhi: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today inaugurated World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 via video conferencing. The theme of the Summit is ‘Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all’. Addressing the event, the Prime Minister congratulated to TERI for sustaining this momentum and said that Global platforms like this are important […]

Creation of artificial lakes due to melting of glaciers a recipe for disaster, says research
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Creation of artificial lakes due to melting of glaciers a recipe for disaster, says research

The recent devastation in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand has once again warned us about the dangers of global warming. Such incidents occur in the Himalayas due to the breaking of glaciers or the breaking of walls of lakes formed by glaciers. The glaciers are continuously melting due to global warming, leading to creation of […]