Failing to agree on climate action would ‘not only be immoral’ but ‘suicidal’: UN chief

With roadblocks continuing at the COP24 climate change conference over how to implement the historic 2015 Paris Agreement, United Nations chief António Guterres returned to Poland , to challenge the more than 100 Government leaders gathered in Katowice to find consensus and “finish the job.” “In my opening statement to this conference one week ago…I warned […]

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Harsh Vardhan focuses on India’s solar power, ‘green good deeds’

At the 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change on Monday, Union Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan reiterated India’s solar and public awareness campaigns like Green Good Deeds. “This year the theme of India Pavilion is ‘One World One Sun One Grid’ as highlighted by Prime […]

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CoP24 heading towards a weak outcome: CSE

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), the independent public research and advocacy think tank based in New Delhi (India) believes that the 24th Conference of Parties is heading towards a weak outcome. CSE analysts attending the global negotiations say there are major disagreements between Parties on a wide range of issues (including minor issues) and there […]

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Nabard signs USD 100 mn agreement with Green Climate Fund to boost solar power

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) Saturday signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse USD 100 million into the project designed to unlock private sector initiatives for creation of rooftop solar power capacity across India. The USD 250 million project, to be executed by Tata Cleantech Capital Ltd, will […]

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Swiss solar expert backs ideas to save planet

The Latest on the U.N climate talks in Poland. A Swiss adventurer who flew around the world in a solar-powered plane is using this year’s U.N. climate talks to showcase high-tech ideas for saving the planet. Bertrand Piccard presented three startups Thursday at the climate summit in Katowice, Poland, including a firm that makes refillable […]

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Ahead of COP24, Schneider Electric strengthens its commitment to become carbon neutral by 2030

At a time when the latest IPCC report calls for urgent action to fight climate change, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is accelerating its contribution to meeting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. To mark the occasion of COP24 in Katowice (Poland), from December 3 to 14, 2018, Schneider Electric is […]

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PM Modi to attend two key trilateral meetings on G-20 summit sidelines

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in two important trilateral meetings with world leaders here in Argentina’s capital, during which they would discuss major global challenges and developments. Prime Minister Modi, who arrived here to attend the G-20 summit, will participate in the first-ever trilateral meeting between Japan, America and India and the 2nd Russia, India China […]

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Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse Innovation bags Go Green in the City 2018 award

Schneider Electric announced the winning team of Go Green in the City 2018, its international student case study competition focusing on innovative energy solutions for smart cities. Zvirevo Chisadza and Tariro Cynthia Mutsindikwa of Team Latent Innovations from the Pan African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences in Algeria created a new Organic Photovoltaic Greenhouse System […]

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