Tags: climate agreement

PM Modi meets Theresa May, discusses climate change

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday morning met with his British counterpart Theresa Mayat 10 Downing Street in London and touted ‘new energy will be added in exsisting ties,’ while discussing climate change. “I’m confident that new energy will be added to our ties after today’s meeting. I’m happy that UK will be part of International Solar Alliance (ISA), I believe […]

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Lack of pollution targets in draft NCAP cause of concern: Greenpeace

The absence of pollution reduction targets of 35 per cent in three years and 50 per cent in five years in the draft National Clean Air Program (NCAP) of the Environment Ministry is a cause of “grave concern”, Greenpeace India today said. The comments of the green body came after the ministry yesterday released the […]

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Six-fold rise in renewables must to limit temperature rise: Report

Increasing the pace of global renewable energy adoption by at least a factor of six — critical for meeting energy-related emission reduction needs of the Paris Climate Agreement — can limit global temperature rise to two degrees, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)’s long-term renewable energy outlook said on Tuesday. At the same time, the […]

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Climate change could raise food shortage globally: University of Exeter

Weather extremes caused by climate change could raise the risk of food shortage globally, a study that looked at data from 122 countries suggests. Researchers led by the University of Exeter in the UK examined how climate change could affect the vulnerability of different countries to food insecurity – when people lack access to a […]

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Bucknell Asks For ‘All Hands On Deck’ To Address Climate Change

What can we do now? That simple but compelling question was at the heart of the sixth annual Bucknell Sustainability Symposium, held March 19–23 on campus. The interdisciplinary event featured faculty-led discussions, student presentations, snap talks, an outdoor movie and a keynote address, all centered on the call-to-action theme “Climate Changes: All Hands on Deck.” “We […]

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Stakeholders discusses market mechanism under Paris Climate Agreement

A stakeholder consultation workshop to discuss market mechanism under the Paris Climate Agreement was held on Sunday. Article 6 of the Paris Climate Agreement includes a number of concepts related to market mechanisms such as cooperative approaches, internationally transferred mitigation outcomes, sustainable development mechanism and non-market approach. There has been a renewed focus on designing […]

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India most vulnerable country to climate change:  HSBC Report

HSBC in its latest report revealed that India is the most vulnerable country to climate change, followed by Pakistan, the Philippines and Bangladesh. The bank assessed 67 developed, emerging and frontier markets on vulnerability to the physical impacts of climate change, sensitivity to extreme weather events, exposure to energy transition risks and ability to respond […]

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