Tags: Paris Climate Agreement

The Paris Agreement is a Health Agreement – WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that records for extreme weather events are being broken at an unprecedented rate, and that there is a real risk for the world to lose its capacity to sustain human life if the Earth’s climate is further altered by adding ever more heat-trapping greenhouse gases. WHO officials expressed […]

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Climate Change Poses “Incredible Risk” to Cities – UN’s Top Climate Official

Speaking at this year’s Forum on Urban Resilience and Adaptation in Bonn, UN Climate Change Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa warned that the impacts of climate change are “an incredible risk” to many cities throughout the world. “They will affect their infrastructure, their economies, and the lives of people living there. But we can avoid the worst of […]

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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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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 and France signs pact to deepen cooperation in environment field

India and France signed a pact to deepen their cooperation in the field of environment while affirming their commitment to lead the fight against climate change. A day ahead of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) summit here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron also welcomed the coming into force of the Framework […]

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Climate change may lead to an increase in sea level by leaps and bounds: NASA

The sea level may rise twice as high by 2100 as previously estimated as a result of climate change, a new NASA study says. According to the findings detailed in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, rise in sea level may increase by up to 65 centimeteres in the next 80 years, […]

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Climate change has resulted in substantial reduction of the country’s coral cover and growth: WWF

Climate change has resulted in “substantial” reduction of the country’s coral cover and growth in the last two decades, according to conservation group WWF India which has stressed the need for formulating a “holistic” approach for their protection. It said the connectivity of India’s freshwater, coastal, offshore and marine systems must be taken into account when conserving such […]

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Climate change- To mitigate or to adapt?

2017 was the hottest non-El Nino year in the history of earth! It was a year of natural disasters. The impact of climate change is becoming more visible than ever with wildfires, hurricanes, tropical storms, famines, and avalanches rocking different parts of the world. But the sad truth is that the American President, Donald Trump, […]

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