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UN climate conference to Donald Trump: `We count on your pragmatism`

UN climate conference to Donald Trump: `We count on your pragmatism`

A UN climate conference Friday appealed to the "pragmatism" of president-elect Donald Trump, who has threatened to pull the US out of a global pact to rein in global warming.

John Kerry talks about India thrice at UN climate meet

John Kerry talks about India thrice at UN climate meet

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday mentioned India thrice in his speech at a global climate meet -- highlighting its growing investments in renewable technologies, draughts and growing pollution.

For climate action, give us cash: India tells rich nations

For climate action, give us cash: India tells rich nations

Developing countries are hamstrung by a poverty-reduction imperative mixed with the expense of energy from renewable sources like wind and water.

India could play heroic role at Paris talks: Greenpeace

Greenpeace, whose Indian arm has been in tussle with the Modi government over cancellation of its license, said it sees India as a "leader in the coming renewable energy revolution".

Paris Climate Conference: Key developments at COP21

Paris Climate Conference: Key developments at COP21

The Paris climate conference will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, envisage to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement.

Honduras, Myanmar, Haiti top risk list: Climate group

Honduras, Myanmar and Haiti were the most afflicted by climate disasters between 1995 and 2014, said the latest edition of the annual index.

'India to cut greenhouse gas emission up to 35% by 2030'

'India to cut greenhouse gas emission up to 35% by 2030'

India has submitted its INDCs which envisages reduction of carbon intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent from 2005 levels by 2030.

Paris pact on water and climate change adaptation announced, India part of coalition

Paris pact on water and climate change adaptation announced, India part of coalition

Almost 290 water basin organisations are engaged under the Paris Pact on Water and Climate Change Adaptation.

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

Google opens online window on toll of climate change

With Street View, you can get a window into some of our world`s changing ecosystems, and learn how nonprofit and other organizations are working to keep our planet healthy

India needs over $1 trn to adapt to climate change: Study

India as a whole, will experience 1-1.5 degree celsius increase in mean annual air temperature from 2016 to 2045, which could have profound implications for agriculture and crop production.

India has set ground rules for Paris climate negotiations: CSE

CSE wants a stable and effective deal and hopes that the provision of fair allocation of carbon space finds clear articulation in the Paris agreement.

Negotiators kick start marathon talks for climate deal

Negotiators kick start marathon talks for climate deal

The Paris climate conference will, for the first time in over 20 years of UN negotiations, aims to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement.

Why Paris climate conference is important for the world

Why Paris climate conference is important for the world

As the Paris summit opens, 183 countries have submitted pledges for greenhouse gas (GHG) curbs to the UN.

200 expressways closed as China is blanketed by polluted smog

200 expressways closed as China is blanketed by polluted smog

The heavy smog is likely to continue in the morning, according to the provincial meteorological centre.

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

Speaking at the UN Climate Conference, Co-Chair of the Green Climate Fund board, Manfred Konukiewitz today said that the Fund is on target and will soon be ready to help developing countries foster climate-friendly development.