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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.

France hoping for agreement on main issues before Paris meet

France, Chair of the crucial UN Climate Conference, on Thursday made an impassioned plea to the world to "agree on major issues" before assembling in Paris later this year for inking a "universal and meaningful agreement" to limit global warming to below 2 degree celsius.

India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference

India's can make distinctive contribution to Paris climate conference

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Conference of Parties (COP) meeting to be held in Paris (COP-21) in December 2015 is expected to establish a new international agreement on climate change. 

Hopeful for new accord on emissions at Paris climate meet: Min

After playing a proactive role in the recent Lima climate talks in Peru, India Saturday said it hopes a new global agreement would be drafted this year at the Paris climate conference containing a complete plan for pre- 2020 actions for cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

India to be pro-active in enhancing energy efficiency: Govt

India will be pro-active in enhancing energy efficiency and expanding renewable energy in the fight against climate change, government told Parliament today while giving details of its role in a recent UN-led global meet on the issue.

UN chief to help push for Lima climate draft deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon heads to Lima next week to help spur action on climate change and clinch a draft deal on emissions reduction.

India tight-lipped on the issue of hydrofluorocarbons

 India did not clearly spell out its position on the issue of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) during a key UN conference here as nations debated whether to set up a contact group for discussing the proposed amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase down the harmful greenhouse gas.