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'India must work towards meaningful climate deal at Paris'

EcoSikh has been invited by French President Francois Hollande and by the White House this year on consultations on climate change issues for faith perspectives.

Pakistan's 350-word plan to tackle climate change - Watch

Pakistan's 350-word plan to tackle climate change - Watch

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with a few senior aides, arrived in Paris to attend the UN climate summit (COP21) on November 29.

India to give USD30 mn to boost global solar energy generation

The International Solar Alliance was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande Monday on the sidelines of the 195-nation United Nations climate summit here to tackle climate change.

Paris Climate Summit: PM Modi asks rich nations to shoulder responsibilities, launches 120-member solar alliance

Paris Climate Summit: PM Modi asks rich nations to shoulder responsibilities, launches 120-member solar alliance

PM Modi said that rich nations must shoulder their responsibilities in protecting the environment, with funding and transfer of clean technology to poor nations.

Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks: Obama

Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks: Obama

Obama used his speech to over 150 world leaders to salute Paris and its people for "insisting this crucial conference go on" just two weeks after the attacks. 

Climate action plans of poorest nations to cost $1 trillion

Estimates based on plans submitted by the least-developed countries toward a new UN deal to curb global warming show they will cost some $93 billion a year from 2020.

Exclusive: Piyush Goyal optimistic of reaching a deal at Paris climate summit

Exclusive chat with Power Minister, Piyush Goyal on Paris climate conference.

World leaders to discuss climate at Paris meet

Delegates are in little doubt that the shadow cast over the French capital by the terror attacks of November 13 that killed 130 people will enhance the chances of a climate agreement.

Japan to increase aid for new climate framework

Japan annaounces its plan to increase aid for new climate framework ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris next week.

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

Based on data for the first 10 months of the year, 2015 will be the warmest year on record, says the World Meteorological Organization.

World Bank sets USD 16 bn plan for climate fight in Africa

World Bank sets USD 16 bn plan for climate fight in Africa

The plan will be presented at COP21, the 12-day UN climate summit that opens Monday in Paris.

India, China 'most affected by weather-related disasters': UN

India, China 'most affected by weather-related disasters': UN

The five countries hit by the highest number of disasters are the US, China, India, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

Al Gore hopeful of Paris climate summit success

Gore, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his work on climate change, spoke before launching a 24-hour global event to beat the drum for urgent climate action ahead of the summit meant to forge a pact to limit global warming.

French president calls for environmental 'security council'

French President Francois Hollande called Monday for the creation of an "environmental security council" to verify and enforce measures to be adopted at a year-end UN climate summit.

Climate change threatens 55 million in India's coastal areas: Report

Climate change threatens 55 million in India's coastal areas: Report

Achieving the two-degree goal remains a serious challenge.

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Talks on climate deal heat up over bill for global warming

The trillion-dollar question of who should pay for global warming is coming to a head in talks on an international climate pact, as developing countries worry they won't get enough money to tackle the problem.

Rich nations stalling on climate finance: Developing bloc

The G77 bloc of developing nations insists that firm funding commitments from developed nations must make it into the core of the agreement being shaped at talks in Bonn.

EU to set out negotiating stand for Paris climate summit

The European Union is due Friday to formally set out its negotiating stand for the UN climate summit in Paris, including committing to 40 percent greenhouse gas emission cuts over 1990 levels.