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India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

India's green lobby slams Trump for exiting Paris deal

The Agreement was adopted on December 12, 2015 by 195 parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), replacing its predecessor Kyoto Protocol. It was finally ratified on November 4, 2016.

Antonio Guterres appoints Indian to high-level UN climate change post

Antonio Guterres has appointed Ovais Sarmad of India as the Deputy Executive Secretary of UNFCCC.

Paris climate pact to enter into force in 30 days: UN

The landmark Paris climate deal will enter into force in 30 days, after being ratified by 72 countries accounting for more than 56 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, the UN's climate body said on Wednesday.

Watershed project conserves Himachal's ecology, boosts economy

The total outlay of the project increased to Rs.630.75 crore (almost $93 million) from Rs.395 crore.

Take lead in cutting emissions: BASIC to developed nations

India along with other BASIC nations today expressed "disappointment" at the "low" level of support provided by the developed countries to the developing nations in fighting climate change and asserted that it was imperative that they must make "visible" lead in cutting emissions.

Modi meets French minister, hopes for success of climate summit

Modi meets French minister, hopes for success of climate summit

As many as 129 people were killed and 350 others injured in the terror attacks in Paris on November 13.

World leaders back drive for Paris climate deal

Leaders of the world's top economies today vowed to seek a deal to curb climate change at an upcoming UN conference in Paris, according to a draft statement drawn up in tough, all-night talks.

In INDC, India pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions by up to 35 percent

In INDC, India pledges to curb greenhouse gas emissions by up to 35 percent

Ahead of the climate change summit in Paris later this year, India has pledged to curb its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 35 per cent from the 2005 level.

India hosts LMDC meeting on climate change

India on Monday hosted a meeting of Like-Minded Developing Countries (LMDCs) on climate change to prepare strategies for negotiation for the Paris conference slated to be held later this year.

Reliance Power's 100-MW solar project gets nod for carbon credits

Reliance Power on Tuesday said its 100- MW solar power project in Rajasthan has received approval for carbon credits under the UNFCCC.