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.

India will walk the energy efficiency path aggressively: Javadekar

With the crucial UN climate change conference slated for later this year, India today said that it will walk the energy efficiency path aggressively in reducing its carbon emission intensity and urged developed nations to do the same "vigorously".

Javadekar urges developed world to stick to old agendas at Paris conference

 Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.

Green Climate Fund of $100 billion/year not enough to tackle climate change: India

India today said the commitment by some developed nations to generate USD 100 billion towards Green Climate Fund (GCF) every year by 2020 will not prove sufficient to tackle the climate change issues.

China sets CO2 target, garners praise

China, the world`s top CO2 polluter, promised Tuesday to peak emissions within about 15 years, in a move widely hailed as a boost for the global effort to curb planet warming.

France working on minimising carbon footprint during COP21

France is working on minimising carbon footprint that would be generated during the UN Climate Change Conference (COP21), which the European nation will host later this year in Paris.

Climate: G7, EU still lag 2 C pathway, says monitor

The major industrialised economies are far off track in helping the world meet the UN`s global warming target, a monitoring group said on Thursday.

UN climate effort under pressure for pre-pact action

As frustration grows with the protracted political process of penning a world climate pact for 2020, rich nations face ever-louder calls to take action in the coming five years to stop planet warming spiralling out of control.

Better education, living conditions can lower greenhouse gas emissions in India: Expert

Improving education and creating favourable living and working conditions are essential for India's transition to a society with minimal greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, said an expert who authored UNEP's latest report on resource use in Asia-Pacific.

Corporate sponsorship of climate talks sparks NGO ire

France Wednesday unveiled a list of companies which will sponsor the year-end UN climate talks in Paris, sparking accusations of corporate "greenwashing" from campaigners.

Political mood good for climate deal: France's Fabius

Despite "extremely complex" issues, the political mood for reaching a global climate deal this year is stronger than ever, says French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.

India seeks clarity on sources of USD 100 billion climate fund

India Tuesday sought clarity on ways to mobilise the targeted global climate fund of USD 100 billion per year by 2020, saying the developed countries are "nowhere" near the goal and this raises question on the credibility of the commitment.

India can't be forced on parameters on climate change: PM

India can't be forced on parameters on climate change: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday made it clear that India cannot be forced to "follow" the parameters laid down by the developed world on climate change and instead should lead the world in the fight against it.

US climate action plan 'completely inadequate': CSE

A day after the US submitted its climate action plan to UNFCCC, a green body in India today said the targets were "completely inadequate" and "woefully" short of ambition.

US commits to ambitious emissions cut by 2025

US commits to ambitious emissions cut by 2025

The US government formally committed itself on Tuesday to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025, according to media reports.