Obama's fight against climate change: Five big steps
Obama's fight against climate change: Five big steps

US President Barack Obama on Monday unveiled what he called the “biggest, most important step we've ever taken” to fight climate change, amidst an overwhelming opposition from several states nationwide.

UN chief welcomes Obama's climate change plan
UN chief welcomes Obama's climate change plan

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today praised US President Barack Obama's plan to tackle greenhouse gases from coal-fired power plants, saying such "visionary leadership" is needed for securing a global climate change deal.

Obama to unveil 'biggest step ever' in climate fight
Obama to unveil 'biggest step ever' in climate fight

US President Barack Obama is set to unveil what he called the "biggest, most important step we've ever taken" to fight climate change, a sensitive issue central to his legacy.

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.

Driverless cars good for our future: Study

 If driverless taxis roaming our cities become a reality, they would not only help cut our expenses but would also greatly reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, says researchers, including one of an Indian-origin.

China puts up ads showing environmental problems in India

China, the world's largest carbon emitter, has put up advertisements at public places depicting the environmental issues in Indian cities like Mumbai to warn its people about the impact of climate change and encourage them to plan future around low carbon development.

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.

Cutting carbon emissions could escalate hunger: Study
Cutting carbon emissions could escalate hunger: Study

 As several nations brace for implementing plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions, such efforts to rein in global temperatures may lead to more people going hungry, a new study suggests.

West will have to pay for damage caused to planet: Goyal

India has asked the West to take responsibility for the damage caused by carbon emissions of the past and propose innovative financing solutions to tackle the global menace posed by climate change.

Canada revises upward CO2 emission data since 1990

Canada revised its greenhouse gas emission data from 1990 to 2013 in a report Friday, showing it had higher carbon dioxide discharges each year, and a doubling of emissions from its oil sands.

Here's how unused CDs and DVDs can help slash carbon footprints

A new study has revealed that unwanted CDs and DVDs can help cut carbon emissions.

''Greener'' alternatives may be harmful too: Study

Transitioning from fossil fuels to electric-powered technology is widely believed to be the best way to lower carbon emissions.

Carbon emissions up risk of US megadroughts

Human-produced greenhouse gas emissions drives up the risk of severe droughts, shows a new study carried out in the US.

Climate change should be collectively addressed: France

Asking the international community to work together on climate change and not against each other, France Thursday warned that a significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is not achievable without equitable access to sustainable development.

World can cut carbon emissions and live well, eco tool shows

 Cutting carbon emissions to limit global temperatures to a 2 degree centigrade rise can be achieved while improving living standards, a new online tool shows.

US must understand India's growth imperatives: Javadekar
US must understand India's growth imperatives: Javadekar

Urging developed countries to walk the talk on climate change, union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday said he expects the US to understand India's "need for growth" that aligns with its bid for greater share in global carbon space.

Government releases book on climate change
Government releases book on climate change

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu released a book on climate change in the capital on Tuesday.

Focus on climate change must shift to 'green credit': PM Modi
Focus on climate change must shift to 'green credit': PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday called for greater emphasis on generating and conserving clean energy as opposed to staying focused on cutting down carbon emissions alone.

UN asks India to set target to cut down carbon emissions
UN asks India to set target to cut down carbon emissions

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Sunday asked India to set an ambitious target to cut down carbon emissions, saying it is in a unique position to lead sustainability, energy efficiency and fight against climate change.

Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers
Climate policy pledges fall short of 2 degrees Celsius: Researchers

A new research has revealed that pledges to reduce emissions in China, Europe and the US give an important step forward, but have fallen short of 2 degrees Celsius.