More global entities, banks need to join hands with ISA: Finance Minister

ISA is working for deployment of over 1000 GW of solar energy and mobilising more than USD 1 trillion into solar energy by the year 2030.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:45 PM IST

Pope says politicians lack `concrete will` on climate

Trump threatened to pull the United States out of the COP21 Paris Agreement, that binds countries to national pledges to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, during a bruising election campaign.

Nov 29, 2016, 01:41 AM IST

Over 120 nations to sign climate deal in April: France

"I fixed an objective... of a hundred signatures and we are now at over 120 signatures," Royal told a press conference in Paris.

Apr 07, 2016, 05:25 AM IST

French ex-FM Fabius says will quit as head of UN climate forum

Former French foreign minister Laurent Fabius will step down as head of COP21, the UN`s climate forum, after being appointed head of France`s constitutional court, according to a resignation letter seen by AFP.

Feb 16, 2016, 03:29 AM IST

Green bond issuance to top $50 bn in 2016: Moody's

New Delhi; Companies globally are likely to raise over USD 50 billion through issuance of green bonds in 2016, up from USD 42.4 billion mopped up last year, Moody's Investors Service said.

Feb 02, 2016, 12:13 PM IST

India, France to work towards implementation of CoP21 goals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated French President Francois Hollande for his "sustained" diplomatic efforts that paved way for adoption of the Paris agreement which was based on the principle of "climate justice". 

Jan 25, 2016, 22:37 PM IST

India has secured its interest in Paris agreement: Prakash Javadekar

India has been a strong advocate of the principles of equity and Common But Differentiated Responsibilties (CBDR) in the climate change regime and the country has been able to "secure" its interest in the recently signed Paris agreement, the government today said.

Dec 21, 2015, 17:21 PM IST

How climate change and global warming affected the world in 2015

Apart from the leaders of the world coming together in Paris for a summit regarding climate change, there have been major discoveries related to the environment as a whole.

Dec 16, 2015, 18:14 PM IST

India's environmental targets fulfilled at Paris: Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar said that he will brief Parliament about the developments in Paris and how it will benefit India.

Dec 14, 2015, 17:33 PM IST

COP21: World unites against challenges of global warming

95 counties joined hands together to save the Earth by fighting the increasing global warming.

Dec 14, 2015, 15:42 PM IST

Climate justice has won, no winners or losers: PM Narendra Modi on Paris deal​

US President Barack Obama called the accord "huge", and touted US leadership in reaching the agreement.

Dec 13, 2015, 13:25 PM IST

Paris climate conference extended by a day

The final version of a deal to combat global warming should be presented on Saturday by the French foreign minister, an official said on Friday.

Dec 11, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

Paris Climate Summit: How COP21 can make or break the world

After two days of hectic parleys and a brain storming session, the key negotiators have finally managed to clinch a deal, resolving main issues between the rich and developing nations and incorporating the concerns expressed by India, to stand united in combating the menace of global climate change.

Dec 11, 2015, 09:49 AM IST

COP21 Summit: PM Modi's book on India's efforts to mitigate climate change released

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said his book "Convenient Action- Continuity for Change" which was released in Paris on Thursday on the sidelines of ongoing climate change summit CoP-21, talks about India's efforts to mitigate climate change.

Dec 10, 2015, 10:36 AM IST

Pope launches special Catholic Jubilee year of mercy

 Uttering a centuries-old command, Pope Francis opened a "Holy Door" of St Peter`s basilica on Tuesday to kick off an extraordinary Jubilee year on the theme of mercy.

Dec 09, 2015, 00:36 AM IST

Two or 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming: Goal post to be shifted?

The island countries have raised the demand for a lower cap, saying they stand to lose if the global temperature rises by 2 degrees. 

Dec 08, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

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".

Dec 04, 2015, 17:27 PM IST

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.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:35 PM IST

'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.

Dec 03, 2015, 18:00 PM IST

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.

Dec 02, 2015, 18:56 PM IST