Paris Agreement

India will overachieve Paris pact targets by 60%: IEEFA

 The growth in new installed power capacity will lead renewables to generate close to 44 per cent of all electricity consumed in India in 2029-30.


Jul 19, 2019, 17:37 PM IST

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges 700 million euros to International Solar Alliance

France had already committed $300 million euros to the initiative when it co-founded with India a global solar alliance in 2015.

Mar 11, 2018, 23:49 PM IST

Donald Trump names India, China to defend his policy on climate change

Arguing that countries like China and India are benefiting the most from the Paris Agreement, Trump had said that the agreement on climate change was unfair to the US, as it badly hit its businesses and jobs.

Feb 24, 2018, 07:56 AM IST

'Extreme weather events more likely if Paris goals aren't met'

Meeting the Paris Agreement's goal of keeping the global-scale warming to less than two degrees is likely to reduce the area of the globe that experiences greater than threefold increases in the probability of record-setting events.

Feb 14, 2018, 18:56 PM IST

World losing battle against climate change, urge leaders to take concrete action: Macron

All countries have signed the Paris Agreement, which aims to limit temperature to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by cutting greenhouse emissions and investing in green energy.

Dec 13, 2017, 10:33 AM IST

India targets $3.1 trillion climate investment opportunities by 2030: IFC report

India’s ambitious plans to meet its climate targets under the Paris Agreement represent about $3.1 trillion worth of investment opportunities by 2030 in sectors including renewable energy, green buildings, transport infrastructure, electric vehicles, and climate-smart agriculture, says a new IFC report on Thursday.

Nov 30, 2017, 16:48 PM IST

Bonn Climate Conference, 6-17 December 2017: A “not yet” Outcome

Manish Kumar Shrivastava

Nov 18, 2017, 19:34 PM IST

India to play constructive role in combating climate change, says Harsh Vardhan at UN

The objective of the Paris Agreement is to prevent an increase in global average temperature and keep it well below two degree Celsius.

Nov 06, 2017, 23:50 PM IST

Nicaragua will sign Paris climate accord, says President Daniel Ortega

Nicaragua`s President Daniel Ortega said Wednesday his government would sign the Paris Agreement, a move set to leave the United States and Syria as the only two countries outside the global climate pact.

Oct 18, 2017, 22:59 PM IST

India to work for environment beyond Paris Agreement: Sushma Swaraj

Indian External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has said that India will continue to work beyond the Paris Agreement.

Sep 20, 2017, 07:32 AM IST

India ratifies second commitment period of Kyoto Protocol

The Kyoto Protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), which commits its Parties by setting internationally binding emission reduction targets.

Aug 09, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

The heat is rising! Earth may become over two degrees warmer this century

Our planet may see a temperature increase of 2 to 4.9 degrees Celsius over the next 80 years, much higher than the target set by the 2016 Paris Agreement, the study has found.

Aug 01, 2017, 17:16 PM IST

Indian renewable market to witness strong growth: Moody's

As India is moving towards meeting its commitments under the Paris agreement on climate change, its renewable energy market is likely to witness a strong growth over many years, says Moody's Investors Service.

Jun 27, 2017, 15:46 PM IST

India committed to Paris agreement: Harsh Vardhan

Reacting on reports of United States President Donald Trump pulling out of the Paris climate accord, Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that India is committed towards its responsibilities related with environment.

Jun 04, 2017, 09:00 AM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2017, 20:40 PM IST

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.

May 15, 2017, 23:30 PM IST

Bonn climate talks under shadow of Trump threats

The 11-day haggle in Bonn is meant to start drafting a "rulebook" to guide member countries in the practical execution of the pact, which seeks to brake global warming by curbing fossil fuel emissions.

May 08, 2017, 12:20 PM IST

Donald Trump anti-climate ghost hangs over UN meeting

Donald Trump had called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China, and promised to "cancel" the deal as president.

May 06, 2017, 08:34 AM IST

US President Donald Trump calls Paris climate deal 'one-sided'; says will make 'big decision' soon

Trump claimed that it is estimated that for compliance with the agreement could ultimately shrink America's GDP by USD 2.5 trillion over a 10-year period.

Apr 30, 2017, 17:30 PM IST

'Clean' coal won't be viable until 2030, says energy analysis

RepuTex argued that the rising price and the falling cost of energy storage made renewable energy the cheapest source of reliable power in Australia.

Mar 09, 2017, 12:06 PM IST