Paris climate talks

Paris climate meet reaches draft deal, India's concerns visible

The 48-page draft, that still contains all the unresolved options on the key issues at stake, will form the basis on which ministers from across the globe, will try to formulate a binding deal.

Dec 05, 2015, 21:23 PM IST

Paris Climate Summit: Bhutan absorbs more emissions than its population create

Bhutan has promised to keep at least 60% of its forest cover “in perpetuity”.

Dec 05, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Paris climate change summit, Day 1: As it happened

The heads of state and governments have gathered in Paris to set the agenda for the Summit, aimed at reaching a landmark global deal on limiting emissions.



Nov 30, 2015, 23:46 PM IST

Paris Climate Change Conference: Five things you must know!

The Paris climate summit is being held in Le Bourget, France, from 30 November to 11 December.  

Nov 30, 2015, 14:31 PM IST

Good COP, bad COP: Will Paris climate summit prevail?

Leaders from 195 countries are meeting in Paris later this month, seeking to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate.

Nov 25, 2015, 16:26 PM IST

India's plan to cut emissions indicates 'seriousness': UN chief

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, widely known as Conference of Parties (CoP 21), will take place from November 30 to December 11 in Paris.

Nov 25, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

'Developing nation climate adaptation bill to hit $790 billion per year'

Countries do not agree how often reviews should be done, or whether there should be an obligation to automatically ramp up efforts.

Nov 25, 2015, 07:36 AM IST

World Bank sets USD 16 bn plan for climate fight in Africa

The plan will be presented at COP21, the 12-day UN climate summit that opens Monday in Paris.

Nov 25, 2015, 04:24 AM IST

India, China 'most affected by weather-related disasters': UN

The five countries hit by the highest number of disasters are the US, China, India, the Philippines, and Indonesia.

Nov 24, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

Paris summit: Youths warn of disastrous impact

Young people warn that failure to achieve an agreement in Paris will not only have a disastrous impact on environmental issues but will also undermine key social problems.

Nov 19, 2015, 21:41 PM IST

Al Gore hopeful of Paris climate summit success

Gore, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007 for his work on climate change, spoke before launching a 24-hour global event to beat the drum for urgent climate action ahead of the summit meant to forge a pact to limit global warming.

Nov 14, 2015, 09:28 AM IST

NASA steps up efforts to better understand carbon, changing climate

 So far, half of all all carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels and other sources are getting absorbed by the land plants and ocean.

Nov 13, 2015, 09:40 AM IST

Saudi Arabia presents climate pledge ahead of Paris summit

 The pledge, just weeks ahead of a UN Climate summit in Paris, was mainly focused on efforts to diversify the Saudi economy and study the impact on it by international policies to fight climate change.  

Nov 11, 2015, 09:26 AM IST

Enlarging donor base for financing climate change inappropriate: Javadekar

The world leaders would gather in Paris for the 21st meeting of Conference of Parties (CoP-21) on climate change from November 30 to December 11.

Nov 10, 2015, 21:04 PM IST

UN fund approves its first climate aid for poor nations

The GCF said in a statement its board had approved USD 168 million (155 million euros) for eight projects in countries.

Nov 06, 2015, 22:19 PM IST

US consumption level unsustainable: CSE

CSE said if the US did not make serious changes to its "conspicuous consumption", climate change mitigation efforts would not be as successful as the US needed to lead the way.

Nov 06, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Global temperature to rise by three degree Celsius: Study

Researchers found that global emissions could peak shortly before 2030 at 12 percent above 2010 level. 

Oct 28, 2015, 11:29 AM IST

Govt to hold online discussion on climate change

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar will hold a 45 minute discussion "MyGov Talk" on October 26 which will be conducted in collaboration with Google.

Oct 23, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Rich nations stalling on climate finance: Developing bloc

The G77 bloc of developing nations insists that firm funding commitments from developed nations must make it into the core of the agreement being shaped at talks in Bonn.

Oct 22, 2015, 20:38 PM IST

Protect 'blue planet' from global warming: Dalai Lama

The video is part of the campaign by the Tibetan government-in-exile, based in this northern Indian hill town, ahead of this year's UN climate change talks in Paris.

Oct 20, 2015, 19:44 PM IST