UN climate summit

Dia Mirza to attend UN climate summit in New York

The Climate Change Summit will be held in New York from September 21-23.

Sep 18, 2019, 18:34 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

47 poor nations seek monetary support for climate targets

Ahead of the UN climate summit that aims to keep the global average rise in temperatures below two degrees Celsius, a group of 47 poorest nations has sought money to achieve their climate plans and protect people from the devastating impact of climate change.

Nov 03, 2017, 14:42 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

Pakistan's 350-word plan to tackle climate change - Watch

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, with a few senior aides, arrived in Paris to attend the UN climate summit (COP21) on November 29.

Dec 02, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

India to give USD30 mn to boost global solar energy generation

The International Solar Alliance was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with French President Francois Hollande Monday on the sidelines of the 195-nation United Nations climate summit here to tackle climate change.

Dec 01, 2015, 19:28 PM IST

Paris Climate Summit: PM Modi asks rich nations to shoulder responsibilities, launches 120-member solar alliance

PM Modi said that rich nations must shoulder their responsibilities in protecting the environment, with funding and transfer of clean technology to poor nations.

Dec 01, 2015, 00:17 AM IST

Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks: Obama

Obama used his speech to over 150 world leaders to salute Paris and its people for "insisting this crucial conference go on" just two weeks after the attacks. 

Nov 30, 2015, 23:09 PM IST

Climate action plans of poorest nations to cost $1 trillion

Estimates based on plans submitted by the least-developed countries toward a new UN deal to curb global warming show they will cost some $93 billion a year from 2020.

Nov 30, 2015, 18:19 PM IST

Exclusive: Piyush Goyal optimistic of reaching a deal at Paris climate summit

Exclusive chat with Power Minister, Piyush Goyal on Paris climate conference.

Nov 30, 2015, 16:31 PM IST

World leaders to discuss climate at Paris meet

Delegates are in little doubt that the shadow cast over the French capital by the terror attacks of November 13 that killed 130 people will enhance the chances of a climate agreement.

Nov 29, 2015, 14:45 PM IST

Japan to increase aid for new climate framework

Japan annaounces its plan to increase aid for new climate framework ahead of the UN climate conference in Paris next week.

Nov 26, 2015, 11:56 AM IST

2015 set to be hottest year on record: UN

Based on data for the first 10 months of the year, 2015 will be the warmest year on record, says the World Meteorological Organization.

Nov 26, 2015, 09:34 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

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

French president calls for environmental 'security council'

French President Francois Hollande called Monday for the creation of an "environmental security council" to verify and enforce measures to be adopted at a year-end UN climate summit.

Nov 10, 2015, 01:48 AM IST

Climate change threatens 55 million in India's coastal areas: Report

Achieving the two-degree goal remains a serious challenge.

Nov 09, 2015, 11:39 AM IST

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