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Climate change reaching ‘point of no return’ : UN chief

Climate change reaching ‘point of no return’ : UN chief

🕔10:29, 2.Dec 2019

Madrid, Dec 2 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that global warming could reach a “point of no return” and that efforts to curb the consequences of the climate crisis so far had been inadequate. “The point of no return

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India committed to restore more degraded land : Javadekar

India committed to restore more degraded land : Javadekar

🕔21:03, 13.Sep 2019

Greater Noida, Sep 13 (IANS) India is working to address the issues of climate change, biodiversity and land degradation in synergy, according to Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar. “We are now not only planning and documenting, but

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Modi has recommitted to leading climate change fight: UN official

Modi has recommitted to leading climate change fight: UN official

🕔13:01, 28.Aug 2019

United Nations, Aug 28  Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue to lead the fight against climate change at his meeting with Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, according to an official organising September’s UN summit on climate change. Modi made the

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Yoga is force for fighting climate change, fostering global harmony: UN

Yoga is force for fighting climate change, fostering global harmony: UN

🕔10:22, 21.Jun 2019

United Nations, June 21  Deputy UN Secretary-General Amina Mohammed has said that yoga can help the world in these troubled times by inspiring the adoption of a sustainable lifestyle to fight climate change and by promoting tolerance and peace. Addressing

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Catastrophic warning: Delhi’s average temperature spikes 1 degree, Kolkata 1.2 degrees

Catastrophic warning: Delhi’s average temperature spikes 1 degree, Kolkata 1.2 degrees

🕔15:16, 7.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The average temperature in the national capital increased by one degree Celsius, by 0.7 degree in Mumbai, 0.6 degree in Chennai and 1.2 degrees in Kolkata in over a century-and-a-half. These startling revelations by Britain-based CarbonBrief

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Climate directly linked to culture, says Modi after getting UNEP award

Climate directly linked to culture, says Modi after getting UNEP award

🕔15:36, 3.Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Climate and culture are directly linked as without this calamity cannot be avoided, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after he was conferred the ‘Champions of Earth’ award of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) here on Wednesday.

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Developing countries need support to combat climate change: India

Developing countries need support to combat climate change: India

🕔23:27, 22.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 22  Reminding the developed world of their commitments to developing countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said developing countries need support to combat climate change. Speaking at a European Union (EU) High Level Event on

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India, Nordic nations agree to deepen cooperation in innovation, climate change

India, Nordic nations agree to deepen cooperation in innovation, climate change

🕔11:25, 18.Apr 2018

Stockholm, April 18 India and the five Nordic nations of Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland on Tuesday agreed to deepen cooperation in innovation and climate change in the first India-Nordic Summit held here during the course of Indian Prime Minister

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Technology, public mobilisation will defeat climate change: UN

Technology, public mobilisation will defeat climate change: UN

🕔10:31, 6.Mar 2018

United Nations, March 6  Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is betting that the battle against climate change will be won through the technological advances and public mobilisation even if governments fail to act. While “there are reasons to be alarmed” about the

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India and ASEAN countries agree to tackle climate change, price volatility

India and ASEAN countries agree to tackle climate change, price volatility

🕔10:09, 13.Jan 2018

New Delhi, Jan 13  India and ASEAN countries on Friday agreed to cooperate in agriculture and forestry to tackle challenges of climate change and price volatility, along with seeking intervention for livelihood opportunities, exchange of farm machinery and development of

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EU commits to 9 bn euro climate finance

EU commits to 9 bn euro climate finance

🕔20:21, 12.Dec 2017

Paris, Dec 12 (IANS) The European Union on Tuesday announced 9 billion climate finance contribution — the first major announcement made on the historic Paris Climate Change Agreement’s second anniversary — to achieve climate goals. The Paris climate-relevant investments are in

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Fossil fuels pushing earth closer to tipping points, scientists warn

Fossil fuels pushing earth closer to tipping points, scientists warn

🕔22:39, 13.Nov 2017

By Vishal Gulati (18:52)  Bonn, Nov 13 (IANS) Global emissions from fossil fuels and industry are pushing the earth closer to a tipping points, scientists have warned. They say there is noticeable climate change and i’s still about to get much worse

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India ready to finance carbon-capture technology : Piyush Goyal

India ready to finance carbon-capture technology : Piyush Goyal

🕔07:45, 1.Sep 2017

New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) India is fully prepared to finance carbon-capture technology but the developed world’s approach in this area leaves much to be desired, New and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal has said. “The government is ready to fully

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Climate change pushing Asia towards doom, says report

Climate change pushing Asia towards doom, says report

🕔14:59, 31.Jul 2017

Much of Asia may see 50 per cent more rainfall due to climate change, although countries like Pakistan and Afghanistan may experience a decline in rainfall by 20-50 per cent, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB)

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India, UK to strengthen tie-up in green energy, climate change

India, UK to strengthen tie-up in green energy, climate change

🕔10:43, 8.Apr 2017

New Delhi, April 8  Britain and India on Friday committed to support their collaboration in the power and renewable energy under the Memorandum of Understanding on Cooperation in the Energy Sector, which was signed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit

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New Zealand, China meet to discuss climate change

New Zealand, China meet to discuss climate change

🕔09:52, 17.Feb 2017

Wellington, Feb 18  Ministers from China and New Zealand met here on Friday to discuss climate change, and experience and expertise in the field, a media report said.After the bilateral talks, New Zealand Climate Change Minister Paula Bennett said :

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India moves Paris agreement on climate change closer to reality

India moves Paris agreement on climate change closer to reality

🕔10:19, 27.Sep 2016

United Nations, Sep 27  India moved the historic Paris agreement on climate change closer to reality on Monday by announcing that New Delhi would ratify it and submit the document to the United Nations on Gandhi Jayanthi.The move was greeted

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Javadekar signs historic agreement pledging India to fight climate change

Javadekar signs historic agreement pledging India to fight climate change

🕔10:30, 23.Apr 2016

United Nations, April 23  Pledging the India’s commitment to fight global warming, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar signed the historic Paris climate change agreement Friday calling it “the triumph of collective wisdom” in the global race to save the planet.The key

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Canada, US, Mexico to cooperate on climate change

Canada, US, Mexico to cooperate on climate change

🕔09:30, 13.Feb 2016

Ottawa, Feb 13  Canada, the US and Mexico signed a deal in Winnipeg, Canada, on Friday to tap into energy cooperation among the three countries, National Resources Canada said.The Memorandum of Understanding on Climate Change and Energy Collaboration was signed

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Climate change warming world’s lakes at alarming rate

Climate change warming world’s lakes at alarming rate

🕔11:28, 17.Dec 2015

New York, Dec 17  Climate change is warming lakes around the world at an alarming rate, threatening freshwater supplies and ecosystems, says the largest study of its kind led by an Indian-origin researcher.For the study spanning six continents, a total

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