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UN summit opens with call to tackle ocean emergency

UN summit opens with call to tackle ocean emergency

🕔19:37, 27.Jun 2022

With climate change, bio-diversity loss and pollution exacting a devastating toll on the world’s ocean — critical to food security, economic growth and the environment — the 2022 UN Ocean Conference opened in Lisbon on Monday with a call for

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Global wellbeing is at risk: Guterres warns at Stockholm+50

Global wellbeing is at risk: Guterres warns at Stockholm+50

🕔03:12, 4.Jun 2022

Global wellbeing is at risk and it’s in large part because “we haven’t kept our promises on the environment”, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned at the Stockholm+50 to spur urgent action for a healthy planet for the prosperity of all.

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Canada and India sign MoU on environmental protection and climate action

Canada and India sign MoU on environmental protection and climate action

🕔11:23, 3.Jun 2022

Stockholm, June 02  Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, and Bhupender Yadav, India’s Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to increase bilateral cooperation on climate action, environmental protection and conservation. Under

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‘Stockholm+50 offers opportunity for course-correction for climate action’

‘Stockholm+50 offers opportunity for course-correction for climate action’

🕔13:26, 2.Jun 2022

Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav invoked 1972’s statement by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi about poverty at Stockholm, and also said Stockholm+50 offers an opportunity to take transformative actions for course-correction vis-a-vis climate action. New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Environment Minister Bhupender

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VP Naidu calls collective action for combating climate change

VP Naidu calls collective action for combating climate change

🕔05:58, 8.May 2022

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for ‘collective action’ from the people, along with enabling policies, for limiting the impacts of climate change. New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for ‘collective action’

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India sounds bugle for COP27, points fingers at countries not enhancing climate action

India sounds bugle for COP27, points fingers at countries not enhancing climate action

🕔06:58, 28.Apr 2022

Virtually sounding the bugle for COP27 later this year, India on Wednesday noted that some countries declined to enhance NDCs after the COP26 and termed it a serious thing about the future of the COPs. New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Virtually

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Climate change risks reflect in budgetary provisions in Budget 2022-23

Climate change risks reflect in budgetary provisions in Budget 2022-23

🕔07:20, 2.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Highlighting that the risks of climate change are the strongest negative externalities that affect India and other countries, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday proposed several near-term and long-term actions in the Budget 2022-23. A major

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Gap between support, aspiration to combat climate change : India

Gap between support, aspiration to combat climate change : India

🕔22:43, 27.Jan 2022

India on Thursday stressed that the current pace and scale of climate finance and technology support from developed countries are not matching the global aspiration to combat climate change, and called for action and implementation of commitments. New Delhi, Jan

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Climate change cannot be ignored or neglected: German envoy

Climate change cannot be ignored or neglected: German envoy

🕔18:45, 18.Dec 2021

Shimla, Dec 18 (IANS) Climate change is a topic that cannot be ignored or neglected anymore. It manifests in different ways and support from developed countries is required for developing countries, German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, said on Saturday.

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‘Public participation key to achieving cleaner air for all’: Environment Minister

‘Public participation key to achieving cleaner air for all’: Environment Minister

🕔09:49, 24.Nov 2021

Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change (EF & CC), Bhupender Singh Yadav has called for a concerted action by all to contain the growing menace of air pollution in Indian cities. Inaugurating a two-day sensitization-cum-review

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Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

Climate change will impact water cycle, food security: Shekhawat

🕔17:17, 16.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat on Tuesday said climate change will impact the water cycle and therefore affect food security but effective water conservation is possible only with community participation. “Climate change is already

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COP26: Battle over coal, fossil fuels in final hours

COP26: Battle over coal, fossil fuels in final hours

🕔21:14, 12.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 12 (IANS) As 197 nations on Friday approached the end of the 26th meeting of the Conference of Parties (COP26) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), it also marks the beginning of the hard work

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‘Message in a bottle’ for COP26 leaders

‘Message in a bottle’ for COP26 leaders

🕔06:46, 12.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 12 (IANS) On the penultimate day of COP26, scientists have deployed plastic pollution tracking devices into the ocean around Scotland. The devices will help scientists understand how plastic bottles move in the ocean and their interaction with climate change

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Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

Despite strain, US, China pledge to enhance climate action at COP26

🕔08:28, 11.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 11 (IANS) Despite strained relations, the US and China — world’s top two polluters — just ahead of the culmination of the 12-day-long UN climate change negotiations on Wednesday in a major development pledged to work together, saying they

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India Celebrates Transport Day at COP26

India Celebrates Transport Day at COP26

🕔22:19, 10.Nov 2021

New Delhi, Nov 10: On Transport Day at COP26, India, represented by NITI Aayog, participated in the fourth ministerial dialogue of the Zero-Emission Vehicle Transition Council (ZEVTC), a global forum on enhancing political cooperation on the transition to zero-emission vehicles.

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COP26: Toolkit to boost clean energy investments

COP26: Toolkit to boost clean energy investments

🕔22:12, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) A new toolkit launched on the margins of the UN Climate Change Conference COP26 on Wednesday aims to unlock clean energy investments for small island nations, many of whom rely heavily on imported fossil fuels for power

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Glasgow agreement calls nations to accelerate coal exit

Glasgow agreement calls nations to accelerate coal exit

🕔22:10, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) After 10 days of hectic parleys, the UK presidency of COP26 on Wednesday released a first draft of the Glasgow climate summit, calling on nations to strengthen their climate targets for 2030 and called for accelerated coal

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Electric vehicle sales set to jump 80% in 2021: Report at COP26

Electric vehicle sales set to jump 80% in 2021: Report at COP26

🕔15:09, 10.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 10 (IANS) Passenger electric vehicle sales are set to jump over 80 per cent in 2021 to 5.6 million units, off the back of unprecedented industry and government commitments around the world over the last two years, according

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Modi shows will, way to tackle climate change: Commonwealth Secretary General

Modi shows will, way to tackle climate change: Commonwealth Secretary General

🕔19:54, 9.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 9 (IANS) The whole Commonwealth will work together, harder and smarter to achieve the targets of the Paris Agreement, an international treaty on the climate crisis aiming to radically reduce carbon emissions. And India is an intrinsic partner in

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New $345mn programme to transform food systems in 27 nations

New $345mn programme to transform food systems in 27 nations

🕔19:47, 9.Nov 2021

Glasgow, Nov 9 (IANS) At an event at the ongoing COP26 in Glasgow, a new $345 million, seven-year programme, The Food Systems, Land Use and Restoration Impact Program (FOLUR), will launch projects in 27 countries, targeting the production and value chains

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