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UN chief lists 4 priority areas to address climate crisis risks

United Nations, Feb 24 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday listed four priority areas for the international community to address the risks...

UNEP synthesis provides blueprint to solve climate crisis

Nairobi, Feb 18 | The world can transform its relationship with nature and tackle the climate, biodiversity and pollution crises together to secure a...

Facebook’s climate science info center now in India

San Francisco, Feb 18 | Facebook on Thursday said it is expanding and improving its Climate Science Information Center, and introducing new ways...

Strengthed ties, climate actions, says UK minister ahead of UN talks

New Delhi, Feb 17 | Alok Sharma, an Indian-origin minister in Prime Minister Boris Johnson's cabinet in the UK, has travelled to India to...

Indian-origin UK minister visits India for climate talks

New Delhi, Feb 15 | Alok Sharma, an Indian-origin minister in the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet, on Monday arrived in New Delhi...

Indian-origin UK minister in India for climate talks

New Delhi, Feb 15 | Alok Sharma, an Indian-origin Minister in the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Cabinet, on Monday arrived here for two...

From climate activist to ‘Toolkit Editor’, who is Disha Ravi?

New Delhi, Feb 14 | Disha Ravi has been featured in publications across the world as a young activist voicing her strong opinions about...

Bihar to chalk out climate resilient pathway with UNEP help

Patna, Feb 13 | Bihar is set to prepare a strategy for a climate resilient and low carbon development pathway with the support of...

Climate change may have directly influenced emergence of Covid virus

London, Feb 6 | Researchers at University of Cambridge have revealed a mechanism by which climate change could have played a direct role in...

China, EU hold high-level dialogue on environment, climate

Beijing, Feb 3 | Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng held the first High-level Environment and Climate Dialogue between China and the EU with Executive...

UNSC work in Feb to focus on climate, Covid, conflict

United Nations, Feb 2 | The program of work for the UN Security Council (UNSC) in February will be focused on the global challenges...

Climate change termed as ‘global emergency’ in biggest-ever poll

United Nations, Jan 28 | Almost two-thirds of over 1.2 million people surveyed worldwide have said that climate change is a "global emergency", urging...

64% believe climate change a global emergency: Int’l survey

New Delhi, Jan 27 | Sixty-four per cent of the people who participated in a survey in 50 countries across the world believe that...

UN chief urges donor countries, banks to increase climate finance

United Nations, Jan 25 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged donor countries and banks to significantly increase the volume and predictability...

India among top 10 hit by climate change: Germanwatch

New Delhi, Jan 25 | India is among the top 10 most affected countries in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021 published on Monday...

US rejoins Paris climate pact, WHO under Biden (Lead)

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 21 | Getting to work soon after the inauguration festivities, President Joe Biden has signed orders for the US...

Sonia Aggarwal to be Biden’s climate policy adviser

By Arul LouisNew York, Jan 14 | An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal, was named on Thursday by President-elect Joe Biden...

Europeans more worried on Covid than climate change: Survey

New Delhi, Jan 13 | Forty per cent of Europeans would find it easiest to give up flying to fight climate change, but most...

Germany exceeds 2020 climate target due to pandemic

Berlin, Jan 5 | Germany exceeded its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in 2020 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to...

NIO, NPC sign MoU on oil spill management, climate change

Panaji, Dec 26 | The Goa-based National Institute of Oceanography has signed a memorandum of understanding with New Delhi-based National Productivity Council (NPC) to...

Guterres happy with climate action, sad about Covid-19 handling

United Nations, Dec 25 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is happy with the progress in global climate action, but sad about the lack of...

Dalai Lama to interact with climate activist Greta, scientists

Dharamsala, Dec 21 | Nobel Peace Laureate and spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will have tete-a-tete with climate change activist Greta Thunberg and leading...

UN youth climate advisors want green jobs amid Covid-19

New York, Dec 17 | The need for greater investments in green jobs is at the top of the youth climate agenda for 2021,...

Macron urges immediate action to deal with climate change

Paris, Dec 13 | French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the efforts of the European Union (EU) and China in the past years to advance...

UN chief wants worldwide ‘state of climate emergency’

United Nations, Dec 13 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a worldwide "state of climate emergency" to tackle global warming.Five years after...

UK PM urges using scientific advances to battle climate change

London, Dec 13 | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said scientific advances can be used to battle climate change, a challenge which he...

Argentina announces commitment in fight against climate change

Buenos Aires, Dec 13 | Argentine President Alberto Fernandez has announced the country's new commitment to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and to...

Climate Summit shows surge in action, ambition

New York, Dec 13 | Global climate leaders took a major stride towards a resilient, net zero emissions future today, presenting ambitious new commitments,...

Nations must declare climate emergency, says Guterres

New York, Dec 12 | Nations should declare a state of climate emergency until the world has reached net zero carbon emissions, UN Secretary...

Fijian PM urges action in fight against climate change

Suva, Dec 12 | Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has urged world leaders to act in the fight against climate change."We all signed the...

Achieve $100bn climate finance goal for developing nations: Report

New Delhi, Dec 12 | Meeting the pledge by developed countries to mobilise at least $100 billion a year to support developing countries in...

Green pandemic recovery essential to close climate action gap: UNEP

Nairobi, Dec 11 | The UN Environment Program (UNEP) said that a green coronavirus pandemic recovery could cut 25 per cent off predicted 2030...

Hasina calls for ‘robust’ int’l climate coalitions

By Sumi KhanDhaka, Dec 10 | Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has called for "positive and robust" international climate coalitions to "effectively move towards...

Imran discusses Covid-19, climate change with Prince Charles

Islamabad, Dec 4 | Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan held a telephonic conversation with the UK's Prince Charles and exchanged views on the coronavirus...

Climate change having uneven impact on world’s arid regions

London, Nov 28 | While climate change and rising global temperatures are leading to decline in vegetation in arid regions of the world's poorest...

Second Covid wave further weakens Germany’s consumer climate: Study

Berlin, Nov 26 | The second Covid-19 wave "dealt a blow" to consumer climate in Germany and the forward-looking consumer-sentiment index fell from minus...

Fiji vows to continue battle against climate change

Suva, Nov 23 | The island nation of Fiji on Monday vowed to continue to champion evidence-based action in leading other vulnerable nations in...

Guterres calls for major change in fight against climate disruption

United Nations, Nov 19 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for a major and rapid change in the fight against climate disruption."Major and...

India needs to limit carbon emissions: G20 climate report

New Delhi, Nov 18 | As the world's leading economies are directing trillions of dollars towards COVID-19 recovery packages, a significant proportion is going...

Health experts call on Australian PM to take climate action

Canberra, Nov 16 | A coalition of health groups have written an open letter to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison calling for urgent action...

UNEP calls for joint approaches to combat climate change

Nairobi, Nov 14 | The UN Environment Program (UNEP) has called for integrated approaches to help save nature and combat climate change.In a report...

Green Climate Fund invests $23.1M for vulnerable Mongolians

New Delhi, Nov 11 | A UNDP-supported seven-year project is going to benefit close to one million vulnerable people in Mongolia where climate change...

Dalai Lama greets Biden, says climate change indeed pressing

Dharamsala, Nov 8 | Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Sunday congratulated Joe Biden on his election as the next President of...

Global lawmakers eager to restore US climate leadership

BY VISHAL GULATINew Delhi, Nov 8 | Lawmakers and climate advocates from around the globe have lined up to work eagerly with US President-elect...

US officially leaves Paris Climate Agreement

Washington, Nov 5 | The US has formally left the Paris Agreement, marking the only nation among nearly 200 signatories that abandoned this global...

EU environment ministers partially agree on proposed climate law

Brussels, Oct 24 | European environment ministers have reached an agreement on a partial general approach on the proposed climate law, it was annunced."I...

UN report shows staggering rise in climate emergencies

United Nations, Oct 13 | The first 20 years of this century have seen a staggering rise in climate disasters, a new UN report...

EU lawmakers hail approval of amendments to European Climate Law

Brussels, Oct 10 | European Union (EU) lawmakers have welcomed the parliament plenary's decision to approve amendments to the European Climate Law that envisions...

Prince Charles calls for ‘swift’ action on climate change

London, Sep 21 | The UK's Prince Charles has warned the climate crisis will "dwarf" the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and urged...

Trump dismisses climate change role in wildfires

Washington, Sep 21 | US President Donald Trump has dismissed the role of climate change in the raging wildfires along the country's West Coast,...

Business

Beijing’s new economic forms robust in 2020

Beijing, Feb 27 | Beijing's new economic forms have displayed robust performance in 2020 despite the Covid-19 epidemic, official figures showed.The added value of...