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India accounts for the highest number of deaths among G20 nations due to air pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 26, 2019

More than a million people die in India every year as a result of outdoor air pollution, due to stroke, heart disease, lung cancer and chronic respiratory diseases and, compared to the total population, this is the highest level in the Group of Twenty (G20) countries, Climate...

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G20 urges 'strong and effective action' on climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 17, 2014

The world's most powerful economies Sunday urged "strong and effective action" on climate change, catapulting the issue onto the final statement of G20 talks despite pressure from Australia to stick to economic matters. 
 
The grouping, which includes the world's...

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India under pressure to lay out climate plans at G20 summit

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2014

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott may want to focus on economic growth, investments and jobs at the G-20 summit this weekend, but the US-China climate deal on Wednesday is set to put emissions on top of the agenda in Brisbane.
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Rio: Rating the environmental stars

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2012

Should nations receive ratings on their environmental performance?

In some ways, they already do; carbon emissions are assessed on in toto and per capita bases, deforestation rates are calculated.

But is it possible - is it desirable - to put all of this...

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Subject Tags: G20 , India , Saudi Arabia

Environmental Groups Blast G20 Summit

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 29, 2010

Environmental groups say world leaders have failed to address the climate issue at the G20 summit in Toronto, Canada. The executive director of Greenpeace USA, Phil Radford, summed up the G20 summit from his perspective.

"It is like a meal where you ask your friends to...

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Subject Tags: G20

G20 summit drops clean-energy pledge

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2010

The leaders of the world's 20 most powerful developed and developing states (G20) on Sunday dropped a pledge to invest in climate-friendly energy generation from their final summit statement.

Climate change topped the world agenda last year, but was eclipsed after the...

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Subject Tags: energy , G20

G20 summit drops clean-energy pledge

By : sustainabilityo..., Jun 28, 2010

The leaders of the world's 20 most powerful developed and developing states (G20) on Sunday dropped a pledge to invest in climate-friendly energy generation from their final summit statement.

Climate change topped the world agenda last year, but was eclipsed after the...

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Subject Tags: energy , G20

Climate friendly policies pay off: Study

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 6, 2009

Climate-friendly policies not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions and bring environmental benefits, they also boost and diversify the economy, reveals a recent study analysing some 100 climate policies of G20 countries.

Carried out by think tanks Ecofys and...

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Subject Tags: Environment , G20

G20 hasn't fixed money to fight climate change: NGOs

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2009

 
 

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Subject Tags: G20 , Technology

Climate groups dismayed at G20

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 26, 2009

CLIMATE change campaigners have expressed dismay after the leaders of the world's most important economies failed to earmark funds to pay for a deal to cut carbon emissions.

States are due to hold a global summit - billed as the last chance to halt...

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Subject Tags: G20 , Social Issues