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UN report on 'mission impossible' climate target

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2018

An executive summary of the UN special report on limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius will be vetted in South Korea this week, line-by-line, by diplomats under the 195-nation...

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'Kerala rains match climate change forecasts'

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2018

Once-a-century rains that have pounded Kerala and displaced 1.3 million people are in line with the predictions of climate scientists, who warn that worse is to...

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India struggles to stay cool amidst global warming

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2018

India is among the nine most populous countries where people are at risk from lack of access to cooling as global warming continues to threaten health and climate, according to a study of a UN-...

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India plans to cut emission from old power plants to national standards by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2018

Starting next year, India has planned to bring down emission levels of all old power plants to national standards by 2022, a top Environment Ministry official has said. Union Environment...

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Despite the surge in renewables, emission levels almost unchanged

By : sustainabilityo..., May 11, 2018

The rise of renewable sources of energy and their gallant victories over fossil fuels — particularly coal — is now legendary.


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Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy Launches Chapter for South Asia to Combat Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., May 7, 2018

To combat the adverse impact of climate change, the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy (GCoM) has launched a chapter for South Asian countries and urged mayors and commissioners...

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Dramatic action needed on climate change: UN

By : sustainabilityo..., May 1, 2018

The world must redouble efforts to halt global warming before it is too late, the UN's climate chief said Monday as nearly 200 nations kicked off talks in Bonn.


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Developing countries ask rich nations to ratify the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 10, 2017

Developing countries including India have asked the rich nations to ratify the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol (2013-2020), guiding their climate action for next three years, by...

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CO2 levels grew at record pace in 2016: UN

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 31, 2017

The amount of carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere grew at record rate in 2016 to a level not seen for millions of years, potentially fuelling a 20-metre rise in sea levels and adding 3...

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India among highest greenhouse gas emitters in 2016, big coal consumer

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2017

Despite the Narendra Modi government’s claims of being committed to the Paris Climate Agreement, India registered one of the largest increases in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2016, in...

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