You are here

India gets USD 43 million from Green Climate Fund to boost climate resilience in 3 coastal states

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 14, 2019

In a move that may positively impact over 10 million people living on the coastline, India on Wednesday kicked-off a USD 43 million project to boost climate resilience in three coastal states in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The project is...

Read more..

At UN Climate Summit, green funds, collective commitment in focus

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 16, 2019

On September 23, when the world meets at the UN Climate Summit in New York, world leaders will speak about their commitment to preventing dangerous climate change impacts by keeping global temperature rise under two degrees Celsius over pre-industrial levels. At the same time...

Read more..

UN fund removes veto power over climate projects

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

Governments will be unable to unilaterally veto internationally-funded climate projects, after a deal was struck on Green Climate Fund rules that had hampered progress for years. Following...

Read more..

Nabard signs $100 mn agreement with Green Climate Fund to boost solar power

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 10, 2018

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard) Saturday signed an agreement with Green Climate Fund (GCF) to infuse USD 100 million into the project designed to unlock private...

Read more..

India gets $43.4 million from world's largest fund for climate action

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 24, 2018

UN-backed fund has approved $43.4 million for enhancing climate resilience for millions of people living in India's coastal communities as part of its efforts to combat extreme impacts of...

Read more..

Green Climate Fund meeting 'disappointing', chief quits

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 5, 2018

A Green Climate Fund (GCF) meant to channel billions of dollars to poor nations said it had had a “very difficult and disappointing” meeting ending on Wednesday, in a new setback after U.S....

Read more..

Green Climate Fund clears $100 million line of credit for Nabard plan

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 1, 2018

The Green Climate Fund (GCF) on Wednesday approved the proposal submitted by Nabard for the ‘line of credit for solar rooftop segment for commercial, industrial and residential housing sectors’...

Read more..

Climate Change: Nagaland pitches project for Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC)

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 7, 2016

Nagaland has also submitted to the central government a project for capacity building as part of the Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) movement, which, in this case, concerns...

Read more..

Climate proofing: Himachal prepares $150 million plan to manage natural water resources

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 22, 2016

Recognising the challenge to its water resources in the face of climate change, Himachal Pradesh has drawn-up a USD 150 million project to manage the state’s stressed water ecology and restore...

Read more..

Pakistan climate project, opposed by India, gets 'conditional' approval

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 17, 2016

Pakistan's climate project in Gilgit-Baltistan region, which was opposed by Climate Fund (GCF) Board meeting in South Korea, got "conditional" nod on Friday after...

Read more..