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Bid for environmental rights pact kicks off in Paris

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 27, 2017

Politicians, legal experts and activists will launch a campaign in Paris on Saturday for a global pact to protect the human right to a clean, healthy environment.

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California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 7, 2017

With President Donald Trump pulling the US out of the Paris climate accord, China and California signed an agreement on Tuesday to work together on reducing emissions, as the state's governor...

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Paris Agreement: Formal US exit possible only in 2020

By : SustainabilityO..., Jun 5, 2017

It remains to be seen whether French President Emmanuel Macron's riposte to US President Trump -"Make Our Planet Great Again" -will actually encourage nations to remain firm on their climate...

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China's Guangzhou to replace buses with 'new energy' vehicles

By : SustainabilityO..., May 31, 2017

All petrol-powered buses in China's Guangzhou city will soon be replaced with thousands of public buses with greener, more energy-efficient vehicles, a media report said on Tuesday....

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Climate-threatened Bangladesh to impose carbon tax in June

By : SustainabilityO..., May 23, 2017

Bangladesh is set to impose its own carbon tax on fuel next month – despite the hugely climate-vulnerable country producing relatively tiny per capita emissions.

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India no longer needs global support to decarbonise itself: UNEP expert

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

India no longer needs international cooperation to decarbonise itself and needs to pressure countries to remain ambitious, including wealthier countries that need to act domestically and support...

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New Hampshire town commits to 100% renewable energy

By : SustainabilityO..., May 15, 2017

Hanover, New Hampshire, is the 29th US city to commit to a goal of procuring 100% of its energy from renewable sources.

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China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal

By : SustainabilityO..., May 10, 2017

Chinese President Xi Jinping told French President-elect Emmanuel Macron in a phone call on Tuesday that he would uphold the Paris Agreement on curbing climate change.

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Climate talks open in Bonn, with all eyes on Washington

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

Amid uncertainties over future of the US participation in the Paris Agreement, climate negotiators from across the globe, including India, on Monday initiated talks in Bonn, Germany to develop...

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White House climate change meeting postponed

By : SustainabilityO..., May 9, 2017

The White House has postponed a today meeting to discuss whether the United States should withdraw from the landmark international climate deal struck in Paris under the Obama administration....

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