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India Calls on Developed Countries to Increase “Scope, Scale and Speed” of Climate Finance

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2019

The Government of India released a position paper outlining India’s perspective on climate finance. The document was issued to inform stakeholder deliberations under the Climate Finance and Carbon Pricing action area of the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit on 23...

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Climate Change May Cause Water Scarcity For India’s Power Plants: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 24, 2019

Climate change and over-tapped waterways may leave developing countries in Asia, such as India and China, without enough water to cool power plants in the near future, according to a study. The study, published in the journal Energy and Environment Science, found that...

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More coal plants means suffering for another 50 years for Indians: UNEP ED

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

Nearly three years after ratifying the Paris Climate Agreement, India continues to pave way for coal-fired thermal power plants. Under these circumstances, the country would unceasingly keep choking under the toxicity of fossil fuels for at least half a century. “...

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Javadekar reaffirms India's want to grow 'sustainably'

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

United Nations, Sep 22 (PTI) India will grow sustainably and at the same time ensure its citizens get the benefits of development, Indian Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar told a United Nations forum here. Speaking at the 'setting the...

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India, Sweden co-lead industry transition track under high-level UN Climate Action Summit

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 23, 2019

India and Sweden are co-leading an industry transition track under the high-level UN Climate Action Summit, hosted by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, that will create stronger commitments from sectors such as steel and cement to achieving net-zero emissions by 2050. With...

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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...

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Climate Emergency: India offers financial and technical support to developing nations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

In the run up to two key United Nation’s summits on Climate Change this month, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global average temperature rise this century well below 2...

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India Pitches For Financial Support By Nations Ahead Of UN Climate Summit

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

In the run up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global average temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius. Union...

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India Renewables Capacity On Track to Overshoot Paris Target by 60%

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

India is on track to overshoot a key Paris Agreement target by nearly 60% by obtaining close to two-thirds of its installed electricity capacity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a...

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Global shipping industry 'most exposed' to low carbon energy shift

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 19, 2019

Rapid decarbonisation of global energy supplies will have radical implications for the shipping industry, a new report said on Wednesday. India too has also been trying to reduce its dependency...

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