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COP25 climate summit opens in Madrid; Paris pact, multilateralism in focus

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 4, 2019

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) opened here in the Spanish capital on Monday, where delegates are discussing measures to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement amid unclear prospects and challenges to multilateralism. The opening ceremony began with a warning from...

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Sea Level to Rise 3 Feet by 2030, Even if Paris Agreement Goals Are Met - Study

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

A new study published Monday offered a sobering revelation on climate change: even if all the countries that are part of the Paris Agreement hit their 2030 emissions targets, sea levels could still rise by about 3 feet. The study, conducted by an international team of...

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Most countries' climate plans 'totally inadequate' – experts

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 6, 2019

The world is on a path to climate disaster, with three-quarters of the commitments made by countries under the Paris agreement “totally inadequate”, according to a comprehensive expert analysis. Four nations produce half of all carbon emissions but the US has gone into...

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BASIC ministers call for comprehensive implementation of Paris climate deal

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

Environment ministers of the BASIC countries have called for "comprehensive" implementation of the Paris climate deal amid threats by US President Donald Trump to withdraw from it. They also called on the developed nations to deliver on their commitment to provide USD 100...

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‘More we invest in green energy, cheaper & more sustainable it will become’

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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Palau signs International Solar Alliance Framework agreement

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 17, 2019

Palau signed the International Solar Alliance (ISA) Framework Agreement here, lauding India for its efforts in promoting sustainable development projects through South-South cooperation. Palau...

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Even as Cyclone Fani Hit Campaigns, Climate Change Yet to Find Space in India’s Political Discourse

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

As the British Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency this week after a spirited campaign, mainly by civil society groups and students across Europe and America, cyclone Fani...

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India projected to be on track to achieve Paris climate agreement target: US expert

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 4, 2019

India, which is successfully pushing its aggressive policy of adding renewable energy to its energy profile, is projected to be on track to achieve its target set under the historic Paris...

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DAVOS: India not backing down on climate change commitments, says Anand Mahindra

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 24, 2019

Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra Tuesday said India is one of the few countries that is moving on track to meet the Paris commitments on fighting climate change. 

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GRI, UNGC Release 'Practical Guide' for Companies to Report Their Impact on the SDGs

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 3, 2018

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC) have released “A Practical Guide” to enable companies to better measure and report on their impact on the...

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