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India to insist on ‘differentiated responsibilities’ at Madrid climate talks

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 28, 2019

India will insist upon the principle of ‘equity and common but differentiated responsibilities’ at next week’s climate talks in Madrid, Spain. In simpler terms, it means that while all countries should do their best to fight global warming, developed countries – with deeper...

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Climate Transparency Review Warns All G20 Countries Need to Increase NDC Ambition

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Climate Transparency has released the 2019 ‘Brown to Green’ report, an annual review of climate action by the Group of 20 (G20). The report analyzes G20 country mitigation, adaptation and finance measures, and assesses where G20 countries are in relation to 1.5°C benchmarks....

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Arvind Kejriwal announces task force to monitor implementation of C40 clean air declaration

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 14, 2019

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday attended the C40 Cities Summit in Copenhagen through a video link and announced formation of a special task force to monitor implementation of 'Clean Air Cities Declaration' signed at the meet. He was scheduled to travel to...

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India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 9, 2019

India seeks to be a leader in the Climate Change Action, as manifested by its initiatives towards reducing fossil fuel dependency and emissions, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said here on Monday, adding that New Delhi would not limit these efforts to its own soil...

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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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Collaboration with India on climate action important, says Luis Alfonso de Alba UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Summit

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

The collaboration with India on climate action is quite important and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue leading on climate issues, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit said. "The contribution, collaboration...

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Green bonds hold the key to fighting climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 14, 2019

India made its biggest contribution to the global green bond market last month through the Hyderabad-based Greenko group’s $950 million green bond. Latest reports reveal that Greenko’s bond...

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Mitsubishi Electric India Facilitates Clean Drinking Water for 4 schools in Karnataka

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 14, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric India inaugurated clean drinking water facility in four schools and planted trees at two schools situated in and around Bengaluru. Approximately 2200 students from these...

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Reports from the international climate movement

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

Organisers say strikes took place in over 130 countries. Fridays For Future India reported 63 strikes—its largest mobilisation yet. In Pune, in the west of India, activists reported “a very...

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Industry leaders join hands to address climate change, create new model of growth by 2022

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 2, 2019

Industry leaders have come together under the umbrella of India 2022 Coalition to address the...

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