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UN chief Antonio Guterres asks banking sector to invest in climate action
Mon, Sep 23, 2019
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres asked the banking industry to invest in climate action and to disinvest from fossil fuels and pollution in general.
Ahead of World Environment Day, Centre launches song ‘Hawa Aane De’ on air pollution
Thu, May 30, 2019
As the World Environment Day is approaching, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ on air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital on May 29. The aim is to spread awareness regarding protecting environment. Secretary of Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched the song in the presence of actor Shekhar Suman and singer Shaan. World Environment Day is celebrated on June 05.
Glasgow aims to become UK's first net-zero emissions city
Wed, May 15, 2019
Glasgow aims to become the first city in Britain to be carbon-neutral in a drive to tackle climate change.
UN modernises guidance for greenhouse emission estimates
Mon, May 13, 2019
A United Nations climate change panel updated on Monday guidelines for governments to estimate greenhouse gas emissions so the most up-to-date scientific research is included.
Climate Change can affect food, water security: Expert
Sat, Apr 20, 2019
Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday.
IRDAI proposes insurers to take cognizance of the climate factor while calculating risk
Sat, Feb 09, 2019
IRDAI has proposes insurance companies to take cognizance of the climate factor while calculating risk. Watch the video to know more.
Climate change: It would cost $41.6 tn to hold average global warming under 2 degrees Celsius
Sat, Mar 03, 2018
Climate change: It would cost $22.1 trillion (17.9 trillion euros) to $41.6 trillion between 2020 and 2050 for the world to hold average global warming under two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit), a team projected in The Lancet Planetary Health journal
Climate change could reduce agri incomes by 25%, says survey
Mon, Jan 29, 2018
Farm revenues declining for a number of crops despite increasing production and market prices falling below the Minimum Support Price
Modi hits out at protectionism; says terrorism, climate change
Wed, Jan 24, 2018
Sending out a strong message against protectionism and inward-focused economic policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said such tendencies can be as dangerous as terrorism and climate change as he pitched for creating a "heaven of freedom" free from divisions.
Agriculture Minister urges developed nations to abide by principles of equity
Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Sekhawat highlighted India’s impressive performance in the dairy at the 10th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin
ASEAN-India vow to tackle climate change, price volatility
Fri, Jan 12, 2018
They also called for joint efforts towards managing food security and price volatility besides implementing more capacity building programmes in 2018 on empowerment of ASEAN and Indian women through cooperatives.
Microsoft pledges $50 million to broaden AI for Earth programme
Tue, Dec 12, 2017
AI can be very useful in monitoring, modelling and managingthe Earth`s natural systems. Data can speak volumes about the health of our home planet, including the conditions of air, water, land and the well-being of our wildlife.
Climate change cost the global economy $129.4 billion in 2016
Sun, Nov 05, 2017
'Ten years, ago there were 606 extreme weather losses with a bill of $69 billion. Last year, there were 797 weather-related disasters worldwide, resulting in $129 billion of economic losses.'
India emerging as front-runner in fight against climate change
Sat, Jul 08, 2017
According to the bank, with its conscious choice to use significantly more clean energy to fuel its growth, India is contributing to global efforts to save the planet from the effects of climate change.
Japan's Shinzo Abe urges G20 to work together on climate change
Wed, Jul 05, 2017
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged the G20 states in a newspaper article to work together on continuing climate protection policies such as the 2015 Paris agreement from which the United States is withdrawing.
Amid Donald Trump climate turmoil, France to push stability in India talks
Sat, Jun 03, 2017
France and India will seek to show a united front to tackle climate change when their leaders meet on Saturday with President Emmanuel Macron likely to underline his country`s stability in talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Musk, Iger to quit Trump advisory councils after Paris accord decision
Fri, Jun 02, 2017
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk and Walt Disney Co CEO Robert Iger said on Thursday they would leave White House advisory councils after U.S. President Donald Trump said he would withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
Wed, Mar 29, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations that his administration says is hobbling oil drillers and coal miners, a move environmental groups have vowed to take to court.
G20 financial leaders acquiesce to US, drop free trade pledge
Sun, Mar 19, 2017
International trade makes up almost half of global economic output and officials said the issue could be revisited at a meeting of G20 leaders in July.
Climate: no country on target for world 2 degrees goal
Wed, Nov 16, 2016
No country is shifting from dirty to clean energy fast enough to hold global warming below two degrees Celsius, a ranking of 58 nations responsible for 90% of energy-related CO2 emissions showed Wednesday.