Warming set to breach 1C threshold

Global temperatures are set to rise more than one degree above pre-industrial levels according to the UK’s Met Office. Figures from January to September this year are already 1.02C above […]


Update from ADP 2 – 11, Bonn

G77 and China and other countries expressed their discontent on the content of the text that was prepared by the Co-Chairs. The countries have indicated that text did not include […]


Maldives Minister: UN Talks Must Deliver Clean Power Surge

By Thoriq Ibrahim in Malé   The United Nations climate change agreement reached in Paris last year marked the culmination of over 20 years of contentious negotiations to limit greenhouse […]


Five Pacific islands have already disappeared due to sea level rise

Sea level rise and other associated impacts of rising global temperatures such as coastal erosion and flooding have long been forecast as some of the most serious challenges that humanity […]


International Solar Alliance – Programme “Scaling solar applications for agricultural use

On 22 April 2016 in New York City, Ministers from Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Uganda, India and France jointly announced under the aegis of the International Solar Alliance […]


Maldives becomes fourth island state to ratify Paris climate deal

By Ed King The Maldives has become the fourth small island state to announce it has ratified the Paris climate agreement, two weeks before an official UN signing ceremony in […]


India to sign Paris climate change agreement on April 22

NEW DELHI: On April 22, India will formally sign the Paris climate agreement, adopted by over 190 countries last year December. The agreement will be open for signature at the […]


Clean Energy Cess is renamed and doubled

NEW DELHI: Renaming the Clean Energy Cess as Clean Environment Cess, the government today proposed to raise the cess on coal, lignite and peat from the current Rs 200 a […]


WTO Rules Against India’s Localisation Rules of National Solar Mission

Washington: In a setback to India, a World Trade Organisation (WTO) dispute settlement panel has ruled in favour of the US in its challenge to New Delhi’s alleged discrimination against […]


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