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 […]


Sherpas Warn of Growing Risks of Climbing Everest

By Charlotte Middlehurst and Ramesh Bhushal On 18 April 2014, an avalanche ripped through the base camp of Mount Everest killing 16 Nepalese Sherpa guides. The accident, the most deadly […]


Nepal Submits its INDC to UNFCCC

Bonn, 4 February 2016 – The Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) […]


Cabinet clears new crop insurance scheme

New Delhi: The government on Wednesday approved a crop insurance scheme that would replace the existing ones to ensure that farmers pay less premium and get early claims for the […]


Government to Launch 1st Major Crop Insurance Scheme in 2016/17: Agriculture Minister

New Delhi: India will launch its first major crop damage insurance scheme for farmers in the fiscal year starting 1 April, agriculture minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Friday, in […]


India to go directly to BS-VI emission norms by 2020

New Delhi: India will move up to the toughest emission standards of BS-VI from the current BS-IV by 2020, skipping an intermediate level, transport minister Nitin Gadkari said. The decision—the […]


Eighth National Steering Committee on Climate Change Approves Three Projects Under National Adaptation Fund

The eighth National Steering Committee on Climate Change (NSCCC) approved four projects from Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Punjab and also considered one project submitted by Government of Madhya Pradesh, at […]


Reactions of countries to the New text on Climate Change

A 29 page draft outcome document has been released on Wednesday, December after Ministerial level of talks. The reactions to the text is by Parties was mixed. Please visit the […]


India, France to Launch Global Solar Alliance

Paris:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande will on Monday launch an international solar alliance aimed at eventually bringing clean and affordable solar energy within the reach […]


India pavilion at Paris climate summit to showcase harmony with nature

Paris: India’s harmony with nature, climate action plans to curb carbon emissions as well as an e-book depicting how the country has been environmentally conscious over the ages will be […]


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