As part of the series of state consultation directed at raising the profile of low carbon development in India and reflect on the priorities of states in international negitiations, one day consultation is organised in Kolkata on 29th October 2015. The West Bengal State Consultation is organised in partnership with Concern Worldwide, INECC and Embassy […]
The climate crisis is the single biggest challenge facing humanity. Carbon pollution needs to peak in the next few years otherwise we will be unable to secure a safe climate. Governments of the world are here in Warsaw this week to move forward with a global climate action plan. However, there is deep frustration amongst […]
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) elected Hoesung Lee of the Republic of Korea as its new Chair on Tuesday. Mr. Lee, 69, is professor in the economics of climate change, energy and sustainable development at Korea University’s Graduate School of Energy and Environment in the Republic of Korea. He is currently one of […]
Taking the opportunity of the IMF – World Bank Annual Meetings, G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors convened for their fourth and last gathering under the Turkish Presidency, in Lima, Peru on 8 October 2015. In a working dinner format, Ministers and Governors exchanged views on the latest developments in the global economy and […]
An equitable and ambitious agreement in COP21 is essential to keep the global average temperature below 2 degree threshold. In order to ensure India put forward an ambitious climate committment in the forthcoming climate summit, a mobilisation initiative is underway in india to shape the opinions of stakeholders towards an strong and decisive climate agreement. […]
“Loss and Damage” has been one of the deeply contested issues by the COP at its 20th session in Lima. In the end Parties adopted a decision establishing the Warsaw international mechanism. In the video researchers talk about genesis and progress of Loss and Damage as an issue for negotiations including in Lima.
UNITED NATIONS: UN chief Ban Ki-moon has voiced appreciation for US President Barack Obama’s “personal engagement” with India, China and Brazil on climate change, saying he counts on his strong leadership to reach an agreement on the issue in Paris in December. “I really appreciate your personal engagement starting with China and Brazil and India, […]
Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan is merely one of the ways that will help it fulfill an existing pledge to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% by 2025 from 2005 levels. “The biggest, most important step we have ever taken to combat climate change”. That is how President Barack Obama described the Clean Power […]