Vanuatu makes historic call for treaty to end the fossil fuel era

23rd September 2022 13:00 ET | 17:00 UTC NEW YORK CITY – Today, Vanuatu called on other nations to join them in establishing a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty, a proposed international mechanism that aims to explicitly address the source of 86% of CO2 emissions that cause climate change: fossil fuels. The President of Vanuatu His […]

Kolkata becomes largest city in the world to support the call for Fossil Fuel Treaty

14 September, Kolkata – Kolkata Municipal Council today endorsed a global call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty to “phase out fossil fuels by applying equity principles and pave path for a smooth just energy transition”.  Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) joins Paris, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Lima and 60 other municipalities and becomes the largest city to […]

Participatory Research on Climate-induced Migration and Displacement

Download Here “Climate change is having devastating impacts on communities’ lives, livelihoods and food security across South Asia. Its consequences are so severe that it is increasingly contributing to migration, and this incidence is likely to escalate much more in the years to come as climate change impacts become more serious.” According to ICMD’s latest […]

10 more parliamentarians from Nepal call for a Fossil fuel free future

5 September 2022, Kathmandu: 10 more prominent parliamentarians from Nepal yesterday endorsed the ‘Parliamentarians’ call for a fossil fuel free future’ to address the urgency of a swift and just transition away from fossil fuel energy and building democratic, renewable, safe energy systems for all people and communities in line with the goal of keeping global temperature […]

Policy Brief – Enhance Climate Ambition and Global Stocktake with Local Sustainable Energy

Download Here A large number of local, sustainable energy solutions are important climate solutions. Including them fully in climate plans will make it easier to reach higher ambitions in climate mitigation and adaptation. It is also essential to include the local solutions when assessing progress in climate action with the Global Stocktake (GST), in order […]

Regional Report on: “Climate Change Ambition in South Asia and COVID-19 Recovery Affecting the Nationally Determined Contributions of South Asian Countries”

Download Here The Paris Agreement envisages NDCs actions incrementally to build resilience and raise ambitions to address climate impacts across the globe. Consistent local implementation of NDCs is crucial to fill the large gap between the climate targets and the fair share of the Parties. However, the COVID-19 pandemic shifted the global and national focus away from […]

No More Blah Blah Blah, Loss and Damage Finance NOW!!

By Divyanshi Yadav
With a global energy crisis, food shortages and war in Ukraine looming in the background, negotiators gathered in the German city of Bonn for a new round of UN climate talks.

Repository of Local Climate Solutions – A Precursor to Regional Collaboration and Advocacy Report on Regional Webinar

The regional webinar began with the short introduction of EVD project, its objectives, deliverables and outcomes expected from the project…

Fuelling Failure: How coal, oil and gas sabotage all seventeen Sustainable Development Goals

Download Here The Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) were unanimously endorsed and adopted by United Nations member states in 2015. Fuelling Failure is the first report to highlight the dangers fossil fuels pose to the entire sustainable development agenda. It draws on more than 400 academic articles, civil society reports and case studies from affected communities […]

Ahead of Stockholm +50, South Asian Parliamentarians and Health Professionals call for regional collaboration to Avert the Twin Crisis of Air pollution and Climate change

28 May 2022, New Delhi/Dhaka/Islamabad/Kathmandu: As evidence grows about the impact poor air quality has on human health, medical practitioners and lawmakers from South Asia on Saturday called for collaborative action to phase out the use of fossil fuels – one of the largest contributors to air pollution in the region. In this effort, Members […]

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