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India only G20 nation on track to meet Paris pact’s 2°C goal

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 19, 2020

India is the only country among G20 nations which is on track to meet what it had promised in 2015 under the Paris Agreement on climate change unlike the top three emitters — China, the US and...

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Encouraged G20 members to enhance strategies to produce renewable energy, says BJP MP Suresh Prabhu

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 1, 2020

BJP MP Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday took part in the third G20 Sherpas’ virtual meeting and encouraged members to enhance strategies to produce renewable energy.


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Subject Tags: G20 , India , Renewable Energy

Climate Transparency Review Warns All G20 Countries Need to Increase NDC Ambition

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 20, 2019

Climate Transparency has released the 2019 ‘Brown to Green’ report, an annual review of climate action by the Group of 20 (G20). The report analyzes G20 country mitigation, adaptation and finance measures, and assesses where G20 countries are in relation to 1.5°C benchmarks....

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Committed to climate change as per own values and requirements: External Affairs Ministry

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 10, 2017

India has said that it remains committed on the issue of climate change "as per its own values and requirements", days after the US announced its decision to pull out of the landmark Paris...

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Combating climate change could boost G20 economies, OECD says

By : sustainabilityo..., May 24, 2017

Tackling climate change could boost the world's 20 biggest economies by nearly 5 percent in 2050, compared to a continuation of current policies, the Paris-based OECD said on Tuesday....

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US ‘forces G20 to drop any mention of climate change’

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 20, 2017

Financial officials from the world’s biggest economies have dropped from a joint statement any mention of financing action on climate change, reportedly following pressure from the US and Saudi...

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UN climate conference to conclude with a resolve to raise ambition of emission cut

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 18, 2016


Amid reports that six G20 nations - Argentina, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and the United States - have failed to take action in line with their Paris Agreement pledges, the...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change , COP 22 , G20

Opposed by India, G20 skips climate change deadline

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 6, 2016

US-China pressure notwithstanding, the final G20 communique has skipped mentioning a December 2016 deadline for its 20 member countries to ratify the Paris Agreement. It has also avoided...

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Subject Tags: Climate Change , G20

Breakthrough as US and China agree to ratify Paris climate deal

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 5, 2016

The United States and China, the world’s biggest emitters of greenhouse gases, have announced they will formally ratify the Paris climate change agreement in a move campaigners immediately...

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G20 summit: India to oppose China, US proposals

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 2, 2016

INDIA will oppose two key proposals — one from the G20 Summit host China on setting up a research centre for information on corrupt persons and another from the United States on specifying a...

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