You are here

100 percent committed to Paris deal, says China after Trump snubs rules

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 30, 2017

China, the world's largest emitter of greenhouse gases, today reaffirmed that it remains "100 per cent" committed to the landmark Paris climate deal, looking to seize the leadership of global...

Read more..

Trump signs order dismantling Obama-era climate policies

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 29, 2017

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an order to undo Obama-era climate change regulations, keeping a campaign promise to support the coal industry and calling into question U.S. support for...

Read more..

35 countries identify ‘Scale’ and ‘Innovation’ as key drivers for climate agenda

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 28, 2017

FICCI, in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), Government of India, The World Bank Group, The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature...

Read more..

India, China, EU To Lead If US Withdraws From Paris Pact: UNEP Chief

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 10, 2017

Even if the US pulls out of the Paris Agreement, as President Donald Trump has threatened to do, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will bank on India, China and the European Union...

Read more..

India on COP22: Efforts made to ensure actions based on equity

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2016

India today said it participated “constructively” in the crucial climate change conference here to ensure that actions are based on the principles of equity and climate justice....

Read more..

India hailed at COP22 for commitment to climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 11, 2016

Surprised by India's initiatives in clean energy and coal dependency reduction, the international climate research organisations at COP22 here said that the country is set to "over-achieve" its...

Read more..

India joins Paris Climate Change Agreement, submits instrument of ratification at UN headquarters

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

India formally joined the Paris Climate Change Agreement by submitting its instrument of ratification at UN headquarters in New York on Sunday - the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The...

Read more..

European Union decides to ratify Paris climate deal; Climate deal will enter into force in November

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 3, 2016

Two days after the India's highest decision making body - Union Cabinet - gave its approval to the country's move to ratify the Paris Agreement, the ministers of 28 European countries too on...

Read more..

Paris Agreement: Union Cabinet approves ratification of climate document

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 29, 2016

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved ratification of Paris Agreement which is to take place on October 2. Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, while interacting with the media, said that ‘with...

Read more..

Paris climate goals will cost emerging Asia $300 billion a year: ADB

By : sustainabilityo..., Sep 27, 2016

Developing Asia will have to fork out $300 billion per year until 2050 if governments intend to uphold their 2015 Paris climate summit goals, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) warned in a new...

Read more..