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Paris Agreement

Amid a changing world, can Brics find new role?

A British economist had coined the acronym “Bric” in 2001, identifying four high-growth economies that could dominate the world by 2050.

21 Nov 2019 2:22 AM

Amazon forest’s systematic destruction under Bolsonaro

Here’s how the rainforests of Amazon in Brazil have suffered under the leadership of their current president, Jair Bolsonaro.

15 May 2019 2:49 PM

UK becomes first country to declare a ‘climate emergency’

On Wednesday night a bipartisan UK Parliament passed an extraordinary measure: a national declaration of an environment and climate emergency.

02 May 2019 5:40 PM

India LNG demand journey to be shaky, slow due to infrastructure limits

Government aims to run all LNG terminals at full capacity by 2022 as it works to complete entire pipeline grid, said Oil Secretary MM Kutty.

15 Mar 2019 11:19 AM

Greta inspires European youth to fight climate change

Greta Thunberg along with hundreds of students march in Paris for climate action.

23 Feb 2019 3:48 PM


Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says climate change nearing point of no return

In his message, Guterres highlighted the huge economic costs of climate change and the opportunities presented by climate action.

11 Sep 2018 11:11 AM

Economic equality is key to achieve India's climate goals: Experts

The conference was organized by the Department of Policy Studies at the TERI School of Advanced Studies.

10 Apr 2018 2:50 PM

China, India committed to climate action when ‘others are failing’: UN chief

Guterres said UN has ‘very solid commitment’ for climate action, and African nations were the biggest victims of changing weather patterns.

13 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

Climate Crises—Paris to Marrakesh to Bonn

With the US threatening to chuck Paris Agreement, the two countries that would have to scale up their commitments are China and India.

08 Nov 2017 1:30 AM

President's arts council quits over Donald Trump's Charlottesville remarks

Noting that art is about inclusion and the humanities include a vibrant free press, the members alleged that Trump had attacked both.

19 Aug 2017 10:49 AM


Electric-run vehicles get Cabinet boost

A Cabinet note mooting the proposal has already been finalised and will be soon sent to the ministries concerned for their views.

09 Jul 2017 1:48 AM

BRICS countries reaffirm commitment to implement Paris deal

Senior environment officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa discussed about major challenges and opportunities.

24 Jun 2017 11:19 AM

360 degree: India must stay on its clean energy path

Government aims to reduce the emissions intensity of our GDP by 20-25 per cent over 2005 levels by 2020.

11 Jun 2017 3:09 AM

360 degree: Going green in the time of Trump

Many countries and the private sector have seen climate action as an opportunity to catalyse economic yet sustainable practices.

11 Jun 2017 3:03 AM

India a ‘clean growth’ role model

India is relying on a combination of renewable energy and energy efficiency measures.

09 Jun 2017 2:32 AM


Sushma Swaraj rejects Donald Trump’s climate jibe

US President Trump had withdrawn the US from the landmark Paris climate accord.

06 Jun 2017 2:59 AM

Trump’s exit from climate pact opens up opportunities

The American administration’s decision is a major blow to the global consensus that took more than two decades to reach.

06 Jun 2017 12:43 AM

Iran says Trump's withdrawal from Paris climate pact will isolate US

'The global community must compel new US administration to implement its international commitments precisely and completely', Ghasemi said.

04 Jun 2017 12:21 PM

Trump says Paris climate agreement an economic strait jacket

Donald Trump sought to promote US oil and gas production, which has boomed thanks to the rise of hydraulic fracturing in shale.

04 Jun 2017 9:22 AM

Trump's climate decision a 'disappointment: Justin Trudeau

Trudeau also conveyed his intention to continue working with international partners to address climate change.

02 Jun 2017 1:48 PM