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COP26 climate summit

Padma Rao Sundarji | A cop-out for the world, but a triumph for India

India’s unassailable position as a world leader in climate negotiations was reaffirmed by PM Narendra Modi in a simple but skilful speech

16 Nov 2021 11:33 AM

India and China will need to explain coal move, says COP26 president Alok Sharma

India, backed by China rejected a clause calling for a 'phase out' of coal-fired power, and the text was changed to 'phase down'

15 Nov 2021 12:52 PM

Nations compromise on coal to strike UN climate agreement at COP26 summit

Several countries said they were deeply disappointed by the change promoted by India to phase down rather than phase out coal power

14 Nov 2021 11:17 AM

COP26: New draft back off from call to end all coal use

The draft, which was negotiated overnight now 'requests' countries to come back with new 2030 plans by 2022, instead of being 'urged' to

12 Nov 2021 1:50 PM

Climate finance isn’t charity, says Union minister Bhupender Yadav at COP26 summit

The minister said India is among the few countries in the world on track to meet its climate targets before 2030

11 Nov 2021 1:44 PM


China, US pledge to increase cooperation at UN climate talks

The U.S. and China will revive a working group that will meet regularly to address the climate crisis and advance the multilateral process

11 Nov 2021 10:50 AM

K.C. Singh | Can India change, make its policies climate-friendly?

But the United States, the European Union and China renounced the overseas funding of coal-related projects

03 Nov 2021 12:39 AM

PM Modi launches 'Infrastructure for Resilient Island States' at COP26 Summit

Prime Minister Modi was joined by his British counterpart Boris Johnson on the second day of the COP26 climate summit

02 Nov 2021 2:57 PM

PM lists India's five key climate targets; pledges 'Net Zero' emissions by 2070

A country reaches its net zero target when the amount of greenhouse gases it adds is no more than the amount taken away from the atmosphere

02 Nov 2021 7:12 AM

COP26: Climate change must be addressed on cooperative global level, says Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama said he was encouraged to see that the younger generations were demanding concrete action on climate change

31 Oct 2021 10:32 AM


India rejects net zero carbon emissions target, says pathway more important

Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav said India was on track to achieve targets set at the 2015 Paris conference

28 Oct 2021 10:44 AM

Nobel Physics Prize honours climate work

US-Japanese scientist Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann of Germany and Giorgio Parisi of Italy won the Nobel Physics Prize for climate models

05 Oct 2021 10:40 PM