Asia has faced more disasters than any other continent since 1970
A Centre for Science and Environment analysis shows that the number of natural disasters reported in developing countries has increased
Climate change affects poor the most, says FAO chief
José Graziano Da Silva calls for a safer, fairer and more inclusive world
COP21: India and France show the way ahead by launching Solar Alliance
'The climate change agreement must send a clear enough signal to investors to encourage the scaling up of solar and other renewable forms of energy'
French President sets agenda for COP 21
Developed countries must take the lead and developing countries must be supported in adapting
Prince Charles delivers a speech at the opening plenary of COP 21
The Prince of Wales, Prince Charles, appealed to the world leaders to act against climate change
Modi's speech was about concerns of developing countries: Chandra Bhushan
Chandra Bhushan, Deputy Director General of Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi analyses Narendra Modi's speech at the COP 21 Paris
World leaders launch coalition on carbon pricing
Countries agree on imposing carbon tax and adopting a market mechanism for trading carbon as part of their plan to reduce emissions
'UN must take urgent climate action for Tibet'
Tibetans hold climate march in Delhi to raise awareness about unchecked mining and dams in Tibet which are resulting in ecological devastation of …
New ‘vulnerable nations’ bloc looks set to redraw the climate politics map
A new bloc of 'vulnerable' countries has emerged at the Paris climate talks—perhaps heralding the end of the old rich-poor geopolitical divide
African countries launch Renewable Energy Initiative in Paris
AREI aims to achieve 10 GW of new renewable installation by 2020, and expand the generation capacity to 300 GW by 2030
Countries commit to take forward clean energy mission
Acknowledging that clean energy is a vital part of the long-term response to climate change, some countries came together to enhance the …
The truth behind developed nations' pledge to mobilise climate finance
A crucial issue is whether private money should be included in the target to reach US $100 billion for mitigating climate change impacts
Climate initiatives must keep out large hydropower projects, say environmentalists
Hydro projects emit methane, make water and energy systems vulnerable to climate change, cause severe damage to ecosystems and affect locals
Negotiations move ahead in chaotic manner during multiple parallel sessions
Parties urged to speed up talks in informal groups
India needs US$ 2 trillion to adapt to climate change
The country will experience 1-1.5°C increase in mean annual air temperature in the near term from 2016 to 2045 with ‘profound’ …
'Threat to integrity of global South in climate negotiations reflects its success'
Matt McDonald, associate professor of international relations at University of Queensland, explains the position of developing …
Does India need a pact with China in Paris?
As India’s growth ambitions are different and more critical than that of China, the coalition may not be a good idea
Just insurance for the loss and damage mechanism is not enough
Global South concerns genuine or 'obstructionist'?
A look at who left their shoes behind at Place de la Republique during the climate march ban in Paris
No way forward in climate negotiations
Developed and developing countries agree to disagree as climate negotiations hit a stalemate in Paris
Will insurance as a mechanism work for loss and damage brought on by climate change?
Insurance is currently being used as a mechanism to provide financial safety net as part of climate-induced disaster relief
Report paints thought-provoking picture of developing world due to climate change
The report says that climate change threatens the economic growth trajectories of India, Bangladesh and Indonesia
No action, just a war of words at COP 21
Developed countries only want CO2 reduction comitments, but backtrack on finance
What negotiations mean for least developed countries
They insist that loss and damage is a non-negotiable element of the Paris agreement