Reform in fossil fuel subsidy is a mitigation opportunity
Money saved from the phasing out of fuel subsidies can be used for social and development programmes
Russia submits climate plan; commits to reducing emissions by 25-30% by 2030
Thirty-two developed nations have submitted their INDCs so far
Countries put forward their expectations of the Peru climate summit
BASIC and Arab group demand that the new agreement be based on equity and common but differentiated responsibility
Australia comes up with a weak climate action plan, calls it ‘serious and ambitious’
The proposal has drawn heavy criticism from both home and abroad
US to implement emission standards on all power plants; China promises emission trading system
In a joint climate change pact, both US and China reaffirm their commitment to reach an ambitious agreement in 2015 that reflects common but …
Climate talks: INDCs and the role of land use
Though some countries have emphasised on land-use change and forestry in their contributions, their commitments don’t seem to be ambitious …
Are we moving towards an 'equitable' climate deal in Paris?
In the wake of recent draft text playing down ‘equity’, the upcoming Bonn conference will be much more crucial
South Korea’s leadership did not translate into an ambitious climate plan
A country that has produced many climate leaders has failed to reflect commitment in its actions
‘Climate plans of developing countries far more ambitious’
The ongoing Bonn climate negotiations must be open to observers like non-profits and civil society, urges a diplomat
Trust shaken and time lost at Bonn climate talks
Trust and inclusiveness were questioned even more when observers or civil society were barred from attending the negotiations
Hours ahead of Paris summit, US hints at a new climate regime
In an informal paper, the country prioritises the need to provide finance for countries 'that require it the most'
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
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
What negotiations mean for least developed countries
They insist that loss and damage is a non-negotiable element of the Paris agreement
UNEP releases adaptation gap report 2015
Says the costs of adaptation could be in the range of US$280-$500 billion
COP 21 and India's plan on climate change: What does it mean for our food systems and cultures?
For any food security strategy for the future to be climate-resilient, it must move away from the industrial, agribusiness model
What will be the outcome of scrapping the US Clean Power Plan on its INDC?
Will it be possible for President Barack Obama to maintain his so-called climate legacy?
Economic Survey tells government to utilise public finance to combat climate change
Green finance from private sources is not available so the government must leverage public finance to stop global warming
Post-Paris: climate realpolitik
India needs a new narrative, a new strategy and new allies
Paris Agreement and India’s climate change challenges
Environment Minister said that India would start preparing for Paris Agreement implementation from 2017, but the budget did not see a boost for …
Agriculture as part of climate mitigation and adaptation
The agriculture sector contributes up to 25 per cent of the total anthropogenic emissions
Paris Climate Deal: ambitions and actions on the ground
National pledges on emission reduction made by countries under Paris Agreements will only account for one-third of what is needed to avoid the …