Time to abandon UNFCCC to address climate change
The progress made by United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change so far and its potential to deliver results in the future looks …
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जलवायु परिवर्तन वार्ता का लक्ष्य “न कोई हारे, न कोई जीत…
COP24: Carbon market talks go downhill
Key issues that render the environmental integrity of the Paris carbon markets questionable are the Overall Mitigation of Global Emissions …
Strongest typhoon in 25 years strikes Japan
Typhoon Jebi made landfall with winds averaging 216km/h
The futility of CoP23
Although in its 25th year, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is still struggling to find a way out of this century's …
Did developing countries miss the trick at Bonn?
While going on an overdrive to push pre-2020 climate action, the developing countries have perhaps lost precious time and initiative to focus on …
COP 23: Are countries ready for new market mechanism?
Developing countries need enabling conditions and more robust monitoring and accounting mechanisms for development of carbon markets
While nations play politics, cities and states are taking up the climate challenge
Efforts to reduce global warming are advanced by the pedestrian, daily choices of households, businesses and sub-national governments
Wolf at our door
The US has made the world rewrite the climate agreement so that the targets are based on voluntary action, not science
Coal comfort: Pacific islands on collision course with Australia over emissions
As Australia looks to expand the coal industry at home, it's also ramping up regional diplomacy aimed at avoiding condemnation by those at the …
Cabinet gives nod to ratify Doha amendment of Kyoto Protocol
The second commitment period or the Doha amendment will determine the course of climate action till 2020
Marrakech climate talks produced defiance towards Trump, but little else
The latest climate summit generated more questions than answers, particularly on how to handle a Trump-led United States
COP 22: India urges developed nations to adhere to the principle of 'Climate Justice'
Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave says developed nations need to provide effective finance, technology transfer and capacity building support
COP 22: little progress on pre-2020 actions
The facilitative dialogue was held at Marrakech to review progress of pre-2020 actions before the Paris Agreement comes into force
What's in store for US climate agenda after Obama?
The success of Paris Climate deal depends largely on the political willingness of one of the largest emitters in the world
Let us be smart about 'differentiation'
It important to deconstruct the politics of differentiation
Paris Climate Talks Day 1: oh, so pious
Going by the happenings on the first day, the gathering at Paris seems to be all about homilies
'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 …
Parties at Bonn find ways to make draft text ‘balanced’
The text that was released on October 5 was supposed to be more clear, structured and concise
Climate talks: developing nations on back foot in Lima
Developed countries seem well-prepared with a plan to end differentiation between developed and developing countries in climate change mitigation …
Uncertainty over emissions reduction in near future
Only 21 nations have so far accepted Doha Amendment to Kyoto Protocol for emissions reduction up to 2020
IPCC report sets zero emissions target for world by 2100 to contain climate change
Synthesis report cites mass die-offs of forests, the melting of land ice, rapid rise in sea levels and crop destruction to give ‘clear’…
Should HFCs be dealt under Montreal Protocol or Kyoto Protocol?
The climate-damaging refrigerant gases have currently been kept out of the Montreal Protocol that deals with phasing out ozone depleting substances
Cancun clinches deal—for polluters
Cancun has restored the sanctity of multilateral negotiations under the UN climate convention. People had lost faith in it by the end of the …
India tries to put spotlight back on pre-2020 actions of developed countries
G77+China submit that pre-2020 action will serve as the foundation for the post-2020 climate agreement