1.5°C Goal is Alive but, its Pulse is Weak COP26 Concludes

1.5°C Goal is Alive but, its Pulse is Weak: COP26 Concludes

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) concluded with nearly 200 countries agreeing with the Glasgow Climate Pact to keep the target of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. For ...
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Rapid Cuts in GHG Emissions Needed to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C IPCC

Rapid Cuts in GHG Emissions Needed to Limit Global Warming to 1.5°C: IPCC

Limiting global warming to close to 1.5°C or even 2°C will be impossible unless there are immediate, rapid, and large-scale reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, the Intergovernmental Panel on ...
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Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

Climate Financing by Multilateral Development Banks Reaches $66 Billion in 2020

A group of nine multilateral development banks (MDBs) have published a report on Climate Finance 2020. The report reveals that the MDBs provided a total of $66 billion towards green ...
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Gold Miners Need to Cut Harmful Emissions by 80% by 2050 to Meet Paris Climate Goals

Gold Miners Need to Cut Harmful Emissions by 80% by 2050 to Meet Paris Climate Goals

Gold miners need to shift rapidly to renewable power generation sources to decarbonize the sector to be in line with the Paris Agreement's global warming target of 1.5°C, the World ...
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Indian Forms Committee to Oversee Implementation of the Paris Agreement

India Forms Committee to Oversee Implementation of the Paris Agreement

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has constituted a high-level inter-ministerial Apex Committee for the Implementation of the Paris Agreement (AIPA). The Secretary of MoEFCC will lead ...
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Banks Continue to Support Fossil Fuels Despite Pact to Support Climate Deal

Banks Continue to Support Fossil Fuels Despite Pact to Support Climate Deal

Just when the United Nations Principles for Responsible Banking (PRB) marked its first anniversary, the latest review of the signatory banks' financial records shows how much they deviated from their ...
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Climate Financing By Seven Multilateral Development Banks Totals $61 Billion in 2019

Climate Financing By Seven Multilateral Development Banks Totals $61 Billion in 2019

In 2019, seven of the world’s largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) provided $61.6 billion (~₹4.6 trillion) in climate financing, out of which $41.5 billion (~₹3.09 trillion) was offered to low-income ...
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Adani Port Becomes Part of Science-Based Targets Initiative to Reduce its Emissions

Adani Port Becomes Part of Science-Based Targets Initiative to Reduce Emissions

Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ) announced that it has signed up for Science-Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to set emission reduction targets across its entire value chain. The ...
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Sunseap Group Secures $50 Million for Solar Projects in Singapore

Sunseap Group Secures $50 Million for Solar Projects in Singapore

Sunseap Group, a Singapore-based renewable energy solutions provider, has received a total sum of S$50 million (~$36.7 million) from ABC World Asia and Temasek. The investment will be used for ...
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U.S. Begins Year-Long Withdrawal Process from Paris Climate Change Accord

U.S. Begins Year-Long Withdrawal Process from Paris Climate Change Accord

The United States government has said that it has submitted its formal notification of withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreement to the United Nations, starting the one-year-long process. President ...
Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

Storms Affect Solar Assets in North Indian States

North Indian states of Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Haryana and adjoining regions have seen an unusual spate of dust storms recently. In an unfortunate event that cost many lives, the recent ...