Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Paris Agreement

Editorial: Shift in climate policy

A massive initiative to transition to clean energy is required for India to meet the ambitious target of achieving net zero emissions by 2070....

World in need for a fossil fuel treaty

The Treaty aims to be a complementary mechanism to the Paris Agreement by directly addressing the fossil fuel industry and putting the just transition at its core

Opinion: A Chipko-like movement in our daily life

We need to practise what has been passed down and revere nature to fight climate change

Editorial: Code red for humanity

The goals need to be reframed and redefined in view of the grave implications of climate change

Opinion: How India can loosen its grip on coal

It must step away from coal while not leaving millions of people in coal-mining regions worse off

17% of all food available globally is wasted

The report finds that in nearly every country that has measured food waste, it was substantial, regardless of income level.

Doomsday Clock: Why does it matter?

The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, founded by Albert Einstein and students from the University of Chicago in 1945, created the ‘Doomsday Clock’ as a symbol to represent how close the world is to a possible disaster.

Net Zero Emissions: Ways to achieve the target

In order to meet the 1.5°C global warming target in the Paris Agreement, global carbon emissions should reach net zero around mid-century.

Small steps can make Earth greener

Environment experts also believe that there is a greater need to make lifestyles sustainable on a mass scale.

Biden signs executive order rejoining Paris climate agreement

The Paris accord committed the US and 187 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures below 2C above pre-industrial levels.

Biden signs 15 executive orders, reversing Trump’s key policies

His first executive order was launching his 100-day masking challenge, asking Americans to mask up for 100 days.

PM Modi to address global climate summit on December 12

Union Minister of Environment Prakash Javadekar said that climate change is not an overnight phenomenon and it has taken shape in the last 100 years.

Microsoft, ITV among 13 more firms to join Amazon’s Climate Pledge

The other 11 new signatories are Atos, Brooks, Canary Wharf Group, Coca-Cola European Partners, ERM, Groupe SEB France, Harbour Air, Neste, Rubicon, Unilever, and Vaude.

Infosys becomes carbon neutral; outlines ESG vision for 2030

Over the past years, Infosys has reduced its per capita electricity consumption by over 55 per cent with the ambition to transition to renewable energy.

Trump accuses China, India and Russia of not taking care of their ‘filthy air’

In 2017, Trump pulled the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, saying the international deal to keep global temperatures rises below 2 degree Celsius was disadvantageous to US workers.

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