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India achieves target of 40 % installed electricity capacity from non- fossil fuel sources

At COP 21, as part of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs), India had committed to achieving 40% of its installed electricity capacity from non-fossil energy sources by 2030. The country…

Impact of Glasgow Likely to be ‘Net Zero’

Net Zero carbon is the new mantra of the climate action plan, which emerged in Glasgow. This means that the impact of greenhouse gas emissions in future should be neutralised…

By TP Sreenivasan

China’s Xi calls for stronger action on climate change

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's President Xi Jinping on Monday called on all parties to take stronger action to jointly tackle the climate challenge, the official Xinhua news agency reported. In…

India among 11 ‘countries of concern’ on climate change for U.S. spy agencies

By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Afghanistan, India and Pakistan were among 11 countries singled out by U.S. intelligence agencies on Thursday as being "highly vulnerable" in terms of their…

Net Zero: Just Patching Over Emissions or Path for Saving Planet?

More than 190 countries committed in 2015 to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels in an effort to stave off the worst effects of climate change…

By Reuters and Chanakya Forum

We need more, EU and U.S. urge China ahead of climate summit

By Kate Abnett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The United States and European Union's climate envoys urged China to step up its targets to cut emissions on Thursday, adding to the pressure…

Al Gore: China could surprise the world at Glasgow climate talks

By Axel Threlfall and Timothy Gardner (Reuters) -Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore is hopeful China and the United States will set aside their differences at U.N. climate change talks…

EU, Britain urge Russia to commit to net zero CO2 emissions

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union, Britain and Italy have urged Russia to commit to reach net zero carbon dioxide emissions by 2050 and step up its plans to tackle…

COP26 should focus on climate finance in scope, scale and speed and transfer of green technologies at low cost says India at UN

Representing India virtually at the UN Secretary General’s meeting with select leaders on Climate Change  on 20th September,2021 convened by H.E. António Guterres, United Nations Secretary General and H.E. Boris…

UK’s COP26 chief says ball in China’s court on making it a success

LONDON (Reuters) - The ball is in China's court when it comes to making the United Nations COP26 climate change conference in November a success, Britain's Alok Sharma, the summit's…

Remembering the Journey of the Montreal Protocol On World Ozone Day – Its Future and the Role of the Armed Forces

The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer – September 16 – is a reminder to the international community of the need for fostering international cooperation to tackle…

By Dr Dhanasree Jayaram

U.S. climate envoy Kerry tells Chinese leaders: climate not about politics

By David Stanway SHANGHAI (Reuters) -U.S. special climate envoy John Kerry said he had urged Chinese leaders to reach for the "highest ambition" in order to curb temperature rises, saying…