ENVIRONMENT

School children protest over climate change in Britain

  WEB DESK Thousands of school children in Britain, went on a strike yesterday in protest against climate change, with hundreds rallying in London’s Parliament Square. There were similar protests in dozens of towns and cities, including Brighton, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford. Many of the children said, their schools had shown them leniency in attending … Continue reading School children protest over climate change in Britain

World is “losing the race” on climate change, warns UN chief

WEB DESK United Nations secretary General Antonio Guterres on Thursday warned that the world is “losing the race” on climate change and demanded that governments make bolder commitments beyond the Paris accord. Speaking on the margins of the World Economic Forum in Davos, UN chief said that he is not hopeful that nations would find … Continue reading World is “losing the race” on climate change, warns UN chief

India is at front in handling global environmental concerns: Dr Harsh Vardhan

AMN / HYDERABAD Union Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan said India has become an inspirational example in handling environmental challenges especially reducing carbon emissions and generating green energies. Speaking after inaugurating the Atal Complex for the International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography (ITCOocean) at the INCOIS campus here Dr Harsh … Continue reading India is at front in handling global environmental concerns: Dr Harsh Vardhan

UN conference in Poland finalises rules to implement Paris climate treaty

Katowice (Poland) After two weeks of intense negotiations ministers of 200 countries finally reached consensus on rules to implement the 2015 Paris climate agreement at Katowice in Poland. The Paris accord aims to limit rise in global atmospheric temperature to well below 2 degrees Celsius from pre-industrial revolution levels. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed the … Continue reading UN conference in Poland finalises rules to implement Paris climate treaty

Ministers work around the clock to strengthen global Climate Deal in Poland

WEB DESK With only a day left for the climate conference to end ministers from 200 nations in Katowice, Poland,  are now working to finalise the rules to make Paris climate deal operational. The Paris Agreement of 2015, which comes into force in 2020, aims to limit the global temperature rise to below 2 degrees … Continue reading Ministers work around the clock to strengthen global Climate Deal in Poland

UN conference on climate change begins in Poland

WEB DESK THE  24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has begun at Katowice, Poland today. The Conference will continue till 14th of this month. COP-24 is very significant as it is expected to finalise guidelines for implementation of the Paris Agreement adopted in 2016. … Continue reading UN conference on climate change begins in Poland

Climate Change : India expects Outcome of COP-24 to be balanced, inclusive

Dr Harsh Vardhan Leads The Indian Delegation At COP-24 AMN / NEW DELH The 24th meeting of Conference of Parties (COP-24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will be held at Katowice, Poland from 2nd December 2018 to 14th December 2018. COP-24 is very significant as it is expected to finalise … Continue reading Climate Change : India expects Outcome of COP-24 to be balanced, inclusive

World is not moving fast enough to curb global warming:UN Chief

WEB DESK United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told an online climate change conference that the world is not moving fast enough to curb global warming and needs immediate action to address the issue. Addressing the Virtual Climate Summit, Mr Guterres urged world leaders to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. … Continue reading World is not moving fast enough to curb global warming:UN Chief

India is working fast on its role in Climate Change: Harsh Vardhan

Vinit Wahi / NEW DELHI The union Environment Minister, Dr HarshVardhan, today said that India India has been working on its own role in Climate Change and is fast in this direction. “We need to ensure that the Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) is prepared in accordance with the agreed principles of Equity and Common … Continue reading India is working fast on its role in Climate Change: Harsh Vardhan

Delhi NCR to observe ‘Clean Air Week’ from November 1st

On firecrackers, directions of Supreme Court to be followed strictly ANDALIB AKHTER / NEW DELHI In a bid to check growing air pollution, the Government of Delhi and the four major NCR cities will observe a ‘Clean Air Week’ from 01 to 05 November, 2018 52 teams have been formed to ensure compliance and safety … Continue reading Delhi NCR to observe ‘Clean Air Week’ from November 1st

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