This study has calculated the additional profits that sectors and companies have made from the EU ETS from 2008 to 2014, distinguishing between three types of profits: Profits from over allocation of free emission allowances.

The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) has helped finance more than 2000 hydropower projects, representing the largest source of OECD bilateral funding for hydropower. Europe, through its European Union Emissions Trading Scheme, has been the major supporter.

The report Analysing the status quo of CDM projects concludes that under current market conditions, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is currently not able to provide sufficient incentive for the continuation of mitigation activities and identifies a general risk of mitigation activities to discontinue.

Climate change is one of the greatest threats to human rights of our generation, posing a serious risk to the fundamental rights to life, health, food and an adequate standard of living of individuals and communities across the world.

The Renewable Energy (RE) potential in India is 8,89,508 Mega Watt. The Government of India, in pursuit of energy security and for minimizing impact on environment, has been prioritizing the development of RE sector through its policies and programmes.

This report traces the evolution of India's climate policy and its stance at climate negotiations over the last few decades. It also asks: how India has championed the cause of the developing world? It looks at the extent to which India's climate policy has evolved due to internal compulsions and how much due to external pressures.

A new website - http://www.ncdmaindia.gov.in has been launched by the National Clean Development Mechanism Authority (NCDMA) in the Ministry of Environmen

‘Polluters should not get away with paying for carbon emissions’

The following is the text of the Intervention made by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, at the Second Meeting of the Business Dialogue for COP-21 hel

The case for climate action has never been stronger. Current weather extremes, including storms, floods and drought, affect millions of people across the world. Climate change is putting water security at risk; threatening agricultural and other supply chains as well as many coastal cities.

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