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The Earth's soils contain more carbon than the planet's atmosphere and vegetation combined, but are dangerously neglected in the fight against climate change, Fiji's president told a U.N.

Business executives and scientists on Tuesday urged the world's leading economies to put global warming back on the G20 agenda after finance ministers and central bankers failed to reaffirm their r

Developed countries have undertaken to phase down hydrofluorocarbons (HFC), a greenhouse gas, by 2036, Lok Sabha was informed today.

This is almost the population of the United Kingdom, said "Wild Water", a report on the state of the world's water

Banning construction activity in Kasauli till further orders, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed a special expert committee to study the impact of construction activity on the environment

The number of coal-fired power plants under development worldwide saw a dramatic drop in 2016, mainly due to shifting policies in Asia, according to a new report released by Greenpeace, the Sierra Club, and CoalSwarm.

Greening the wood energy sector holds a vast potential for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and improving rural livelihoods, FAO said on the occasion of the UN's International Day of Forests. Up to seven percent of global greenhouse gas emissions caused by humans come from the production and use of fuelwood and charcoal.

This annual statement confirms that 2016 was the warmest year on record, approximately 1.1 °C above the pre-industrial period, and 0.06 °C above the previous highest value set in 2015. Noteworthy extreme events in 2016 included severe droughts that brought food insecurity to millions in southern and eastern Africa and Central America.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Paris Agreement, 21/03/2017. The Paris Agreement under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) pertains to the post-2020 period. Therefore, its implementation will only begin after 2020.

Global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions could be reduced by 70 percent by 2050 and completely phased out by 2060, research by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) showed o

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