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The World is standing at a crossroad where if we do not put a lid on the emission of greenhouse gases, in a few decades, we shall be heading towards an environmental disaster. With the climate change conference in Paris underway, will it be possible for various world leaders to look beyond blame game and actually hammer out an agreement that everyone will follow in letter and spirit? Should industrialised countries do more in terms of providing finance and accessibility to clean and green technology? In the long term how do we reduce our carbon footprint?

As people cough and wheeze their way through their lives in Delhi, the National Green Tribunal says 'enough is enough'. They want to know just what the Delhi government intends to do to improve the quality of air in Delhi. Does the government have any solutions? This on a day when Union Minister Maneka Gandhi seems to contradict the government by suggesting that it's not enough to blame the West for global warming.

China has been subject to floods, droughts and heatwaves for millennia. However, in recent decades climate risks have been changing rapidly for different groups of people and sectors – posing a significant challenge for China’s policy makers. In this short video we describe how China has been working to understand and respond to climatic risk, based on research conducted for the Adapting to Climate Change in China project and published in a book, Climate Risk and Resilience, edited by two of the INTASAVE-CARIBSAVE Group's in-house experts:

This documentary film from filmmaker Varial* chronicles the impacts of climate change and deforestation on the indigenous communities who live in and around the Maya Forest in the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and their efforts to both combat it and adapt to it. The film captures stirring images and interviews emotionally depicting the toll that changing rain patterns have had on the Mayans, forcing them to adapt their agricultural practices and, in some cases, migrate to cities.

Sunita Narain, Director General Centre For Science and Environment, Delhi talks about the wins and losses from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.

Global warming isn't a distant threat anymore. The rising temperatures around the globe are directly affecting environmental factors and threatening to disrupt daily life.

What is the importance of climate change summit in Paris?

Climate Change: See how will the earth be affected if temperature rises by 2 degrees

The International Conference in Paris that is going to begin on 30th december aims at preventing the destruction caused due to natural calamities all over the world.