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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

The record-breaking heat that made 2016 the hottest year ever recorded has continued into 2017, pushing the world into “truly uncharted territory”, said WMO in its annual statement on the State of the Global Climate ahead of the World Meteorological Day

This report analyzes four paths that countries could take over the next three decades, ranging from business as usual to a scenario where countries adopt both ambitious climate policies and improve resource efficiency. It finds that smarter use of resources can add $2 trillion annually to the global economy.

Limiting the rise in global mean temperature to well below 2°C would require an energy transition of exceptional scope, depth and speed, according to an analysis by the International Energy Agency, including a doubling of annual average energy-related investments from current levels.

National Action Plan on Climate Change is a comprehensive action plan which outlines measures on climate change relating adaptation and mitigation while simultaneously advancing development.

KOCHI: Two marine fishing villages in Kerala have been chosen to test a climate resilient village adaptation and mitigation plan (CReVAMP) for vulnerable coastal communities in tropical countries.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Eco-friendly approach for fulfillment of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, 20/03/2017. India ratified the Paris Agreement to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) on 2nd October 2016.

The report begins by discussing the identification of NBS-type actions contained in the NDCs of Morocco and Tunisia. These NBS are then classified into three types according to their level of ambition for biodiversity protection, and their distribution between these three types is examined.

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