Survey quiet on clearances, mitigation costs

The Economic Survey 2013-14, announced on Wednesday, appears to be setting the tone for India’s climate change negotiations on global fora.

This report released by the White House Council of Economic Advisers examines the economic consequences of delaying the implementation of policies aimed at combating climate change and reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, and emphasizes the urgency of taking policy action on climate change.

Climate change will affect South Asia more than most other regions. South Asia’s weather is likely to become hotter than the global average, while monsoon rains and heavy storms will increase in most parts of the region.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has issued an economics of climate change adaptation study for Trinidad and Tobago that can be applied to the broader Caribbean region, along with the information regarding how to implement such a study.

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate and the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER) has launched the research for the new climate economy project in In

Scientific and business communities increasingly recognize that climate change is causing weather extremes and precipitating natural disasters, such as the European heat wave of 2003, the drought in East Africa in

SYDNEY: The Pacific region faces serious economic losses due to climate change and it is critical that nations causing the problem step in to help, the Asian Development Bank said on Tuesday.

Believe it or not, Kolkata's energy efficiency has doubled since the turn of the century and is projected to increase by two times in the next 12 years.

Internal briefing paper accessed by The Hindu shows U.S. wants to promote its tech firms

In an internal briefing paper prepared for its diplomats across the world before the Warsaw climate negotiations, which The Hindu accessed, the U.S. has opposed the setting up of a separate mechanism on ‘loss and damage’. It has also pushed primarily for the role of private investments and finance to enable the poor countries to adapt to climate change.

Poland, the hosts for the U.N.

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