The world faces a "dark future" if it fails to tackle climate change and inequality, IMF managing director Christine Lagarde warned today.

PUNE: India has deposited its instrument of ratification with the UN Depositary to join the Paris Agreement.

In June 2015, the G7 agreed to two global mitigation goals: 'a decarbonization of the global economy over the course of this century' and 'the upper end of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recommendation of 40%–70% reductions by 2050 compared to 2010'.

Countries export much of the harm created by their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions because the Earth’s atmosphere intermixes globally. Yet, the extent to which this leads to inequity between GHG emitters and those impacted by the resulting climate change depends on the distribution of climate vulnerability. Here, we determine empirically the relationship between countries’ GHG emissions and their vulnerability to negative effects of climate change.

Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) said that BASIC has clearly spelt their red lines

PARIS: Hours after India, as part of the BASIC group reiterated its stand on the ongoing climate negotiation, the US secretary of state John F Kerry met India's environment minister Prakash Javadek

The Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action agreed to transmit the text titled “Draft agreement and draft decision on workstreams 1 and 2 of the Ad Hoc Working Group on the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action” contained in annex I to the Conference of the Parties at its twenty-first session for further consideration.

India’s strategy at the Paris Climate Change summit will be to work with emerging economies and press the developed world to concede that responsibility for cutting carbon emissions after 2020 cann

Asia must be at the center of the global fight against climate change. It is the world’s most populous region, with high economic growth, a rising share of global greenhouse gas emissions, and the most vulnerability to climate risks. Its current resource- and emission-intensive growth pattern is not sustainable.

This publication by CIDSE – an international alliance of 17 Catholic development agencies – sets out a vision for the UN conference in Paris,i and beyond, and is directly inspired by

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