Ministers from the 17 major emitters, including Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar, are meeting in Washington DC on Sunday and Monday to address some contentious issues and find a way to

India made a formal proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the super greenhouse gas, HFCs, used primarily as refrigerants and to make insulating foams.

A key milestone towards a new, universal agreement on climate change was reached in Geneva following seven days of negotiations by over 190 nations. Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.

Instead of giving advice, global companies should come forward with their plan of action to help developing nations like India reduce carbon emission and protect environment, newly created NITI Aay

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today hoped that the upcoming Budget will give a clear indication as to how India would "walk the talk" on climate issues while negotiating a deal on emission

This first UNEP Adaptation Gap Report provides a framework for defining adaptation gaps and a preliminary assessment of the gap between adaptation needs and reality.

Today, the transport sector accounts for almost a quarter of energy-based, polluting CO2 emissions, a share that is expected to grow. If no countermeasures are taken, CO2 emissions from the transport sector are projected to rise by about 70% between 2010 and 2050.

This paper explores the possible role of the 2015 agreement in promoting further mobilisation of climate finance for developing countries in the post-2020 period.

The British government is very keen to see the operationalising of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).

New research demonstrates that for every one tonne of CO2 emissions removed from the atmosphere through carbon offsetting, a further $664 of value is delivered in economic, social and environmental benefits to local communities around the world.

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