188 countries have submitted Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) to the UNFCCC. With the adoption of the Paris Agreement in December 2015, the INDCs will guide country-level climate action for the coming years.
Madhya Pradesh is likely to see 1-1.2 degree Celsius rise in temperature by 2045, bringing more droughts that will pose “enormous” pressure on agriculture, water resources, infrastructure and energy sectors, according to a study.
It is universally acknowledged that at climate conferences, politics or diplomacy based primarily on considerations of power and on practical and material factors overrides explicit ideological notions or moral or ethical premises.
With relations between countries now being shaped by geo-economics rather than geo-politics, an emerging issue is to what extent the United States, China and India, all populous countries and top tier economies, see their national interest in giving a new meaning to words like “responsibility”, “development” and “growth”...
Climate for Kids
Without sharing information on climate change in South Asia nothing can be achieved. We share the same resources and face the same problems. This book narrows our focus to take a closer look.
Over the past few days, we have been giving you all the gyaan you needed on the UN Climate Change conference held in Doha. But just in case you missed out, here is a comprehensive assessment of CoP 18 by Sunita Narain, Director General, CSE.