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Weak Workplan Wounds Paris Agreement

Developed countries, historically responsible for the majority of emissions, have only promised that the “probability” of climate finance will be available, disappointing many [image by: Joydeep Gupta]

A Paris Agreement Work Programme (PAWP) was just about saved as the UN climate summit concluded a day behind schedule …

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Consensus Eludes Climate Talks Over Finance And Transparency

While the city of Katowice glittered for its visitors the climate negotiations have been dark indeed [image copyright: cop24.gov.pl]

The Paris Agreement will not come into effect on schedule in 2020 if negotiators continue bickering the way they have …

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South And Southeast Asia Most At Risk By Climate Change

A risk index released at the annual climate summit in the Polish city of Katowice shows that countries in South …

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Governments Leading World To Disastrous Warming: UN

Countries are not switching away from coal fast enough to be effective [image by: Andrew / Flickr]

Governments will not be able to uphold the Paris Climate Agreement, and with business as usual, we are heading for …

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India Seeking Ways To Limit Climate Change After IPCC Report

Among the painful changes India may have to make is to shut coal plants before the end of their economic lives [image by:

The Indian government has accepted the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and has asked a …

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1.5 Degree Ambition Demands Radical Change, UN Warns

There are major benefits to limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above the preindustrial level, but doing so will …

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Watch : Sushma Swaraj’s Hard Hitting Speech At UNGA And Exposing Pakistan At World Stage

Picture : Raveesh Kumar / Twitter

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was at her very best at the 73rd Assembly of the UNGA , New York. In a …

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In Rural Manipur, Women Feel The Heat of Climate Change

Hmouki, a farmer in Manipur, is worried about feeding her family during the dry season [image by: by Ninglun Hanghal]

It is that time of the year when the weather is dry and windy. Hmuoki has to work even harder …

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Sinking Sundarbans Islands Underline Climate Crisis

Coastal erosion, high soil salinity and increasingly violent cyclones have forced the young out of their homes in the Sundarbans, living behind only the old people, children and women [image by: Soumya Sarkar]

By Soumya Sarkar Kalyani Mandal has gone way past hope. Living in Dhoblat Shibpur, a coastal village on Sagar Island …

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Delhi Smog Reveals Global Failure To Deal With Climate Change

Despite an action plan, and much political hullabaloo, India’s National Capital Region remains blanketed by Pollution

By Omair Ahmad From the beginning of COP23, the issue of loss and damage has cast a shadow over proceedings …

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