Thursday, 19 May, 2022
Topic2015 Paris Agreement

Topic: 2015 Paris Agreement

Children born in 2020 face life with more heatwaves, floods, and droughts than ever before

The climate crisis is also a child-rights crisis, affecting children first and worst with deepening inequalities across borders and generations.

Xi Jinping announces more commitments by China to back global climate actions

Addressing the Climate Ambition Summit Saturday, Xi said that China has made important contributions to adopting the Paris agreement and active efforts in its implementation.

India not responsible for climate change, contributes only 6.8% of global emissions — Javadekar

Union Environment Minister said India is 'walking the talk' on climate change and is the only G20 country which is complying to the Paris Agreement.

Why we should not dismiss zero-emission climate targets by politicians as rhetoric

It’s only natural to be skeptical when a political leader stands up and makes a promise about a target that’s far off, hard to...

Global energy emissions stall, but India & China are still adding to the problem

Global emissions stalled for the first time in three years. This would mean India, whose emissions are growing rapidly, will have to embrace the economy-wide limits European countries are adopting.

Persistent carbon emissions signal global climate goal is out of reach

Carbon emissions declines in the US and Europe this year were offset by increases in the fast-growing economies of China and India.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.


Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.