Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicClimate Action Summit

Topic: Climate Action Summit

Towards a people-centred national policy for migration induced by climate change

Distress migration and displacement have increased already high levels of social and economic vulnerability in rural and urban India.

Outcome of the COP26 climate summit has left a lot to be desired. But there’s still hope

The Glasgow Pact offered few wins against expected COP26 outcomes, but there were critical signs of progress seen beyond the negotiation tables.

India’s no-show at London climate meet isn’t good news for UN’s COP26 talks

India’s support is key to success of COP26, set for November, as several issues, including climate finance & carbon goals, remain sources of tension, especially in emerging economies.

India welcomes Joe Biden joining India-Swedish LeadIT climate initiative

In a tweet, the White House said the US is joining LeadIT to build momentum for industry transition to address the climate crisis.

Need large scale, high-speed concrete action to combat climate change, says PM Modi

Addressing a virtual climate summit of 40 global leaders, PM Modi said he and President Biden are launching the 'India-US climate and clean energy Agenda 2030 partnership'.

Australia excluded from global climate change summit as policies lag

Australia's PM Scott Morrison wasn’t invited to speak at the United Nations Climate Action Summit because he hadn’t come up with an ambitious enough pledge.

On Camera

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Not Russia, a point-less Wimbledon 2022 affects young tennis players most

Young underdogs have often defeated tennis titans. But Wimbledon 2022 removing ranking points sets them back instead of making a geopolitical impact.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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