Saturday, 21 May, 2022

Topic: COP26

Renewable energy to climate action — how India can achieve sustainable development in 2022

At COP26, PM Modi highlighted the need for “mindful and deliberate utilisation” rather than “wasteful consumption”. But achieving it needs work.

G20 must spend 140% more on nature-based solutions to fight climate change, says UN-WEF report

NbS involve practices like afforestation, forest restoration, conserving coral reefs, which can mitigate effects of climate change and help countries meet their biodiversity goals.

India needs to achieve climate goals without compromising its economic progress

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India’s climate policies misplaced. Carbon inequality must be addressed within country too

Despite the bottom half facing the unequal impact of climate change, India’s policies continue to favour the top 10 percent.

UK, India ‘natural partners’ working on ‘fantastic projects’, PM Boris Johnson says

Speaking at the 2021 Global Technology Summit, Johnson said India and the UK will continue to deepen their bonds on technology as they have set out in the 2030 India-UK roadmap.

What caused Modi govt U-turn on net-zero? Opposition asks in Lok Sabha discussion on climate

MPs like TMC's Sougata Roy, DMK's Kanimozhi, SAD's Harsimrat Kaur Badal & Thomas Chazhikadan of Kerala Congress (M) raised questions on climate change, forests & pollution.

Climate pledges by countries can’t just be empty words. Space AI will be watching them

From tracking tree cover to calculating carbon capture, AI technology will aid in verifying climate pledges from space.

India’s path to net-zero emissions can’t be just about power sector, says top energy economist

In interview to ThePrint, International Energy Agency’s chief energy economist Tim Gould says focus has to be on ‘difficult’ sectors like cement production and transport too.

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.

Accountability, adaptation, amicable conservation should be India’s strategy post COP26

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

On Camera


Title scene of Taarak Mehta ka ooltah chashmah.

Dear Taarak Mehta, you were our peak comfort content for 14 years. Now it’s time to retire

Just like the Truman Show, all Taarak Mehta plots somehow feel the same for the past few years. It's fine to accept that ideas can go stale.
File photo of chief economic advisor V. Anantha Nageswaran | Photo: Twitter | @FinMinIndia

Stock market turmoil, crypto craze proof of human ‘fear, greed’ says chief economic advisor

Speaking at India Ideas Conclave, organised by think tank India Foundation in Bengaluru, V. Anantha Nageswaran, also said India was now in position to deliver domestically-driven growth'.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.