Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicParis Agreement

Topic: Paris Agreement

What the G7 Summit means for climate change solutions

The ‘climate club’ may drive forward the decarbonising of high-emitting industries, higher carbon prices and trade in low carbon products.

Don’t underestimate Paris Agreement climate goals. India must know forest restoration is key

From the Bishnoi community to the Chipko movement women of the 1970s, forest landscapes form the core of India’s goals. They must be sustained.

Why climate finance is a big deal, and where negotiations have reached at Glasgow COP26

COP26 is looking to settle a new climate finance goal under Paris deal. But how much funding developing nations will get to tackle climate change is stuck in negotiations.

COP26 is not just about India’s commitment to climate change. It’s also a message to the US

India’s headlining commitments on climate change came with another message that shouldn’t be skipped over.

How COP26 can make up for the failure of 25 previous conferences to tackle climate change

Besides addressing challenges like gender equality & effective global accords, the countries must resolve the centuries-old disputes between colonial nations & their former empires.

India to seek compensation for climate damages caused by rich, developed countries at COP26

The Indian delegation also plans to bring up the point of fairness and climate finance during the 6th Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November.

India among countries that could spoil upcoming COP26 in Glasgow

Some attendees stand out at a climate meet for their reluctance to do almost anything. Here is a guide to the holdouts who arrive for COP 26 without significant plans to curb emissions.

India among 15 countries whose fossil fuel production exceeds Paris Agreement goals: UN report

The UNEP report says countries 'have not explicitly recognized or planned for the rapid reduction in fossil fuel production that these targets will require.'

UN’s 2022 Global Biodiversity Framework could become the new ‘Paris Agreement for nature’

Set to be finalized in early 2022, the draft sets targets for protecting marine and land habitats and reducing pesticides and plastic waste.

Kigali Amendment — global pact just ratified by India targets greenhouse gases used in your AC

Part of Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, the Kigali Amendment, 2016, seeks to phase out hydrofluorocarbons.

On Camera

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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