Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicUN Climate Summit

Topic: UN Climate Summit

Australia to launch bid with Pacific nations to co-host 2026 UN climate summit

Australia's energy minister announced the bid on Saturday, as the new labour government seeks to position the country as a renewable energy powerhouse on the global stage.

After much criticism, Rishi Sunak reverses decision and decides to attend UN climate summit

He said he is attending the summit to 'deliver on Glasgow's legacy of building a secure and sustainable future' - a reference to an agreement at last year's event that Britain hosted.

Uttar Pradesh to Odisha, young Indians are on the frontline of a ‘triple planetary crisis’

Real stories of young Indians on the frontlines of the triple planetary crisis are inspiring. We need more, says UN Resident Coordinator in India.

India has a good story in terms of climate change action, says ex-diplomat Shyam Saran

Former foreign secretary Shyam Saran says India will likely face questions on its coal consumption, especially from US, at the UN Climate Change Conference this November.

World was about to close deals that could save oceans, and then Covid changed everything

The oceans are critical to any effort to slow global warming. Delay in global agreements has only made matters that much more desperate.

Carbon market rules divide envoys at UN climate talks in Madrid

Industrial nations and environmental groups want a system with strict rules that guarantee genuine reductions while countries like Brazil and Australia want more flexibility to draw in investment.

Why Chile is on the boil and had to call off global trade and climate summits

After violent clashes between police & protesters in Santiago, Chilean President Sebastian Pinera has said Chile won't host upcoming APEC & COP25 summits.

Not just Greta Thunberg, this young Indian climate activist is also taking on govts

Eleven-year-old Ridhima Pandey is one of the 16 petitioners who filed a complaint to protest the lack of government action on the climate crisis at the UN Climate Action Summit.

The new ‘father of India’ & the difference between Greta Thunberg & Donald Trump

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

Modi pledges to double India’s non-fossil fuel target at UN summit, calls for global behavioural change

PM Modi said India will set a target of 450 gigawatts (GW) of non-fossil fuel, far beyond the 175 GW mark announced by him during Independence Day.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image: Popular face serums | Pixabay

Vit C serums to laser hair removal—DIY skincare on Instagram can be lethal for your skin

The Instagram algorithm complements brands’ targeted marketing so you see the products you’re most likely to buy. But the outcomes of DIY skin treatment are different.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.