175 nations sign landmark Paris deal on climate change

175 nations sign landmark Paris deal on climate change

The historic agreement on climate change reached a major milestone with a record 175 countries, including India, signing on to it. However, world leaders made clear that more action is needed, and quickly, to fight a relentless rise in global temperatures.

India-France energy ties: Riding on Metro for green & clean future

On a crisp wintry day, the sun shone brighter on India-France relations as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Francois Hollande decided to dump the⋅⋅⋅
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France’s Holland seeks India’s support for post-carbon world

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Seeking to consolidate the strategic partnership between France and India, France’s President Francois Hollande has made a strong pitch for climate justice and sought New⋅⋅⋅
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COP21: The Toothless Paris Agreement

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After two weeks of intense negotiations in Paris, 196 nations signed what is being hailed as a ‘landmark’ deal to limit carbon emissions, restrict the⋅⋅⋅
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COP21: Historic climate pact in Paris, India hails climate justice

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In a moment of triumph for multilateralism and collective solidarity above parochial agendas, history was made in Paris on the night of December 12 as the world united to adopt an agreement to combat climate change at the Conference of Parties (COP21).

COP 21: Deal still elusive, final text delayed till Dec 12

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PARIS: With divergences still persisting on the text of the climate deal, the ongoing negotiations at the Paris meet has been delayed by a day⋅⋅⋅
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COP21: New draft deal addresses some of India’s demands

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PARIS:  In a vindication of India’s principled diplomacy, a new shorter draft unveiled after intense negotiations has incorporated many key issues raised by Indian negotiators⋅⋅⋅
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ADB to lend $1 billion for green energy in India

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Bolstering India’s green energy ambitions, the multilateral lending agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 1 billion loan to central transmission utility Power Grid⋅⋅⋅
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COP 21: India plays hardball, raises concerns over Paris draft agreement

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With less than 48 hours to go, all eyes are on India at the global climate summit (COP21), with New Delhi saying there are “many⋅⋅⋅
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COP21: Climate finance sticking issue as India, US step up outreach

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India has rejected a US backed contentious plan to measure climate finance from rich nations and has termed the plan as flawed. According to the⋅⋅⋅
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