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India to ratify Paris Climate Pact on April 22: Prakash Javadekar

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Reiterating India’s commitment to carbon emission reduction, Union Environment, Forests & Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Saturday said India, along with 100 other nations would ratify the COP 21 Global Climate Agreement on April 22. The pact, COP 21, reached at Paris summit in December 2015 would be ratified at a high level signing ceremony to be convened at ...

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2015 Exited as Hottest Global Year, 3rd Hottest Year in India Since 1901

2015, the year gone by has set its own record as the third hottest year in India since 1901, especially the last quarter sweeping the country with warmest temperatures ever recorded, said Indian Meteorological department (IMO) and at global level the year 2015 remains the hottest year, according to the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). India’s annual mean temperature remained at 0.67 ...

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Modi Raises ‘Common but Differentiated Responsibilities’, Developed Nations’ Leaders Find it Tough at Paris

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has maintained that the rich nations should pay for the riches they have reaped over the last two centuries while developing nations should be allowed their due to grow and that it would be “morally wrong” to burden them with reducing emissions. Upholding India’s principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, he said this should form ...

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Climate Change: India Furnishes INDCs, Sets $206 Billion Spend in 15 Years

As announced earlier, India unveiled today its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) coinciding with Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, which entails a target for a 33-35 percent cut in its carbon emission intensity by 2030. The base level was 2005 and it becomes a 25-year plan. However, the required percapita emission target was not set by India ...

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