global warming and methane emissions

Vicious circle: Global warming increases methane emissions, says study

Methane concentration in atmosphere is on the rise as global warming causes higher emissions, slows removal of greenhouse gas. Read more »
CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate change: India faces credit downgrades for slow global warming steps

Inability to take effective steps to mitigate climate change will lead to higher borrowing costs, impacting the financial position of several emerging economies. Read more »
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Earth Day 2022: India must invest in effective enforcement of environment laws

Earth Day 2022 must be seen as an opportunity to address the shortcomings that stop it from performing better on key parameters. Read more »
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UNEA agreement on plastic pollution a landmark

The United Nations Environment Assembly has reached an agreement to bring in a binding global treaty by 2024 to end plastic pollution. Read more »
climate change mitigation

Climate change: Focus on CO2 may hurt mitigation efforts

Nations can get better results in climate change mitigation efforts by targeting methane that has 20 times higher heat trapping ability compared with CO2. Read more »
COP26 draft agreement and fight against climate change

COP26 draft agreement: Humanity just scored a big win

COP26 draft agreement showed sincerity towards fighting climate change, instead of engaging in meaningless rhetoric. Read more »
Delegates struggle for an agreement at UN climate change summit

Climate change: Takeaways from draft COP26 agreement

The world leaders started COP26 UN climate change talks with a flourish, but delegates still struggling to finalise agreement. Read more »
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Climate change: 2070 net zero deadline best India could offer

Narendra Modi’s announcement is a departure from India’s climate change stance that developing nations are made to pay for rich nations’ indulgence. Read more »
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WMO report issues dire climate change warning

The WMO report provides a dashboard on climate change indicators such as greenhouse gas emissions, extreme weather events, sea level rise, and glacier retreat. Read more »
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Climate change: World must accept 2060 net zero deadline

Only a strong commitment by world leaders at COP26 summit can achieve meaningful action against climate change. Read more »