China defends engagement with India on ‘phase down’ of coal instead of ‘phase out’ at COP26

China on Monday asked developed countries to stop using coal first and provide financial assistance to developing countries to adopt green technology as it defended its move to join hands with India as part of a “phase out” of coal. Called “Phase Down” instead. Final text of the COP26 conference announcement. Negotiators from nearly 200 … Read more

India never said won’t be green, already 40% reliance on renewable energy: Yadav

India has never said that it will not move towards a “green initiative”, but “national conditions” and climate finance should be taken into account, Union Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav told ET from Glasgow on India’s opposition to the coal phase. Amidst criticism of the tough stance. at COP26. “On coal, India has never said that … Read more

COP26 result not up to expectations, but not disappointing either: Greenpeace India

Greenpeace India on Sunday said the outcome of the international climate summit COP26 is not in line with the expectations of the people and countries already facing extreme weather events, but it is not disappointing either. Greenpeace India climate campaigner Avinash Chanchal told PTI that while the end result may be incomplete, the target of … Read more

India describes COP26 climate summit in Glasgow as ‘successful’

India on Sunday described the COP26 summit as “successful”, saying it put forward the concerns and views of the developing world to the world community “briefly and clearly”. Negotiators from nearly 200 countries have accepted a new climate deal, when the COP26 summit in Glasgow concluded its spare time on Saturday with a deal that … Read more

Climate experts support India’s stand on ‘phase down’ of coal at COP26

After being criticized by several countries for using the term “phase down” instead of “phase out” of coal at COP26 in Glasgow, climate experts on Sunday came in full support of India, saying it was a turning point in its own right. should not be seen as Commitment to this global climate crisis. Nearly 200 … Read more

India’s last-minute coal defense at COP26 hid the role of China, US

At the end of more than two weeks of global climate talks, India downplayed language on coal use. But India’s direct resistance to the final text of the Glasgow climate accord helped hide the role played by China and even the US in the weak outcome. The dramatic process of amending the final text unfolded … Read more

UN chief Antonio Guterres says global warming target on ‘life support’

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5 °C (2.7 F) is “on life support” as UN climate talks enter their final days, but added that “the last moment” Until then, hope must be maintained.” In an exclusive interview with the Associated Press on Thursday, Guterres said talks in Glasgow, … Read more

India COP26. focused on emissions of two and three wheelers

India has highlighted the need to focus on emissions related to two and three wheelers along with other vehicles as part of the zero emissions target at the COP26 summit in Glasgow. Under the emerging markets and developing economies section of the ‘COP26’ manifesto released on Wednesday, India marked the importance of focusing on all … Read more

India retains top 10 position in Climate Performance Index; No country in top 3

India has retained its top 10 position among the best performing countries for the third consecutive year in the Global Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) released by Germanwatch on the occasion of COP26. The report said that no country has performed well in all the index categories to achieve an overall high rating in the … Read more

Talks on ‘cover decision’ at COP26: time for nations to talk

The second week of the ongoing climate talks in Glasgow will prove to be the real test as the political direction and declarations made by 120-odd world leaders come into the negotiating room. Delegates will try to capture the momentum resulting from countries joining the methane pledge and announcing a phase-out of coal and translate … Read more