COP16/CMP6, the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 6th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) began yesterday in the beautiful town of Cancun in Mexico. “Parties” […]
The two day Ministerial Meeting on ‘Climate Change-Technology Mechanism that concluded on 10 November 2010 saw ministers and representatives from 35 countries, regional groups and UN organisations. The discussions revolved around the creation and operationalisation of the technology mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
On the night of November 15, 2010, when most people slept, the ‘world class city’ of Delhi woke up to a disturbing slumber of city planning that ‘buried’ the safety of its citizens.
REC mechanism is expected to bring new investments in renewable energy projects and help introducing market based competition in the renewable energy sector.
Toxics Link’s Environment & Health Public Lecture Series The Urban Tree— Lost in Concrete? ‘If you are determined you can find a wilderness close to you, no matter where you live.’ (Ruskin Bond) The tree has great significance in our lives. But the loss of this identity has its origin […]
After becoming the first among developing countries to release updated greenhouse gas emissions report, India has taken another leap by releasing a “4X4” assessment of the impact of climate change on key sectors and regions across India in 2030s.
Emphasizing on India’s commitment towards conserving the big cat, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh announced at the WWF-India event to introduce Youth Tiger Ambassadors, the addition of eight new Tiger Reserves to the existing 39 Tiger Reserves in the country within the next 6 to 8 months. These will be one […]
Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh releasing a book at the NPDCCA Meeting, along with fellow panelists Speaking at the National Policy Dialogue on Climate Change Action in New Delhi, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh brought out a very important concern: that adaptation to climate change is not only a government obligation but […]
Started in 2007, the Environment film festival “Quotes from the Earth” is a platform to highlight the environmental challenges at the national and international level through films. Conducted over a period of two days, the film festival goes beyond just viewing films as it is aimed to bring under one […]
WWF India’s hunt for the Youth Tiger Ambassadors is now over as it introduced to the country, two progressive minded youth to represent India at the upcoming Youth Tiger Summit at Vladivostok in Russia. These Young Tiger Ambassadors will represent India at the Youth Summit which will be held parallel […]
DIREC 2010 is a part of initiative taken at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development in Johannesburg acknowledging the significance of renewable energies for sustainable development – especially for combating poverty and for environmental and climate protection.
“We should carry three tasks namely mandatory fuel economic standard, improvement in quality of fuel and fiscal policy regime. The immediate task ahead at us is to have Mandatory Fuel Economic Standards.”, announced Mr. Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Environment and Forests (I/C) in his inaugural speech at a workshop on […]