Seize the initiative on climate change, Mr Modi

Source: Business Standard Relevance: India’s fight against the climate crisis Synopsis: Though, not caused by us, climate change induced by the historical emissions made by developed countries, is the stark reality. India should prepare its roadmap for COP 26 Glasgow summit and secure an adequately financed deal for the developing world. Climate change, is thus,… Continue reading Seize the initiative on climate change, Mr Modi

The climate emergency is real for India (On IPCC Report)

Source: Business Standard Relevance: Fighting climate change in light of new revelations made by the IPCC report. Synopsis: Climate change-induced extreme weather events are already happening, and some have started to happen. India needs to adapt to this reality. Detailing few such events in India and steps that can be taken at policy level. Context… Continue reading The climate emergency is real for India (On IPCC Report)

Climate emergency: Tipping points are already here, scientists warn

Source: Down to earth Synopsis: The tipping points of a Climate Emergency are already visible on Earth. The countries should acknowledge them and take urgent action towards decarbonization of the global economy and restoration of nature. Background: In 2019, more than 11,000 scientist signatories talked about the need for declaring a climate emergency. They emphasized… Continue reading Climate emergency: Tipping points are already here, scientists warn

EU declares climate emergency

News: The European Union (EU) has approved a resolution declaring a climate and environmental emergency in Europe and globally. It has thus become the first multilateral bloc to declare a climate emergency. Facts: Climate emergency is a call for governments across the world to change their behaviour towards the climate and biodiversity. EU Resolution on… Continue reading EU declares climate emergency

Ireland declares climate emergency

Ireland has became the second nation in the world after Britain to declare a climate emergency. The Ireland parliamentary report has also called upon the parliament to examine how the Irish government can improve its response to the issue of biodiversity loss. The declaration of climate emergency is a call for governments across the world… Continue reading Ireland declares climate emergency

UK Becomes First Parliament to Declare Climate Emergency

The United Kingdom parliament has declared an environment and climate emergency. The UK is the first national government to declare such an emergency. Declaration of the climate emergency is one of the prime demands of the Extinction Rebellion- a protest group that has been using non-violent civil disobedience to campaign on environmental issues in UK.… Continue reading UK Becomes First Parliament to Declare Climate Emergency