Planet Outlook
September 17, 2021
4 strategies for a UN breakthrough on energy and climate change

4 strategies for a UN breakthrough on energy and climate change

The statements released by world leaders after the recent G7 and G20 meetings underlined recognition of the problem. Still, very few countries and companies have detailed plans and budgets in place to meet their own high-level goals.

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Planet Outlook
September 17, 2021
Step up climate action by learning from ozone layer protection: UN chief

Step up climate action by learning from ozone layer protection: UN chief

By reducing HFCs, increasing energy efficiency and creating more ozone- and climate-friendly technologies, the Kigali Amendment can bring sustainable access to vital cooling services to millions of people.

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Planet Outlook
September 16, 2021
Climate change threatens aquatic foods, says study

Climate change threatens aquatic foods, says study

Aquaculture systems in off-shore and coastal waters, on the other hand, face lower climate-specific hazards, although freshwater aquaculture is exposed to high levels of hazard.

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Planet Outlook
September 15, 2021
Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

Biden pitches spending plan as key to fight climate change

Biden has set a goal of eliminating pollution from fossil fuel in the power sector by 2035 and from the U.S. economy overall by 2050.

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Planet Outlook
September 15, 2021
How much will our oceans warm and cause sea levels to rise this century? We’ve just improved our estimate

How much will our oceans warm and cause sea levels to rise this century? We’ve just improved our estimate

Our analysis shows that without dramatic reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, by the end of this century the upper 2,000 metres of the ocean is likely to warm by 11-15 times the amount of warming observed during 2005-19.

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Planet Outlook
September 15, 2021
Reaching ‘net zero’ alone is not enough; need of the hour is deeds and not plain words to deal with climate change: Bhupender Yadav

Reaching ‘net zero’ alone is not enough; need of the hour is deeds and not plain words to deal with climate change: Bhupender Yadav

The environment minister addressing a session on ‘Future of Sustainable Technologies in India-Europe Partnerships’ spoke about key issues of climate justice and sustainable lifestyles.

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Planet Outlook
September 14, 2021
Climate change 'greatest challenge to human rights': UN official

Climate change 'greatest challenge to human rights': UN official

According to the UN rights chief, environmental damage usually hurts mostly those who were least protected -- the poorest and most marginalised people, and the poorest nations, which often have the least capacity to respond.

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Planet Outlook
September 14, 2021
India and US launch 'Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue' (CAFMD)

India and US launch 'Climate Action and Finance Mobilization Dialogue' (CAFMD)

The US Climate envoy, John Kerry lauded India’s leadership role in demonstrating how economic development and clean energy can go hand in hand.

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Planet Outlook
September 13, 2021
India, US To Begin Dialogue On Mitigating Climate Change

India, US To Begin Dialogue On Mitigating Climate Change

India and the US would launch the Climate Action and Finance Mobilisation Dialogue (CAFMD) on Monday as US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate Change, John Kerry visits India as part of his multi-country tour.

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Planet Outlook
September 11, 2021
India and Germany Meet On Energy And Climate

India and Germany Meet On Energy And Climate

India and Germany may explore strengthening bilateral cooperation in several key areas in climate and SDG including circular economy

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