Ability Of Forests To Absorb Carbon Vulnerable To Temperature Increases

An IIT-Bombay study highlights that the effects of global warming can degrade the ability of forests to absorb CO2, spotlighting the urgent need to rein in temperatures

By Outlook Planet Desk 05/02/2024

Report Sheds Light On Developed Countries' Mitigation Performance

A paper by Max van Deursen and Sumit Prasad at CEEW, disclosed in official climate transparency reports, assesses past performance as well as progress towards the implementation of crucial climate targets

By Outlook Planet Desk 05/02/2024

Divided On Fossil-Fuels Phase-Out, COP28 Scrambles For Consensus

COP 28: UN climate talks continue late into the night as representatives from different countries engage in shuttle diplomacy to agree on a roadmap for ending the use of fossil fuels

By Outlook Planet Desk 12/12/2023

Later Is Too Late: Letter To World Leaders

COP 28: As we seem on course to breach the 1.5-degree global warming benchmark, the time to act is now if the planet is to be rescued from a catastrophic meltdown, says this letter in a fervent appeal to leaders assembled at the UN climate conference

By Outlook Planet Desk 09/12/2023

UN: 2023 To Be The Hottest Ever, Urgent Global Action Needed

UN issues a stark warning on rising temperatures, with Secretary-General Guterres calling for immediate global measures to combat climate collapse and protect vulnerable communities from catastrophic impacts

By Outlook Planet Desk 01/12/2023

Hopes For A Sustainable Planet Must Not Melt Away: Guterres

UN chief issues a dire call to action at COP28, urging global leaders to avert a catastrophic rise in temperatures, safeguard coastal communities, and embrace renewable energy solutions

By Outlook Planet Desk 29/11/2023

As Dubai Prepares For COP28, Some World Leaders Signal They Won't Attend Climate Talks

The two-week meeting of international leaders aims to assess where the world stands when it comes to limiting emissions to slow global warming to 1.5 degrees celsius compared with pre-industrial times

By PTI 29/11/2023

Global Fossil Fuel Production Plans Threaten Climate Goals, Says Report

The production gap report 2023 tracks the discrepancy between governments' planned fossil fuel production and global production levels consistent with limiting warming to 1.5 degrees celsius or 2 degrees celsius

By PTI 09/11/2023

COP28 President-Designate Urged Oil And Gas Industry To Decarbonise

The COP28 President-Designate’s call to implement a comprehensive energy transition plan as part of the COP28 Presidency’s Action Agenda

By PTI 03/10/2023

65 Countries Set Record High Temperatures In August: Report

Last month was the warmest August since 1850, with particularly warm conditions prevailing in parts of countries like India

By PTI 16/09/2023