Countries Sign Landmark Deal to Transition from Fossil Fuels

COP 28: After hectic negotiations over the inclusion of the term "phase-out" in the COP28 Summit's agreement, participating countries have finally reached a consensus acknowledging the urgent need for a significant and continuous reduction in greenhouse gas...

By Outlook Planet Desk 13/12/2023

Equity And Climate Justice Must Be Basis Of Climate Action: India At COP28

COP 28: Delivering the national statement at the high-level segment during the ongoing annual climate conference, Yadav also highlighted India's contribution to global actions in restricting temperature rise by reducing emission intensity much ahead of the...

By PTI 11/12/2023

Time For Climate Action Reboot

COP 28: World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report 2023 lists failure to mitigate climate change and failure to take adaptation measures as the top 1 and 2 risks in their 10-year risk view

By Bose K Varghese 24/11/2023

India To Achieve 500 GW Renewables Target Before 2030 Deadline: R K Singh

India has 424 GW of power generation capacity which includes around 180 GW from non-fossil fuels and another 88 GW is in the works, the minister said

By PTI 27/09/2023

Solar Imports From China Plummeted Amid Thriving Domestic Manufacturing

India started levying a customs duty of 40 per cent on solar modules and 25 per cent on solar cells from April 2022 in a bid to cut imports and boost local manufacturing

By PTI 14/09/2023

Finance Ministry To Explore Use of Blended Finance For Green Projects

Blended finance involves using public sector or nonprofit financial resources to gradually increase private sector investment, thereby spurring private funding for high-risk, lengthy projects.

By Outlook Planet Desk 24/04/2023

Those Responsible For Climate Change Cannot Ask India To Stall Its Development: Bhupender Yadav

Speaking at an event sponsored by the trade organisation ASSOCHAM, Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav said he believes in climate justice, which entails that everyone has access to resources to live a life of dignity

By PTI 29/03/2023

India can achieve its goal of being carbon neutral much before its target of 2070: IMF MD

A huge nation like India should take the lead in the fight against climate change, according to International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva

By PTI 22/02/2023