Katowice COP24 Outcome Incompatible with Paris Agreement

Ambition, Equity, and Human Rights Left Behind in Poland Climate Talks. Katowice, Poland—As parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change wrapped up two weeks of negotiations in Katowice, Poland, the halls of the Spodek Center echoed with the rising voices of young people,30

UNFCCC

A Brief History of COP with Special Focus on COP24

UNFCCC and Conference of Parties The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) established in May 1992 at the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro came into force in March 1994 with the premise of strengthening global public awareness of climate change issues. Among30

Wind turbine

Renewable Electricity Sector Poised to Take Lead in India

India’s economy is rapidly growing with an ever-increasing demand for electricity. Renewable energy is the new and rapidly advancing field and is likely to support the growing electricity requirement of the country.  With the depleting sources of conventional energy such as coal and increasing levels30

COP21-Climate conference at Paris

Why you should be optimistic about the Paris climate change conference

The 21st meeting of the Conference of Parties, which refers to the United Nations-sponsored climate change talks taking place in Paris this year, has renewed global discussions about the need for rapid action. Delegates are making global pleas for nations to reduce the amount of30

COP 19- Warsaw Climate Change Conference

COP 19 – Another COP, Same Old Saga…

COP 19 was hosted by Poland at Warsaw. As an environmentalist or perhaps anyone who has been following environment over the past few years would realise that the overt enthusiasm on climate change issues has developed into casual lip service and finally in today’s world,30

The Earth

Essay on Climate change and Global warming

The city of Copenhagen intends to become the first carbon neutral capital city in the world by 2025 and is already on its way to reduce carbon emissions by 2015 to 20 per cent.  The Danish government is already on its way to oxygenate the30

GHG emission

India refuses to phase out refrigerant gases

India has resisted efforts to bring HFC’s under the Montreal Protocol. The government wants HFC’s to be treated separately under the framework of UNFCCC and not under the Montreal Protocol Hindu reported. At the meetings in Bangkok recently, efforts were moved to bring HFC’s under30