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Brazil's Amazon Deforestation Surges To Worst In 15 Years

Nov 19, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Before Jair Bolsonaro's term began as President in January 2019, the Brazilian Amazon hadn't recorded a single year with more than 10,000 square kilometers of deforestation in over a decade.

US To Hold Huge Crude Oil Sale In Gulf Of Mexico After Climate Talks

Nov 17, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The livestreamed sale will invite energy companies to bid on drilling leases across some 136,000 square miles, about twice the area of Florida.


Nations Strike Climate Deal With Coal Compromise

Before India succeeded in getting the change made, nation after nation talked about the final provisions not going far or fast enough but a compromise was better than nothing.

COP26: Is A Deal In Sight As Climate Talks Go Into Overtime?

Nov 13, 2021 Deutsche Welle

Climate negotiations at COP26 are running into overtime in Glasgow. At stake are carbon credits, money for imperiled poorer nations and indeed the future of the planet.


Glasgow COP26: India Reports 17 Times Increase In Solar Energy Production Over 7 Years

India represents 17 per cent of the world's population but only accounts for 4 per cent historical cumulative emissions, India said at the COP26 Climate Summit at Glasgow.

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07 November, 2021

Climate Change: Excess Rainfall, La Nina Condition Likely To Cause Severe Winter This Year

Lola Nayar

Global warming impact on weather conditions in India saw prolonged monsoon and excess rainfall in September and October over different parts of the country, particularly the Northwest region.


04 November, 2021

COP26: After Modi's Ambitious Targets, The Ball Is In US' Court To Save The World

Meenakshi Thakur

Under the COP16 Accord of Cancun conference in 2010, it was agreed that $100 billion per year would be mobilized by the rich countries by 2020. But has the needle moved?


03 November, 2021

Explainer | India’s Net Zero Promise By 2070

Nandini Nair

The idea of net zero emissions works on the principle of keeping the amount of greenhouse gases consistent in the atmosphere by producing as much greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide as is being removed from the atmosphere.


03 November, 2021

India Expects Climate Finance Of USD One Trillion 'At The Earliest': Environment Minister

Outlook Web Desk

Union Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav made the remarks after meeting Scotland’s Finance Minister Kate Forbes on the sidelines of the crucial international climate conference COP26.


03 November, 2021

Climate Change: What PM Modi Said At Biden-Led COP26 Event In Glasgow

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the need to ensure transparent climate finance as part of important aspects in infrastructure creation during roundtable event initiated by US President Joe Biden on the sidelines of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.


03 November, 2021

This Year's UN Climate Conference Will Determine Existence Of 'Political Will' To Mitigate Climate Change: Pope Francis

Associated Press (AP)

Relaying his message through a Vatican official, Pope Francis said that this year's UN Climate Summit will determine 'whether there really exists a political will' to mitigate climate change or not.


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02 November, 2021

PM Modi Meets Microsoft Co-Founder Bill Gates In Glasgow

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a meeting with the Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates on the side-lines of UN conference on climate change.


02 November, 2021

COP26: World Leaders Back Deal To End Deforestation By 2030

Deutsche Welle

More than 100 world leaders, including Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro, are supporting the agreement at the COP26 climate summit. Activists say it greenlights 'another decade of deforestation'.


02 November, 2021

Leaders Representing More Than 85% World's Forests Have Committed To End Deforestation: UK

Associated Press (AP)

United Kingdom said that it has garnered support from more than 100 world leaders representing over 85 per cent of the world's forest cover to put an end to deforestation.


02 November, 2021

COP26 Climate Summit: India Will Achieve Net Zero Carbon Goal By 2070, Says PM Modi

Outlook Web Desk

Addressing the world leaders at the UN COP26 underway at Glasgow, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India is the only country that is delivering in ‘letter and spirit’ the commitments on tackling climate change under the Paris Agreement.


01 November, 2021

Modi In Glasgow: All You Need To Know About PM's Cop26 Address On Climate Change

Outlook Web Desk

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Glasgow on Sunday night, was greeted by British PM Borish Johnson ahead of the COP26 opening ceremony on Monday.


01 November, 2021

Glasgow: Joe Biden To 'Feel The Heat' As COP26 Talks Turn To Climate Crisis

Associated Press (AP)

US President Joe Biden and over 130 other world leaders are expected to declare how their nation will do its utmost to meet the climate crisis.


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01 November, 2021

COP26 Climate Summit: PM Modi Arrives In Glasgow, To Hold Talks With Boris Johnson Too

Outlook Web Desk

PM Narendra Modi was greeted by a large group of Indian diaspora representatives with chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' as he arrived at his hotel in Glasgow.


Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu competes against Denmark's Line Christophersen during their women's singles Group A badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Doctors and others from the medical fraternity participate in a cycle rally to raise awareness on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day, in Prayagraj.

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh

Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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JKNC MP Hasnain Masoodi speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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India's Srikanth Kidambi competes against France' Toma Junior Popov during their men's doubles Group B badminton match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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