Tag Archive: UNFCCC

Here’s why Saudi Arabia is highly unpopular at Paris climate conference

Reacting to the recent agreement text which was released on Wednesday, Greenpeace’s Climate policy advisor Kaisa Kosonen said, ‘Some of the words in this text are smeared with the fingerprints of the oil-producing… Continue reading

The 5 Women Who Could Make or Break a Climate Deal in the Next 24 Hours

Through the Global Call for Climate Action’s “Adopt a Negotiator” initiative, we keep tabs on the most powerful players in the climate game. Over the last week and a half of climate talks… Continue reading

The Youth Care More About Climate Change Than Just Taking A Selfie

‘But first, let me take a selfie.’ You can’t have missed this song if you are a millennial. Selfie is the word that party anthems are made of these days. In 2013, it… Continue reading

Modi at COP21: India will negotiate hard to keep its carbon space

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday delivered a speech on making COP21 a success by promising to make India a champion in the fight against climate change. His speech comes at a time… Continue reading

Patents Stymie India’s Push to bring Solar Electricity to Rural Areas

In August this year, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the United States after the Obama administration successfully challenged India on its domestic content requirements in solar panels, saying intellectual property… Continue reading

Why REDD+ Is Crucial For Success Of Paris Climate Deal

The Coalition for Rainforest Nations, an intergovernmental organisation seeking to advance Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (REDD+), has said the 2015 Paris Agreement will only succeed if REDD+ is a fundamental… Continue reading