India, the world's third-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, will formally join the Paris agreement on climate change on October 2, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday.
The ratification by India, which follows that of
Extreme weather is becoming one of the biggest risks to World Heritage icons like the Polynesian Easter Island or Britain's Stonehenge, posing a threat to tourism and economies alike, scientists and UN experts said on Thursday.
About 60 world leaders will attend an April 22 ceremony in New York opening the period for signatures on last year's Paris climate change agreement, though it remains unclear how many will actually sign the document that day.
The UAE is set to sign the Conference of Parties (COP) 21 global climate agreement on April 22, adopted by more than 195 countries at last year's climate change summit in Paris, according to a report.
The Green Climate Fund made progress in closing administrative and policy gaps at a meeting in South Korea this week, and now faces the uphill task of allocating $2.5 billion this year for projects to tackle climate change, experts said.
More and more developers in the UAE are now implementing cutting-edge green building technologies in the construction of super-tall structures thus replacing the conventional architectural styles, said an expert ahead of a major industry event i
Scientists have identified quinoa as an optimal crop for cultivation in the marginal climatic conditions of the UAE following years of extensive research.
The International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICB
Talks on a global accord to combat climate change are taking longer than planned to overcome disputes and will last an extra day into Saturday (December 12), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday.
Women in Sustainability, Environment and Renewable Energy (WiSER) has signed two major partnerships as part of the COP21 climate negotiations.
The partnerships, with the United Nations Framework Conventio
The chairman of global climate talks in Paris has said negotiators were on the cusp of an agreement, despite persistent differences on key issues dividing rich and developing countries in nearly two weeks of talks.