Month: October 2021

US, EU say deal on steel tariffs will help on climate change

ROME — President Joe Biden said Sunday a new U.S. and European Union trade agreement would crack down on “dirty steel” that produces carbon emissions that are blamed for climate change and also patch up a trans-Atlantic rift over Trump-era steel and aluminum tariffs. Biden and European Commission […]

COP26: World will try again to avert climate disaster

Summary World eyes Glasgow for new pledges of climate action UN chief Guterres says ‘serious risk’ of failure Current action not enough to avert future hothouse world GLASGOW, Oct 31 (Reuters) – The United Nations COP26 summit that starts in Glasgow this week has been billed as a […]

Climate Equity Monitor an online dashboard for assessing

DELHI, OCTOBER 31: Welcoming the going live of the website “Climate Equity Monitor” on global climate policy. Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Bhupender Yadav in a tweet message said, that Climate Equity Monitor, that focuses on equity and climate action from a data and […]

PM pays tributes to former PM Smt. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary

DELHI, OCTOBER 31: The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has paid tributes to the former Prime Minister,  Smt. Indira Gandhi on her death anniversary. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said; “On her death anniversary, paying tributes to India’s former Prime Minister, Smt. Indira Gandhi Ji.”

Nigerian Nobel-winning author Wole Soyinka has hope in young

LAGOS, Nigeria — Wole Soyinka, Nigeria’s Nobel-winning author, sees his country’s many problems — misgoverning politicians, systemic corruption, violent extremists, and kidnapping bandits — yet he does not despair. At 87, he says Nigeria’s youth may have the energy and the know-how to get the troubled country back […]

‘Last, best hope:’ Crucial climate summit opens in Glasgow

GLASGOW, Scotland — The U.N. climate summit in Glasgow opened Sunday with appeals for action and prayers, kicking off two weeks of intense diplomatic negotiations by almost 200 countries on how to tackle the common challenge of intensifying global warming. Following the opening gavel Sunday, leaders from around the […]

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