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 […]


DELHI, OCTOBER 31: 106.14 cr vaccine doses have been administered so far under Nationwide Vaccination Drive 12,830 new cases in the last 24 hours Recovery Rate currently at 98.20% 14,667 recoveries in the last 24 hours increases Total Recoveries to 3,36,55,842 Active cases account for less than 1% […]

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.”

Factbox: COP26: What would success look like at the climate summit?

Oct 31 – Making a final assessment of the progress achieved over the two weeks of the COP26 talks in Glasgow will be complex. Unlike past climate summits, the event won’t deliver a new treaty or one big “win”. Rather, it will attempt to produce a myriad of […]

G20 leaders final statement offers few commitments on climate

Summary G20 pledges to phase out coal power “as soon possible” -official We must act now on climate change, says G20 chair Draghi Summit seen as vital stepping stone to COP26 ROME, Oct 31 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 major economies agreed on a final […]

Akhilesh takes swipe at Shah for sharing dais with Ajay Mishra

Lucknow, Oct 30:  Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday took a swipe at Union Home Minister Amit Shah for sharing a dais with his junior colleague Ajay Mishra, under a cloud over the recent violence in Lakhimpur Kheri in which eight people were killed. In a post […]

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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