Expert BlogInternationalSameer Kwatra, Prima Madan
As the world looks to step up efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions to avert catastrophic climate change, across the world hundreds of millions of people with a negligible carbon footprint continue to suffer the devastating effects of ever more…
India, currently battling a severe second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, is facing multiple climate stressors simultaneously. Fueled by climate change, heatwaves and other extreme weather events are longer, more frequent, and more intense.
Drawing on lessons from the groundbreaking 2013 Ahmedabad Heat Action Plan, city, state, and national level authorities are ramping up to implement extreme heat warning systems and preparedness plans throughout India.
The Paris Agreement charted a new course in the effort to combat global climate change, requiring countries to make commitments and progressively strengthen them. Here’s what the accord seeks to achieve, and why our future may depend on its success.
Countries discuss the amount of funding for the Montreal Protocol's phase down of heat-trapping HFCs for 2021 to 2023, with current funds ending this December. Sustainable cooling is the hot topic in side discussions, especially in light of COVID-19.