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India and China are doing better in climate than they admit

India and China are doing better in climate than they admit

Hozefa MerchantNovember 28, 20227 min read

Current trajectories, policy measures and big investments makes it clear that both countries are set…

Reduce what you can, offset what you can’t

Reduce what you can, offset what you can’t

Shreyans JainNovember 24, 20227 min read

Despite their effectiveness as a stop-gap measure to reduce carbon emissions in the near term,…

Zero sharm game: COP27 saves face with minimum common agreements

Zero sharm game: COP27 saves face with minimum common agreements

Shreeshan VNovember 23, 202213 min read

COP27 will be a memorable episode in the saga of multilateral climate action for reasons…

Issue of mitigation in agriculture remains a sticky subject

Issue of mitigation in agriculture remains a sticky subject

Editorial TeamNovember 23, 20225 min read

Developing countries such as India vehemently opposed any references to mitigation language saying rich nations…

Oil and gas lobby makes its presence felt more than ever at COP27

Oil and gas lobby makes its presence felt more than ever at COP27

Editorial TeamNovember 23, 20224 min read

More fossil fuel lobbyists had registered for this year’s COP than representatives of the 10…

Question of ‘who will pay’ loomed large over LTF negotiations at COP27

Question of ‘who will pay’ loomed large over LTF negotiations at COP27

Editorial TeamNovember 23, 20227 min read

Developed countries took multiple potshots at the definition of climate finance and their obligations to…

Mitigation work programme: Equity gone, rich countries push hard to shift emission cuts to Global South at COP27

Mitigation work programme: Equity gone, rich countries push hard to shift emission cuts to Global South at COP27

Editorial TeamNovember 23, 20226 min read

“Historically big emitters” vs “big emitters”: Push from Global North risks fracturing principles of Paris…

Article 6 continues to be contentious despite progress at COP27

Article 6 continues to be contentious despite progress at COP27

Editorial TeamNovember 23, 20225 min read

Decisions on carbon markets at COP27 could open the door for greenwashing and double counting…

COP27 makes history: Parties agree to set up fund for climate loss and damages

COP27 makes history: Parties agree to set up fund for climate loss and damages

Editorial TeamNovember 21, 20226 min read

Clarity on the financing mechanisms, avenues and responsibilities to be etched out over the next…

EU proposal to create loss and damage fund turns heat on developing countries

EU proposal to create loss and damage fund turns heat on developing countries

Shreeshan VNovember 18, 20228 min read

The proposal, which implies substantial dilution of the principles of equity, common but differentiated responsibilities…

Public misinformation on climate change high in India: Survey

Public misinformation on climate change high in India: Survey

Editorial TeamNovember 18, 20224 min read

33% of Indians surveyed say that “the main reason our bills are increasing is due…

India rises two spots to rank 8th in this year’s Climate Change Performance Index

India rises two spots to rank 8th in this year’s Climate Change Performance Index

Editorial TeamNovember 17, 20224 min read

It is among the high performing countries in the index, preceded by Denmark, Sweden, Chile,…

COP27: US claims to disagree with principles of UN climate convention

COP27: US claims to disagree with principles of UN climate convention

Shreeshan VNovember 17, 20225 min read

Denial of these principles, including equity and CBDR, is tantamount to a renegotiation of the…

G20 vows to make all efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C

G20 vows to make all efforts to limit warming to 1.5°C

Editorial TeamNovember 16, 20224 min read

G20 urged developed nations to make further pledges in order to meet the $100 billion…

Report highlights case studies that show future without coal emissions is possible

Report highlights case studies that show future without coal emissions is possible

Editorial TeamNovember 16, 20226 min read

The case studies in the new report by PPCA cover policy, social, technical, and financial…