Climate Emergency CoP 25: The inadequacy of net zero

The European Commission’s Green New Deal’s ambigously worded ‘climate neutrality’ target is concerning  Photo: https://www.pxfuel.com/ The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)’s report last year on Global Warming of 1.5°C indicated that the world as a whole needed to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Due to the objections of the United States, Russia, Read More …

Climate Emergency CoP 25: Walk the Doha talk, say India, China

Pre-2020 emission gaps must be closed before moving on, insists Ravi Shankar Prasad Global leaders, including from India and China called upon parties at the Madrid climate conference to ratify the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol and close pre-2020 emission gaps before moving on. The Spanish capital is hosting the 25th Conference of Parties Read More …

Different Strategies in Composting

Composting can be categorized into different categories depending on the nature of decomposition process. The three major segments of composting are anaerobic composting, aerobic composting, and vermicomposting. In anaerobic composting, the organic matter is decomposed in the absence of air. Organic matter may be collected in pits and covered with a thick layer of soil and Read More …

Climate Emergency CoP 25: Protesters thrown out of venue for opposing slow progress in talks

Protesters have repeatedly pointed out the disconnect between the reality of climate change and the slow pace of negotiations without any structured talks about ambition raise About 300 protesters were pushed out of the Conference of Parties 25 (CoP 25) conference hall Feria de Madrid for opposing slow progress in climate talks on December 11, 2019. However, Read More …

Climate Emergency CoP 25: Javadekar trumpets govt’s achievements in Madrid

The minister then ticked all boxes currently under negotiation in a business-as-usual manner without being much forthright Photo: @PrakashJavdekar / Twitter Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar on December 10, 2019, trumpeted the Centre’s achievements on climate action at the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change’s 25th Conference of Parties Read More …

Delhi may see another peak pollution episode around the New Year: Experts

Episode to occur due to enhanced local emissions and secondary aerosol formation under favourable meteorological conditions Photo: @RanaAsifh / Twitter Delhi might see yet another peak pollution episode towards the end of December, which will continue into the New Year., according to experts.  The national capital saw peak pollution levels towards the end of October (after Read More …

CSE on CoP 25: What we want on carbon markets

A mass of loud, persistent young protesters chanting, “no more loopholes,” “no carbon markets,” “climate justice now” at CoP 25. Photo: @jcatanoso Countries are rushing to finalise rules on carbon markets under Article 6 of the Paris Agreement. But in their current form, the rules are a recipe to repeat the mistakes of the past, Read More …

CSE on CoP 25: What we want on equity

The world is facing an existential threat. But it is also clear that without equity, ambition is not possible Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) urges governments to not just recognise the urgency of climate action, but also the fact that this action must be decisive. The imperative of transformation and the idea of net Read More …

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