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Paris Agreement

Rajnath Singh holds talks with visiting French Defence Minister Parly

Dec 17, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Officials earlier said the recent developments in Afghanistan and the situation in the Indo-Pacific region will figure in the talks. The two countries share a close degree of convergence on a range of regional and global issues as well including ways to deal with terrorism and extremism.

Business Action In The Wake Of COP26

Nov 22, 2021 Indra Guha

In the Indian context, the announcement of a set of five-point targets by Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated a significant focus on climate change mitigation.

Australia Branded Worst Climate Performer Ahead Of UN Summit

The report of the Climate Council ranked Australia last among 31 wealthy, developed countries on the criteria of emissions reduction performances and pledges.

India Will Raise Its Climate Concerns But Not Under Pressure: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar

Apr 14, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Prakash Javadekar said India is the only G-20 country to walk the talk on the Paris climate agreement and 'we have done more than we promised'.

India On Track To Achieve Paris Agreement Goals: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

‘We have reduced our emission intensity by 21 per cent when compared to the 2005 levels,’ Modi said at the Climate Ambition Summit.

23 November, 2020

At G20, Donald Trump Slams Global Climate Agreement Joe Biden Intends To Rejoin

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Trump officially withdrew from the Paris Accords earlier this month, saying that it 'was designed to kill the American economy.'

05 November, 2020

Prakash Javadekar Urges Industry Leaders To Work With Govt In Combating Climate Change


The Union Minister encouraged a healthy partnership to meet climate change goals under the Paris Agreement.

05 November, 2020

Joe Biden Vows To Rejoin Paris Climate Agreement


The 2015 Paris agreement bound the US and 187 countries to keep a check on rising global temperatures.

04 November, 2020

US Formally Exits Paris Climate Deal Amid Election Uncertainty


Donald Trump has repeatedly criticised the agreement as economically detrimental and claimed it could cost the country 2.5 million jobs by 2025.

23 October, 2020

‘Look At China, India, The Air Is Filthy’; Trump Debates Biden On Climate Change


Donald Trump has repeatedly blamed countries like India and China for not doing enough on climate change.

05 November, 2019

Trump Administration Notifies UN Of Its Withdrawal From Paris Climate Accord


Mike Pompeo said the US approach incorporates the reality of the global energy mix and uses all energy sources and technologies cleanly and efficiently, including fossils fuels, nuclear energy and renewable energy.


15 October, 2018

Donald Trump Says Climate Change Is Not A 'Hoax'

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump accused scientists of having a "very big political agenda" and asserted that he does not want to put the US, the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gasses, at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.

08 October, 2018

Australian PM Scott Morrison Not To Withdraw Paris Climate Agreement: Report

Outlook Web Bureau

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls from conservative colleagues to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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