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Briefing: UNFCCC COP 20 Meeting in Lima
Jan 19, 2015

Briefing: UNFCCC COP 20 Meeting in Lima

Climate change defined officially as 'a change in the state of the climate that can be identified among other things by changes in the mean and / or the variability of its properties, and that persists for an extended period, typically decades or longer' is among major challenges facing countries.

Lima UNFCCC: Preparatory Consultations by Peruvian CoP Presidency
Sep 12, 2014

Lima UNFCCC: Preparatory Consultations by Peruvian CoP Presidency

Observer Research Foundation organised a closed door roundtable meeting of Indian Non-Government Experts on climate change with Amb. Antonio Garcia, Special Envoy for Climate Change, Peru.

Beyond the rhetoric at Dubai COP28
Dec 26, 2023

Beyond the rhetoric at Dubai COP28

Financial transfers from Global North are band-aids. What is absent is resource mobilisation to incentivise the South to move away from fossil fuel de

Building capacities for net-zero emissions: Lessons ranging from South Africa to Asia
Nov 27, 2021

Building capacities for net-zero emissions: Lessons ranging from South Africa to Asia

To achieve the net-zero targets, both Africa and Asia would need to adopt adequate measures to circumvent the capacity conundrum

Carbon inequality in India: The need to look within
Jan 07, 2022

Carbon inequality in India: The need to look within

Despite the bottom half of the carbon pyramid facing the unequal impact of climate change, India’s current climate policies continue to favour the t

Carbon trading in India: Local actions for the global commons
Jan 10, 2024

Carbon trading in India: Local actions for the global commons

Indian enterprises stand at the threshold of a lucrative venture, tapping into the thriving global carbon trading markets. These entities also play a

Climate change fueling climate migration
Dec 19, 2022

Climate change fueling climate migration

Adequate policies need to be adopted to mitigate the growing climate change-induced migrations

Climate finance: Myth vs reality
Nov 22, 2018

Climate finance: Myth vs reality

In 2015, the Paris Agreement of UNFCCC emphasised the role of climate finance in strengthening the global response to climate change. Since then, developed countries have made various claims about climate finance flows. Some of the myths surrounding climate finance need to be demolished.

Climate narratives: Reading between the lines
Apr 29, 2022

Climate narratives: Reading between the lines

Developing countries are lagging behind in implementing decarbonisation policies as appropriate climate finance and green technology aren’t being ex

COP27 L&D Finance: Partial successes and missed opportunities
Dec 02, 2022

COP27 L&D Finance: Partial successes and missed opportunities

Despite COP27 arriving at a momentous consensus, the deferment of key issues to future COPs has stalled concrete climate action

COP27: India’s three-point agenda
Nov 11, 2022

COP27: India’s three-point agenda

As a voice for the developing world and as the only G20 country that is on track to achieve its climate targets, India is poised to become a global cl

COPs निव्वळ शून्य कार्बन होण्याच्या दिशेने सुरुवात
Aug 15, 2023

COPs निव्वळ शून्य कार्बन होण्याच्या दिशेने सुरुवात

एखाद्याने विचारले पाहिजे, जर तुमच्याकडे वर्षाला एक निव्वळ-शून्य इव्हेंट होऊ शकत नाही, तर संपूर्ण देश निव्वळ शून्य होण्याची अपेक्षा कशी करू शकते?.

Empowering the Global South: A call to action for COP28
Nov 30, 2023

Empowering the Global South: A call to action for COP28

COP28 must serve as a unifying forum with a targeted Global South focus agenda and should not continue to be hampered by the burdens of the past

Focus of climate finance needs to change
Oct 18, 2019

Focus of climate finance needs to change

For poorer countries, funds for ‘adaptation’ make more sense than ‘mitigation’. A retreat from climate hotspots is to be explored

Geopolitics, geoengineering governance, and the role of developing countries
Nov 02, 2021

Geopolitics, geoengineering governance, and the role of developing countries

Developing countries that already have put in place a research base in geoengineering (such as India) should be at the forefront of demanding a govern

Global Biodiversity: जैव विविधता का नुक़सान और वैश्विक जैव-विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा
Jan 06, 2023

Global Biodiversity: जैव विविधता का नुक़सान और वैश्विक जैव-विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा

जैव विविधता की नई रूप-रेखा का तीसरा उद्देश्य महत्वपूर्ण �

Issues for Bangladesh
Nov 02, 2021

Issues for Bangladesh

As a leader of vulnerable nations, Bangladesh calls for greater commitment, ambitious targets, and solidarity of the global community to make the worl

Just Transition: Low bar for the Low Carbon Transition in India
Mar 22, 2022

Just Transition: Low bar for the Low Carbon Transition in India

The assumption that energy transition will also ensure social transition may prove to be inaccurate in the long-run

Loss of biodiversity and the new Global Biodiversity Framework
Dec 28, 2022

Loss of biodiversity and the new Global Biodiversity Framework

Target 3 of the new biodiversity framework represents significant commitment as it would require cooperation at a global level

Manage or close the tap: International law to end plastic pollution
Mar 22, 2022

Manage or close the tap: International law to end plastic pollution

Proceeding with the intention to end plastic pollution, an international legally binding instrument needs to be introduced

Moving from pledges to implementation: Let's start by making the COPs net zero 
Nov 17, 2022

Moving from pledges to implementation: Let's start by making the COPs net zero 

One should ask, if you cannot have one net-zero event per year, how can one expect whole countries to become net zero?

Transport sector needs a sustainability transformation going beyond just an e-mobility transition
Nov 25, 2021

Transport sector needs a sustainability transformation going beyond just an e-mobility transition

For the transport sector to truly transform, it will need to attain environmental sustainability, social sustainability, and economic sustainability.

ऊर्जा सेक्टर: भारत के नेट-ज़ीरो सफ़र की राह में सबसे बड़ी बाधा
Oct 01, 2022

ऊर्जा सेक्टर: भारत के नेट-ज़ीरो सफ़र की राह में सबसे बड़ी बाधा

अगर भारत को 2070 तक नेट ज़ीरो का लक्ष्य हासिल करना है, तो कोयल

कॉप २७: भारताचा त्रिसूत्री कार्यक्रम
Aug 15, 2023

कॉप २७: भारताचा त्रिसूत्री कार्यक्रम

विकसनशील देशांचा आवाज आणि हवामान बदलविषयक आपल्या उद्दिष्टांच्या पुर्तीने वाटचाल करणारा जी २० मधील एकमेव देश या नात्यानं भारत हवामानविषयक जागतिक नेतृत्व करण्याच्या स्�

जलवायु परिवर्तन, स्वास्थ्य और खाद्य सुरक्षा को समझना: ग्लोबल वार्मिंग का विज्ञान
Dec 12, 2022

जलवायु परिवर्तन, स्वास्थ्य और खाद्य सुरक्षा को समझना: ग्लोबल वार्मिंग का विज्ञान

चार-भाग की इस श्रृंखला के पहले भाग में ग्लोबल वार्मिंग के

जलवायु विस्थापन को बढ़ावा दे रहा है जलवायु परिवर्तन!
Dec 29, 2022

जलवायु विस्थापन को बढ़ावा दे रहा है जलवायु परिवर्तन!

बढ़ते जलवायु परिवर्तन की वजह से होने वाले लोगों के विस्थ�

हवामान बदलामुळे होणारे स्थलांतर रोखणे आवश्यक
Dec 20, 2022

हवामान बदलामुळे होणारे स्थलांतर रोखणे आवश्यक

वाढत्या हवामान बदलामुळे होणारे स्थलांतर कमी करण्यासाठी पुरेशी धोरणे स्वीकारणे आवश्यक आहे.