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Nations are placing an unrealistic demand on land to fulfil climate pledges, which could severely hamper food production

Only 551 million hectares accounted for in pledges would restore degraded lands and primary forests…

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Our chance to make incremental changes is over, warns UNEP’s new report ahead of COP 27; projects 2.8°C warming by 2100

Since 2021, we’ve only managed to slash 1% (0.5 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent) of the projected emis…

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India, China to play "critical role" in determining global warming trajectory: US intelligence report

Climate change will increasingly exacerbate risks to U.S. national security interests as the physic…

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CO2 emissions from building and construction hits a new high: Report

The sector's operational energy-related CO2 emissions reached 10 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent …

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India's per capita GHG emissions far below world average: UNEP report

At 2.4 tCO2e (tonne carbon dioxide equivalent), India's per capita greenhouse gas emissions were fa…

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OPINION: Green finance — need of the hour for net-zero transition — is gaining momentum in Indian economy!

In addition to the government and companies, there is increased interest from banks, NBFCs, venture…

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More emissions reduction targets will help Indian fossil fuel giants, IEEFA reports

The UN-backed Race to Zero campaign and the SBTi recommend that power companies committed to achiev…

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Companies committed to cut emissions represent $38 trillion economy, says SBTi report

A record number of companies are committing to and setting science-based climate targets, according…

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Only half of Indian listed companies set net carbon emissions commitments: WTW

Most companies are wary of climate related disclosures and bogged down by high costs of assessment,…

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How a nonprofit is holding companies like Stanley Black & Decker accountable to sustainability goals using a ranking system

CDP helps companies and investors manage their environmental impact by grading them on a scale of A…

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A new report from Big 4 accounting firm KPMG outlines its progress on diversity and inclusion and how it plans to reach net-zero emissions by 2030

KPMG helps ensure its clients' statements on their ESG work are accurate. Now it's sharing how it's…

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The green job market is growing — here are the most in-demand sustainability-related careers and the skills they require

Skills like remediation, recycling, and knowledge of climate change and renewable energy on a résum…

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The UN skewers world leaders' handling of the climate crisis, saying countries are 'utterly failing' and 'way off track'

Biden has expressed concern that the 'prestige' of the US is in jeopardy after Democrats cut a majo…

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China has broken another emissions record ⁠— and it is good news for some Indian companies

Now, over the last one year, the US and Europe are in rebuilding mode as the global economy sl…

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British companies are choosing profits over sustainability, contrary to public expectations: Study

A new study revealed a huge disparity between public opinion on how businesses should behave regard…

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Most of India's statewide heat action plans are inadequate to deal with local risks, new CPR report says

Only two HAPs carry out and present vulnerability assessments (systematic studies to locate where t…

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Deutsche Bank calls for a baby boomer tax to narrow the generational wealth gap with millennials

The tax isn't age-related. Instead, Deutsche Bank calls for taxes and policies focused on 5 key for…

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A climate change-induced natural disaster has struck India every day of 2022 so far, new CSE report shows

The sheer range of the disaster types seems eyebrow-raising. India simultaneously recorded one of t…

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We've killed off more than 50% of forest animals on Earth, a new report found - even more evidence of a 6th mass extinction

The new WWF report highlights the impacts of human activity on forests specifically. According to t…

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India among one of the countries most affected by weather related disasters: UN Report

"Asian population giants, China and India, dominate the league table of countries most affected…