Tag Archives: UNFCCC

Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

The “Paris Climate Agreement”, comes into force on 4th November 2016.  India and other countries will display a ‘Smiley’ with lights, with the slogan “We Did It” on important buildings.  India ratified the Paris Agreement on 2nd October 2016, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi and the Agreement has the support of majority… Read More

ONGC registers 14th Clean Development Mechanism Project with UNFCCC

ONGC

ONGC’s pursuit to address climate change concern is not driven by any commercial angle, but to take concrete measures to manage and mitigate carbon footprint and aid in sustainable growth. This commitment is once again demonstrated with the registration of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project “Replacement of Main Oil Line (MOL) Pumps at Neelam… Read More

ReNew Power signs up with OPIC to raise upto US$ 250 Mill of LT Debt Financing

ReNew Power Ventures Private Limited, India’s leading solar and wind energy company, signed an agreement with the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. government’s development finance institution, to receive debt financing of up to US$ 250 million. The funds will be utilized to construct up to 400 MWs of new solar power… Read More

ReNew Power Commissions 40 MW Wind Project in Karnataka

ReNew Power Ventures Private Limited, one of India’s largest clean energy companies, announced the commissioning of 40 MW wind power project in the Raichur district of Karnataka. This project consists of 20 X 2 MW G97 turbines supplied by Gamesa India. With this, the total wind capacity commissioned by ReNew Power till date is 693 MW.

The commissioning… Read More

Climate change adaptation in high income countries: Some clear progress

Summary:Researchers are looking at whether progress is being made in designing policies and initiatives to reduce vulnerability to climate change across countries. Their aim is to contribute new ways of monitoring the global climate adaptation process. They report that between 2010 and 2014, the 41 Annex I Parties to the UNFCCC countries made progress … Read More

New Website on National Clean Development Mechanism Authority launched

A new website – http://www.ncdmaindia.gov.in has been launched by the National Clean Development Mechanism Authority (NCDMA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. The new website, launched last Friday, will capture the entire life cycle of CDM Projects. With step, the Ministry has taken another step in applying the principles… Read More

Current Climate Commitments will increase Global Temperature by around 3° C

Summary:An assessment shows that current climate commitments submitted by 155 countries for COP21 would increase global temperature around 3º C.

155 countries representing around 90% of global emissions have submitted their Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) on climate policy to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate… Read More

Environment Minister at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate

Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar making an intervention at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate Change at Luxembourg, has cautioned the developed world that for the success of Paris and for giving a chance to the action under NDCs, no new agenda should be introduced at this … Read More