In 2016, Gitaram Kadam bought a 12 acre farm in his native Nhavare village in Maharashtra to practise organic farming. But his organic dream soon stood shattered—erratic electricity supply in his village made it difficult to use the farming equipment ...

Developed countries, at the very last minute, agreed to a loss and damage fund for climate-related losses in vulnerable countries, a victory for developing nations that have pushed this for over 30 years. ...

Other than a fund for climate-induced losses in vulnerable countries, the climate conference failed to get commitments for a scale-up of climate financing, to expand the coal phase down to other fossil fuels and stronger action to control the rise ...

Last year, at COP26, a significant development took place, when rich countries belonging to the G7 group announced initial finance to the tune of $8.5 billion to South Africa to help wean off coal and enable its transition to renewable ...

By undertaking systemic transformation and massive cuts in the electricity supply, industry, transport and buildings sectors, and the food and financial systems, countries can keep up with their climate promises, according to the 2022 Emissions Gap report ...

Energy use by heavy duty transport segments, aviation, trucking and shipping are likely to grow four-fold in India by mid-century. For India to meet its net-zero pledge by 2070, this sector needs to be sustainable and transition to low carbon ...

Along with financing for climate change-induced loss and damage, India is expected to hammer out agreements on just transition and new carbon markets in Sharm-El-Sheikh, Egypt. ...

For women of the village, the revival of water bodies improved groundwater recharge, making their lives much easier in the process. ...

In the last 20 years, Newadkar has created a generation of local citizens that are environmentally sensitive and are actively involved in the conservation process. Newadkar says that every villager has become a stakeholder in conservation efforts. ...

While floods ravaged most of the city and destroyed people’s homes, Pawar recalls being surprised that his fishing village, Bhandup, a primarily Indigenous suburb, escaped the worst. Mangrove forests surround the village and cushion it from floods. ...