Paris Climate Agreement: News

25 Nov 2022


Activist Greta Thunberg sues Sweden for 'failing on climate'

One of the youngest climate activists, Greta Thunberg, along with other activists, has sued her native country Sweden claiming that it has failed to take "adequate measures to stop climate change."

24 Nov 2020

Donald Trump

Biden fills key posts, India's "friend" named Secretary of State

Weeks after winning US elections, President-elect Joe Biden filled key positions in the cabinet, naming Antony Blinken as his Secretary of State.

23 Oct 2020


During final debate with Biden, Trump calls India's air "filthy"

US President Donald Trump on Thursday, during the Presidential debate with Democrat opponent Joe Biden, claimed the air in India, China, and Russia is filthy, prompting various reactions from Indians on social media.

16 Dec 2018


Nations agree on milestone common rulebook for Paris climate treaty

Nations today struck a deal to breathe life into the landmark 2015 Paris climate treaty after marathon UN talks that failed to match the ambition the world's most vulnerable countries need to avert dangerous global warming.

26 Jun 2018


Nikki Haley in India on maiden-visit as US-Envoy to UN

Nikki Haley is traveling to India for the first time as the US Ambassador to the UN on a two-day visit from June 26 to meet senior Indian officials, business leaders, NGO leaders, and students and underscore America's "strong alliance" with the country.

24 Feb 2018


India, China benefited most from "disastrous" Paris Climate Agreement: Trump

Reiterating the US didn't get any advantage from Paris Climate Accord, President Trump once again accused India and China of benefiting the most from the deal.

17 Sep 2017


US to re-engage with the Paris Agreement?

The US recently made its withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change official, inviting significant criticism.

09 Aug 2017


Countries submitting dodgy greenhouse gas data threaten Paris accord

The Paris climate change agreement potentially faces a bigger threat than President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from it.

05 Aug 2017

Donald Trump

UN Secretary-General wants US to re-engage in Paris Agreement

After receiving the US's formal communication regarding its exit from Paris Agreement, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the nation to re-engage in the climate deal.

04 Aug 2017


'India performs better than predicted, cuts down faster on coal'

While announcing his withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, President Trump loudly wondered why the US should stop its coal production, while India could double its production by 2020.

14 Jul 2017

Emmanuel Macron

Trump hints at Paris climate change rethink during France visit

President Donald Trump hinted to his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron that the US could shift its position on the Paris climate change accord but failed to elaborate.

09 Jul 2017

North Korea

Paris Agreement: 19 countries reiterate commitment after US' withdrawal

Just over a month after the US pulled out of the landmark Paris Agreement, leaders of 19 nations at the Hamburg G20 summit have vowed to take it forward with or without America.

21 Jun 2017

Narendra Modi

Mike Pence says Paris deal would give India/China free pass

US Vice-President Mike Pence slammed the Paris climate change deal as "terrible" and said it would have given India and China a virtual "free pass" and cost the US economy over 6.5 million jobs.

20 Jun 2017


Was Trump's withdrawal from Paris Agreement a blessing in disguise?

Trump's recent withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has been met with a loud clamour on how it ends all hopes for fighting climate change.

06 Jun 2017


Swaraj rebuts Trump: India signed Paris Agreement out of belief

Responding to Trump's accusation that India received billions of dollars to sign the Paris Agreement, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj stated that the Agreement was "neither signed under pressure, nor money".

05 Jun 2017


IIT Delhi's eco-friendly innovations to bring about a sustainable environment

IIT Delhi is making India and the world a better place, one invention at a time.

03 Jun 2017


Paris Agreement on climate change- India committed to preserving climate

Following the "stormy exit" of the US from the Paris Agreement on climate change, India asserted it is committed to protecting the climate irrespective of international pacts or other nations' stand on it.

02 Jun 2017


India took billions of dollars for the Paris deal: Trump

Donald Trump announced the US withdrawal from the Paris climate change deal but not without some harsh words for India.

02 Jun 2017


Represent Pittsburgh, and not Paris says Trump; Pittsburgh mayor rebukes

Rejecting the Paris climate deal, Donald Trump said, "I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris."

02 Jun 2017

Global Warming

Five ways Trump's Paris agreement withdrawal impacts the world

President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.

02 Jun 2017

Donald Trump

Silicon Valley unites against Trump's decision to abandon Paris agreement

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate change agreement has been condemned by world and business leaders alike.

02 Jun 2017


Trump withdraws US from 2015 Paris climate change agreement

President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the US from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement.

31 May 2017


Reports: Trump to withdraw US from Paris Agreement on climate-change

President Donald Trump will pull the United States out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to White House sources.

31 May 2017


UN chief calls climate deal 'essential' as Modi expresses support

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said it's "absolutely essential" for the world to unite to fight the threats arising from climate change.

08 May 2017


Paris accord- Investor giants urge Trump to implement climate agreement

In a letter to the Group of seven (G7) countries, investors holding $15 trillion worth of assets urged countries led by US to implement the Paris climate agreement, despite Trump's abrogation threats.