Category: COP28
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When Licypriya Kangujam, the 12-year-old climate activist from India, stormed the stage at the 28th Conference Of Parties in Dubai on Monday, holding a sign  “End fossil fuel, save our planet and our future”, it was a clear message that any outcome this year can’t be devoid of strong wordings on fossil fuels.  Predictably, when […]
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By Smitha Verma
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During the United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP28) in Dubai on Wednesday, delegates from nearly 200 nations reached a significant moment. They approved the ultimate ‘Global Stocktake’ text, which notably, for the first time in COP history, explicitly highlights the necessity to “transition away” from fossil fuels as a critical step in addressing climate […]
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By LMB Staff
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On Monday evening as the new text on global stocktake (GST) was decoded, it became evident that once again the Global South has been hit hard. It singles out coal and goes soft on other fossil fuels — oil and gas — which is likely to be heavily contested by developing countries, especially India. Though […]
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By Smitha Verma
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Nestled within the heart of the Eastern Himalayas lies a monumental reforestation and conservation endeavour, ‘The Great People’s Forest’ (GPF), that aims to raise $1 billion to plant one billion trees. This ambitious initiative, which was first announced at G20 in India earlier this year, aims to restore one million hectares of land across Northeast […]
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By LMB Staff
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As COP28 enters its second week, over 800 leaders have written a letter to COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber to support the delivery of a 1.5°C-aligned outcome at the UN climate conference. Among the 800 signatories are 300+ CEOs, 30+ financiers, 240+ NGOs, 70+ scientists, as well as mayors, governors, investors, Indigenous peoples, health professionals, […]
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By LMB Staff
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The Executive Secretary of the UN climate convention, Simon Stiell, has issued a compelling call to action to COP28 delegates in Dubai. He emphasised on the urgency of the climate crisis, and determination. He also urged governments to move beyond political gamesmanship and embrace ambitious measures to tackle global warming. Prioritising Climate Over Politics The […]
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By Bhadra Mahapatra
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At the ongoing Conference of Parties, COP28 in Dubai, over 60 nations have pledged to cut down cooling emissions keeping the global temperature in mind.  According to the UNEP, based on the current policies, between now and 2050 the installed capacity of cooling equipment globally will triple, resulting in a more than doubling of the […]
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By LMB Staff
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The United Nations has released a new report, where it has highlighted the alarming surge in climate change over the past decade. With the ongoing COP28, at Expo City in Dubai, the report acts as a wake-up call for the nation states and global leaders. According to the report, the rate of climate change surged […]
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By Bhadra Mahapatra
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The UN Global Climate Action Awards Ceremony, part of the COP28 in Dubai, is set to honour two exceptional young individuals for their contributions to sustainability and equity on December 8. Michelle Zárate Palomec, aged 27 and hailing from Mexico, has been recognised for her leadership within Espacio de Encuentro de las Culturas Originarias. She […]
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By LMB Staff
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On day 3 of COP28, nations signed a new declaration on climate and health, while they also took technology into account, and its crucial role in climate action. This was the first time a health day was dedicated at COP. The declaration announced $1 billion for climate and health. The announcement of $1 billion for […]
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By LMB Staff
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On Day 3 at COP28, one of the biggest deals that came through was when over 123 countries committed to signing the UAE’s health declaration, a day ahead of the first-ever health day at the UN climate conference. This declaration comes at a time when there is an urgent need for commitment to meet and […]
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By LMB Staff
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On Friday, Britain’s King Charles expressed grave concern, stating that the world is significantly deviating from effectively addressing climate change. He highlighted the imminent peril to the global economy unless urgent measures are taken to restore the environment. “I pray with all my heart that COP28 will be another critical turning point towards genuine transformational […]
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By LMB Staff
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Addressing the opening session of the world leaders at the COP28 Summit in Dubai, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Friday, said that India is one of the few economies in the world that is on the way to accomplishing the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs). India has set targets to bring emission intensity down by 45 […]
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By Smitha Verma
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Dive into a world of optimism with our curated collection of positive, inspiring, and innovative climate news from across the globe. Explore the journey of a nation embracing off-grid sustainability and witness the groundbreaking initiatives of a leading university in developing alternatives to fossil fuels. Join us in celebrating the positive strides towards a cleaner, […]
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By Bhadra Mahapatra
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The UN Climate Change Conference (COP28) in Dubai released the Yearbook of Global Climate Action 2023, emphasising the need to ramp up the pace of climate action. The yearbook highlights that while businesses, investors, cities, states, and regions are intensifying their commitments to climate action, these efforts still fall short of the required pace and […]
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By LMB Staff
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Anyone and everyone who has a penny invested in climate change is looking forward to the much-awaited Conference of Parties (COP), which will take place in the Expo City, Dubai, from November 30 to December 12. Everyone is invested in climate change as it affects each one of us– from policymakers to governments, communities to […]
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By Bhadra Mahapatra
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Ahead of the COP28, which will be held later this month, the UN has released a report ‘Protecting maternal, newborn and child health from the impacts of climate change’, where they have highlighted the extreme health risks pregnant women, babies and children are facing due to climate disasters, and the urgent attention this situation requires […]
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By LMB Staff