Guterres said early-warning systems and the ability to act on them are proven life-savers, noting that he will launch an action plan to provide early-warning systems for all within five years at the UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt in November, Xinhua news agency reported.
The ministers also underscored the importance of ensuring reliable energy supplies to ensure balanced energy markets, including India's support to the US' initiative to release crude oil from the strategic petroleum reserves and the importance of diversifying to clean energy sources.
"We have reduced our emission intensity of GDP by 24 per cent between 2005 and 2016, thereby achieving our pre-2020 voluntary target," sai Environment and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav
It is unequivocal that human influence has warmed the atmosphere, ocean, and land. Widespread and rapid changes in the atmosphere, ocean, cryosphere, and biosphere have occurred.
"If the whole population of Barcelona decided to shift to bottled water, the production required would take a toll of 1.43 species lost per year and cost $83.9 million per year due to extraction of raw materials."
The formation of small molecular clusters of sub-3nm size is technically called aerosol nucleation, and subsequent growth of these newly formed clusters to the large sizes is called atmospheric new particle formation (NPF).
Nairobi: As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report said on Thursday. Adaptation – reducing countries’ and communities’ vulnerability to climate change by increasing their ability to absorb […]