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Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... Read more...

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Maldives warns on climate change, Berlin for tough action


March 9th, 2010 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, March 9 (DPA) Germany called for tough action to combat climate change Monday following a new warning from Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed about the threat posed to his nation by global ... Read more...

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Environment ministers of China, Brazil and South Africa to meet Ramesh today


January 24th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The environment ministers of China, Brazil and South Africa are scheduled to meet Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh today to work ... Read more...

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Pachauri hopes binding agreement on climate change in Mexico


January 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 3 (ANI): Nobel laureate Rajendra Kumar Pachauri on Sunday expressed hopes that countries would reach a time bound agreement to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases at climate change ... Read more...

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We at least got non-binding targets from India, China: Obama


December 24th, 2009 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) President Barack Obama says people are "justified" in being disappointed at the Copenhagen outcome, but at least he was able to secure non-binding agreements from ... Read more...

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India, China need to work on post-Copenhagen strategy: Krishna


December 22nd, 2009 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Asserting that India and China have protected the interests of the developing world at Copenhagen climate conference, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna told his Chinese counterpart ... Read more...

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French President backs calls to keep Kyoto Protocol


December 18th, 2009 - 12:35 am ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Dec.17 (ANI): A new hope has emerged with French President Nicolas Sarkozy backing calls given by developing nations to keep the Kyoto Protocol, which only requires rich nations to cut emissions.Speaking ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen wants India to accept some obligations at Copenhagen


December 17th, 2009 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen hinted on the fact that India should accept some mandatory obligations at Copenhagen although it is a minor polluter.Addressing the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Opposition expresses dissatisfaction, walks out of Rajya Sabha over climate change debate


December 7th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 7 (ANI): Refusing to accept Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh's defence of the Government's moves on emission cuts, the opposition walked out of the ... Read more...

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Hopenhagen - ad world presses for successful climate summit


December 1st, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The International Advertising Association has started a global campaign, Hopenhagen, to keep the pressure mounting on world leaders to take the right decisions at the United ... Read more...

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Sino-US climate talks helpful, but too late for Copenhagen: Experts


November 14th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) A Sino-US exchange on climate change issues will boost the global negotiations in the long run, but are unlikely to substantially contribute to any possible deal at ... Read more...

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Danish PM to nudge India on global climate deal


September 9th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With less than three months to go for the Copenhagen conference on climate change, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen comes here on a day-long visit ... Read more...

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India to take measures on climate change before reaching Copenhagen


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
By Alka Pande, CNSThree months before the Copenhagen meet on Climate Change, when all nations concerned about impacts of degrading climate are scheduled to meet, India is creating an environment within the ... Read more...

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India, US decide to work together in the field of climate change


July 21st, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
India, US decide to work together in the field of climate changeNew Delhi, July 21 (ANI): Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said India and United States have ... Read more...

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EU deadlocked over funding climate change fight


June 4th, 2009 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, June 4 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Wednesday hit a deadlock over the question of how to fund the fight against climate change in the developing world, EU diplomats said. The bloc ... Read more...

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Canada doesn’t have to reduce greenhouse gas emissions: apex court


October 22nd, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 22 (IANS) Canada, the world's fourth worst polluter, has been let off the hook, with the country's top court dismissing a lawsuit to force the government to implement the Kyoto ... Read more...

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US to press G-8 to include India, China in climate change combat regime


June 19th, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President George Bush would push the G-8 group of industrialised nations for a new climate change combat regime that includes China and India working together ... Read more...

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Biodiversity another issue where Merkel and Bush differ


May 30th, 2008 - 9:06 am ICT by admin
DPA Bonn, May 30 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President George W. Bush are good friends on a personal level. The two leaders also share a similar conservative Christian outlook, but ... Read more...

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Climate, industry dominate second day of EU summit


March 14th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 14 (DPA) European Union (EU) leaders were set Friday to give backing to ambitious plans to fight climate change but squabble over how to protect their polluting industries against foreign ... Read more...

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EU ministers to fire first salvoes on climate proposals


March 1st, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin
DPA Brussels, March 1 (DPA) The European Union's environment ministers are set to draw up their battle lines Monday when they hold their first talks on how to hit the bloc's ambitious climate-change ... Read more...

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Greenhouse report makes Australia sweat


February 23rd, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
DPA Sydney, Feb 23 (DPA) The Australian government's top climate change adviser said the "awful arithmetic" of rising greenhouse gas emissions meant the 21 million people living on the world's driest continent would ... Read more...

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Emissions must be reduced by 2050 to check global warming


December 7th, 2007 - 1:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that emissions must be reduced by at least 50 per cent by 2050 to check global warming. They have also warned that the world might have ... Read more...

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