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Get UN climate talks updates on social media


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 28 (IANS) In an effort to engage people in environmental issues, the South African government has decided to provide on sites like Facebook and Twitter updates of ... Read more...

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Orissa’s energy plans to trigger water crisis: NGO


March 22nd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) As the world celebrated World Water Day Tuesday, a water watchdog said Orissa seriously needs to rethink its energy plans.The Orissa government has drafted an action ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh, activists differ over India’s Cancun gains


December 12th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Even as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh feels that "India's interests had been fully protected" at the just-concluded climate summit in Cancun, environmentalists were left unimpressed.The UN climate ... Read more...

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No commitments in Cancun Agreement, India’s interests ‘protected’ (Second Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement here early Saturday - but there was no mention of the extent to which industrialised countries would ... Read more...

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Climate summit reaches agreement - without commitments


December 11th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate summit reached the Cancun Agreement in the early hours of Saturday at the end of fortnight-long tortuous negotiations at this Caribbean beach ... Read more...

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India’s energy security, climate change action plan linked: PM


October 27th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Oct. 27 (ANI): Visiting Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that his government has formulated an ambitious National Action Plan on Climate Change that is ... Read more...

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Saran for adaptive measures to meet consequences of global warming


January 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (NAI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Special Envoy for Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has said there is a need for introduction of adaptive measures to deal with the ... Read more...

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Indian climbs on top of British parliament to protest


October 11th, 2009 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) An Indian was among some 60 environmental campaigners who climbed on to the roof of the British parliament Sunday evening to urge rich nations to take the lead ... Read more...

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G20 leaders must provide more money to fight climate change: WWF


September 25th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Leaders at the ongoing G20 summit need to agree on a climate financing strategy to open a green pathway out of the global economic crisis, creating jobs, ... Read more...

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‘India gives breakthrough on climate change talks’


September 18th, 2009 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian plans to set numerical targets for curbing greenhouse gas emissions were described Friday as a "breakthrough" that challenges the US and other rich nations over climate change ... Read more...

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North American Leaders’ Declaration on Climate Change and Clean Energy - Three Amigos Summit


August 11th, 2009 - 1:52 am ICT by admin
GUADALAJARA, Mexico (BNO NEWS) -- "We, the leaders of North American reaffirm the urgency and necessity of taking aggressive action on climate change. We stress that the experience developed during the last ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh returns home from NAM Summit


July 17th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived here early on Friday after attending the XVth Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh in Egypt.A significant aspect ... Read more...

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J8 meets G8, ask leaders to get tough on climate change defaulters


July 9th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
L'AQUILA, July 9 (ANI): Fourteen young people from countries attending the G8 today called on their respective leaders to get tough with countries who don't meet climate change targets and teachers whose ... Read more...

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India warns against ‘green label’ protectionism


March 25th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) India has cautioned the developed world against attempts to introduce "protectionism under green label" as it would only complicate efforts to evolve a "fair and ... Read more...

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India for strategic partnership with US business for energy security


March 25th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 25 (IANS) India has suggested a strategic partnership between Indian and US business focusing on three Rs - renewables, reusables and recyclables - to meet the twin ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘green new deal’


December 11th, 2008 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 11 (IANS) A "green new deal" to get the world out of the financial and climate crises at the same time - that was the message of UN Secretary ... Read more...

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Bangladesh launched climate action plan


September 12th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Bangladesh has launched a climate change action plan to help itself adapt to threats such as rising sea level, water-logged land and increased salinity.According to a report ... Read more...

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PM: Long-term solutions needed to counter global warming


August 15th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that long-term solutions were needed on a priority to deal with the problems of global warming and climate change. Addressing ... Read more...

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PM says India will go ahead with n-deal


June 30th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday asserted that his government would push ahead with the India-US civil nuclear deal but also expressed the hope that he could work ... Read more...

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India will adopt a responsible stance on sustainable development: PM


February 7th, 2008 - 5:36 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh today said that India will adopt a responsible and forward looking stance on promoting sustainable development. Delivering the inaugural address at the ... Read more...

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