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Equity key to climate change negotiations: Ramesh

December 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Even as the climate change talks at Cancun are stuck over issues between industrialised and developing countries, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said equity was the key ... Read more...

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Ramesh does not see climate change agreement in 2010

May 9th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 9 (ANI): There is little prospect of a breakthrough in forging an international climate change agreement in 2010, said visiting Indian Minister for Forests and Environment Jairam Ramesh."So far as ... Read more...

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BASIC countries want legally binding climate change agreement

April 26th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, April 26 (IANS) India, China, Brazil and South Africa Monday called for finalising a legally binding treaty on reduction of carbon emission latest by 2011 and indicated that the world ... Read more...

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Climate change to kill a quarter million children

November 4th, 2009 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) About a quarter million children could die of climate change and nearly 175 million children will be hit by disasters like floods, cyclones and droughts along with ... Read more...

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Obama, Merkel meet to discuss Afghanistan, climate change

November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Tuesday to discuss the war in Afghanistan and ongoing negotiations to produce an international climate change pact. Merkel ... Read more...

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India asks Australia to clarify statement on climate change measures

October 12th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Oct 12 (ANI): India has asked Australia's Environment Minister Penny Wong to clarify a proposal that she had put forward at a climate change conference in the US last month, ... Read more...

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India aims at energy partnership with US on Manmohan Singh visit

October 3rd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 3 (IANS) With the US showing a better appreciation of India's position on climate change, New Delhi hopes to have in place an energy partnership when Prime ... Read more...

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Leaders at UN debate push for greater efforts on climate change

September 27th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Leaders attending a key UN debate here Saturday urged greater international efforts to tackle climate change, voicing high hopes for successful outcomes at the December climate conference ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for global push to combat climate change

August 10th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 10 (DPA) United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon called for international action to tackle the threats of climate change and nuclear weapons Monday. The former South Korean foreign minister, who ... Read more...

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India’s per capita emissions will never exceed developed nations’: Jairam Ramesh

July 19th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests, Jairam Ramesh, has said that India will never allow its per capita emissions to exceed that of the developed countries.In ... Read more...

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US to ‘facilitate’ Indian technology proposal in climate deal

April 10th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Bonn, April 10 (IANS) The United States is "very interested" in an Indian proposal to create a global network of climate technology centres and thinks it deserves to make ... Read more...

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China, India reject climate agreement that obstructs economic growth

April 6th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar Bonn, April 6 (IANS) India and China have told the United Nations a climate change agreement that slows down their economic growth and locks them into poverty is unacceptable ... Read more...

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Hybrid vehicles could reduce cities CO2 emissions significantly by 2050

February 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that smart growth, combined with the use of hybrid vehicle technology, could reduce cities carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions significantly by 2050.According ... Read more...

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Cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions

July 15th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of botanists has determined that cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions, thus mitigating the effects of global climate change.A key aspect ... Read more...

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Oz PM-designate Rudd ratifies Kyoto Protocol

December 3rd, 2007 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.3 (ANI): Australia's Prime MInister designate, Kevin Rudd, has ratified the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions, following a meeting of the executive council that was presided over by the country's ... Read more...

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