climate change issues

Montreal Protocol can be model for climate change talks: Natarajan


September 16th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Friday said the Montreal Protocol on ozone layer protection could serve as a model for international cooperation on climate change issues.Speaking ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee calls for better governance in Asia


May 4th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
Hanoi, May 4 (ANI): Emphasizing the need for regional cooperation for development, Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said countries within Asia should strive for better governance and transparency in policy ... Read more...

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There’s urgent need to reform UN bodies: PM


April 16th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia, April 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday stressed upon the urgent need for reforming the United Nations including the Security Council. During his opening statement at ... Read more...

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India-China hold talks on climate change cooperation


March 26th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) To take forward their bilateral cooperation in tackling climate change issues, India and China Friday held talks to chart out their future course of action on the ... Read more...

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Writers focus on climate change at SAARC literature fest


March 26th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Writers from South Asian countries have joined hands to discuss climate change issues and ways in which they can contribute in creating more awareness at the 33rd ... Read more...

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India asks G-77 to stay united over climate change talks


February 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 4 (IANS) India has asked the Group of 77 developing countries to stay united to see that climate change negotiations address "the glaring injustice that those worst affected by ... Read more...

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IPCC to focus on humanitarian issues: Pachauri


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Rajendra Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Saturday said the UN body's fifth assessment report scheduled in 2013 will focus on "socio-economic factors ... Read more...

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Thousands of volunteers pitch in to clean Yamuna


December 6th, 2009 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Clad in yellow body suits and masks and armed with spades, thousands of students, executives and even government officials Saturday descended onto the banks of river Yamuna ... 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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President Obama arrives in Japan


November 13th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo/Washington, Nov 13 (DPA) US President Barack Obama landed Friday afternoon in Tokyo, the first stop on his four-nation Asian tour. Obama is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama later Friday. ... Read more...

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Maldivian President to meet Manmohan Singh today


October 22nd, 2009 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 22 (ANI): Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.Nasheed's special focus in his talks with Dr. Singh will be a common ... Read more...

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India- China sign agreement to address climate change


October 21st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): India and China signed a major agreement on cooperation in addressing climate change issues here on Wednesday.The five-year agreement was signed by Environment and Forest Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Maldivian President to arrive in India today


October 21st, 2009 - 11:48 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed will arrive here on a five-day visit today.During his visit, President Nasheed will attend a conference on climate change and review ... Read more...

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Indo-China joint workshop on NAPCC to begin today


October 21st, 2009 - 10:54 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 21 (ANI): The Indo-China joint workshop on National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) will begin here today.The joint workshop is being held after considering the similarities of the ... Read more...

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Maldivian President to begin five-day visit to India from tomorrow


October 20th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (ANI): Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed will begin his five-day visit to India from tomorrow.Duirng his visit, President Nasheed will attend a conference on climate change and ... Read more...

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Indo-China joint workshop on NAPCC to begin on Wednesday


October 19th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 19(ANI): The Indo-China joint workshop on National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC) will begin here on Wednesday.The joint workshop is being held after considering the similarities of the ... Read more...

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MPs get help to understand social issues


July 30th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Indo-Asian News Service New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Young MPs eager to raise social issues but struggling to grasp voluminous reports and jargon can expect help from a parliamentary forum eager to raise ... Read more...

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Senators welcome Indian envoy on Capitol Hill (Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) About two dozen leading senators cutting across the political divide rubbed shoulders with leading Indian Americans from across the US to welcome Indian Ambassador Meera Shankar ... Read more...

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US lawmakers warming up to rising India


July 29th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) Reflecting the growing importance of India-US ties, some two dozen senators across the political divide rubbed shoulders with Indian Americans from across the US to welcome ... Read more...

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New technologies essential to make conversion of biomass to biofuels more cost-effective


July 17th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has determined that new technologies are essential to make the conversion of biomass to biofuels more cost-effective.The study was conducted by Dr. Richard Hess from ... Read more...

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Environment Minister rejects use of climate factor as a non-tariff barrier


June 30th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday ruled out to use climate as a non-tariff barrier and any attempt to introduce climate change ... Read more...

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Obama urges action on Mideast peace (Lead)


June 5th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dresden (Germany), June 5 (DPA) US President Barack Obama Friday said the time was ripe to take action to push forward the Middle East peace process. "The moment to act is now," ... Read more...

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River delta areas can provide clue to environmental changes in 21st century


May 12th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Researchers at Texas A and M University, US, have determined that the historical information that can be gathered from sediment cores collected in and around river delta areas ... Read more...

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India favours climate adaptation without cap on development


April 29th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) Asserting that it cannot accept a cap on development, India has proposed a collaborative approach to the problem of global warming to achieve sustainable development ... Read more...

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Obama seeks renewable energy partnership with India


April 29th, 2009 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 29 (IANS) President Barack Obama wants India and the United States to build a renewable energy partnership as they work together to find solutions to climate change ... Read more...

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We admit our past mistakes, says Clinton on climate change


April 28th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) Assuring India and China that it wants their economies to grow, the US has told representatives of the world's leading economies that it is no ... Read more...

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US now fully engaged on global warming: Clinton


April 27th, 2009 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) The United States Monday assured representatives from 16 other major world economies, including India, that Washington no longer doubts the urgency or magnitude of the climate change ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran to lead Indian team at climate meet


April 24th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 24 (IANS) Prime Minister's special envoy on climate change issues, Shyam Saran, will lead the Indian delegation to a preparatory meeting of the Major Economies Forum on Energy and ... Read more...

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Now McCartney has wardrobe malfunction


April 2nd, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Sir Paul McCartney, the Beatles legend, suffered a wardrobe malfunction when he forgot to check himself before arriving at a benefit event in New York with his ... Read more...

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Climate change aims need to be better integrated


March 27th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 27 (ANI): A report published by the Partnership for European Environmental Research (PEER), has suggested that specific measures to tackle climate change, such as emissions trading, will only be successful ... Read more...

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West Bengal to have branch of green think tank


February 19th, 2009 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government will give a plot to The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) to carry out various environmental monitoring projects in the state, Chief Minister Buddhadeb ... Read more...

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Obama names fifth player to lead ‘imperative’ budget reform


November 26th, 2008 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 25 (IANS) Describing the budget reform as an imperative and not an option, US president-elect Barack Obama Tuesday nominated Congressional Budget Office chief Peter Orszag to be the director of ... Read more...

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Bon Jovi, Amitabh Bachchan to perform for a cause


November 20th, 2008 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) On Dec 7 Mumbai, Hong Kong and Los Angeles will simultaneously experience the power of music and entertainment as American rock singer Bon Jovi and Bollywood actor ... Read more...

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Indo-German cooperation in environment


November 18th, 2008 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 18 (ANI): The Indo-Germen Environment Forum, which has been meeting here for two days, has work on a program for cooperation in the field of environment. The Minister of ... Read more...

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Climate change worries young Russians least


October 26th, 2008 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 26 (RIA Novosti) Young Russians are less concerned than their counterparts in other countries, including India, over climate change issues, according to a new United Nations survey. Four hundred young ... Read more...

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