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BASIC leaders to meet in Delhi to assess Durban outcome


February 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Environment ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here Tuesday to assess the outcome of climate talks in ... Read more...

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India wants equitable response at climate talks: PM (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed concern over the lack of collective global will to seriously address climate change and said India would play ... Read more...

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Climate talks should go by equitable agreement: PM


February 2nd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed concern over the lack of collective global will to address the climate change issue seriously and said India ... Read more...

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Durban climate talks: What it means for India?


December 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS)At the recently concluded UN climate change talk in Durban, the world agreed to a new global climate change regime by 2020 to bring down emissions ... Read more...

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Major outcome of Durban climate talks


December 11th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) The UN climate change talks in Durban Sunday arrived at a four-pronged Durban Package to save the planet by controlling emission of greenhouse gases.The main outcome ... Read more...

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At Durban, Kyoto Protocol gets extension


December 11th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) Despite efforts by rich countries to junk the Kyoto Protocol after 2012, when its first term ends, the poor counties had their say at the UN ... Read more...

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With no agreement, Durban climate talks spill over a day (Roundup)


December 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 9 (IANS) With differences among countries on some contentious issues yet to be bridged, the UN climate talks in Durban will continue on Saturday - though Friday was ... Read more...

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Countries struggle to reach deal at Durban (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) With just a day left before the UN climate change talks end, key players BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China), the European Union (EU) and ... Read more...

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India ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Durban outcome


December 8th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Thursday said she is "cautiously optimistic" about UN climate talks arriving at a conclusion as the ambition levels of developed countries ... Read more...

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US denies blocking climate deal in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) The United States Thursday denied blocking a global deal at the UN climate change talks here, saying it supports the European Union (EU) proposal for a ... Read more...

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Foreign press views India as deal breaker in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) India's stand at the UN climate talks in Durban has been getting negative reviews from the foreign media, especially European, with New Delhi being seen as ... Read more...

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Climate talks hijacked by US-China differences: EU


December 7th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) The rift between countries at the UN climate conference here became sharper Wednesday with the European Union (EU) blaming the US and China for hijacking the ... Read more...

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Searching for India office at UN conference venue (Postcard from Durban)


December 6th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) Indian Environment Secretary T. Chatterjee was lost while searching for the India delegation office at the International Convention Centre here, the venue of UN climate change ... Read more...

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Invoking Gandhi to make Durban talks deliver


December 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 5 (IANS) As negotiations at the UN climate change talks headed for a deadlock, Bangladesh Monday appealed to delegates that the Durban conference cannot fail as this is ... Read more...

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India fights pressure from rich nations at climate talks


December 2nd, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 2 (IANS) Emerging economies, especially India and China, came under renewed pressure from rich nations Friday to make a legally binding commitment to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, ... Read more...

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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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BASIC countries meet in China for climate talks


October 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, ministers from BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) will hold ... 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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Climate talks near finale with agreements still on hold


December 10th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 10 (IANS) The annual UN climate summit entered its final day here Friday with all agreements still on hold, though many of the delegates from 193 ... Read more...

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India moves to break deadlock in Cancun, activists unhappy (Lead)


December 9th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun/New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a radical departure in stance, India has proposed a "binding commitment under appropriate legal form" to tackle climate change. But Environment Minister Jairam ... Read more...

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Environmental groups critcise Ramesh on binding commitments


December 9th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Environmental organisations Thursday criticised India's stand at the climate change talks in Cancun that it is willing to accept legally binding emission cuts, saying it will remove ... Read more...

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Climate change could give you cancer, claim scientists


December 9th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 09 (ANI): Scientists have warned that melting glaciers and ice sheets are releasing cancer-causing pollutants into the air and oceans.The long-lasting chemicals get into the food chain and build up ... Read more...

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India makes major move to save climate talks


December 9th, 2010 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 9 (IANS) India has made a major move towards a global treaty where its own attempts to tackle climate change may become a "binding commitment under appropriate ... Read more...

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India under fire as climate talks deadlocked


December 8th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Dec 8 (IANS) India came under fire to get its commitment to tackle climate change under a legally binding global treaty, but it declared this unacceptable as ... Read more...

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India deviating from its stand at Mexico climate talks: BJP


December 3rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) India is deviating from its national position to one in favour of developed countries by supporting international scrutiny of domestic climate change mitigation measures at the ... Read more...

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RTI reveals Govt.failure to protect public interest in climate talks (Part- I)


November 25th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Sanjay KumarNew Delhi, Nov.25 (ANI): Information obtained under the Right To Information Act shows that the government put public interest at stake and risked the future of over a billion ... Read more...

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India will be more flexible at Cancun climate talks: Ramesh


November 10th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India is willing to show more flexibility and will play a leadership role at the climate change talks in Cancun next month to ensure a constructive outcome, ... Read more...

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China’s glaciers may shrink 27 percent by 2050: Report


October 9th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 9 (ANI): The average area of glaciers in western China might shrink by 27.2 percent by 2050 because of global warming, damaging crop production and worsening droughts, according to a ... Read more...

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Saudi placard vandalized, climate talks slowed further


June 11th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 11 (IANS) The official placard of the Saudi Arabian delegation was vandalised at the venue of the global talks here in preparation for the next climate summit. As ... Read more...

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Fissure over numbers at climate talks


June 10th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 10 (IANS) A new fissure has opened up between emerging economies and other developing countries at the May 31-June 11 talks here to prepare for the next climate ... Read more...

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Climate treaty virtually written off this year


June 9th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) Delegates from many of the 194 countries gathered here to prepare for the next climate summit in Mexico this November Wednesday virtually wrote off the chances ... Read more...

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Don’t let frustration paralyse climate talks: UN environment chief (Interview)


May 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Punta del Este (Uruguay), May 25 (IANS) People are justified in being disappointed with the last climate summit in Copenhagen, but their leaders must ensure this frustration does not paralyse ... Read more...

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‘Slim’ prospects for climate deal this year, says UN climate change chief


April 12th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Copenhagen (Denmark), Apr.12 (ANI): Prospects of finalising a new binding agreement on climate change by the end of the year are "slim", according to UN climate convention chief Yvo de Boer.He was ... Read more...

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European Union Climate Commissioner not in favor of Carbon tax


April 9th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): European Union, which is not in favor of Carbon Tax mooted recently by the European Commission and advocated by French President Nicholas Sarkozy, today favoured ... Read more...

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More divisive voices expected as UN climate talks resume in Bonn


April 9th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bonn (Germany), Apr.9 (ANI): More divisive voices are expected to surface during the first round of UN climate talks, which open here from Friday, almost four months after the failed Copenhagen Summit.Developing ... Read more...

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