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Durban climate negotiations to heat up in second week


December 4th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) As the divide between the rich and poor nations remained wide open during the first week of the climate change negotiations at Durban, all eyes ... Read more...

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India not ready for a new climate regime


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 3 (IANS) Terming pressure from rich nations to take legally binding emission cuts as "rumours", India Saturday reiterated that it is not ready to accept a new climate ... Read more...

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Parliamentarians meet in Bern, focus on global crises


October 17th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Indian parliamentarians led by Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be interacting with MPs from across the world at the 125th Assembly of the ... Read more...

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New Indian plan gets support from UN climate chief (Lead)


November 10th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A new plan put forward by India for success at the forthcoming climate summit at Cancun received support from the UN climate chief Wednesday.Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh ... 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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Major emitters meet to narrow climate differences after Copenhagen


April 20th, 2010 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Climate representatives of the world's biggest polluters held their first meeting Monday since a disappointing Copenhagen summit failed to reach agreement on a new treaty. The 17-nation Major Economies ... Read more...

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EU climate chief welcomes India, China stance on Copenhagen


March 10th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 10 (DPA) The European Union's top negotiator on climate change welcomed Wednesday India and China's decision to formally back the agreement reached at an international conference in Copenhagen last year. In ... Read more...

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‘Consensus needed for climate change accord in Mexico’


February 6th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Ministers from around the world Saturday emphasised the need to work together to reach consensus for achieving an accord on climate change at their next meeting in ... Read more...

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Pope denounces lack of climate treaty


January 12th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI has denounced the failure of world leaders to agree to a new climate change treaty in Copenhagen in December. The Pope Monday spoke of ... Read more...

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‘Handful’ of states blocked climate treaty, claims Brown


December 21st, 2009 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 21 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Monday accused a "handful of countries" of preventing a climate change treaty at last week's Copenhagen conference and vowed that there would ... Read more...

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Sarkozy gives birth to a new hope at Copenhagen, backs calls to keep Kyoto Protocol


December 18th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Dec.17 (ANI): A new hope has emerged with French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Thursday backing calls given by developing nations to keep the Kyoto Protocol, which only requires rich nations to ... 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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India, the voice of developing nations on climate change: Saran


November 27th, 2009 - 9:01 am ICT by ANI
Port of Spain, Nov.27 (ANI): India is the voice of developing nations on the issue of climate change, said Shyam Saran, Special Envoy of the Prime Minister for Climate Change.Interacting ... Read more...

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Climate change trial run in Port of Spain


November 27th, 2009 - 8:41 am ICT by ANI
Port of Spain, Nov.27 (ANI): Commonwealth leaders from 53 member nations, mainly former British colonies begin their three-day summit here from today.Host Prime Minister Patrick Manning has said the meeting ... Read more...

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New climate treaty could save some species, but increase risk to others


November 17th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 17 (ANI): Scientists believe that plans to be discussed at the forthcoming UN climate conference in Copenhagen to cut deforestation in developing countries could save some species from extinction, but ... Read more...

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Climate talks still stuck on key issues: India


October 7th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 7 (IANS) Talks to finalise a climate treaty in time for December's Copenhagen summit are still stuck over key issues of the extent to which industrialised countries will ... Read more...

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Rich countries framing climate debate to suit themselves: India


October 6th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 6 (IANS) Rich countries have been framing the climate debate to suit themselves rather than looking at the way global warming affects most of the world, which ... Read more...

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Rich countries out to ’sabotage’ climate treaty: China


October 5th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 5 (IANS) Industrialised countries are out to "sabotage" a meaningful treaty to fight global warming before the climate summit in Copenhagen, China's chief climate negotiator said here Monday.Expressing ... 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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Current methods for monitoring CO2 emissions have limitations


August 1st, 2009 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): A new report has determined that the current methods for estimating greenhouse gas emissions have limitations that make it difficult to monitor CO2 (carbon dioxide) emissions and verify ... 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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India, US to hold talks on climate change


July 21st, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): India's Special Envoy on Climate Change Systems Shyam Saran and his US counterpart Todd Stern will hold talks on climate change today.Stern, who was accompanying ... Read more...

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US underplays differences with India over climate change


July 21st, 2009 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 21 (IANS) Seeking to underplay differences with India over climate change, the US says it is "encouraging" that both countries are committed to do whatever they can to ... Read more...

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U.S should share burden of cleaning up environment: Hillary


July 19th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): The visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday agreed with the Indian concerns on climate change and said that being one of the biggest emitters ... Read more...

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Clinton to discuss climate change with Indian leaders


July 18th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 18 (IANS) Given the US standpoint that a global solution to climate change would require significant participation by developing countries like India and China, Secretary of State Hillary ... Read more...

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US to suffer serious effects from climate change


June 17th, 2009 - 2:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (DPA) The US is already being struck by the effects of climate change and the threats will only grow if the world does not speed up its efforts to ... Read more...

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India unhappy with Bonn climate talks


June 11th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 11 (IANS) The preparatory talks here on a global deal to tackle climate change are in an "unsatisfactory state", Indian delegation leader Shyam Saran said Thursday on the ... Read more...

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No money, no climate change inspection: India


June 11th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 11 (IANS) India will not let the international community check on what it's doing to combat climate change unless industrialised countries provide adequate financing and transfer green technologies, ... Read more...

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NGOs draft global ‘treaty’ to tackle climate change


June 9th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) Frustrated by the way governments are dragging their feet on combating climate change, leaders of green NGOs from around the world have come together to ... Read more...

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West not playing its part to tackle climate change: India


June 7th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Industrialised countries are nowhere near meeting their legal obligations to combat climate change and are trying to muddy the waters by saying the global problem ... Read more...

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Industrialised nations not committing enough at climate talks: UN official


May 26th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Industrialised countries are not making greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction commitments "to match the scale of reductions being put on the table" by developing countries, ... Read more...

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Shyam Saran insists reliance on renewable sources of energy


March 16th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 16 (ANI): The Prime Minister''s Special Envoy on Climate Change, Shyam Saran, on Monday underlined the need to make the strategic shift from reliance on fossil fuels to ... Read more...

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India can’t be exempt from mandatory greenhouse gas emission cap: John Kerry


February 5th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India's National Action Plan on Climate Change is “notably lacking in any fixed commitments and time-lines” on capping its greenhouse gas emissions, US Senator John Kerry said ... Read more...

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Climate treaty shouldn’t impose greater burden: Pranab Mukherjee


February 5th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A global treaty to combat climate change should not impose greater burdens on developing countries, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee said here Thursday.Delivering the inaugural speech at ... Read more...

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US fears emission exemptions would send jobs to India, China


April 15th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 15 (IANS) The White House has suggested that exempting emerging economies from restrictions on carbon emissions would not only not solve the problem of climate change but also ... Read more...

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