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Indian carriers have provided carbon emission data: EU


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Despite the government's appeal to airlines to refrain from submitting carbon emission data to the European Union (EU) for a new tax, EU climate action ... Read more...

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EU commissioner to attend Delhi summit


February 1st, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Feb 1 (IANS) European Union Commissioner for Climate Action Connie Hedegaard will travel to India Thursday to attend the 12th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit.She will give a keynote speech ... Read more...

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India gets its way as climate summit ends


December 11th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 11 (IANS) An impassioned speech by Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan capped the finale of the UN climate summit that ended here early Sunday with a Durban Package, after ... 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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EU blames India for climate deal delay, minister rebuts


December 9th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 9 (IANS) The European Union (EU) Friday blamed India for blocking a new legally binding agreement, saying its "relatively tough stand" was hampering countries from arriving at a ... Read more...

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EU blames US, China for hampering progress in Durban talks (Lead)


December 8th, 2011 - 12:42 am 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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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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EU unsure of binding climate change treaty in Mexico


April 9th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) European Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard Friday said Europe would like a legal binding treaty on reduction of carbon emission during talks in Mexico later this year, ... 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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Danish Prime Minster Rasmussen no more in favour of a new draft at climate summit


December 18th, 2009 - 1:30 am ICT by ANI
Copenhagen, Dec.17 (ANI): Ahead of the arrival of world leaders in Copenhagen, there were indications that to break the ice at the climate summit, negotiators might reckon existing United Nations texts, ... Read more...

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Ire, turmoil and hope at climate summit


December 16th, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 16 (IANS) There was suppressed anger at the climate summit Wednesday and turmoil all around. The ire was expressed by India, China, Brazil and other developing countries, the ... Read more...

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Chaos and deadlock mar climate summit (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Procedural chaos and a deep rift over substance among the 192 participating nations marred Wednesday's round of talks at a UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. "The world ... Read more...

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Police prevent protesters from storming climate venue (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Danish police Wednesday used mace and batons to prevent protesters from trying to storm the venue of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. At least 230 arrests were ... Read more...

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Climate Summit: New compromise text expected shortly


December 16th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) A new compromise text aimed at overcoming deadlock at UN climate change talks was due to be presented shortly, diplomats in Copenhagen said Wednesday. The proposal is to come ... Read more...

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Negotiators struggle to overcome climate talks deadlock (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) The chair of the UN climate change talks in Copenhagen sought to overcome deadlock Wednesday as thousands of protesters planned to storm the conference's venue. A restricted group ... Read more...

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Police make arrests as protesters head for climate talks venue (Lead)


December 16th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Danish police Wednesday arrested some 170 protesters as several thousand protesters headed for the venue of the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. The protesters including the umbrella group ... Read more...

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Protesters head for climate talks venue amid negotiation deadlock


December 16th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Thousands of protesters Wednesday planned to storm the venue of a United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, as negotiators from the nearly 200 countries participating sought ... Read more...

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New question mark on climate summit as key negotiation fails


December 16th, 2009 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 15 (IANS) The beleaguered climate summit slipped further from its goals Tuesday as representatives of rich countries failed to raise the extent by which they would ... Read more...

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Ministers get two more days for Copenhagen breakthrough (Lead)


December 15th, 2009 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 15 (IANS) Last-minute attempts to rescue the climate summit continued here Tuesday without any sign of a breakthrough. Environment ministers from over 100 countries now have till Thursday ... Read more...

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India under attack as climate summit sputters to nowhere (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 14 (IANS) India and China came under a concerted attack from rich nations Monday for a three-hour suspension of the Dec 7-18 climate summit, though an Indian ... Read more...

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Climate talks suspended amid African fury


December 14th, 2009 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) Formal climate change negotiations in Copenhagen were suspended Monday amid African concerns that the chair was not pushing for a legally binding agreement. The president of the United Nations ... Read more...

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Thousands attend Copenhagen climate demonstration


December 13th, 2009 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 13 (DPA) Tens of thousands of people have demonstrated in the Danish capital for speedy action by the UN climate conference to halt global warming. The procession wound its way ... Read more...

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Climate summit has two drafts but many views


December 11th, 2009 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 11 (IANS) The much-awaited Dec 7-18 climate summit Friday prepared two sets of draft agreements on how to save the world from global warming, but they were no ... Read more...

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Climate summit veers towards emerging economies


December 9th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 9 (IANS) After a day of turmoil and a night of fence-building, the majority of 192 countries attending the Dec 7-18 climate summit Wednesday started to discuss ... Read more...

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Some hope, some scepticism, as UN climate summit opens (Third Lead)


December 7th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 7 (IANS) The UN climate summit, whose decisions will greatly impact planet Earth and future generations, opened in the Danish capital Monday with a call by the host ... Read more...

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Connie Hedegaard, Denmark’s ‘Ms Climate’


December 7th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 7 (DPA) The first decision taken by the UN climate change conference after it opened Monday was to formalise the appointment of Connie Hedegaard of Denmark as its president. On accepting ... Read more...

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Fiji student moves Copenhagen climate summit with appeal


December 7th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 7 (DPA) A young girl from the Fiji Islands moved participants at a climate change conference in Copenhagen Monday with a heartfelt appeal for her country to be saved from ... Read more...

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New European Commission portfolios unveiled


November 27th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Nov 27 (DPA) European Union veterans from Finland and Spain obtained two of the most prestigious seats in the new European Commission, which was announced Friday. Olli Rehn of Finland, an economist ... Read more...

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Environment ministers prepare for UN climate change summit


November 16th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Nov 16 (DPA) Some 40 environment ministers gathered Monday in Copenhagen for preparatory talks ahead of the UN climate change conference that opens next month in the Danish capital. Ministers from key ... Read more...

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Delhi meet seeks green technology ‘Marshall Plan’


October 23rd, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) There should be "something like a a global Marshall Plan" to spread green technologies in the developing world, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said here Friday as the ... Read more...

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Billions of euros in the balance in EU East-West emissions row


October 21st, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Oct 21 (DPA) Billions of euros' worth of greenhouse-gas emission permits hung in the balance Wednesday as environment ministers from Eastern and Western Europe fought to break the European Union's deadlock ... Read more...

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Danish PM to nudge India on global climate deal


September 9th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) With less than three months to go for the Copenhagen conference on climate change, Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen comes here on a day-long visit ... Read more...

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