global climate negotiations

China readies big climate offer, India mulls support


November 29th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 29 (IANS) China is ready to offer legally binding commitments to limit its emission of greenhouse gases (GHG). If the offer, to come into effect after 2020, is ... Read more...

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India should provide leadership, says UN climate chief (Lead)


February 5th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India should play a leadership role to ensure rich nations do more to combat global warming, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres said Saturday."I hope India takes leadership ... Read more...

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Rich nations asked to transfer green techniques


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) "It is imperative that industrialised countries transfer clean technologies to developing countries at low cost or no cost," Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said here Saturday.The ... Read more...

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We expect leadership from India: UN climate chief


February 5th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) India played an "exceedingly helpful role" in the last climate summit and "we expect the same this year and beyond", UN climate chief Christiana Figueres ... Read more...

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Talks won’t arrest global warming in next decade: UN climate chief


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 7 (IANS) The ongoing global climate negotiations will not lead to "adequate mitigation targets" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the coming decades, but will eventually do so, ... Read more...

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‘Indian can meet carbon cut targets by 2020′


April 27th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) The Indian industry can reduce carbon emissions by 20 to 25 percent by 2020 with use of technology but reducing emission post-2020 will be a challenge, a ... Read more...

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In diplomacy, words can make or mar (Capital Buzz)


February 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The first formal talks between India and Pakistan since the Mumbai attacks threatened to blur the distinction between fact and fiction as far as 26/11 mastermind ... Read more...

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India, China almost certain to sign Copenhagen Accord


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) India and China are almost certain to sign the Copenhagen Accord, especially since Brazil and South Africa have already done so, say senior officials. Environment ... Read more...

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Fight against poverty can go with low-carbon economy: Clinton


July 18th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) There is "no inherent contradiction between poverty eradication and moving towards a low-carbon economy", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Saturday, signalling her government's approach towards India ... Read more...

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