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Rich countries need to be more sensitive to emissions: Survey


March 15th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) India is doing more than its fair share in reducing its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions but developed countries need to be more sensitive to ... 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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India’s foreign office to get youth boost


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a pioneering initiative, India's external affairs ministry is set to open its doors to young scholars for an internship programme that will enable it ... Read more...

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Ramesh launches talks on market-based emissions scheme


March 24th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) To encourage self-regulation among polluting industries, a national technical consultation for air pollutants on a market-based emissions scheme was launched here Thursday by Environment and ... Read more...

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Cancun stance guided by need to protect economic growth: Jairam


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said that India's stance at the Cancun conference on climate change was guided by the need to protect ... 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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UN climate panel chief quits


February 18th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) UN climate panel chief Yvo de Boer Thursday announced that he is quitting. United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Executive Secretary de Boer announced that ... 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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G20 leaders must provide more money to fight climate change: WWF


September 25th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Leaders at the ongoing G20 summit need to agree on a climate financing strategy to open a green pathway out of the global economic crisis, creating jobs, ... Read more...

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EU to press for climate change deal


July 26th, 2009 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Are (Sweden), July 25 (DPA) The European Union (EU) is hoping for progress in the run-up to a global climate change summit in December, Swedish Environment Minister Andreas Carlgren said Saturday. "We expect ... Read more...

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India finalises two missions to combat climate change


July 16th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India has finalised two of the eight missions under its National Action Plan on Climate Change (NAPCC), the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on Climate Change Shyam Saran ... 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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No problems with Nano, says UN climate change boss


March 24th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A key UN climate change official said Monday Indians have the right to aspire to own cars - just as people in wealthy countries. Speaking a day after the ... Read more...

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Climate change fight shouldn’t become new NPT: Shyam Saran


May 6th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The fight against climate change should not become the new NPT, the prime minister's special envoy on climate change Shyam Saran said here Tuesday. Drawing a parallel ... Read more...

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Countries stuck in dangerous stalemate: UNEP head


April 24th, 2008 - 1:15 pm ICT by admin
(Interview) By Joydeep Gupta Singapore, April 24 (IANS) Global negotiations on tackling climate change are stuck because countries keep saying 'if you don't move, I don't move'. Instead, they should say 'I'm moving. If ... Read more...

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India stresses equity in climate change regime


April 21st, 2008 - 8:26 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of the G8 summit in Japan in July, India Monday made a vigorous pitch for equity in global negotiations on climate change and outlined the country's ... Read more...

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