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Some hope for a deal at Durban climate summit


December 10th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 10 (IANS) As the fortnight long UN climate summit in this port city went into a series of closed door meetings on its extra day Saturday, some hope ... Read more...

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Small island nations want global treaty now


December 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 7 (IANS) While major economies like China have proposed to take legal emission cuts post 2020, the Association of Small Island Nations (AOSIS) Wednesday rejected the proposal saying ... Read more...

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Both binding, voluntary cuts must for global climate deal: UNEP


December 6th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 6 (IANS) With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday ... 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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US says committed to n-deal, pushes India on liability law (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The US Tuesday said it was fully committed to the nuclear waiver granted by the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to India and full ... 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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UN biodiversity summit hopes for a diluted agreement


October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan), Oct 27 (IANS) Representatives of 192 countries are engaged in round-the-clock negotiations here to work out a non-legal agreement, as the Oct 18-29 talks on biodiversity draw to ... Read more...

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Obama visit: India for `robust strategic framework’ in ties


October 26th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) With progress on key issues, India hopes US President Barack Obama's visit will put in place a "robust strategic framework" for a strong partnership bilaterally ... Read more...

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US hopeful of India signing CSC global convention


October 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of US President Barack Obama's visit, the US is hoping that India will sign a key global convention so that the civil nuclear liability legislation ... Read more...

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Germany supports Indian initiative on International Terrorism


October 18th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Oct.18 (ANI): Germany today extended support to Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT), which was proposed by India in the United Nations.German Foreign minister Guido Westerwelle, while ... Read more...

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India to renew pitch for global anti-terror treaty


September 23rd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Boosting the global fight against terrorism, differences have narrowed down on the proposed Comprehensive Convention on International Terrorism (CCIT) as India plans to make a fresh pitch ... Read more...

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Rich countries may pay $10 bn this year: UN climate chief


September 8th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Rich countries are likely to live up to their commitment to pay $10 billion this year to combat climate change, the UN's new climate panel chief said ... 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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I had both failure and success: outgoing UN climate chief (Interview)


June 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bonn, June 9 (IANS) As he prepares to leave his post at the end of the month, UN climate chief Yvo de Boer says he faced "both failure and ... 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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US senators call for new climate legislation


May 13th, 2010 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (DPA) Two US senators Wednesday proposed a climate bill that could break an international logjam over long-stalled US action, strengthen US energy independence and reduce carbon emissions. Senators John Kerry, ... 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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Two resignations, many fallouts in climate geopolitics (Comment)


February 21st, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Two big-ticket resignations last week will have far-reaching effects on climate geopolitics. The decision by India's top climate negotiator Shyam Saran to quit will make it easier for the ... Read more...

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EU offers to update IPCC report


February 6th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) A day after it received Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's backing, the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), headed by R.K. Pachauri, Saturday got support from the ... Read more...

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World leaders join Manmohan Singh in backing Pachauri (Lead)


February 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) World leaders Friday joined Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in backing the embattled UN climate change panel co-chair R.K. Pachauri, saying global warming has the potential to ... Read more...

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NGOs welcome BASIC stance on climate change


January 24th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) International NGOs Sunday welcomed the decision of Brazil, South Africa, India and China (BASIC countries) to support the Copenhagen Accord but to have the agreement as part ... Read more...

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Developed world to blame if climate talks fail, says Ramesh (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) Amid fears of a collapse in Copenhagen, Indian Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh Thursday said the developed world would be blamed if the climate change talks ... Read more...

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India stands with developing world at climate summit


December 17th, 2009 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 17 (IANS) India Wednesday placed itself firmly on the side of the developing world as Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said the country's approach to the Dec 7-18 ... 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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G77 asks Obama to join fight against climate change


December 10th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 10 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama received his Nobel Peace Prize Thursday, the Group of 77 countries called upon him to fight climate change by joining the Kyoto ... Read more...

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Climate summit stalled by most vulnerable countries


December 9th, 2009 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Copenhagen, Dec 9 (IANS) Island nation Tuvalu led a group of developing countries in a walkout from the Dec 7-18 climate summit here Wednesday, forcing an unprecedented closure of the ... Read more...

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Delhi meet stepping stone to success at Copenhagen: British minister (Interview)


October 21st, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The two-day climate change meet starting here Thursday would be an important stepping stone to a successful global treaty at Copenhagen this December, Britain's ... Read more...

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Indian environment minister faces flak over reported policy turnaround (Second Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India's Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh faced flak over a reported turnaround in the country's stance on climate change negotiations even as he emphasised that industrialised countries ... Read more...

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Industrialised countries must cut emissions: Jairam Ramesh (Lead)


October 19th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Industrialised countries must make deep cuts in their greenhouse gas emissions and this must be verifiable internationally for a global climate deal in Copenhagen this December, ... Read more...

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US hopes to strike climate deal with India: Report


October 15th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The US is hoping to get a commitment from India to fight global warming, the Guardian newspaper reported Thursday. The Obama administration is hoping to win these new ... Read more...

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Why she doesn’t want to date a guy from a developed country


October 8th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Bangkok, Oct 8 (IANS) Tired of the way industrialised countries are dragging their feet on a global agreement to tackle global warming, young Indian climate activist Leela Raina has found ... 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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Democrats introduce climate-change bill in US Senate


October 1st, 2009 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 30 (DPA) Democrats introduced ambitious climate-change legislation Wednesday in the Senate with the goal of reducin greenhouse-gas emissions by 20 percent by 2020 from 2005 levels, a larger reduction ... Read more...

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Brown seeks ‘global society’ to solve world ills


September 24th, 2009 - 5:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Wednesday urged world leaders to work towards a "global society" and improve cooperation on curbing global warming, nuclear proliferation, terrorism and ... Read more...

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