international climate change

UN support: India to seek Pacific island nations’ support


August 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) As New Delhi renews its bid for a permanent seat in the UN Security Council, India is looking to deepen its relations with the 16-nation ... Read more...

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Carbon tax on aviation sector not deal breaker: EU


April 12th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 11 (IANS) The European Union has denied charges made by Indian Environment Minister Jayanthi Natrajan that a EU law that charges airlines for carbon emissions is a "deal-breaker" ... Read more...

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US agency sounds warning bells over climate change


May 13th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) A leading US research agency has sounded warning bells over the risk of dangerous climate change which is growing with every additional tonne of greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh: politics of compromise or middle path?


May 12th, 2011 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Until a few months ago, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh was hogging the headlines by halting some of the biggest projects for violation of green norms. ... Read more...

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UN announces $10,000 award for green app


April 13th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The United Nations telecommunications agency has launched a contest that will reward the winner with $10,000 for devising the most innovative mobile phone application that ... Read more...

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India will be more flexible at Cancun climate talks: Ramesh


November 10th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) India is willing to show more flexibility and will play a leadership role at the climate change talks in Cancun next month to ensure a constructive outcome, ... Read more...

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Ramesh does not see climate change agreement in 2010


May 9th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 9 (ANI): There is little prospect of a breakthrough in forging an international climate change agreement in 2010, said visiting Indian Minister for Forests and Environment Jairam Ramesh."So far as ... Read more...

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India-China agreement on glaciology in two weeks: Ramesh


March 20th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh Saturday said an agreement with China for glaciological studies would be finalised in two weeks. Noting that China was "following" India's stand ... Read more...

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Delhi climate change exhibition showcases solar appliances and projects


February 5th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 5 (ANI): With its focus on challenges and initiatives for tackling the issues of climate change, New Delhi played host to the third International Climate Change Exhibition here ... Read more...

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We hope to complete nuclear deal soon: US envoy


December 11th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Even as a crucial reprocessing pact is being finalised, the US Friday said it hoped to complete the landmark nuclear agreement with India soon and ... Read more...

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From Bangalore to Copenhagen: A play to protect environment


December 5th, 2009 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Dec 5 (IANS) A group of Bangalore students is all set to educate world leaders gathering in Copenhagen for the Dec 7-18 climate change summit through a play on ... Read more...

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Obama, Merkel meet to discuss Afghanistan, climate change


November 4th, 2009 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (DPA) US President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Tuesday to discuss the war in Afghanistan and ongoing negotiations to produce an international climate change pact. Merkel ... Read more...

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India’s interests alone will dictate climate policy: Jairam Ramesh


October 20th, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India will never agree to the elimination of the distinction between developed and developing countries as far as binding commitments on reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are ... Read more...

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Australia delays carbon-trading scheme


May 4th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (DPA) Australia Monday postponed by a year the introduction of its proposed emissions-trading scheme, citing the slowing economy for the delay. Prime Minister Kevin Rudd also slashed by one-third ... Read more...

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We admit our past mistakes, says Clinton on climate change


April 28th, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 28 (IANS) Assuring India and China that it wants their economies to grow, the US has told representatives of the world's leading economies that it is no ... Read more...

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Climate change may make forests carbon emitters than absorbers


April 17th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 17 (ANI): A new report has warned that climate change may make forests release huge quantities of carbon and create a situation in which they do more to accelerate warming ... Read more...

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Hybrid vehicles could reduce cities CO2 emissions significantly by 2050


February 12th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): A new study has shown that smart growth, combined with the use of hybrid vehicle technology, could reduce cities carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions significantly by 2050.According ... Read more...

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Obama government will push India on climate change: Bush negotiator


December 1st, 2008 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), Dec 1 (IANS) The outgoing George Bush and the incoming Barack Obama administrations do not differ on the US view that India must commit to a cap on its greenhouse ... Read more...

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Maldives plans to buy new homeland as insurance policy against global warming


November 10th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): The President of Maldives has announced plans of diverting a portion of the countrys billion-dollar annual tourist revenue into buying a new homeland, as an insurance policy ... Read more...

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Cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions


July 15th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): A team of botanists has determined that cost-effective forest management practices can substantially reduce carbon emissions, thus mitigating the effects of global climate change.A key aspect ... Read more...

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India sticks to position on climate change, claims support


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India has reiterated its position that there can be no question of developing countries agreeing to mandatory caps on their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, even ... Read more...

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Developed countries declarations on climate change ‘make no sense’: India


July 2nd, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Industrialised countries should meet their own commitments in the fight against climate change rather than asking countries like India and China to cap greenhouse gas ... Read more...

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NRI Tory to lead London’s transport policy


May 14th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, May 14 (IANS) A rising Tory star of Indian origin has been appointed by London's new mayor to lead on transport policy - among the most important jobs ... Read more...

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Researchers propose way to incorporate deforestation into climate change treaty


April 23rd, 2008 - 3:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Purdue University researchers have proposed a new option for incorporating deforestation into the international climate change treaty.The approach, titled Preservation Pathway, would provide carbon credits for developing ... Read more...

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India discusses G8 issues, talks with China Tuesday


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:17 am ICT by admin
Beijing/New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Ahead of the G8 summit in Japan in July, India and four other "outreach countries" Monday held talks to evolve a common stand on key global issues, ... 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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India advocates equity in global climate change negotiations: Shyam Saran


April 21st, 2008 - 4:38 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr.21 (ANI): "India's stand in international negotiations is based on the simple principle "The polluter pays", said Shyam Saran, Special Envoy to the Prime Minister on Climate Change, at a ... Read more...

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Blair takes on international climate change role


March 14th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by admin
DPA London, March 14 (DPA) Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is to join a group of distinguished international experts on climate change which hopes to accelerate efforts to cut global carbon emissions, ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2008 today


February 7th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit (DSDS) 2008 here today. The main theme of the three-day summit is sustainable development and ... Read more...

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Maldivian President to arrive today; climate change, security on agenda


February 6th, 2008 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 6 (ANI): Talks on climate change and security will be the highlight of the visit of Maldivian President Maumoon Abdul Gayoom, who will arrive here on a week-long visit ... Read more...

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India, France issue joint declaration on global warming


January 25th, 2008 - 9:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): France and India have decided to unite their efforts to work against the major challenge of climate change. Their efforts form part of the agenda outlined in the ... Read more...

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Oz PM-designate Rudd ratifies Kyoto Protocol


December 3rd, 2007 - 3:49 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec.3 (ANI): Australia's Prime MInister designate, Kevin Rudd, has ratified the Kyoto Protocol on greenhouse gas emissions, following a meeting of the executive council that was presided over by the country's ... Read more...

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India, China should organise high-level summit on climate change: Expert


November 14th, 2007 - 10:38 am ICT by admin
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