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Jaiprakash hydroelectric project gets UNFCCC registration


June 28th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) Jaiprakash Power Venture Ltd. (JPVL) Thursday said its 1,000 MW hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh has been registered by the United Nations Framework Convention on ... Read more...

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Pakistan fumes over UN carbon credits to India


January 2nd, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Pakistan plans to challenge a decision of an UN agency to grant carbon credits to India on a hydropower project.According to Pakistani officials, India secured the ... Read more...

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UN says Canada’s withdrawal from Kyoto Protocol ‘regrettable’


December 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations has expressed its regret after the Canadian government decided to withdraw from the 1997 Kyoto Protocol agreement on climate change, officials said."I regret that ... Read more...

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Climate summit looks at weak deal


November 30th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Nov 30 (IANS) The annual climate summit got into stride here Wednesday, with bureaucrats from 192 countries making some progress over the vexed issue of transferring green technologies to ... Read more...

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Heat but no light likely at Durban climate talks


November 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The stage is set for the annual UN summit on climate change starting Monday at Durban in South Africa but Indian officials and experts ... Read more...

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Himachal project to get carbon credit in first for India on public land


October 31st, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Ahead of its 17th Conference of Parties in Durban late-November, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has registered for carbon credits the ... Read more...

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BASIC countries meet in China for climate talks


October 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) With barely a month left for the global climate change negotiations in Durban, ministers from BASIC countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) will hold ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on IBSA Summit Tuesday


October 16th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement ahead of his visit to Pretoria for the 5th Summit among the leaderships of India, Brazil and ... Read more...

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Reliance Power’s Tilaiya project gets approval for carbon credits


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Reliance Power, part of the Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group, Monday said its 3,960 MW Tilaiya ultra mega power project in Jharkhand has got approval ... Read more...

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Pak agencies to probe two ministries over India’s success in getting carbon credits


April 16th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 16(ANI): Pakistani intelligence agencies have seized the records of at least two federal ministries to investigate an alleged institutional lapse in raising objections over India's bid to secure international carbon ... Read more...

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BASIC countries environment ministers discuss climate change in Delhi


February 27th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): Environment Ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - met here on Sunday to assess the post Cancun climate change policy and actions ... Read more...

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BASIC countries to meet in Delhi to discuss climate change


February 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Environment Ministers from BASIC countries - Brazil, South Africa, India and China - will meet here on Saturday to assess the post Cancun climate change policy and ... 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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India, China agree to continue cooperation on climate change


December 16th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) India and China Thursday agreed to continue their consultations on climate change negotiations and strengthen bilateral cooperation in green technologies.A joint communique issued after talks between ... Read more...

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India, China reiterate desire to resolve boundary question through talks


December 16th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 16 (ANI): India and China on Thursday reiterated their firm commitment to resolve outstanding differences, including the boundary question at an early date through peaceful negotiations.In a joint ... Read more...

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UN climate summit starts with little hope (Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Cancun (Mexico), Nov 29 (IANS) The rate at which the earth is heating up has picked pace again, but the annual UN summit to combat climate change that starts here ... Read more...

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UN climate change conference to begin in Cancun Monday


November 29th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Cancun (Mexico), Nov 29 (IANS) The UN Climate Change Conference begins in Cancun Monday, where leaders of 194 countries would discuss their future commitments to reduce emissions and take action against climate ... Read more...

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Technology Ministerial Meeting begins in New Delhi tomorrow


November 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 8 (ANI): The Technology Ministerial Meeting on 'Climate Change-Technology Mechanism' begins here on Tuesday.Over 50 nations are participating in this two-day meeting, where they will carry forward the discussions ... Read more...

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Cabinet approves Ministerial dialogue on Climate Change, technology mechanism


November 4th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the exchange of letters of agreement between the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UND) and the Government of India ... Read more...

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Ban Ki-moon urges China to vigorously curb greenhouse gas emissions


November 1st, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 1 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said that seven of the world's top 10 polluted cities are in China and stressed that it should put greater emphasis on ... 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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India big player at Cancun climate change summit: Mexico


August 17th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India, one of the four BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) countries, will play an important role in the process of arriving at a consensus at ... Read more...

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Costa Rican environmentalist to head UN climate panel


May 18th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 17 (DPA) Costa Rica's top environmentalist Christiana Figueres was appointed Monday to head the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Figueres will replace Yvo de Boer July 1, taking over ... Read more...

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India must manage energy demand efficiently: Shinde


May 5th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Power Sushilkumar Shinde has said that demand for energy in India will keep increasing because of accelerated industrialization, urbanization and an growing economy.Addressing ... 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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Climate Change: Government preparing NATCOM II


February 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The Economic Survey for 2009-10 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in Parliament on Thursday has revealed that the Government is engaged in preparing the National ... Read more...

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Government backs Indian to head UN climate panel


February 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh has written to the United Nations backing the candidature of Vijai Sharma, secretary with the ministry, for the post of executive secretary ... Read more...

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UN chief regrets climate official’s resignation


February 19th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 19 (DPA) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Thursday regretfully accepted the resignation of the top official for the UN programme on fighting climate change and has begun the search ... Read more...

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Ban’s panel on climate change may meet in April


February 4th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The high-level panel on climate change being convened by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is likely to meet in April to discuss how to mobilise financial resources ... Read more...

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India asks G-77 to stay united over climate change talks


February 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 4 (IANS) India has asked the Group of 77 developing countries to stay united to see that climate change negotiations address "the glaring injustice that those worst affected by ... Read more...

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Increase in greenhouse gas emissions despite cuts


February 1st, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists have recorded higher emissions of a greenhouse gas thousands of times more efficient at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, in spite of global efforts to curb its ... Read more...

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BASIC ministers underscore centrality of UNFCCC process in joint statement


January 25th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.25 (ANI): Environment Ministers of the four BASIC Group countries (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) have in a joint statement,underscored the centrality of the UNFCCC.The ministers who participated in ... Read more...

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Saran for adaptive measures to meet consequences of global warming


January 21st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (NAI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Special Envoy for Climate Change, Shyam Saran, has said there is a need for introduction of adaptive measures to deal with the ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh makes statement in RS on climate accord at Copenhagen


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that the climate change accord presented in Copenhagen was not legally binding.The agreement between U.S and ... Read more...

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Copenhagen accord not in India’s interests, says BJP


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 22 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressing discontent over India's stand on the Copenhagen Climate Accord, on Tuesday said the documents clearly betrayed the developing nations, and ... Read more...

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