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India pitches for transparency at Montreal protocol conference

India pitches for transparency at Montreal protocol conference

Besides highlighting absence of verifiable historical data is a challenge in establishing a baseline for both developed and developing countries, India has also submitted a Conference Room Paper (CRP) aimed at improving the transparency and flexibility of the Multilateral Fund of the Montreal Protocol (MLF).

Barack Obama called Narendra Modi to discuss ongoing Paris climate change talks

Barack Obama called Narendra Modi to discuss ongoing Paris climate change talks

US President Barack Obama called India`s Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday to discuss the ongoing Paris climate change talks, the White House said.

Pope launches special Catholic Jubilee year of mercy

Pope launches special Catholic Jubilee year of mercy

 Uttering a centuries-old command, Pope Francis opened a "Holy Door" of St Peter`s basilica on Tuesday to kick off an extraordinary Jubilee year on the theme of mercy.

Paris climate meet reaches draft deal, India's concerns visible

Paris climate meet reaches draft deal, India's concerns visible

The 48-page draft, that still contains all the unresolved options on the key issues at stake, will form the basis on which ministers from across the globe, will try to formulate a binding deal.

Modi-Sharif hold 'casual meeting' on margins of Paris meet

Modi-Sharif hold 'casual meeting' on margins of Paris meet

Amid ongoing turbulence in Indo-Pak relations, Prime Minister Narendra chose to take a step further and shake hand with Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif ahead of Climate Conference in Paris on Monday. 

French President Hollande welcomes Modi at CoP 21 climate summit

French President Hollande welcomes Modi at CoP 21 climate summit

French President Francois Hollande on Monday welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as world leaders gathered here for the inauguration of the CoP 21 climate summit.

Paris Climate Conference: Watch LIVE webcast here

Paris Climate Conference: Watch LIVE webcast here

World leaders opened an historic summit in the French capital on Monday aimed at ending decades of political gridlock and forging an elusive agreement to avert calamitous global warming.

Paris Climate Conference: 5 reasons why chances are better this time

Paris Climate Conference: 5 reasons why chances are better this time

World leaders launch a whirlwind day of talks in the French capital on Monday aimed at forging an elusive agreement to stave off calamitous global warming.

"Can't be bullied," India to focus on 'Climate justice' in Paris

"Can't be bullied," India to focus on 'Climate justice' in Paris

The PM Modi will address the summit in the plenary conference hall "Seine" on Monday at the leaders` event where the aim of the summit is to reach a landmark global deal on limiting greenhouse gas emissions.

PM Modi congratulates Zee News for its efforts to promote energy conservation

PM Modi congratulates Zee News for its efforts to promote energy conservation

While taking about the importance of clean fuel during his regular radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi mentioned one of the news report telecasted on Zee News.    

India's plan to cut emissions indicates 'seriousness': UN chief

India's plan to cut emissions indicates 'seriousness': UN chief

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, widely known as Conference of Parties (CoP 21), will take place from November 30 to December 11 in Paris.

Javadekar urges developed world to stick to old agendas at Paris conference

 Indian Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday called upon the developed world to refrain from introducing any new agenda at the eleventh hour and ensure the success of the upcoming Climate Conference in Paris in December.

'Developed nations must lead efforts to combat climate change'

Ahead of the crucial climate conference in Paris later this year, India and China Friday appealed to developed countries to take the lead role in reducing their greenhouse gas emissions and provide finance and technology to developing nations for mitigation purposes.

India not enthusiastic about Ban Ki-moon-convened climate meet

India is giving a lukewarm response to Ban Ki-moon-convened Climate Conference in New York next week insisting that parallel platforms add too confusion and negotiations should be held under the mandate of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change only.

China asks rich nations to pay for action on climate change

Ahead of a number of key meetings on climate change, China Tuesday asked developed nations to pay their committed amounts to finance efforts to combat global warming.

Warsaw to lay climate deal basics

Poland`s environment minister says his challenge at next month`s climate conference will be to lay foundations for a new global emission cuts deal.

UN climate talks seal legal pact on global warming

The 194-party conference agreed to start negotiations on a new accord that would put all countries under the same legal regime enforcing commitments to control greenhouse gases.

Pledges to cut CO2 will go on: UN official

The top UN climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitments expire next year.

`Climate conference in Cancun should produce realistic result`

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has called for a realistic result at the upcoming climate meet in Cancun.

Protesters try to disrupt UN climate talks in Copenhagen

Massive protest broke out at Copenhagen conference center where delegates were discussing a global climate pact.