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New faultlines widen at UN climate talks

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:06

Fraught UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India in the battle to stave off dangerous Earth warming.

UN summit extends talks to push for new deal on climate change

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 00:22

Environment ministers from more than 190 countries including India Friday extended negotiations on a final push at the UN climate summit here to lay the groundwork for a deal to tackle global warming.

France to host 2015 summit to finalise deal on global warming

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 19:08

France was Friday officially named as the host of the next climate conference in 2015 designed to seal a deal to tackle global warming.

Indian NGO organises poster exhibition at UN Climate meet

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 16:21

A poster exhibition organised by a leading green NGO from India on 20 years of climate talks has attracted the attention of environmentalists and civil society activists who are here to attend the UN Climate Change Conference.

Climate talks in trouble as green groups walk out

Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 08:51

Exasperated green groups walked out of faltering UN climate talks in Warsaw on Thursday.

India against lowering of emission cut targets by dev nations

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:58

India Thursday expressed displeasure with "some" developed countries for abandoning the greenhouse gas emission targets set by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and asked the industrialised nations to ratify their pledge for the second commitment period of the treaty.

Britain to join US in ending coal power support abroad

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 11:56

Britain said Wednesday it would join the United States in a charge to curb financial aid for building coal-fired power plants abroad.

Environment ministers face off on climate finance in Warsaw

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:31

Rich and poor countries squared off at climate talks in Warsaw on Wednesday as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for "much bolder" action to stave off an existential peril.

India to oppose phasing out HFCs at UN Climate summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 21:24

India would strongly oppose the US and EU`s stand on the issue of phasing out refrigerant gas HFCs at the high-level ministerial talks at the UN Climate Change summit here, official sources said Wednesday.

Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 18:08

Speaking at the UN Climate Conference, Co-Chair of the Green Climate Fund board, Manfred Konukiewitz today said that the Fund is on target and will soon be ready to help developing countries foster climate-friendly development.

Typhoon Haiyan revives compensation row at UN climate talks

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 13:10

The devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan has become a rallying cry at UN climate talks, where the Philippines and other developing nations are demanding aid guarantees for future damage from global warming.

UN chief `deeply concerned` over lacking climate action

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:48

United Nations leader Ban Ki-moon said today he was "deeply concerned" that countries were not doing enough to limit global warming.