Political mood good for climate deal: France's Fabius

Despite "extremely complex" issues, the political mood for reaching a global climate deal this year is stronger than ever, says French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.

US hoping for development in climate negotiations with India
US hoping for development in climate negotiations with India

The United States is hoping to make significant progress in climate negotiations with India ahead of a major UN conference taking place later this year in Paris, a senior White House official has said.

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India

India on Sunday hailed the outcome of the climate summit here, saying the deal reached has addressed the concerns of the developing countries and given them enough space to grow and take appropriate nationally determined steps to combat global warming.

India working with developing nations to push for climate deal
India working with developing nations to push for climate deal

India Tuesday said the developing nations, including China, are on the same page on several issues regarding climate and they will work together to push for the conclusion of a historic agreement to be signed next year in Paris to curb potentially disastrous global warming.

India should take lead on climate change: UK official

In the wake of the ground-breaking deal on reducing emissions signed earlier this week between the US and China, a top UK official today said that her country wants to "see India there in the lead, showing direction" on climate change issues.

US-China climate deal not so ambitious: India

New Delhi: India was Friday not too impressed by the "mutual" climate deal reached between the US and China, saying it was "not so ambitious" but welcomed the American decision to cut carbon emissions with immediate effect as a "good beginning" in dealing with climate change.

After US-China climate deal, focus on India to follow suit

After this week`s carbon deal between the United States and China, No. 3 emitter India faces growing pressure to devise a clear strategy and step out of China`s shadow during pivotal global climate talks.

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

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.

No climate deal unless firms join push: UN

The world has no chance of sealing an emissions cut deal unless companies lobby their governments for an accord, the UN climate chief told the global business elite in Davos today.

No climate deal without all aboard: US

The Kyoto Protocol required only wealthy nations to cut carbon emissions blamed for global warming.

‘Slim prospects for climate deal this year’

Prospects of finalising a new binding agreement on climate change by the end of the year are "slim", according to UN climate convention chief Yvo de Boer.

Asian leaders voice hope in climate deal

Asian nations on Sunday welcomed the
provisional climate change deal struck by the major powers at
the UN summit in Copenhagen, saying it paved the way for
consensus over carbon emissions cuts.

Worst-hit Bangladesh `pleased` with climate deal

The Prime Minister of Bangladesh, one of the nations worst-hit by global warming, said she was satisfied with the Copenhagen summit`s outcome, and hoped rows over thorny issues would be ironed out soon.

Copenhagen deal done?...not yet

The climate summit is on the brink of collapse after poor countries rejected the US brokered accord.

Secret UN doc predicts 3 degree temp rise

Emission cuts pledged at Copenhagen would put the world on "an unsustainable pathway" toward warming.

Obama leaves for Copenhagen; hopes to seal the deal

US President Barack Obama left
for Copenhagen Thursday night to attend the summit on climate
change, hoping that the meeting of the key world leaders in
the last phase of negotiations would be able to seal the deal.

PM in Copenhagen; seeks to preserve areas of consensus

With consensus eluding climate
talks, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here late Thursday night with a message to preserve the areas of consensus on
mitigation actions and finances.

Hopes for climate deal slim: Danish official

World leaders starting flooding into Copenhagen even as a Danish official acknowledged that hope was running out for a comprehensive climate deal.

Race against time for climate deal

Time was running out for a global climate deal as crunch UN talks entered their final week Monday with an apparent concession from top polluter China.

Upfront money needed to ease UN climate deal

Money on the table — perhaps USD 10 billion a year or more — could help close a deal in Denmark next month and keep climate talks moving toward a new global treaty in 2010.