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Earth Day special: India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at UN

Earth Day special: India signs climate pact along with over 170 states at UN

As many as 175 countries, including India, China and the US, signed the Paris Agreement on climate change at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday, which coincided with 'International Mother Earth Day'.

CPI-M calls Paris accord 'deeply flawed'

The CPI-M on Thursday called the Paris climate pact "deeply flawed", and accused the Indian government of bowing "to the US designs in imposition of huge constraints" on New Delhi.

Climate talks head for final phase, India promises positivity

Environment Ministers from across the globe will strive this week to transform a draft that has conflicting proposals into a concrete climate pact to cap greenhouse gas emissions amid India's assertion that it is going for the high-stakes talks with positivity.

Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks: Obama

Climate pact an 'act of defiance' after Paris attacks: Obama

Obama used his speech to over 150 world leaders to salute Paris and its people for "insisting this crucial conference go on" just two weeks after the attacks. 

The rich world must take greater responsibility for climate change, writes PM Modi in Financial Times

Nearly 150 world leaders including Prime Minister Narendra Modi gathered in Paris on Monday to attend the official start of the much-anticipated climate summit.

Paris climate summit: Huge stakes, deep divides

Still reeling from the worst terrorist attacks in French history, Paris will host nearly 140 world leaders gathering next week to spearhead a climate pact tasked with keeping Earth liveable for humanity.

French President Hollande to visit China next week

French President Hollande to visit China next week

French President Francois Hollande will make a state visit to China on November 2-3 at the invitation of his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, with climate change high on the agenda, Hollande's office has announced.

Talks on climate deal heat up over bill for global warming

The trillion-dollar question of who should pay for global warming is coming to a head in talks on an international climate pact, as developing countries worry they won't get enough money to tackle the problem.

Cities, regions call for 'robust' world climate pact

Thousands of cities, provinces and states from around the world urged national governments on Thursday to deliver a "robust, binding, equitable and universal" planet-saving climate pact in December.

Mid-year talks to shape fate of climate pact

Negotiators are gearing for twin meetings next week that may determine whether the vaunted 2015 Paris climate accord will be a big bang or a fizzle.

UN negotiators plot route to climate pact

Negotiators haggled on the penultimate day of UN climate talks in Geneva Thursday over how best to streamline the bloated draft of a long-awaited pact the world's nations must sign in December.

Progress in Geneva with climate pact blueprint

UN negotiators in Geneva offered an outline Wednesday for a global climate pact that was welcomed by observers as inclusive and unifying, though much editing lies ahead.

UN chief terms climate pact `significant`

The `Durban Platform` is a "significant and forward" deal that will guide global efforts to address impacts of climate change, UN chief said.

`Fast-start finance` key to climate pact: India

India has voiced disappointment over the US contribution of just USD 1.8 billion so far as part of a USD 30 billion pledge aimed at helping the poorest countries fight global warming.

`New climate pact will be firmer against defaulters`

Top climate expert RK Pachauri
Wednesday said a "stronger and firmer" regime envisaging punitive
action against the defaulters awaits in a new climate treaty,
whenever it is framed.

Poor cannot be sacrificed to climate pact: Manmohan Singh

India can’t accept a global warming treaty that would stall its drive to lift millions out of poverty, PM Singh said.


UK for Climate pact to go beyond Kyoto

UK on Monday said that potential agreement at Copenhagen would have to go beyond Kyoto Protocol.

Obama calls for climate pact with immediate effect

US President Barack Obama said on Tuesday that the United States and China want next month`s climate change talks in Copenhagen to culminate in a global accord that has "immediate operational effect."