India asks developed nations to finalise pre-2020 action plan

India Monday appealed developed countries to present their ambitious pre-2020 action plan to reduce emissions well before the crucial global climate conference to be held in Paris later this year.

'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.

Life expectancy gap growing between rich and poor world women: WHO

Life expectancy for women at 50 has improved, but the gap between poor and rich countries is growing, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

`Mistrust between rich, poor nations on climate change`

There is a lot of mistrust among developed and developing countries on various issues ahead of the United Nations (UN) climate change talks that start in Qatar next week, said a senior UN official.

More e-waste from developing than developed nations

Developing countries will be producing at least twice as much electronic waste (e-waste) as developed countries in the next six to eight years, says a new study.

Rich nations holding up climate deal: WWF

International NGO WWF has squarely blamed the developed nations for obstructing a deal on climate change.