Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday dismissed that there was any pressure to ink a pact similar to US-China agreement on emission cuts as India and the US announced important steps to promote clean energy and confront climate change.
Ahead of UN Climate Conference, India on Monday made a strong pitch for focusing on adaptation and common but differentiated responsibilities (CBDR) as part of the new global order on climate change, saying it cannot "only be about mitigation and emission cuts".
Canada condemned on Monday a series of elaborate hoax emails and a fake website story that claimed the country would cut emissions of greenhouse gases by a much greater amount than previously announced.
The CPI(M) on Monday said that the US
and the developed countries have to abide by the principle of
common but differentiated responsibility and recognise
voluntary cuts in emission by developing countries.
Do not expect anything much from next month`s climate summit in Copenhagen, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said, reiterating that India is not going to accept any legally binding cuts on its greenhouse gas emissions.