Emission Cuts

India, US announce steps to promote clean energy

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.

Jan 25, 2015, 20:31 PM IST
India wants focus on adaptation, CBDR to tackle climate change

India wants focus on adaptation, CBDR to tackle 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".

Oct 27, 2014, 13:27 PM IST

`Too late to stop global warming by cutting emissions`

Governments and institutions should focus on developing adaption policies to address and mitigate against the negative impact of global warming.

Oct 18, 2012, 19:08 PM IST

`Binding, voluntary cuts must for climate deal`

UNEP has said Voluntary measures by countries and legally binding emission cuts are to condition each other and should not be put into competition against each other.

Dec 06, 2011, 19:31 PM IST

Pressure on India to accept legally binding pact

The US, India and China are not in favor of accepting a legally binding agreement.

Dec 09, 2010, 12:20 PM IST

Emission pledges fall short of climate target: UN

Emissions cuts pledged by countries in a nonbinding climate accord last year fall short.

Nov 24, 2010, 09:32 AM IST

India will stand by its commitments on emission intensity cuts

India`s reduction in emission intensity of GDP will be higher than 20-25% by the year 2020.

Nov 11, 2010, 14:59 PM IST

China, India "nullify" CO2 emission cuts by rich nations

A Dutch environment report blames high growth in China, India for rise in carbon emissions.

Jul 02, 2010, 16:00 PM IST

Canada angered by elaborate emission cuts hoax

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.

Dec 14, 2009, 22:47 PM IST

Dev nations should recognise voluntary emission cuts: CPM

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.

Dec 14, 2009, 17:49 PM IST

`India won`t accept legally binding emission cuts`

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.

Nov 19, 2009, 14:00 PM IST