India not enthusiastic about Ban Ki-moon-convened climate meet

India is giving a lukewarm response to Ban Ki-moon-convened Climate Conference in New York next week insisting that parallel platforms add too confusion and negotiations should be held under the mandate of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change only.

India likely to give lukewarm response to UN climate summit

India is likely to give a lukewarm response to the UN climate summit in New York this month as it views that it is not part of normal negotiation process being held under the aegis of UNFCCC.

India wants upscaling of ambition in Kyoto Protocol period

India today emphasised the need for immediate upscaling of ambition in the Kyoto Protocol second Commitment period and its early ratification by all Kyoto Protocol Parties.

UN meet agrees on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The UN Climate Change Conference here has agreed on a set of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and degradation of forests but negotiators from 195 nations were stuck on curbing global warming and finance for a Green Climate Fund.

BASIC asks developed nations to prioritise Green Climate Fund

A four-nation grouping on Climate Change asked industrialised nations to "prioritise" the operationalisation of Green Climate Fund to support concrete mitigation actions by developing countries.

Organisers meet to create USD 100b climate fund

A new global fund on climate change that aims to channel USD 100 billion a year in aid to poor countries selected officials from South Africa and Australia as its leaders at its first meeting today.