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China-India cooperation on carbon emission to benefit both: Daily

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 23:29

Coordinated efforts by China and India will help in moving both the countries towards global sustainability goals in carbon emission, a leading Chinese daily said Wednesday.

Climate body says Australia emissions target `not credible`

Last Updated: Thursday, February 27, 2014, 20:45

The Australian government`s climate change agency warned today that Canberra`s five per cent emissions reduction target was "not credible" compared with other countries and called for it to be tripled.

Temperature limit too high to avoid climate change: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 04, 2013, 11:14

An internationally agreed target to limit rises in global average temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius is around double the threshold that would avoid catastrophic climate change.

New faultlines widen at UN climate talks

Last Updated: Monday, November 25, 2013, 21:06

Fraught UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India in the battle to stave off dangerous Earth warming.

UN meet agrees on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 23:23

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.

Mere 90 companies behind major part of man-made climate change

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 19:37

The climate crisis of the 21st century has been caused largely by just 90 companies.

Environment ministers face off on climate finance in Warsaw

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:31

Rich and poor countries squared off at climate talks in Warsaw on Wednesday as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for "much bolder" action to stave off an existential peril.

India among biggest emitters of greenhouse gases: Study

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 09:53

India and China are among the world`s biggest contributors to fossil fuel emissions with India`s carbon dioxide discharge increasing by a whopping 7.7 per cent last year, a new study said today.

Coal sector must change dramatically: UN climate chief

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 19, 2013, 09:45

The United Nations` climate chief urged the coal industry on Monday to make dramatic changes to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions amid protests at a coal summit held on the sidelines of global climate talks.

Under-fire Japan defends climate goal at UN talks

Last Updated: Saturday, November 16, 2013, 18:19

The UN, Europe and the world`s small island states reacted with disappointment and green groups voiced fury after Japan on Friday slashed its goal for greenhouse gas emissions.

Japan drastically scales back greenhouse gas emissions target

Last Updated: Friday, November 15, 2013, 18:13

Japan today said it was dramatically scaling back its greenhouse gas emissions target after the Fukushima nuclear accident forced the country to turn to fossil-fuel burning energy sources.

New grass developed to curb greenhouse gas emissions

Last Updated: Friday, November 08, 2013, 17:56

A new kind of grass has been developed with the joint efforts of scientists from Japan and Colombia to curb greenhouse gas emissions caused by chemical fertilisers.