Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed his excitement to meet his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe through a series of tweets on a social networking site Twitter, stating he see his visit as an opportunity to strengthen ties between the two nations.
Heat-trapping greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are building up so high, so fast, that some scientists now think the world can no longer limit global warming to the level world leaders have agreed upon as safe.
EU has categorically stated that it prefers a single agreement that "goes beyond Kyoto", following protest by environment ministers of BASIC countries and Africa that negotiations on the Kyoto Protocol were being ignored.
A top UN official has said
extension of the Kyoto Protocol into a second commitment
period represents the will of a majority of countries, who
also want a "prompt start" to financing of clean technologies.
Developing countries cannot and will not compromise on development. But India must do its bit to keep its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within levels that are sustainable and equitable, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said.