Peru comes up with new campaign to end eve-teasing

Peru comes up with new campaign to end eve-teasing

India remained positive, proactive in Lima: Javadekar

India was "positive" and "proactive" in its approach to climate change negotiations that were concluded in Lima last week, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

'Lima held no hope for an India facing extreme weather patterns'

The recently-concluded climate change talks in Lima failed to catalyze any optimism for the next round at Paris 2015, signalling little hope for India that is already reeling under extreme weather patterns, experts said.

EU says Lima outcome keeps climate talks on track

The European Union (EU) said Monday the outcome of the United Nations climate conference in Lima was a step forward on the road to a global climate deal in Paris next year.

New climate deal addressed demands of developing nations: India

India on Sunday hailed the outcome of the climate summit here, saying the deal reached has addressed the concerns of the developing countries and given them enough space to grow and take appropriate nationally determined steps to combat global warming.

Lima UN talks agree building blocks for 2015 climate deal

About 190 nations agreed on Sunday the building blocks of a deal to combat climate change in 2015 amid warnings that far tougher action would be needed to cut rising world greenhouse gas emissions.

UN climate change talks go into overtime in Lima

The annual UN global climate change talks have gone into overtime as negotiators from over 190 countries tried to bridge their differences and reach a consensus early Saturday morning.

Climate talks extended as negotiators fail to break logjam

Crucial UN Climate talks ran into extra time as the negotiators from more than 190 countries, including India, today struggled to break a deadlock between rich and developing countries to agree on a draft text of a new binding agreement to cut global carbon emissions.

India committed to fight against climate change: Javadekar

Lima: India today expressed confidence that negotiators at the UN Climate Change Summit here could put in place the stepping stones towards a post?2020 deal under a comprehensive, balanced, equitable and pragmatic Convention that will address the genuine needs of developing nations.

Thousands in Lima march for climate as talks grind on

Thousands of people marched in central Lima against the abuse of Earth`s resources Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.

Thousands in Lima march for the planet

Thousands of people marched in central Lima against the abuse of Earth`s resources Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.

UN for working together on matters of finance and adaptation

The UN has asked countries to work together to take action on matters of finance and adaptation and define a clear pathway for achieving the goal of USD 100 billion per year by 2020 in support of developing countries.

India named among moderate-performers on climate change

India has been named as a moderate-performing country in combating climate change with Australia being the worst in this sphere, according to a report released at climate negotiations here.

India working with developing nations to push for climate deal
India working with developing nations to push for climate deal

India Tuesday said the developing nations, including China, are on the same page on several issues regarding climate and they will work together to push for the conclusion of a historic agreement to be signed next year in Paris to curb potentially disastrous global warming.

INDCs should be exclusively devoted to mitigation: EU

The EU on Tuesday said the intended nationally determined contributions of all nations on climate should be exclusively devoted to mitigation, a stand opposed by India which want more adaptation elements to be included in the INDCs.

Global warming threat cut slightly, still severe: Study

Projected global warming this century has slowed but is still at a severe rate after promises by China, the United States and the European Union to limit greenhouse gas emissions, a scientific study showed on Monday.

India 'open' to all climate change discussions in Lima

India is "open" to all discussions at the ongoing climate change talks in Lima and an attitude of confidence and optimism will guide its approach, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said Friday.

UN chief to help push for Lima climate draft deal

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon heads to Lima next week to help spur action on climate change and clinch a draft deal on emissions reduction.

Include more adaptation efforts in Paris climate deal: India
Include more adaptation efforts in Paris climate deal: India

With the ministerial-level talks to begin next week at the UN climate summit here, India today said its position remains very strong on the need for a balanced inclusion of adaptation efforts in the 2015 Paris agreement and less focus on mitigation.

EU reposes faith on Lima climate summit for post-Kyoto deal

The upcoming UN climate talks in the Peruvian capital Lima would be significant in terms of reaching an agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol, the European Union (EU) leadership feels.