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Russia to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent

Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 10:04

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 in comparison to 1990.

At Rio, India blames it on rich but content overall

Last Updated: Friday, June 22, 2012, 09:59

It was a mixed bag for India on the penultimate day of the Earth Summit.

India’s eradication of poverty ground sweeps the day at Rio

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 09:55

India had more than one reason to be happy, when its main concern of eradication of poverty be given the highest priority was agreed by the 192 countries that gathered at Rio de Janeiro.

China urges joint effort for sustainable development

Last Updated: Thursday, June 21, 2012, 09:22

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development.

Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012, 10:34

A crucial summit on global development kicks off here Wednesady.

Rio summit 2012 - Forum

Last Updated: Monday, June 18, 2012, 18:40

The theme of this year`s Rio+20 Summit 2012 is Green Economy, which implies caring for the environment while carrying on with development.

IIM, Shillong to participate at UN Earth Summit at Rio

Last Updated: Thursday, June 14, 2012, 20:34

Indian Institute of Management, Shillong is the only educational institution in the country to participate as an official invitee at the UN Earth Summit scehduled to begin from June 15 at Brazil`s capital Rio de Janerio.

`100 countries back world environment agency`

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 31, 2012, 21:46

More than a hundred countries now support a French proposal to create a "World Environment Organisation" at the upcoming 20th anniversary conference of the Rio Summit, France`s ecology minister said today.