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UN climate blueprint agreed in Geneva
UN climate blueprint agreed in Geneva

Negotiators in Geneva approved a climate-rescue blueprint on Saturday, a symbolic milestone in the fraught UN process that must culminate in a universal pact in December.

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.

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.

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.

UNHQ becomes canvas inspiring action on climate change

In the lead-up to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's Climate Summit, the UN lit up its iconic headquarters complex here with a spectacular 30-storey architectural projection show aimed to inspire global citizens to take climate action.

Climate summit enters extra day, no deal yet

The fortnight-long UN climate summit started its extra day here Saturday with no deal in sight.

Mexico busts gang targeting climate summit: Report

Heavily armed men had detailed plans of security arrangements for summit.

India, China won`t sign Copenhagen Accord

The Indian and Chinese govts have had a rethink on signing Copenhagen Accord, officials said Saturday.

UK accuses China of hijacking climate summit

British Prime Minister Gordon Brown today said that Copenhagen climate summit was "held to ransom" by a small group of countries, as his climate secretary accused China of hijacking the talks to block a legally binding treaty.

Climate summit on razor`s edge

The Copenhagen climate summit was on the razor`s edge early Saturday between collapse and the adoption of an accord proposed by India and four other countries.

Jairam Ramesh denies rift in government on climate pact

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Sunday denied there were any differences in the government over India’s negotiating stance at next week’s climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Clamour grows for PM to attend Climate summit

New Delhi: Calls are growing for Prime
Minister to attend the forthcoming Climate
Change summit in Copenhagen even as he told US President
Barack Obama today that India would play a constructive role
in the negotiations.

PM considering invite to attend climate change summit: Ramesh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
is considering an invitation to attend the UN climate change
conference at Copenhagen next month, Environment Minister
Jairam Ramesh has said.

India against deferring substantive outcome at Copenhagen meet

Ahead of the Copenhagen Summit
on climate change, India said the meeting should make
all efforts to come out with a "legally binding substantive"
outcome on tackling the pressing global challenge.

65 world leaders for UN climate summit: Denmark

A Danish official says 65 world
leaders so far will attend the Copenhagen climate summit in
December and several more have responded positively to

Ban urges compromise ahead of climate summit

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged member nations Monday to reach a compromise ahead of a climate change summit scheduled for December in Copenhagen and called on the United States to stay engaged.

Krishna to represent India at UN climate change summit

External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will represent Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the UN summit on Climate Change being hosted by the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday.

Maldives too broke to attend climate summit: President

The Maldives, whose fight against rising sea levels has become a cause celebre for
environmentalists, said on Monday it would have to skip UN climate change talks in Copenhagen this year to save money.