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BASIC countries ask developed nations to `walk the talk`

Last Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014, 19:45

Environment Ministers of BASIC countries including India and China Friday said developed countries should "walk the talk" in addressing climate change in keeping with their historic responsibilities.

UAE to host high-level meet ahead of UN climate summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 30, 2014, 18:46

The UAE will host a high-level meeting next month to generate momentum for the UN climate summit scheduled to be held on September 23 this year in New York.

Jairam Ramesh among leaders angered by NSA surveillance

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 21:21

Leaders from several countries, including Union Minister Jairam Ramesh, have reacted angrily to revelations that the US spied on their governments at the 2009 Copenhagen climate summit, according to a media report.

UN summit extends talks to push for new deal on climate change

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 00:22

Environment ministers from more than 190 countries including India Friday extended negotiations on a final push at the UN climate summit here to lay the groundwork for a deal to tackle global warming.

India to oppose phasing out HFCs at UN Climate summit

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 21:24

India would strongly oppose the US and EU`s stand on the issue of phasing out refrigerant gas HFCs at the high-level ministerial talks at the UN Climate Change summit here, official sources said Wednesday.

Doha climate talks remain deadlocked over financing issue

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 04, 2012, 21:19

As the Doha climate talks enter into a high level round, negotiations remained deadlocked over the climate financing for developing countries and crucial issues around the second commitment period of Kyoto Protocol.

What you need to know about Kyoto Protocol

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 27, 2012, 08:52

As delegates from nearly 200 countries descend on Doha in Qatar, starting from 26 November till 7 December for the 18th session of the Conference of the Parties to the UNFCCC, the focus would be on the extension of Kyoto protocol which expires at the end of the year.

Doha Climate Summit

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 18:23

Thousands of climate experts, government negotiators and activists will gather in Qatar for the global climate meet.

Doha round of talks gathers fresh momentum

Last Updated: Sunday, November 25, 2012, 17:45

India has always raised concerns on the successful conclusion of the stalled Doha round to settle trade and protectionism issues, although there has been no headway into this.

India to press for agreement on 2nd commitment per

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 21:43

This year`s climate conference will start in Doha from November 26 and countries will try to hammer out a new legal agreement agreed under the Durban climate package last year.

Qatar building Quranic Garden

Last Updated: Friday, November 16, 2012, 19:39

A unique biological garden featuring the plants mentioned in the Holy Quran is being built in Qatar, the host of the upcoming UN climate summit.

SA says pressing too much would have killed talks

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 21:47

Hailing the deal reached at the Durban climate conference as "historic", host South Africa today said that pressing the participating countries too hard on emission cuts would have been a "recipe for failure".