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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.