UN climate conference opens in South Africa

India, along with other BASIC countries has "emphasised that the Kyoto Protocol is the cornerstone of the climate regime and its second commitment period is the essential priority for the success of Durban Conference."

The Durban Climate Summit

Thousands of experts, government negotiators, campaigners, and business people will gather in the sunny city of South Africa in Durban, from 28 November to 9 December for the 2011 United Nations Climate Change Conference.