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India has reiterated that it stands by the Kyoto Protocol and the world’s rich will have to take into account and address the development needs of many
New Delhi: Days after the Durban Climate Summit, Government today insisted that India has agreed to no legally-binding commitments to reduce its emissions in absolute terms in 2020.
Ottawa: Canada has became the first country to formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, saying the pact on cutting carbon emissions was preventing the world from
effectively tackling climate
Johannesburg: 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
Durban: The crucial Kyoto Protocol got a new lease of life as climate negotiators agreed on Sunday to a second commitment period under it after India, refusing to be "intimidated" by the West,
Durban: UN climate negotiators on Sunday struck a compromise deal on a roadmap for an accord that will, for the first time, legally force all major carbon emitters to cut greenhouse gas emissions
Durban: With differences among countries on some contentious issues yet to be bridged, the UN climate talks in Durban will continue on Saturday - though Friday was the last day of the two-week
Durban: The European Union (EU) Friday blamed India for blocking a new legally binding agreement, saying New Delhi was maintaining a "relatively tough stand", thus hampering the countries from
Durban: The US today shocked observers at the
climate change conference here by saying that the 2 degree
Celsius limit for increase in the Earth`s temperature is not
like a "national target"
Durban: The carbon trading market may be headed for a crash if negotiations at the climate change conference are any indication, according to experts. This is likely to impact China and India the
Durban, South Africa: The world`s three biggest polluters China, the United States and India refused to move toward a new legal commitment to curb their carbon emissions Tuesday, increasing the
Durban: Terming reports of fissures among them as "rumours", the BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) group Tuesday presented a unified stand, saying a second commitment period for the Kyoto
Durban: UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon today urged deadlocked climate talks in Durban to work urgently for solutions, saying the future of the planet was at stake.
"It would be difficult
Durban: Should the Kyoto Protocol, the only international curb on greenhouse gases, be allowed to die?
Even the question smacks of heresy to many nations at UN climate talks, but a few
Durban: With the debate between rich and poor countries in Durban stuck on legally binding emission cuts versus voluntary measures, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Tuesday said
Durban: India is open to discussion on a new legally binding climate change treaty but the principle of equity -- the right of developing nations -- should be central to it, Environment Minister
London: Global carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels have gone up by 49 percent over the last two decades to reach a staggering 10 billion tonnes in 2010.
Contributions to such
Durban: Amid concerns about lack of progress at the Durban Climate Summit, Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan will lead the Indian delegation on Monday at the
Durban: China`s top climate negotiator Xie Zhenhua today laid out conditions under which Beijing would accept a legally-binding climate deal that would go into force after 2020, when current
New Delhi: As the divide between the rich and poor nations remained wide open during the first week of the climate change negotiations at Durban, all eyes are now on the final leg of the global
Durban: Terming pressure from rich nations to take legally binding emission cuts as "rumours", India Saturday reiterated that it is not ready to accept a new climate treaty but looked forward to
Durban, South Africa: The top UN climate official said Saturday she is confident industrial countries will renew their pledges to cut greenhouse gas emissions after their current commitments
Beijing: Under intense pressure to reduce its carbon emissions, China, the world`s biggest emitter of green house gases, has for the first time signaled that it may agree to a quantified target
Washington: Federal officials say the Arctic region has changed dramatically in the past five years — for the worse.
It`s melting at a near record pace, and it`s darkening and absorbing too
Durban: More than half of all carbon pollution released into the atmosphere comes from five countries, according to a national ranking of greenhouse gas emissions released today.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai