India wants focus on adaptation, CBDR to tackle climate change
India wants focus on adaptation, CBDR to tackle climate change

Ahead of UN Climate Conference, India on Monday made a strong pitch for focusing on adaptation and common but differentiated responsibilities (CBDR) as part of the new global order on climate change, saying it cannot "only be about mitigation and emission cuts".

`Too late to stop global warming by cutting emissions`

Governments and institutions should focus on developing adaption policies to address and mitigate against the negative impact of global warming.

`Binding, voluntary cuts must for climate deal`

UNEP has said Voluntary measures by countries and legally binding emission cuts are to condition each other and should not be put into competition against each other.

Pressure on India to accept legally binding pact

The US, India and China are not in favor of accepting a legally binding agreement.

Emission pledges fall short of climate target: UN

Emissions cuts pledged by countries in a nonbinding climate accord last year fall short.

India will stand by its commitments on emission intensity cuts

India`s reduction in emission intensity of GDP will be higher than 20-25% by the year 2020.

China, India "nullify" CO2 emission cuts by rich nations

A Dutch environment report blames high growth in China, India for rise in carbon emissions.

Canada angered by elaborate emission cuts hoax

Canada condemned on Monday a series of elaborate hoax emails and a fake website story that claimed the country would cut emissions of greenhouse gases by a much greater amount than previously announced.

Dev nations should recognise voluntary emission cuts: CPM

The CPI(M) on Monday said that the US
and the developed countries have to abide by the principle of
common but differentiated responsibility and recognise
voluntary cuts in emission by developing countries.

`India won`t accept legally binding emission cuts`

Do not expect anything much from next month`s climate summit in Copenhagen, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said, reiterating that India is not going to accept any legally binding cuts on its greenhouse gas emissions.