FACTBOX: What was agreed and what wasn't agreed in Lima climate talks
FACTBOX: What was agreed and what wasn't agreed in Lima climate talks

UN climate negotiations wrapped up in Lima on Sunday with a modest agreement about the building blocks of a deal due to be agreed on in Paris in a year`s time.

Climate delegates generating 29,000 tonnes of CO2

 Flights and hotels for the entire 9,000 delegates from 190 countries attending the UN climate conference here will generate almost 29,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to an estimate by a group campaigning on behalf of green energy developers.

Developed countries should compensate for emissions: India

Asserting that it has been a strong champion of equity, India today said developed countries should compensate developing nations for the effects their greenhouse gas emissions have had on climate.

Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt
Mumbai, Kolkata most vulnerable to climate change: Govt

 India's populous coastal cities Mumbai and Kolkata are most vulnerable to loss of life and properties due to coastal flooding in the second half of the century, the government has said quoting a UN report ahead of a key global climate conference in Peruvian capital Lima.

EU reposes faith on Lima climate summit for post-Kyoto deal

The upcoming UN climate talks in the Peruvian capital Lima would be significant in terms of reaching an agreement to replace the Kyoto Protocol, the European Union (EU) leadership feels.

Rio 2016 makes low-carbon pledge

Eco-friendly initiatives will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tons during the Rio 2016 Olympics, Games organisers said.

Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge
Rio 2016 Olympics makes low-carbon pledge

Eco-friendly initiatives will cut greenhouse gas emissions by 500,000 tons during the Rio 2016 Olympics, Games organisers said.

World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit: Envoy
World will 'change course' on climate at UN summit: Envoy

A UN summit on climate change will see the world "change course" and begin to seriously tackle global warming, UN climate envoy Mary Robinson said on Thursday.

Activists plan worldwide march on global warming
Activists plan worldwide march on global warming

Thousands of activists are expected to participate in a march in New York, London and eight other cities worldwide, including Delhi, to pressure world leaders to take action on global warming, ahead of a major summit on climate change this month, a British daily reported Monday.

Study shows carbon emissions of downloaded PlayStation 3 games

 Game files downloaded over broadband internet are causing more greenhouse gas emissions than Blu-ray discs delivered via retail stores, a new study has found.

Global warming will increase greenhouse gas emissions: Study

A new study has claimed that rising temperatures can increase the amount of greenhouse gases emitted naturally by the oceans.

Fewer US nuclear plants could curb climate change fight

Nuclear power plants in the United States increasingly risk closure amid growing competition from cheap natural gas, which experts said could hamper President Barack Obama`s efforts to combat climate change.

Climate deal `won`t be perfect`: US negotiator

With 19 months to go until the deadline for a new, global pact on climate change, the United States` top negotiator cautioned today against unrealistic expectations, saying the deal "won`t be perfect".

Scientists showing dissent over global warming issues being crucified

Climate scientists who have posed questions about the relevance of global warming issues are reportedly being ostracized.

Environmentalists warn against waiting too long to deal with climate change

Environmentalists have warned policy makers that if they do not act upon the impending dangers of human-made climate change now and continue to wait, then it might be too late.

China-India cooperation on carbon emission to benefit both: Daily

Coordinated efforts by China and India will help in moving both the countries towards global sustainability goals in carbon emission, a leading Chinese daily said Wednesday.

Climate body says Australia emissions target `not credible`

The Australian government`s climate change agency warned today that Canberra`s five per cent emissions reduction target was "not credible" compared with other countries and called for it to be tripled.

Temperature limit too high to avoid climate change: Study

An internationally agreed target to limit rises in global average temperatures to within 2 degrees Celsius is around double the threshold that would avoid catastrophic climate change.

New faultlines widen at UN climate talks

Fraught UN climate talks revealed growing frustration this week among vulnerable nations and observers with the political stance of emerging economies like China and India in the battle to stave off dangerous Earth warming.

UN meet agrees on measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

The UN Climate Change Conference here has agreed on a set of measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation and degradation of forests but negotiators from 195 nations were stuck on curbing global warming and finance for a Green Climate Fund.