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For climate action, give us cash: India tells rich nations

For climate action, give us cash: India tells rich nations

Developing countries are hamstrung by a poverty-reduction imperative mixed with the expense of energy from renewable sources like wind and water.

10-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations, US lags: OECD

Life expectancy at birth measures how long someone born today would live if current mortality rates continued to apply.

Rich nations stalling on climate finance: Developing bloc

The G77 bloc of developing nations insists that firm funding commitments from developed nations must make it into the core of the agreement being shaped at talks in Bonn.

Climate aid from rich to poor nations at USD 62bn in 2014: Report

Rich nations have stepped up their climate aid for poorer nations, paying USD 62 billion (55 billion euros) last year, approaching a USD 100-billion annual target for 2020, the OECD said today.

Rich nations must think about EMs while framing policy: Rajan

Asserting that India is well placed to weather financial crisis, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan Sunday said the central banks of developed nations must also keep in mind emerging nations while framing monetary policies.

China asks rich nations to pay for action on climate change

Ahead of a number of key meetings on climate change, China Tuesday asked developed nations to pay their committed amounts to finance efforts to combat global warming.

Bill Gates to urge G20 not turn backs on poor

Despite 2009 funding promises by the world's rich nations , Gates said just half of the promised funds had been received.

IMF contest: Rich nations don`t want to give up power, says PM

Amid tussle
for top IMF post, PM Manmohan Singh said
struggle for a "equitable" world order will take long as rich
nations do not want to give up power easily.

Rich nations to offer $20 bn for Arab Spring

The leaders of Egypt and Tunisia are meeting with G8 leaders and EU leaders.

Quest for asylum in rich nations fell in 2010: UNHCR

The US remains the largest single destination for new asylum seekers in 2010.

Rich nations, emerging economies criticise first climate draft

The first draft treaty to arrest climate change was a target of attack by developed countries who dubbed the document as "flawed".

Rich nations must help Amazon forests

Brazil`s president said Thursday that "gringos" should pay Amazon nations to prevent deforestation, insisting rich Western nations have caused much more past environmental destruction than the loggers and farmers.

`Rich nations should stop blaming India for global warming`

India has said the Copenhagen conference on climate change scheduled in Dec would not succeed unless developed nations stop blaming it.