Experts look at positives of Rio Earth Summit

The experts also said that India should prepare a set of sustainable development goals for the world and if it does not then the developed countries would do so.

Regional bodies ink 2 agreements at Rio+20 Commonwealth event

Three regional organisations have inked two historic agreements to co-operate on dealing with the effects of climate change and to promote sustainable development at a Commonwealth event held at the Rio+20 Earth Conference here.

At Earth Summit, Natarajan longs for green food

Jayanthi Natarajan, India`s environment minister and principal interlocutor at the Earth Summit who is assisting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, it appears, has enough food for thought but little to stomach.

Rich nations shy from commitment at Rio Earth Summit

As the Earth Summit began Wednesday, India had more than one reason to be happy.

Mumbai scientist leads Indian chapter of Rio+20 conference

Mumbai-based scientist Pushkar Vaidya will lead the Rio+20 India Programme, a part of the three-day conference that begins in Brazil Wednesday.