Rio+20 Summit declaration reflects India`s concerns

Reflecting the concerns of India, the Rio+20 Summit has said that developing countries needed additional resources for sustainable development.

Arctic regions much more vulnerable to change than thought

First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the terrestrial Arctic has provided documentation that intense warm intervals, warmer than scientists thought possible.

Russia to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 in comparison to 1990.

At Rio, India blames it on rich but content overall

It was a mixed bag for India on the penultimate day of the Earth Summit.

PM hits out at developed nations over carbon emissions

PM Manmohan Singh today hit out at industrialised countries over the issue of making available additional finance and technology to help developing world reduce carbon emissions.

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.

India’s eradication of poverty ground sweeps the day at Rio

India had more than one reason to be happy, when its main concern of eradication of poverty be given the highest priority was agreed by the 192 countries that gathered at Rio de Janeiro.

China urges joint effort for sustainable development

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development.

World leaders open Rio+20 Summit

The Rio+20 summit was formally thrown open by UN chief Ban Ki-moon, bringing together representatives of 191 UN members.

PM Singh reaches Rio for Earth Summit

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here Wednesday for the Earth Summit after taking part in the G20 summit in Mexico.

Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

A crucial summit on global development kicks off here Wednesady.

PM leaves for Brazil to attend Rio+20 summit

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday left for Rio De Janeiro to attend the Rio+20 summit, the three-day meeting to be attended by 193 nations.

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.

Climate panel slammed for embracing controversial `grey literature`

Climate scientists face criticism following two controversial decisions made by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change at a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, earlier this month.

Spotlight on Rio as Earth Summit kicks off today

Brazil`s picturesque port city of Rio de Janeiro will be the focus of attention for three days as the Earth Summit 2012 kicks off Wednesday.

Rio+20 Earth Summit

Every day, we hear about the rapid rise in global warming, ice melting and sea-levels increasing at an alarming rate.

Rio summit 2012 - Forum

The theme of this year`s Rio+20 Summit 2012 is Green Economy, which implies caring for the environment while carrying on with development.