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 summit extends talks to push for new deal on climate change

Environment ministers from more than 190 countries including India Friday extended negotiations on a final push at the UN climate summit here to lay the groundwork for a deal to tackle global warming.

France to host 2015 summit to finalise deal on global warming

France was Friday officially named as the host of the next climate conference in 2015 designed to seal a deal to tackle global warming.

Indian NGO organises poster exhibition at UN Climate meet

A poster exhibition organised by a leading green NGO from India on 20 years of climate talks has attracted the attention of environmentalists and civil society activists who are here to attend the UN Climate Change Conference.

Climate talks in trouble as green groups walk out

Exasperated green groups walked out of faltering UN climate talks in Warsaw on Thursday.

Britain to join US in ending coal power support abroad

Britain said Wednesday it would join the United States in a charge to curb financial aid for building coal-fired power plants abroad.

Environment ministers face off on climate finance in Warsaw

Rich and poor countries squared off at climate talks in Warsaw on Wednesday as UN chief Ban Ki-moon called for "much bolder" action to stave off an existential peril.

India to oppose phasing out HFCs at UN Climate summit

India would strongly oppose the US and EU`s stand on the issue of phasing out refrigerant gas HFCs at the high-level ministerial talks at the UN Climate Change summit here, official sources said Wednesday.

Typhoon Haiyan revives compensation row at UN climate talks

The devastation wreaked by Typhoon Haiyan has become a rallying cry at UN climate talks, where the Philippines and other developing nations are demanding aid guarantees for future damage from global warming.

UN chief `deeply concerned` over lacking climate action

United Nations leader Ban Ki-moon said today he was "deeply concerned" that countries were not doing enough to limit global warming.

Top climate diplomats ask nations to act on global warming

With the UN Climate Conference entering a crucial phase, top environment diplomats have warned that global warming represents a potentially irreversible threat and sought urgent international action against climate change in the short term.

Philippines storm spurs passion for poor at climate talks

Negotiations under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) rarely show on the public`s radar, except perhaps in the scenes of bickering over who`s to blame for global warming and who will foot the bill for it.

Coal sector must change dramatically: UN climate chief

The United Nations` climate chief urged the coal industry on Monday to make dramatic changes to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions amid protests at a coal summit held on the sidelines of global climate talks.

Developed nations must do more to tackle global warming: India

India Monday said it will push the industrialised nations to take a leadership role to tackle global warming, even as there was no breakthrough in sight on key issues after week-long negotiations at the UN Climate Conference here.

Under-fire Japan defends climate goal at UN talks

The UN, Europe and the world`s small island states reacted with disappointment and green groups voiced fury after Japan on Friday slashed its goal for greenhouse gas emissions.

Japan drastically scales back greenhouse gas emissions target

Japan today said it was dramatically scaling back its greenhouse gas emissions target after the Fukushima nuclear accident forced the country to turn to fossil-fuel burning energy sources.