A ‘Draft Paris Outcome’ providing the final base text for the 195 countries of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change to craft the Paris agreement was released on Wednesday evening.
Days ahead of the Nairobi meeting of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) for negotiations towards an agreement to open up global trade, civil society groups have urged the Union government not to under
India’s carbon reduction pledges (the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions, or INDCs) have been labelled as medium or even weak by many global observers.
Painted as a roadblock in the climate negotiations by many on its plans to use more coal and defer scrutiny for greenhouse gas emissions, India on Monday adopted an aggressive position
In a significant change of tack to project a ‘positive’ approach, India on Monday said it was open to ‘non-binding’ discussions on new issues such as environment and labour that the rich world wants to initiate at the WTO coming Nairobi meet
India stands to gain from massive renewable energy investments and achieve energy efficiency in key sectors under a climate agreement, a global coalition of business organisations working on low carbon economic growth has said.
U.S. President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, representing the two top emitters of greenhouse gases in the world, made a firm commitment at the Paris Climate Change conference on Monday to work for change
China has taken the initiative for creating an alternative media platform for the emerging economies by hosting the first media summit of countries belonging to the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa
As the Paris meet debates solutions to the former, it should address livelihood and productivity issues in farming and fisheries
Paris prepares to host the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change conference beginning on Monday, raising expectations that the participation of nearly 150 Presidents, Prime Ministers
India wants SSM proposal to be taken up on a ‘high priority-basis’
India could argue that progression should be based on current starting points which reflect developed and developing countries’ differences
In the run-up to the CoP, India has been engaging 60 countries ranging from the Small Island Developing States and Least Developed Countries to the developed nations to evolve a consensus.
On his visit to Kuala Lumpur to attend the ASEAN-India summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in familiar form, pitching India as an investment destination to the East Asian countries.
As nations prepare to meet in Paris to strike a long-term climate deal, the gap between what the science demands that nations do and the actions that they are prepared to undertake has never been starker
The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) was proclaimed a community through a declaration signed by the ASEAN leaders at its 27th Summit here on Sunday.
The world’s largest economies narrowed their differences over the stand on climate change ahead of the COP 21 talks in Paris that start at the end of this month.
He announced that development in harmony with nature was the goal of his joint proposal with French President François Hollande for an alliance of solar-rich countries at the time of COP-21 meeting later this year.
Developing countries do not want to take up a head-on challenge with rich countries and many politicians do not realise that the international climate regime today is a fight for development space
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Antalya for the G20 summit (November 15-16) will focus on multilateral diplomacy, but the visit will also mark the beginning of his personal diplomacy with Turkey.