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Marie-Hélène Aubert, adviser to the French president for international negotiations on climate and environment, was recently in New Delhi to attend the Delhi Sustainable Development Summit. She was a member of the Green party from 1990 to 2008. In an interview with Arnab Pratim Dutta and Uthra Radhakrishnan she sheds light on France’s plans to reduce dependence on nuclear power and explore alternatives. Edited excerpts:
At climate meet researchers present studies on subjects unique to Indian context
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India releases first ever report on aviation carbon footprint
Kyoto Protocol device marks impressive milestone, but its effectiveness remains doubtful
Bangkok climate talks divided over closure of long-term cooperative action
They make no promise on extending financial and technology support to developing countries
Pushes countries to address the problem of short-lived climate pollutants
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CDM Executive Board decides to put the methodology used by coal power plants to earn carbon credits under further scrutiny
Will negotiating parties be able to sort out their differences at Doha?
Methane emissions from Indian livestock lower than estimated
Parties disagree over ambition on climate action
Developed countries ask developing countries to do more to tackle climate change
But a workshop on equity at the climate inter-sessional refused to move beyond well-embedded party demarcations
Disagreements begin; parties to discuss informally to adopt long-term cooperation agenda
Demand higher ambition; will EU still take the lead?
More climate models needed for improving future projections: scientists
Say it would jeopardise international efforts to combat climate change
EU Aviation Directive will be binding; airlines' operations cost to increase
Forest conservation effort in Meghalaya can claim carbon benefits