Copenhagen Accord is weak, meaningless and fundamentally flawed. It will be bad for the fight against climate change and bad for India.
A possible Copenhagen deal - Update II
Political declaration imminent
Political declaration - Update I
Better to have no rulebook than a weak rulebook, says CSE
As negotiations enter the second week at the 24thmeeting of the Conference of Parties (CoP24)
An Interaction with Jairam Ramesh
Jairam Ramesh gave details of how the Copenhagen Accord was negotiated, the role of the BASIC group in negotiations and the domestic action needed in India.
The Katowice collapse
Katowice fails. Its decision and the Paris Rulebook agreed here are un-ambitious, anti-science and dilute the Paris Agreement, says CSE
CSE Side Event: The Global Adaptation Goal and the Importance of Gender Transformative Resilience Finance
Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), in partnership withCARE International, is organising side event at the UNFCCC Conference of Parties (CoP) in Katowice.
The hockey-stick curve
The problem of and solutions to climate change. The imperatives of transition on the eve of the Bali meet
The conference of parties to the un climate convention in Nairobi went along predictable lines.
A Call for Developing Country Leadership
The events of the last few years–9/11, the US invasion of Iraq, and, on the climate front, the emerging recognition that the Earth's overall climate sensitivity is likely to be quite high
Since the Industrial Revolution, as the world became excessively dependant on fossil fuels for energy, emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) have increased dramatically.
The Kyoto Protocol - Battlefield of Hegemonic Struggles in World Politics
It seems that the European Union (EU) has lost the fight with George W. Bush. By Hermann E. Ott
The KP Game
Developing countries cannot run away from the fact that at the present rate of emission growth, their combined emissions are projected to overtake those from OECD members within the next 20 years.
EU peeved as CoP-8 draft does not mention Kyoto Protocol
The European Union (EU) came out strongly against the first draft of the Delhi Declaration at the UNFCCC climate convention in New Delhi
Climate Negotiations: Time for a Rethink
Let’s face it: the global climate change regime is stuck in a rut. By Adil Najam and William Moomaw
Climate Change Negotiations: from New Delhi to Milan
The Ninth Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP-9, is being held in Milan, Italy. By Miquel Muñoz
CoP-9 in Milan: A Fashionable Trend for Climate Agreements
What will we see at the ninth conference of parties (CoP-9) to the UN climate change convention? Three things come to my mind. By Agus P. Sari
Graduation and deepening: moving climate policy forward
Climate policy is a titanic clash of interests. Emitters of greenhouse gases (GHG), both rich and poor, do not want to bear costs of reducing emissions. By Axel Michaelowa
Do not burden poorer nations, says Vajpayee
Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, at the opening of the mninisterial section of Cop 8, said on Wednesday, October 30, that developing countries should not be set the same greenhouse
Response: Equity is not the only way
Here at the Centre for Science and Environment we have received some responses to Equity Watch and its articles.
After wrecking the climate talks in The Hague, the US-led coalition refuses to participate in further negotiations in Oslo
Even as the world abondons nuclear power, the Indian government and industry are pushing for it
Wait and watch
The US government is in transition. But why should the rest of the world suffer?
Conditions to aid and trade
World Resources Institute, a Washington-based non-government organisation, objects to criticism that Northern groups are arm-twisting developing countries into reducing greenhouse gas