Northern companies sign cheap, long-term leases for land with East African governments, hoping afforestation activities to be a part of the clean …
Will CDM really benefit Africa or will it end up like the largely failed AIJ program.
Mechanisms: Rough Guide
What Southern delegates and NGOs should watch out for in CDM negotiations
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 …
LULUCF: Will better science prevail?
Despite uncertainties, long drawn negotiations focus on sinks as an option for carbon mitigation.
Contracting texts to expand emissions
Southern proposals on equity mysteriously disappear
The infection that the South must avoid
Trading of Certified Emissions Reductions (CERs) under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) will result in a disastrous situation for the South.
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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 …
Fossil Fuel Suicide Why fossil fools will cost us the Earth
fun and informative look at what harm fossil fuels cause and how renewable technologies can help stem the decline in our environment.
MNRE has no mechanism to claim CDM benefits, observes CAG
CDM first defined in the Kyoto Protocol with the objective of achieving sustainable development by preventing climate change
Working Group III of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) recently released a report on Methodological and Technological Issues …
Will the mother of all deals be on sinks?
At CoP deals are being made behind closed doors and there is suspicion that the mega-deal will be on sinks despite the fact that it may not make …
Politics gets the better of common sense on the issue of global warming. At the upcoming climate change talks in Buenos Aires, US-led developed …
G-77 and China to sell atmosphere rights cheap
At the climate change conference currently underway in Buenos Aires, developing countries are being confused, coerced and bribed into signing the …
Compromise on climate
Nation manages to resuscitate the Kyoto Protocol by a watered-down agreement
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
The New Proposal
Pronk offers a compromise plan that gives away too much on sinks
Mind that CDM: Discounting the future
A look at why CDM is not the solution for the poor or for sustainable development
Bring the US back to the climate conclave: CSE
CSE media briefing insists on finding ways to re-engage the US in climate change negotiations and setting up a democratic framework with right …
Even as the world abondons nuclear power, the Indian government and industry are pushing for it
Miracle cure or placebo?
While CDM has been touted as the solution to all climate negotiation problems the reality is much different. This free market will impose huge …
Cabinet gives nod to ratify Doha amendment of Kyoto Protocol
The second commitment period or the Doha amendment will determine the course of climate action till 2020
Montreal Protocol negotiations: funding remains a roadblock
Negotiators have prepared a draft text to address all the challenges, except funding