Bonn climate meet: developed nations stonewall discussion on climate financing
Developed countries, including US, were seen obstructing an attempt by the Africa group to submit a draft decision on climate financing
Global South concerns genuine or 'obstructionist'?
A look at who left their shoes behind at Place de la Republique during the climate march ban in Paris
The rebuttals all around
India rebutts US and EUs attempts to make developing countries pay for climate finance
COP 23 did not accomplish much, but developing nations keep hopes alive
Environmental groups are not happy with the outcome of the negotiations, whose objective was to get clarity on complex operational issues …
At COP23, consensus emerges on recognising rights of indigenous communities
A new platform will be made operational to strengthen efforts of indigenous communities towards addressing climate change
High ambition coalition! Are you joking?
Chandra Bhushan explains why by no stretch of imagination can any one call the past, present and future climate actions of the US and the EU (…
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No climate equity in Commonwealth; poor nations doing lot more for mitigation
Despite huge carbon footprint, the UK and similar rich nations such as Australia and Canada are failing to do their fair share to prevent climate …
Who are the top greenhouse gas emitters?
This animation shows which countries have been the top greenhouse gas emitters since the beginning of the industrial revolution and their …
COP24: Will Katowice deliver ambitious outcomes?
As the Conference of Parties starts at Poland’s Katowice, scientific findings must guide negotiations. It is very important that the …
India proposes formation of separate workstream on equity in global stocktake
There was a difference in views on interpretation over equity between developed and developing nations
Are the INDCs submitted by the US ambitious enough?
A quick analysis of the US INDCs reveals that the emission reduction pledges are neither ambitious nor fair
Current text promotes a voluntary country-driven climate actions regime, says CSE
The negotiating draft text dilutes the key elements of the Convention like historical responsibility, differentiation and carbon budget, and will …
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
Once again, US walks away from global climate agreement
Without the US being held accountable for reducing its share of emissions, the world cannot keep warming “well below 2°C”
Talks progress slowly at Bonn, focus shifts to next COP at Marrakesh
Adaptation, finance, pre-2020 actions and loss and damage should remain the core agenda for the next Conference of Parties
A well-hatched plot
Indications are that India will be made the "fall guy". Developed countries will try at every step to propose changes in the 1992 convention, …
New ‘vulnerable nations’ bloc looks set to redraw the climate politics map
A new bloc of 'vulnerable' countries has emerged at the Paris climate talks—perhaps heralding the end of the old rich-poor geopolitical divide
Keep us in the room, urge observers at Bonn climate summit
ADP co-chairs barred observers from attending negotiations in spin-off groups after Japan said real negotiations cannot happen in front …
India's climate dilemma
Will India toe the US line of capping carbon emissions from farming?
Intolerance in Paris: an opinion by Sunita Narain
As I write this, it is two days to the endgame at the Paris climate conference. Despite problems, everybody is clear that there will be an …
Equity remains absent from draft climate change agreement
Draft is a disappointment for developing countries like India which have been asking developed nations to take greater responsibility for their …
Consider human development to design global stocktake under Paris deal, says India
India has proposed approach to operationalise equity on the lines of CSE’s advocacy on the issue
Trump must confront climate challenge, but will he?
People in the US must turn up the heat on Donald Trump so that he doesn’t water down Obama's environmental agenda