The common but differentiated challenges of COVID-19 and climate change
Realities of managing 2 planet-wide crises to soon overwhelm utopian philosophy
Will Climate Summit in New York Yield a Climate Pact in Paris?
The divide between developed and developing nations threatens a binding treaty on climate change to replace Kyoto protocol
Of the obvious, the banal and the rerun
Two Country Statements—by India and the US—emerged on the penultimate day of the ongoing COP23, but neither had anything new to say
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 …
India endorses outcome text of COP 21
Environment minister Prakash Javadekar said all the points raised by the Indian delegation had been included in the text
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 …
Paris Agreement adopted, countries whimper 'hooray'
More than 190 nations agree to a historic yet compromised climate deal
Are we moving towards an 'equitable' climate deal in Paris?
In the wake of recent draft text playing down ‘equity’, the upcoming Bonn conference will be much more crucial
The world urgently needs a comprehensive approach that considers responsibility, capability and development indicators towards dividing the …
Sunita Narain highlights hits and misses of Paris climate deal
The agreement has come after an intense two weeks of negotiations and represents a lot of compromises made, particularly by developing countries &…
'Threat to integrity of global South in climate negotiations reflects its success'
Matt McDonald, associate professor of international relations at University of Queensland, explains the position of developing …
Post-Paris climate: the ‘historic’ Agreement
The absence of the term ‘carbon space’ in the Paris Agreement is a reason to worry as this will hurt India in the long run
The future we do not want
World leaders attending Rio+20 did nothing to tackle the interlinked crises of economy and ecology, says Sunita Narain after attending the …
Updates From Rio
The Rio+20 challenge
Green economy in the context of sustainable development and poverty eradication are the two themes of the summit, but consensus eludes on both …
Partnerships, the buzzword at small island states meet on climate threats
Close to 300 partnerships formalised to aid disaster risk reduction, environmental protection, access to energy and social development
Climate deal signed in Paris is weak and unambitious: CSE
The phrase ‘historical responsibility’ has been erased from the Agreement. This weakens the obligations of developed countries, says …
Latest from Bonn climate negotiations
Equity, the new buzzword at Bonn climate negotiations
But a workshop on equity at the climate inter-sessional refused to move beyond well-embedded party demarcations
CoP18, Doha: a gateway that leads nowhere
UN climate talks: Brazil proposes discussions on historical responsibility for emissions
Will principle of equity find place in climate negotiations?