Drafting the Paris agreement: Climate change negotiations kick off
Member countries urged to work swiftly towards an ambitious deal
'Developed countries will have to enhance their INDCs after 2020'
Senior Indian climate change negotiator says that a global stock taking of the INDCs is essential, and that developed countries must enhance …
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 …
MOP concludes with hope to bring amendment to phase down HFCs in 2016
Parties succeed in laying a path for the functioning of contact group on the feasibility and ways of managing HFCs in Montreal Protocol.
Hours ahead of Paris summit, US hints at a new climate regime
In an informal paper, the country prioritises the need to provide finance for countries 'that require it the most'
The history of climate change negotiations
A quick summary of climate change negotiations over the years
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
Will current INDCs prevent global temperature rise by more than 2°C?
The INDCs submitted to the UNFCCC are grossly inadequate to prevent catastrophic global warming, finds an analysis done by Delhi-based non-profit …
Asia has faced more disasters than any other continent since 1970
A Centre for Science and Environment analysis shows that the number of natural disasters reported in developing countries has increased
Developing countries need carbon space, says Javadekar
Environment minister hopes that the new climate deal will be fair and just to underdeveloped and developing countries
Will climate-induced migration feature at COP21?
People in small island nations and vulnerable deltas, which perhaps had no role in the greenhouse gas emissions changing the world's climate, are …
Developed v developing debate on Durban Mandate intensifies
While some countries at the Bonn conference stressed on need for enhancement of pre-2020 action plan, others opined differently
Bonn conference ends without making headway: CSE
The non-profit says it is concerned about tardy progress of negotiations
Paris agreement will be universal but differentiated: François Richier
International health agency warns of deaths due to climate change
In 2012, 7 million people died from air pollution-related diseases, making it the world’s largest single environmental health risk
India tries to put spotlight back on pre-2020 actions of developed countries
G77+China submit that pre-2020 action will serve as the foundation for the post-2020 climate agreement
Green Climate Fund races to get its show on the road before COP 21
Fund members attempt to address concerns raised over its operationalisation
Mexico submits national contributions, says it will peak its emissions by 2026
Mexico is the first developing country to submit the Intended Nationally Determined Contributions ahead of Paris summit
Countries complain about slow pace of progress at Bonn
Session co-chairs reiterate the principles that will guide negotiations in the three days that remain in this ADP session
G7 commitment to decarbonisation could be more talk less action
While the US and Canada are moving from one fossil fuel to another, other G7 countries are burning more coal since 2009
Countries pitch in for early warning systems and accurate weather projections
Workshops in Bonn focus on the development of contingency plans to tackle extreme weather events and their adverse effects on crops
Canada, Australia questioned over low emissions reduction targets
Other developed countries kept mum as questioning progressed at the Bonn conference
Channelling of Green Climate Fund begins; fund board identifies seven entities
Process has begun months before COP 21 in Paris where countries will negotiate the new climate deal
Confusion over editing of the agreement text slowed things down during week one
With less than 15 days of negotiations left, parties at the Bonn climate change conference were urged to speed things up
Reform in fossil fuel subsidy is a mitigation opportunity
Money saved from the phasing out of fuel subsidies can be used for social and development programmes