Negotiating the future
On the eve of the start of the CoP 6 negotiations a quick look at representation in the Hague
What's critical at Durban: removing the firewall between developing and developed countries
After wrecking the climate talks in The Hague, the US-led coalition refuses to participate in further negotiations in Oslo
Look who's talking
The president of the world’s most polluting country blames India for global warming
Americans not very different from their president
The US citizens are more concerned with cost than action to arrest climate change
Compromise on climate
Nation manages to resuscitate the Kyoto Protocol by a watered-down agreement
Should fat cats guard the cream?
Industrialised countries want to monitor their own compliance to the Kyoto Protocol.
The French President calls for equity
A look at why equity is so important at the climate negotiations
COP24: Nations to be given new draft negotiating text
The new proposal, which will be produced on December 12, will be based on Paris Agreement guidelines
COP24: Talanoa Dialogue ends with a weak declaration
A strong language on increasing ambition in COP24 outcome is crucial in implementing the objective of the Talanoa Dialogue and the Paris Agreement
The futility of CoP23
Although in its 25th year, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change is still struggling to find a way out of this century's …
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
Include health actions in Paris Agreement implementation: WHO
Although evidence linking environmental degradation to health is growing, political action regarding it has been woefully inadequate
India commits to restore 13 million ha of degraded forest under Bonn Challenge
Bringing back degraded and deforested lands can help stabilise the climate while sustainably supporting global and local economies, say experts
India needs US$ 2 trillion to adapt to climate change
The country will experience 1-1.5°C increase in mean annual air temperature in the near term from 2016 to 2045 with ‘profound’ …
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 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 …
India committed to equitable climate deal: Javadekar
Indian environment minister says the country supports transparency of action but is against assessment of contributions
Drama over Loss and Damage
Australian and Norwegian negotiators block text, India wants an outcome.
US-China climate deal: Maker or breaker?
One step forward, two steps back
Countries want to do little to keep global average temperature rise to below 2oC. The Warsaw climate talks have exposed this. A report by Uthra …
US says it will not extend commitment on climate mitigation efforts
Ambitions on reducing carbon emissions levels missing at CoP 18, say developing countries
Equity: the next frontier in climate talks
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