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 …
Doha Getaway: World on line for new regime, US on track to escape
Two weeks of intense climate negotiations ended rather dramatically at Doha on December 8, 2012.
Another bold move by Tuvalu
On Thursday morning, more drama on the floor, this time at the Plenary of the Kyoto Protocol.
India should not support the Copenhagen Accord, says CSE
Copenhagen Accord is weak, meaningless and fundamentally flawed. It will be bad for the fight against climate change and bad for India.
Since the Industrial Revolution, as the world became excessively dependant on fossil fuels for energy, emissions of greenhouse gases (GHGs) have …
Carbon on sale
US organisations to begin trade in carbon dioxide emissions
The theory sinks
Two new studies quash industrialised countries hopes of meeting most of their Kyoto commitments by using carbon sinks
The logjam continues
George W. Bush gets a hostile reaction from the European Union on his stubborn stand regarding the Kyoto Protocol
Fixing cheap carbon
Genetically improved plants in Vietnam to help Australia meet its Kyoto target as cheaply as possible
Impacts: The hare and the tortoise
While findings on the impacts of climate change get bleaker and bleaker, the negotiations still hobble along at a snail's pace.
Good Governance: Who's carbon hypocrisy
Should financial institutions be asked to stop funding fossil fuel projects in developing countries?
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.
Time to tell them off
Nobody needs a fair and effective treaty more than the South, but they arent getting it. They should tell the North to listen, or go home.
What should be India's position at the fourth round of negotiations on Climate Change in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from November 2-13?
As the globe warms up, politics is getting the better of climate science
COP23 ends; US plays the spoilsport again, says CSE
US continued with its business-as-usual obstructionist agenda in the negotiations and hampered meaningful progress on equity and finance issues
COP23: Parties arrive at consensus on key decisions on pre-2020 climate actions
A draft decision on the implementation and ambition of pre-2020 climate actions has emerged
Slow progress on all procedural issues at COP 23
Parties have held only preliminary discussions on all issues, which have been captured in informal notes prepared for all agenda items
World’s CO2 emissions to increase by 2 per cent in 2017: Global Carbon Budget
This is the first increase in global carbon emission since 2014, which is mainly attributed to increased coal use in China
Commitments under Paris deal one-third of what is needed: UN Emission Gap Report 2017
If the emission gap is not closed by 2030, it is extremely unlikely that the goal of restricting global warming to well below 2°C can be met
COP 23: Are countries ready for new market mechanism?
Developing countries need enabling conditions and more robust monitoring and accounting mechanisms for development of carbon markets
India's participation at the recently concluded 22nd Conference of Parties was passive and lacked vision
COP 22: US must respect climate change commitments, says French President
The UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon hoped that climate action will be implemented with swiftness and special focus on equity and justice
First week at COP 22: discussions on crucial issues stalled due to lack of consensus
There has been a near-zero progress on pre-2020 action as most discussions have gotten stalled over fundamental differences
A war for wildlife that is CITES: important battle begins in Johannesburg
CITES - CoP17 is going to be a milestone in conserving last remaining populations of threatened wildlife species and preventing their imminent …
BASIC group emphasises raising pre-2020 ambition and implementation of Paris Agreement
This is the first meeting since the Paris Summit in December 2015