India demands removal of rosewood from CITES
It contends that trade of the plant species doesn’t need to be regulated as it grows at a very fast rate and is not threatened
COP24: Sum and substance of climate diplomacy
Climate change negotiations must move from being a zero-sum game to a positive-sum game
COP24: Developing world continues to seek funds for agriculture
Nations participating in the conference discussed climate change impacts on agriculture at a workshop in Katowice
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 …
Slow, uneven progress at Bangkok climate talks
Finance, equity and addressing interlinkages remain topics of major concern
Bangkok climate intersession: Tough task for Parties ahead
Parties have to come up with a clear negotiating text for creation of rule book to implement the Paris Agreement
Did developing countries miss the trick at Bonn?
While going on an overdrive to push pre-2020 climate action, the developing countries have perhaps lost precious time and initiative to focus on …
COP 22: India urges developed nations to adhere to the principle of 'Climate Justice'
Environment minister Anil Madhav Dave says developed nations need to provide effective finance, technology transfer and capacity building support
COP 22: more than 20 nations sign framework agreement on International Solar Alliance
International Solar Alliance is an initiative by India wherein 121 solar resource-rich countries have come together
World will witness 2.9 to 3.4°C temperature rise even if Paris deal fully implemented
The rate of global GHG emissions increase during the period 2000 to 2010 was faster than what was during 1970 to 2000
Natural disasters force 26 million people into poverty each year: World Bank
The extreme natural disasters also cause a US$520-billion loss in annual consumption globally
Post-Paris: climate realpolitik
India needs a new narrative, a new strategy and new allies
Current draft text “inequitable, weak and unambitious”, says CSE
The Delhi-based non-profit said that rich nations had been misappropriating the carbon space, leaving no chance for developing countries to …
Loss and damage in climate negotiation
An issue of delayed climate justice
Will the Paris climate deal include issue of forced climate migration?
Experts say that displacement and migration occurs because of the failure of adaptation in most vulnerable countries and, therefore, should be …
Who is afraid of transparency?
Flaring up issues of transparency and reporting of climate actions could be a tactic by developed nations to divert attention from more …
Negotiations move ahead in chaotic manner during multiple parallel sessions
Parties urged to speed up talks in informal groups
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.
Biosafety issues get a push
Experts to study socio-economic aspects of GMO release
Climate Emergency CoP 25: Decent outcome on 2020 Ambition
The text on ‘Chile Madrid Time for Action’ may have just salvaged this CoP
जलवायु आपातकाल, कॉप-25: विकसित देशों ने पहले ही खत्म कर दिया अपने हिस्से का कार्बन बजट
भारत और अफ्रीका को मिला है अपने हिस्से से कम कार्बन स्पेस, जबकि चीन अपने बजट से कहीं अधिक कार्बन उत्सर्जन कर रहा है ...
The missing key
Politics gets the better of common sense on the issue of global warming. At the upcoming climate change talks in Buenos Aires, US-led developed …
Do not burden poorer nations, says Vajpayee
Indian Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, at the opening of the mninisterial section of Cop 8, said on Wednesday, October 30, that developing …
That sinking feeling
Just like at Kyoto, the US and EU are ready to make back-room deals that leave out the concerns of the South. Its time for the G77 to speak up