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No legally binding climate change agreement under UNFCCC: India

May 05, 2015

No legally binding climate change agreement under UNFCCC: India

India not "legally" bound under United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) and it has been "coordinating" with like minded countries for protecting its own interest in the climate change negotiating fora, government said on Tuesday. #India #United Nations #NewsTracker #Kyoto Protocol #UNFCCC #Prakash Javadekar
India's carbon emission increased by 1.57%: Centre

Mar 02, 2015

India's carbon emission increased by 1.57%: Centre

India's total carbon emission rose from 15.39 million tonnes in 2012 to 15.63 million tonnes in 2013, marking an increase of 1.57 percent, government told the Lok Sabha on Monday but underlined that developing countries have no legal binding on reducing carbon emissions. #India #climate change #NewsTracker #DGCA #Kyoto Protocol #carbon emission
UN chief looking to revive global climate deal

Sep 04, 2014

UN chief looking to revive global climate deal

Ban wants heads of state at a September 23 gathering in New York to outline how their countries will contribute to a mutual goal to contain rising temperatures. #Barack Obama #United Nations #climate change #Ban Ki-moon #Global warming #UNFCCC #Secretary-General #UN Framework Convention on Climate Change #Climate summit #Copenhagen Accord #1997 Kyoto Protocol #Paris Summit
UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

Sep 04, 2014

UN chief tries to kick-start sagging enthusiasm for climate deal

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon this month hopes to reinvigorate the years-long effort to forge a global climate deal, even as concerns grow over whether the final pact will be rigorous enough to address threats to the environment. #World #United Nations #climate change #Ban Ki-moon #Kyoto Protocol #Yvo de Boer
India not legally bound to reduce greenhouse gas emission, says  Javadekar

Aug 06, 2014

India not legally bound to reduce greenhouse gas emission, says Javadekar

India is not bound to mandatorily cut greenhouse gas emission levels under Kyoto Protocol but voluntary efforts are being undertaken to reduce them, the government said today. #TheySaidIt #Greenhouse gas #Kyoto Protocol #Prakash Javadekar #greenhouse gas emission
India against lowering of emission cut targets by developed nations

Nov 21, 2013

India against lowering of emission cut targets by developed nations

India today expressed displeasure with "some" developed countries for abandoning the greenhouse gas emission targets set by the 1997 Kyoto Protocol and asked the industrialised nations to ratify their pledge for the second commitment period of the treaty. #United Nations #Environment #Kyoto Protocol #UNFCCC
Doha climate talks Kyoto Protocol extended till 2020

Dec 09, 2012

Doha climate talks Kyoto Protocol extended till 2020

Almost 200 nations extended a weakened United Nations plan for combating global warming until 2020 on Saturday with a modest set of measures that would do nothing to halt rising world greenhouse gas emissions. #NewsTracker #Kyoto Protocol #Doha Climate Talks
UN climate change meet begins in Doha, to no avail?

Nov 26, 2012

UN climate change meet begins in Doha, to no avail?

Despite mounting alarm about climate change, almost 200 nations meeting in Doha from Monday are likely to pay little more than lip service to the need to rein in rising greenhouse gas emissions. #United Nations #climate change #NewsTracker #Kyoto Protocol #Doha pact
Emissions set to raise in India and China UN report

Jun 07, 2012

Emissions set to raise in India and China UN report

Emissions in India and China set to rise as Asia-Pacific region faces mounting challenges in tackling climate change, water scarcity, species extinction and hazardous waste as its economy forges ahead. #China #Environment #ToWhatEffect #Sustainability #Kyoto Protocol #Mitigation of global warming
Climate Change We need strong vision, more than negotiations

May 13, 2012

Climate Change We need strong vision, more than negotiations

With its 20-year-old policy and its alliance with other developing economies lying in shambles, India needs a vision first, and then a negotiating strategy with which to face this brave new world. #Jairam Ramesh #climate change #ConnectTheDots #Kyoto Protocol