November 1, 2013
The BASIC countries have countered the US position and demanded that the global climate agreement to be signed by 2015 should not focus just on actions to reduce greenhouse emission reductions but...
January 21, 2013
A question was posed in a primary class: “What makes man so powerful, teacher?” Perhaps his ability to manipulate, came the answer. Assessing global negotiations on climate change, it appear...
June 3, 2012
High-end car users too enjoy the subsidy on diesel, one of the most polluting fuels
January 3, 2012
The international carbon credit market holds great potential for plantation companies in Kerala willing to invest in biomass generation projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimise the...
November 26, 2011
As delegates gather in South Africa to plot the next big push against climate change, Western governments are saying it’s time to move beyond traditional distinctions between industrial and develop...
March 20, 2011
India’s ambitious target of bringing 33 per cent of its land under green cover is not realistic given the population pressure and the pressure for development, Minister for Environment...
THE HAGUE, Netherlands,
November 5, 2010
An 80-nation conference on food security urged U.N. climate negotiators on Friday to consider agriculture when drawing up strategies to fight climate change. The five-day meeting e...
October 3, 2010
Unreasonable requirements that press big developing countries, such as China, India, Brazil and South Africa, to reduce emissions also will undermine the talks, as it was an alternative way for developed countries shift their responsibility
August 1, 2010
Climate change, till now a ‘global' issue, is inserting itself into India's bilateral agenda as well. For, at David Cameron's initiative, it is to be a central leg of the strategic new U.K.-I...
July 23, 2010
The U.S. Senate has postponed action on overhauling climate and energy policy, the chamber’s top Democrat said Thursday, proposing a much scaled-back version in its place.
February 18, 2013
Cyclists cover a distance of 27.51 km across Metro corridor »
June 6, 2012
Prof. Dutta said a positive change could be ushered in if every individual initiated certain small changes in his/her lifestyle. »
May 26, 2012
Indore, Surat and Gorakhpur are to get their own climate change resilience indicators »
December 12, 2011
The chief economist of the International Energy Agency said Monday he welcomes a new U.N. climate change agreement but hopes it will not cause countries to put off action on reducing greenhouse gas...
May 7, 2011
ITC's Royal Gardenia, Bengaluru, combines sustainability and luxury without compromising on either.
November 17, 2010
Developed countries at the 15th Conference had committed to provide around $30 billion for 2010-12
November 4, 2010
Environmental groups and industry seem headed for another battle over regulation of greenhouse gases, as President Barack Obama said he will look for ways to control global warming pollution other...
August 20, 2010
India and the United States on Friday formally signed an agreement for cooperation on a joint Clean Energy Research Development Centre.
The agreement follows from the discussions held...
July 31, 2010
The Central government has sanctioned the setting up of seven 1 megawatt solar power plants by private parties in Tamil Nadu, said Christu Das Gandhi, chairman and managing director of Tamil Nadu E...
July 19, 2010
For the first time, scientists claim to have found evidence that microscopic organisms in the ocean influence global climate through ecological interactions and responses.An international t...