NEW DELHI: Fresh from the solidarity displayed at the Copenhagen Summit on climate change, India and China on Tuesday agreed to continue cooperating on the issue in the coming months in order to safeguard the interests of developing countries.

NEW DELHI: The Copenhagen Accord was a dilution of the Kyoto Protocol as the former had no major reference to principles of equity and environmental justice, Jawaharlal Nehru University, School of International Studies faculty member Professor Meeta Mehra has said here.
No specific targets

IN HIS anxiety to defend India

THE Opposition on Tuesday came down heavily on the Manmohan Singh government for

Bangladesh will continue its efforts to attain an international legally binding treaty by 2010 to cut carbon emissions which will help limit global warming to a maximum 2 degrees Celsius over pre-industrial times, state minister for environment and forest Hasan Mahmud said on Tuesday.

Text of the debate on outcome of the Copenhagen Climate Summit in Rajya Sabha on 22.12.09. Jairam Ramesh said that Copenhagen accord was not legally binding. But Arun Jaitley said that government has been "outwitted" in drafting of this accord.

Tribune News Service
New Delhi, December 21

The CPM Politburo today slammed the Copenhagen climate conference for ending without clinching a legally binding agreement for the second commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol.

New Delhi: Even though the final document in Copenhagen contained no legally binding commitment by anybody, US officials are claiming the right to unilaterally verify or review what India and other countries are doing towards emission goals.

Having stitched together a climate deal at Copenhagen with a select group of countries, the government will have to do some explaining in Parliament on Tuesday on some provisions in the Copenhagen Accord, especially those relating to international verification of voluntary action taken by India on climate change.

The key question for India after Copenhagen: Have we learnt that climate trade unionism doesn