The EU provides its Member States with a long-term framework for dealing with the issue of sustainability and the cross-border effects of phenomena that cannot be dealt with at the national level alone. Climate change has long been recognised as one such long-term shaping factor where coherent EU action is needed, both inside the EU and internationally.

Climate change is a natural phenomenon. Anthropogenic climate change has been accelerated by the emission of greenhouse gases (GHGs), primarily from industrialization, deforestation and increased use of fossil fuels for transport. Scientific evidence, as cited by the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), clearly indicates the wide scale of climate change.

The author has given an extensive round up of the renewable energy scenario in India, bringing out the growth and prospects in this almost infinite and clean energy area.

India is set to grow at a rapid pace in the coming decades. Apart from ensuring that this takes place on a low-carbon path, the biggest challenge is to ensure this growth is in an inclusive manner and covers the aam aadmi too.

Citizens, governments and the United Nations increasingly are embracing a new paradigm for development: the Green Economy. Proponents seek to develop their economies along pathways of higher, more equitable growth at lower carbon, energy and resource intensity. The Green Economy is pro-growth and pro-jobs, as well as pro-environment.

There were tears, standing ovations and sheer relief after 12 days of frenetic negotiations. As the sun rose over Canc

The "triumph" of Cancún's climate negotiations may be largely diplomatic, but the foundations for a new, low-carbon world are already being laid regardless.

In keeping with their close camaraderie on the issue of climate change, India and China on Thursday signed an MoU on green technology that will enable them to jointly explore low-carbon technology solutions to drive their fast-growing economies.

The MoU was one of the six agreements signed by the two countries after talks between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and visiting Chinese Premier Wen Ji

This document contains the speech by Mr Jairam Ramesh, Minister of Environment & Forests, India and leader of Indian delegation, delivered at Cancun in the Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC (COP-16) on December 8, 2010.

IN HIS speech to Parliament during his historic visit to India, President Barack Obama detailed his vision for a US-India global partnership to meet global challenges