Vedanta Aluminium Limited (VAL) has condemned the findings of the UK National Contact Point, a UK-based government agency, which accused London-based Vedanta Resources, the parent company of VAL of overlooking the interests of the local communities in Orissa.

This paper highlights existing knowledge and information about a range of different types of mitigation support and outlines a structure for a future framework for MRV to provide greater accountability and transparency. Mitigation specific financial flows (i.e.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a policy brief summarizing OECD analyses showing that the cost of action to mitigate climate change would be minimized if a cost-effective set of policy instruments, with a focus on carbon pricing, were applied as broadly as possible across all emission sources, including all countries, sectors, and greenhouse gases.

The official position that has been articulated on behalf of India at various international fora is built around the following four propositions:

On a per capita basis, emissions from India that harm world climate

Environmentally-friendly investments form part of many recently launched recovery programmes. With the right policies, they could achieve growth and a cleaner planet as well.

Gargi Parsai

NEW DELHI: To address concerns over the expected increase in the level of global food security owing to the financial and economic crisis that has hit the world, senior experts from the Food and Agriculture Organisation and the 30-nation Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) will meet on Tuesday to map out long-term investment and financing strategies.

This paper examines the structure and direction of developing Asia

Despite New Delhi's self-reliant public stance, India receives almost twice as much development assistance for water and sanitation as any other country, according to data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

London: The World Bank announced a $50 billion programme on Tuesday to counter a decline in global trade and Britain called on G20 leaders to supply

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