Several of India’s key concerns found a mention during the recently concluded climate talks in Doha even as the UN organised meet failed to break the ground for aggressive emission cuts or a firm f

Countries have successfully launched a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, agreed a firm timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015 and agreed a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.

While the Philippines is dealing with its 16th extreme climate event of the year, and the U.S is looking at a demand of $83 billion from three states to repair the damage of super storm Sandy, deve

Developed countries - US, Japan, Australia and others - have stalled negotiations on transfer of technology from rich to the poor nations in an attempt to throw the issue out of the new global regi

A week ahead of the Doha round of United Nations sponsored negotiations on climate change, the BASIC countries-—Brazil, South Africa, India and China—met in Beijing to chalk out their strategy.

Developing countries are experiencing unprecedented levels of economic growth. As a result, they will be responsible for most of the future growth in energy demand and greenhouse gas emissions. The development, transfer and use of renewable energy technologies are promising ways towards low-carbon development in these countries.

United Nations Climate Change Secretariat has analysed aspects of CDM project activities and reported on the levels and types of benefits the CDM has provided.

The establishment of the Clean Development Mechanism has been one of the successes of the Kyoto Protocol. It has helped to build experience, capacity and comfort with the use of market mechanisms to reduce emissions. This will be useful when implementing future market mechanisms.

SHILLONG, Oct 18: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Thursday welcomed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail and mining, despite opposition from several civil society groups.

This report sets out the final recommendations of the Panel for the role, design, and operations of the CDM.

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