India is playing a proactive role in coordinating the developing world ahead of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris in December, and has set an example for the developed world

The end of 2015 is the target date for the Millennium Development Goals. Governments across Asia and the Pacific have been striving to meet the Goals, particularly on reducing income poverty.

Development of a clear climate framework and a global emissions target is essential if $48-53 trillion for a new sustainable energy infrastructure is to be delivered, according to a new report from the World Energy Council.

Javadekar suggested the quick operationalisation of the Green Climate Fund which could pay the cost of making climate-friendly technologies

Ministers from the 17 major emitters, including Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar, are meeting in Washington DC on Sunday and Monday to address some contentious issues and find a way to

India made a formal proposal to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase down the super greenhouse gas, HFCs, used primarily as refrigerants and to make insulating foams.

A key milestone towards a new, universal agreement on climate change was reached in Geneva following seven days of negotiations by over 190 nations. Nations concluded the Geneva Climate Change Talks by successfully preparing the negotiating text for the 2015 agreement.

Instead of giving advice, global companies should come forward with their plan of action to help developing nations like India reduce carbon emission and protect environment, newly created NITI Aay

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today hoped that the upcoming Budget will give a clear indication as to how India would "walk the talk" on climate issues while negotiating a deal on emission

This first UNEP Adaptation Gap Report provides a framework for defining adaptation gaps and a preliminary assessment of the gap between adaptation needs and reality.

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