China told foreign embassies Tuesday to stop publishing their own reports on air quality in the country, escalating its objections to a popular US Embassy Twitter feed that tracks pollution in smog

Given the emissions forecasts of both the industrialized and developing economies, and the disproportionate vulnerability of the world

The comprehensive road map for phasing out hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) in various sectors as per the reduction targets of Montreal Protocol released by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. India plans to cut the use of the HCFCs by 10 per cent by 2015 and then to zero by 2030.

For nearly two years the Opec oil cartel has watched oil prices rise with a mixture of delight and foreboding.


Togo is planning to eliminate ozone-depleting substances (ods) by 2005 instead of the 2010 deadline set by the Vienna Con

The Global Environmental Negotiations (GEN) series provide information on environment-related treaties, negotiations and institutions. Poles Apart, the second in the series of books on the politics of global environmental governance (GEN). This book contains updates on the issues dealt within the first report, Green Politics . It contains new chapters on five conventions and institutions.

Global environmental negotiations on issues such as climate change, biodiversity and desertification often seem to be far removed from the everyday reality of more pressing environmental problems like pollution.