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Bonn climate change conference nears end amidst calls to phase out coal

A 'declaration' by the newly-launched alliance said that coal phase-out needed to be carried out "no later than by 2030" in the OECD and EU countries, and "no later than by 2050" in the rest of the world to meet the temperature goals set in the Paris Agreement.

Developed countries should fill finance gap after US pullout: China

The decision of the United States to withdraw from the 2015 Paris Agreement has raised fears that the developed countries might not be able to fulfil this promise.


In Paris, a chance to lead

Outdoor particulate matter pollution, from burning fossil fuels for power and transport, caused an estimated 6,30,000 premature deaths in India in 2010, and costs the equivalent of 5.5-7.5 per cent of GDP each year.

Discontent grows with US at climate talk

US dragging feet on key issues may make world perceive it as obstacle to global warming fight.

India,China sign MoU on green tech

India and China signed an MoU on green technology.

India played 'constructive' role at Cancun: US

The Indian delegation was led by Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh at the meet.


On commitments,Jairam drops a line,eats words

'All countries must take on a binding commitment under an appropriate legal form.'

India at Cancun: Will agree to monitoring but show us the money

India wants an eight-point pledge from the US and other developed countries at Cancun.

EU offers $2.9 bn to green fund,but half in loans & equities

The European Union put forward about $2.9 billion as its contribution to the ‘fast-start’ fund.

Crack in summit ice

With barely 12 hours left to hammer out a consensus that has eluded for over two years now,the first signs of thaw were visible.