December 21, 2015 12:02 am
Paris was no Copenhagen. But let’s now hope it is no Rio, where commitments made in 1992 were abandoned in due course.
December 15, 2015 2:55 am
The Paris Agreement makes repeated references to developed countries and developing countries, but there is no attempt to say which countries these really are.
December 13, 2015 11:14 am
The agreement aims to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases, the cause of global warming and consequent climate change, and do it fast enough to keep the average global temperature from rising above two degree Celsius compared to pre-industrial times.
December 12, 2015 6:15 pm
Countries have already faced such a failure once before, when they had aimed for a similar global agreement in Copenhagen in 2009 and were unable to stitch together a deal.
December 11, 2015 7:03 am
The countries expressed optimism as they were engaged in hectic bilateral and multilateral meetings to look for convergence points
December 08, 2015 2:39 am
Researchers at the University of East Anglia, UK, and the Global Carbon Project have reported that carbon dioxide emissions could decline by 0.6 per cent this year.
December 07, 2015 1:43 pm
All the big contentious issues, including those related to money, have remained unresolved after the first week of talks.
December 05, 2015 1:34 pm
The initiative is called 'PAU for Planet: Climate Conscious Campus' and it took the students a week to prepare 20 cakes in solar cookers
December 05, 2015 1:59 am
November 30, 2015 7:33 am
Ahead of the summit, India has been again targeted as a spoiler. It must stand its ground till the end.