Durban Climate Convention

  • Canada formally withdraws from Kyoto Protocol 13-12-2011 07:51 AM

    Toronto: Canada pulled out of the Kyoto Protocol on climate change on Monday, saying the accord won't help solve the climate crisis. It dealt a blow to the anti-global warming treaty, which has not been formally renounced by any other country. Environment Minister Peter Kent said that Canada is invoking...
  • India doesn't practise equity back home: Praful Bidwai 08-12-2011 12:08 AM

    Political analyst and activist Praful Bidwai talks about how the rich nations like US haven't met their pledges. ...
  • India has a very small carbon footprint: Natarajan 07-12-2011 11:22 PM

    Durban: Amid pressure on India to agree to a legally binding commitment to cut green house gas emission, New Delhi on Wednesday defended its policy, saying it had "a very small carbon footprint" and was implementing ambitious energy efficiency programmes. Environment Minister Jayanthi Natarajan, who is leading the Indian delegation...
  • India bashing in the western media: is India in need of a major public relations exercise?

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    It's that time of the year again. Yes, the end of the year, but the start of a another summit on climate change. This is...

  • India lacks good public relations outreach: Kirit Parikh 06-12-2011 06:25 PM

    Even as European Union has singled out India for being a deal-breaker, Kirit Parikh, a former negotiator and the current Chairman of the expert group of India's Low carbon strategy says that India is being painted as the devil due to lack of a good media outreach. ...
  • Durban: Deadlock over Kyoto at climate summit 05-12-2011 11:14 PM

    Durban: The UN climate summit in Durban seems to have reached a deadlock. Sources told CNN-IBN that EU has blamed India for not being a deal maker as India continues to support the old treaty i.e. Kyoto Protocol that excludes developing countries like India and China from take up any...
  • India not a deal breaker at Durban: Sunita Narain 05-12-2011 12:52 PM

    At the start of the next round of talks here at Durban, even as the head of the Indian delegation Jayanthi Natarajan has arrived, the European Union has floated the draft of a new climate treaty called the Durban Draft. The EU has blamed India for not being 'flexible' and...