UN Climate Change Summit

  • Copenhagen climate talks end with eye on next year December 20, 2009

    Copenhagen: A historic UN climate conference ended with only a nonbinding "Copenhagen Accord" to show for two weeks of debate and frustration. It was a deal short on concrete steps against global warming, but signaling a new start for rich-poor cooperation on climate change. The agreement brokered by US President Barack...
  • Poor nations slam US-led climate deal December 19, 2009

    Copenhagen: Several developing nations rejected on Saturday a climate deal worked out by US President Barack Obama and four major emerging economies, saying it could not become a UN blueprint for fighting global warming. Earlier, European Union nations reluctantly agreed to sign up for the accord worked out at a summit...
  • Copenhagen: PM assures support December 17, 2009

    New Delhi: India remains committed towards protecting the environment and willing to do more to fight climate change but cannot do so at the cost of perpetuating poverty among developing nations, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Thursday. In a statement ahead of his visit to Copenhagen for the climate change...
  • Watch: Yechury in Copenhagen for climate summit December 17, 2009

    The CPI-M leader is a member of Indian Delegation to Copenhagen. ...
  • No climate deal in sight, protestors take to streets December 17, 2009

    Chicago: High drama was witnessed at the Copenhagen Summit on Wednesday. Hundreds of protestors took to the streets against the slow progress on the climate deal. Police has to push angry crowd at many places to prevent them from breaking through the perimeter fence. At the same time things inside...
  • Watch: Actor Rahul Bose reaches Copenhagen December 16, 2009

    Talking to CNN-IBN Rahul says he is upset as the deal is not been finalised. ...
  • Rich countries lack ambition to cut emission, says WWF December 15, 2009

    Copenhagen: While rich countries are blaming India and China for the lack of progress towards an agreement at the climate summit here, the blame for it should lie squarely with the rich countries, says a senior official of the international NGO WWF. "The lack of ambition by industrialised countries to mitigate...
  • From Copenhagen: No consensus, India walks out of meet December 15, 2009

    Copenhagen: Talks were thrown into a gridlock on Monday with the G77 bloc of countries including India, China and South Africa walking out of the main sessions of the summit. ...
  • Eco-friendly devices at display in Delhi expo December 12, 2009

    New Delhi: While the UN Climate Change Conference if on in Copenhagen, the Environment Expo held in Delhi showed how everyone can help in saving the environment. From cars running on fuel cells to bikes running on gas and from electricity generation through heat to solar-powered houses, everything was showcased...
  • US, China take on each other over global warming December 11, 2009

    In Copenhagen, a war of words broke out at the climate talks between the world's two largest carbon polluters - US and China. The disagreement was over who is more sincere about its pledges to control emissions. ...
  • 2009 one of world's hottest years since 1850: report December 8, 2009

    Copenhagen: Year 2009 is likely to rank as one of the '10 warmest' since 1850, the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) said on Tuesday in a report providing further evidence that the world is heating up. The report by the Geneva-based organisation also found that the current decade was already warmer...
  • Obama, Ban Ki-Moon urge action to fight climate change September 23, 2009

    United Nations: President Barack Obama joined other world leaders on Tuesday in calling for immediate and substantive steps to combat climate change, saying failure to act now would bring "irreversible catastrophe." ...
  • India says it's a 'deal-maker' on climate change September 23, 2009

    United Nations: Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday said that India has been a "deal-maker" and not a "deal-breaker". "Copenhagen is not the destination. It is a part of the process. Today we have five-six areas on which we have broad international consensus. We should clinch a deal on that. We...
  • 13-year-old Yugratna elated after addressing UN meet September 23, 2009

    New York: Yugratna Srivastav, a 13-year-old girl from Lucknow addressed the United Nations Climate Change Summit in New York on Tuesday. Yugratna’s speech was cheered on by world leaders including UN General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon. The teenager later spoke to CNN-IBN Correspondent Indira Kannan about her experience. Yugratna Srivastav: It was...
  • Watch: Lucknow girl to address UN climate change summit September 22, 2009

    Class IX student Yugratna Srivastava is excited about meeting Barack Obama. ...