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UN Report: Climate Change Predictions for India

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 16, 2013

The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) predicted in a recent report that the entire Indian subcontinent may witness longer rainy seasons in the second half of this century.

“There is a strong hint that the duration of the rainy season...

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US-Iran thaw fuels hope in energy-hungry India

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 25, 2013

 The United States and Iran are renewing direct diplomatic contact after nearly 35 years. Responding to Iranian overtures, President Barack Obama on Tuesday asked his Secretary of State John Kerry to hold talks with his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the UN General...

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Global Warming Slowdown Data Sought in UN Climate Report

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 30, 2013
U.S. and European Union envoys are seeking more clarity from the United Nations on a slowdown in global warming that climate skeptics have cited as a reason not to “panic” about environmental changes, leaked documents show.
They’re requesting that more details on...
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India to take carbon tax issue to UN panel

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 10, 2013
Taking a tough stance against the European Union (EU)'s emission norms for airlines, the environment ministry has indicated that it would approach the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to resolve the...
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Airlines Seek Carbon Market to Curb Post-2020 Pollution

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 4, 2013

Airlines backed a call for an emissions market to offset growth in their greenhouse gases after 2020, a step that could spur international talks on tackling pollution from the industry.

International Air Transport Association members adopted today at their annual...

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EU Regulator to Provide Guidance on UN Carbon Offset Treatment

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 27, 2013

The European Union’s regulatory arm plans to provide guidelines on its treatment of imported carbon credits following a rule change in the bloc’s emissions trading system, according to a statement published today.

The European Commission advice covers the...

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World water experts to lead search for solutions at the International Water Summit 2013

By : Sustainability ..., Jan 8, 2013

Press release

World water experts to lead search for solutions at the International Water Summit 2013

Influential organizations and water innovators confirm their attendance at the International Water Summit from 15 – 17 January to discuss the water-energy nexus...

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UN Climate Change Negotiations 2012: India acquires key role in tech transfer for combating climate change

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 8, 2012

India has acquired a key role in technology transfer for combating climate change after the country took a lead role in an agreement for a mechanism on transferring of expertise to developing countries.

Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC...

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Doubts on $30 Billion Climate Aid Threaten UN Talks

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 27, 2012

 Doubts mounted about whether developed nations honored a pledge to deliver $30 billion in aid for fighting and defend against climate change after two analysts estimated different amounts had been paid out.

The question over how much finance was provided under the “...

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Cabinet likely to discuss India's negotiating strategy at UN climate change talks

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 23, 2012

The Cabinet is expected to discuss and finalise at its meeting on Thursday India's negotiating strategy at the UN sponsored climate change talks at Doha, which begins from Monday. 

In the face of the European Union's domestic difficulties in taking on legally binding...

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