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New hope for climate talks as India takes small step towards deal

New hope for climate talks as India takes small step towards deal

India’s climate change policy was in turmoil yesterday as its Environment Minister admitted that he had made a proposal to adjust the country’s position that caps on greenhouse gases should apply only to rich countries. Jairam Ramesh denied suggesting that India abandon the Kyoto Protocol in a leaked letter to Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister, […]

World’s Big Polluters Kick Off Climate Talks in Washington

World’s Big Polluters Kick Off Climate Talks in Washington

Representatives of the world’s 17 biggest carbon polluters were due Thursday to kick off a week of high-level and high-stakes talks on climate change at a meeting in Washington.The aim of the talks, which will be held for two days at the State Department before moving to New York next week and then to Pittsburgh, […]

Wong Heads To US For Climate Talks

Wong Heads To US For Climate Talks

Federal Climate Change Minister Penny Wong leaves for the United States on Wednesday for talks with Obama administration officials as the government’s planned emissions trading scheme remains stalled. Labor legislation setting up the carbon pollution reduction scheme is in legislative limbo following its rejection in the Senate in August. The government is still waiting to […]

Africa to Abandon Climate Talks if Demands Not Met: Ethiopian PM

Africa to Abandon Climate Talks if Demands Not Met: Ethiopian PM

African nations will walk out of climate change talks in Copenhagen if their demands, including hefty compensations from the West, are not met, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said Thursday. One of the key demands that the world’s poorest continent is making is billions of dollars in compensation to help it cope with the effects […]

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