• Ramesh: India Will Not Sign Binding Emission Cuts

    • Date: 03/12/09

    Reuters: India will not accept a legally binding emission cut nor a peak year of carbon emissions at the global climate talks in Copenhagen, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Thursday. “There is no question of India accepting a legally binding emission reduction cut,” he told parliament, laying out India’s negotiating position ahead of the […]

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  • Good News: Indian Forest Cover Growing

    • Date: 02/12/09

    Indian Express: Days ahead of the climate change summit in Copenhagen, where India will demand incentives for increasing forest cover, New Delhi on Monday came up with a comprehensive report that showed that its forest cover continued to grow and that it had the potential to become the largest carbon sink in the world. The […]

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  • Europe Bypassed on Climate Summit

    • Date: 02/12/09

    The New York Times: No political entity has pushed harder for the Copenhagen conference on climate change to succeed than the European Union. But just days before the opening of the United Nations-sponsored meeting, the Europeans have been largely pushed to the sidelines, watching as the world’s two largest emitters of greenhouse gases, China and […]

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  • Developing countries to challenge emissions limits

    • Date: 01/12/09

    The Daily Telegraph: Developing countries are preparing to challenge tough limits on their carbon dioxide emissions that could damage their economies, after tough proposals from Denmark were leaked ahead of next week’s Copenhagen climate change summit. The documents, which emerged on Monday in India, appear to argue that the world’s emissions ought to halve by […]

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  • On Copenhagen, India flexible but won’t bend

    • Date: 30/11/09

    Up against sustained pressure from developed countries, including the US, to settle for a political declaration at Copenhagen on climate change, India has made it clear that it will not pre-empt the negotiations and will continue to strive for a legally binding outcome based on the UN Framework for Climate Change and the Bali Action […]

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  • Indian officials dismiss Danish climate proposal

    • Date: 30/11/09

    Associated Press: NEW DELHI — Top Indian officials dismissed a draft climate change proposal by Denmark that expects developing economies to peak their greenhouse gas emissions by 2025, news reports said Monday. The draft document was circulated to a few countries ahead of the Dec. 7-18 summit in Copenhagen, which is supposed to draw up […]

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  • Copenhagen: India, China threaten joint exit

    • Date: 28/11/09

    The Times of India: In an unprecedented move, India on Saturday joined China and two other developing countries to prepare for a major offensive on rich nations at the Copenhagen conference on climate change next month. The four countries, which include Brazil and South Africa, agreed to a strategy that involves jointly walking out of the […]

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