• FT: Half Of The World Now Climate Agnostic

    • Date: 07/12/09

    Financial Times: If you are not one of the cast of thousands getting to work in Copenhagen this week, it is easy to feel confused and more than a little bombarded. As the world gathers for negotiations billed as likely to determine the very future of life on earth, many on the outside are feeling […]

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  • Copenhagen Summit: 1,200 Limos, 140 Private Planes And Caviar Wedges

    • Date: 07/12/09

    The Daily Telegraph: Ms Jorgensen reckons that between her and her rivals the total number of limos in Copenhagen next week has already broken the 1,200 barrier. The French alone rang up on Thursday and ordered another 42. “We haven’t got enough limos in the country to fulfil the demand,” she says. “We’re having to […]

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  • China, India Oppose Foreign Climate Oversight

    • Date: 05/12/09

    Reuters: China and other major emerging economies will not allow international supervision of their actions to slow climate change to be part of a deal at UN talks in Copenhagen, a top Indian delegate said on Friday. Giving details of a common front by China, India, Brazil and South Africa at the meeting beginning next […]

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  • 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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