• In Copenhagen It’s Dog Eat Dog

    • Date: 07/12/09

    The Times: The European Union today rejected the new carbon emission targets tabled by the United States and China and said they were much too weak to prevent catastrophic climate change. The dispute between the three main players at the Copenhagen climate change summit overshadowed the first day of negotiations and dashed hopes that a […]

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  • Cracks Appear In G-77 Bloc On Day One

    • Date: 07/12/09

    The Times of India: The opening day of the meeting of 193 countries on climate change at Copenhagen was meant to be an occasion for reinforcing political┬árhetoric and niceties. But even before the meeting began, dark news of cracks within the biggest bloc of developing countries — G-77 plus China — started showing up. The […]

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  • ‘Climategate’ At Centre Stage As Copenhagen Opens

    • Date: 07/12/09

    The Times : The ‘Climategate’ row immediately took centre stage at the Copenhagen climate summit today when one of the opening speakers went out of his way to defend the scientific consensus on global warming from the attacks of climate change sceptics. Some 15,000 delegates from 192 nations are gathering in Copenhagen for two weeks […]

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  • 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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