02-12-2012 World leaders gathered in Durban on Nov 28 to kick off the 17th Conference Of Parties climate change talks with a focus on ways to curb ever-rising global carbon emissions and seek a new commitment to the Kyoto Protocol.  more...

 
 

03-11-2012 The Durban climate change conference will bring together representatives from across the World to discuss the new commitment to Kyoto Protocol as well as the Bali Action Plan.  more...

 
 

21-07-2012 India has said discussion on climate change in the Security Council is a welcome step, but maintained that the 15-member body does not have tools to deal with the issue.   more...

 
 

Jairam Ramesh, Environment Minister

09-12-2011 Jairam Ramesh speaking at the ministerial summit at the UN Framework Convention on Climate change at Cancun said, "All countries should take binding commitments in an appropriate legal form."  more...

 
 

Jairam Ramesh/ Photo credit: Frontline

08-12-2011 Indian Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Monday said the South-Asian power could be more affected than any other country by the consequences of climate change as he laid out his plans for reducing India's own greenhouse-gas emissions.  more...