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Modi Raises ‘Common but Differentiated Responsibilities’, Developed Nations’ Leaders Find it Tough at Paris

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has maintained that the rich nations should pay for the riches they have reaped over the last two centuries while developing nations should be allowed their due to grow and that it would be “morally wrong” to burden them with reducing emissions. Upholding India’s principle of common but differentiated responsibilities, he said this should form ...

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PM Departs for CoP-21 Climate Change Summit at Paris, India Faces Biggest Challenge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Climate Change Confererence (COP)-21 in Paris tomorrow, November 30, 2015 to face one of the major challenges to his government’s diplomatic efforts in the global arena. Mr Modi will address the meeting of International Solar Alliance with Prime Minister of France, Mr. François Hollande and attend ‘Mission Innovation’ being hosted by US ...

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Javadekar Unveils New Website on Climate Change Ahead of Paris Meet


To brief the nations at the forthcoming Paris Conference on Climate Change (CoP21), India’s Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Mr Prakash Javadekar, has launched a new website www.justclimateaction.org in Pune on Thursday to focus on India’s stand and efforts. “The website includes our Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs), the appreciation received from the world over and comments on ...

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Javadekar to Hold ‘Townhall’ Jointly with Google on Monday Ahead of Paris Meet


Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar will hold a “MyGov Talk” on Monday (Oct 26) at 5.00 pm to focus on Climate Change in the run-up to the Conference of Parties (CoP) 21 in Paris from November 30-December 11, 2015. Contributors from MyGov, Climate Change experts, senior journalists and social media influencers will join the online ...

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Climate Change: India Furnishes INDCs, Sets $206 Billion Spend in 15 Years

As announced earlier, India unveiled today its Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) coinciding with Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary, which entails a target for a 33-35 percent cut in its carbon emission intensity by 2030. The base level was 2005 and it becomes a 25-year plan. However, the required percapita emission target was not set by India ...

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India Sincere on INDCs, to Present ‘Comprehensive Plan’ at Paris Summit: Prakash Javadekar

India’s environment minister Prakash Javadekar has reiterated India’s stand on compliance with the Climate Change agreements in the past and to forge ahead with its comprehensive plan at the Paris Summit to be held in December this year. The minsiter said India is finalizing its draft proposal before the crucial UN climate change conference in Paris and unlike most other ...

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Paris Meet: India Asks Developed Nations to Stick to Agenda, not change it in ‘Last Hour’

In view of the Paris Conference on Climate Change, India has reiterated its demand that the developed nations should pay for the Green Fund as pledged and should not introduce any new agenda at this “late hour” to make it “unsuccessful”. India’s Environment minister Prakash Javadekar said the convention agenda should be adhered to in the upcoming Paris Meet instead ...

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India Seeks ‘Differentiated Responsibility’ at Washington DC Climate Change Meet

With the Paris Meet 8 months away to decide the global approach to climate change and resolution to who should foot the carbon tax bill, a 2-day World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) meeting on climate change is being held in Washington with 17 ministers, including India. Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar ahead of the meeting said, “Developed world ...

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