COP16/CMP6, the 16th edition of Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the 6th Conference of the Parties serving as the meeting of the Parties to the Kyoto Protocol (CMP) began yesterday in the beautiful town of Cancun in Mexico. “Parties” […]
The two day Ministerial Meeting on ‘Climate Change-Technology Mechanism that concluded on 10 November 2010 saw ministers and representatives from 35 countries, regional groups and UN organisations. The discussions revolved around the creation and operationalisation of the technology mechanism under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC).
Indian Environment Minster and his Mexican counterpart at the inaugural of the Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change-Technology Mechanism in New Delhi The two day long New Delhi Ministerial Meeting on ‘Climate Change-Technology Mechanism’ began yesterday with about fifty countries participating in it. In his opening remark at the Meeting, the […]
On a three day visit to India for the first time, the American President Barack H. Obama met the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi only to reaffirm shared values and increasing convergence of interests between the US and India. When the world’s oldest democracy reaches out […]
Besides raising considerable awareness on the issue of climate change and ensuring it gets the due attention it deserves, the 15th Conference of the Parties (CoP) held last year in Copenhagen ended in dismay and brought no real good news to environmental and social activists across the globe. This year, […]
After Poznan (2008) and Copenhagen (2009), the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) will take place in Mexico later this year. Arguably one of the most important climate conferences in the world, for the world, the COP 16 is now […]