The politics of climate
Ananth Krishnan BEIJING: He Yafei, one of China
NEW DELHI: The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) has expressed pain over the
RASHME SEHGAL NEW DELHI Dr R.K. Pachauri, chairman, The Energy and Resources Institute (Teri), on Wednesday issued a lengthy denial about having misused his position "to amass a huge fortune" as had been alleged in an article written by climate sceptic Christopher Booker and recently published in the Telegraph, UK.
But we are eternally hopeful, would look forward to post-summit negotiations, says Nirupama Rao. Anticipating only a political statement at the end of the Conference of Parties (COP) meeting on climate change in Copenhagen, India on Wednesday said such an outcome would not measure up to its expectations.
Reports are leaking out of Washington sugeports are leaking out of Washington suggesting that the Obama administration will go around Congress to implement reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. If that happens, it will be an unprecedented action from the world's biggest polluter -- till date.
Book cover of 'The Economics and Politics of Climate Change' edited by Dieter Helm and Cameron HepburnThe Economics and Politics of Climate Change Edited by Dieter Helm and Cameron Hepburn Oxford University Press
Pallavi Aiyar / Brussels November 05, 2009, 0:35 IST Climate change to top India-EU summit agenda on Friday.
Aarti Dhar NEW DELHI: Even as the world fails to arrive at any consensus on climate change ahead of the Copenhagen meet scheduled for December, India is all set to come up with a statement at the end of a high level conference on Climate Change: Technology Development and Transfer to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on October 22.
Brikesh Singh, who by late Monday afternoon had already spent 24 hours on top, said the night was a bit chilly so they had huddled up close to the Big Ben An Indian climate campaigner was among 55 Greenpeace activists who scaled the walls of the Houses of Parliament and occupied the roof in a major security breach on Sunday.