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Climate plan wants drastic curbs on private cars
Nitin Sethi & Mahendra Kumar Singh, TNN
Times of India , Monday, December 15, 2008

NEW DELHI: Owning and using private vehicles could become a lot tougher if proposals made by the National Action Plan on Climate Change are implemented. Alarmed by the burgeoning growth of private ...More


‘Biomass energy can rescue slump in industrial growth’
Ignatius Pereira
The Hindu , Sunday, December 14, 2008

KOLLAM: As the nation observes National Energy Conservation Day on Sunday (December 14), it is high time some serious energy-saving measures are adopted to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and to pro ...More


Get ready for worse climate change impacts: Expert
IANS
Times of India , Sunday, December 14, 2008

POZNAN (POLAND): An extra billion people will face water shortage, cereal production in developing countries will drop and coastal regions will face more damage from floods and storms because of delay ...More


Indian against altering UN convention on climate change
Akshaya Mukul, TNN
Times of India , Saturday, December 13, 2008

POZNAN: India does not want to let the global community alter or reinterpret the UN convention on climate change at the cost of distracting attention from the earlier consensus. This was conveyed by t ...More


Frustration at climate change summit
Priscilla Jebaraj
The Hindu , Saturday, December 13, 2008

POZNAN (POLAND): As the U.N. climate talks wound down here on Friday evening, developing countries are celebrating the small success of operationalising an Adaptation Fund, even while expressing frust ...More


Mexico vows to cut carbon pollution 50% by 2050
AFP
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: Mexico said that it would slash its carbon pollution by 50% before 2050, joining Brazil among large developing economies to pledge large reductions in greenhouse gases. Mexico will ...More


Soon, we won't be able to adapt to climate: Pachauri
IANS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN (Poland): Very soon, the impacts of climate change will exceed our capacities to adapt to them, Rajendra Kumar Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has warned ...More


2008 one of worst years for disaster losses
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: Weather-related disasters and earthquakes are likely to make 2008 the second most costly year for insurers after 2005, when Hurricane Katrina struck the United States, a leading insure ...More


California moves on global warming
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

SAN FRANCISCO: California, the leading US state on climate change, set detailed goals on Thursday to cut greenhouse gases and address global warming but faced criticism the plan's economic assumptions ...More


Fight against global warming goes miniature!
IANS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

TORONTO: A small space-borne pollution monitor launched by a Canadian university in April has started beaming back data to earth. A complete analysis of the data from this wonder device will take ...More


UK, US urge Australia PM to back global climate change agreement
PTI
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

MELBOURNE: UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and former US vice-president Al Gore have strongly urged Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd to publicly back a tough global climate change agreement in the ...More


California considers tough greenhouse restrictions
AP
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

SACRAMENTO, California: California air regulators meet Thursday to consider the most sweeping plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United States, one that will transform how people travel, u ...More


We need a green new deal: UN chief
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: The world must avoid backsliding in fighting global warming and work out a "Green New Deal" to fix its twin climate and economic crises, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursd ...More


Interference with nature responsible for climate change: Rajendra Singh
Staff Reporter | Bhopal
The Pioneer , Friday, December 12, 2008

Interference with the usual laws of nature were the main reason for climate change," said Water Man of Rajasthan Rajendra Singh at a function on Thursday. The Cell for Awareness and Research in En ...More


Britain pledges $149.3m to reduce deforestation
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: Britain's energy and climate change minister Ed Miliband will say on Friday that the government will give $149.3 million to help reduce the impacts of deforestation. The funding wi ...More


UN talks split on aid to help poor cope with warming
REUTERS
Times of India , Friday, December 12, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: UN climate negotiators tried on Wednesday to break the deadlock over controlling planned payouts from a new fund to help poor nations adapt to floods, droughts and rising seas. The ...More


Industries should make green policies: GPCB
TNN
Times of India , Thursday, December 11, 2008

AHMEDABAD: Environment damaged due to global warming can be restored only if industrial units divert part of their profits for conservation. This was the plea made by Sanjiv Tyagi, member secretar ...More


Global warming: Sweden cleanest, S Arabia dirtiest
AFP
Times of India , Thursday, December 11, 2008

POZNAN, Poland: Sweden does the most of any country for tackling emissions of greenhouse gases, while Saudi Arabia does the least, according to a barometer published on Wednesday by watchdogs at the U ...More


Forestry research to be in focus now
Tribune News Service
The Tribune , Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Shimla, December 8 Belatedly though, the Forest Department has decided to focus on the long neglected area of forestry research and undertake projects to generate scientific data to help improve re ...More


Eat camels to protect environment, Aussies told
AFP
Times of India , Wednesday, December 10, 2008

SYDNEY: Australians were urged Tuesday to eat camels to stop them wreaking environmental havoc, just months after being told to save the world from climate change by consuming kangaroos. A three-y ...More


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