climate accord

What Paris deal means for developing world

Despite some misgivings, there is a recognition in India, as elsewhere in the developing world, that compromise was inevitable to get the Paris deal.

January 9, 2016
January 9, 2016

AGREEING TO SAVE THE PLANET

The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP 21, held in Paris from 30 November to 12 December 2015, was the biggest event of its kind.

December 14, 2015
December 14, 2015

What Paris deal means for developing world

Despite some misgivings, there is a recognition in India, as elsewhere in the developing world, that compromise was inevitable to get the Paris deal.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Climate talks shift from binding targets to 'name and shame'

It's clear at this point that even if the international climate accord being negotiated in suburban Paris becomes legally binding, it won't include punitive measures like trade sanctions or embargoes on straggler countries that fail to meet their commitments.