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ANALYSIS - Hopes for $2 tln global carbon market fade

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 4, 2010

Investors are becoming less convinced that a global carbon market, estimated to be worth about $2 trillion by the end of the decade, can be established as uncertainty over global climate policy persists.

The absence of legally binding global...

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Subject Tags: Business , United States

US certifies India-IAEA pact

By : sustainabilityo..., Feb 5, 2010

In yet another step towards full implementation of the India-US civil nuclear deal, President Barack Obama has certified that India has placed its nuclear facilities under the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) safeguards.

Obama made the Congressionally-mandated...

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Indians Largely Unaware of Climate Change

By : sustainabilityo..., Jan 19, 2010

Although India has emerged as a key player in global climate negotiations, the average Indian remains unaware of climate change. A Gallup survey conducted shortly before the Copenhagen summit last month shows 32% of Indians say they know at least something about climate...

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Little hope for last day of UN climate summit

By : sustainabilityo..., Dec 18, 2009

Hopes for the last day of UN climate talks Friday were raised by a US pledge to a climate finance fund, but leaders still warned of failure amid debate on sharing the burden of carbon-emissions cuts.

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton brightened a grim summit mood...

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Climate change: India satisfied with joint statement

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 26, 2009

India on Wednesday expressed satisfaction with the joint Indo-U.S. statement, particularly the portion on climate change, which “represents an increased degree of congruence” in the way the two countries approach the challenge.

According to an official spokesperson,...

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India linking climate change commitments to energy security

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 23, 2009

With Indian negotiators working overtime with their American counterparts to have an agreement on arrangements for fuel reprocessing, ready for signing by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday, India is linking the issue of climate change...

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Gap between India, US emissions goals grows wider

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 21, 2009

When President Barack Obama and Prime minister meet next week to talk about climate change the leaders will focus on green technologies rather than narrowing the global divide on greenhouse gas emissions goals, the chairman of the U.N.'s climate science panel said.


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Power for India, Jobs for the U.S.

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 14, 2009

Ed. note: You can always keep up with Secretary Chu through his Facebook page.

Before joining President Obama in China on Monday, I am visiting India, another crucial partner for the United...

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Obama in 11th-hour climate bid with China, India

By : sustainabilityo..., Nov 12, 2009

With the clock ticking on the high-stakes Copenhagen climate summit, US President Barack Obama will try to salvage fading hopes for a deal as he meets this month with the leaders of China and India.

Obama on Sunday starts his closely watched debut trip to China. A week...

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The US should help India fund climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Oct 28, 2009

As director of the Earth Institute at the New York-based Columbia University, economist Jeffrey Sachs has advised prime ministers, scientists and United Nations diplomats on climate change.  Hindustan Times caught up with him for an interview in New Delhi. Excerpts:


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