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Unequal rights, equal responsibilities?

November 12, 1998:

Industrialised countries want to have the cake and eat it too. President Carlos Menem delivered it to them on a silver platter by agreeing to take on voluntary commitments for Argentina.

George Bush: "I oppose the Kyoto Protocol"

March 16, 2001

The leader of the most polluting country in the world claims global warming treaty is "unfair" because it excludes India and China


March 11, 2002

What induced the Indian Ministry of External Affairs to issue a statement endorsing a plan that could result in loss of human life, and have negative economic and ecological repercussions for India?



October  24, 2002

CSE gives children an opportunity to voice their concerns on global environmental governance, in their own way

Children’s Camaraderie for Climate Change

October  25, 2002
Children join hands with CSE to talk of climate change, carbon emissions and global environment governance


Climate change and CoP- 8 through the eyes of children

November  01, 2002
Children hog the limelight at CoP-8 with their very own edition of Gobar Times


SBI 8: Bonn Jun 2-12 : 1998

Date: Jul 31, 1998

Two weeks of discussions on the Kyoto Protocol on climate change have just ended. But core problems remain. The world's worst polluters are still scotfree. It is business as usual for industrialised nations. A report from Bonn

Another crawl for humankind

The Kyoto agenda shuffled along at the recent climate change meeting in Bonn, but climate change mitigation was still not in sight

Wither UN objectivity?

November 15, 2000

At an informal meeting with NGOs during the negotiations on Tuesday, UNEP executive director Klaus Töpfer refused to comment when asked if UNEP was working overtime to position itself as a broker for CDM projects. He strongly advocated the inclusion of sinks in the CDM, despite the uncertainties involved. This would give UNEP the opportunity to participate and attract some funds for his cash-strapped organisation.

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