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India widens climate rift with west

Posted by seumasach on August 2, 2009

India will not discuss signing up to legally binding obligations to make absolute cuts in greenhouse gas emissions for at least 10 years, Jairam Ramesh, the country’s environment minister, said on Friday.

“In 2020, it’s conceivable that we might look at a limited target. But in 2009, no way,” said Mr Ramesh.

FT 31st July


23rd July, 2009

A split between rich and poor nations in the run-up to climate-change talks widened on Thursday

India rejected key scientific findings on global warming, while the European Union called for more action by developing states on greenhouse gas emissions.

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