To energise the biodiversity convention, the world will have to first deal with difficult countries like the US
Northern countries still see desertification as a local problem caused by population pressures rather than international trade patterns and market demands
Developing countries are wary of the proposed treaty as chemicals like DDT are still used in many malaria prone regions for vector control
After almost 10 years of fighting for or against a forest convention, there is not even a common view on why forests are under threat and what should be done
Does a country have the right to demand that its domestic standards on environmental protection be applicable to all countries?
A no holds barred treaty on investments would hand over the world on a platter to MNCs
GEF should have been a liability fund, rather than a guilt fund set up by the North to make up for the global damage it had caused
If the South wants to protect its interests against the power of the Bretton Woods institutions and WTO, it will need its own, equally powerful forum
Is your government signing away your future rights to the world s natural resources?
Most Northern groups that dominate the civil society opinion making process within the climate convention have consistently ignored Southern demands for equity
Epidemiological study on effect of air pollution on human health (adults) in Delhi
How green is green?
Doha: inaction in the face of urgency
Coal mines to get automatic nod for first expansion