`Development’ is this summit’s key word
The Asian Age, 5 February 2004
Delhi Sustainable Development Summit 2004, the minister of external
affairs, Mr Yashwant Sinha, stressed that the international communities
and governments need to unite in the purpose to ensure that development
does not happen at the cost of natural resources.
Biomass burning to blame
The Hindu, 7 February 2004
Nobel Laureate, Paul Crutzen, and his team of scientists are set to
establish two monitoring stations at the Maldives and North Korea to
study the Atmospheric Brown Cloud phenomenon. Prof. Crutzen was talking
to reporters during the DSDS 2004 organized by TERI.
India should ask Moscow to sign Kyoto Protocol
The Hindu Business Line, 7 February 2004
India should take the lead in talking to Moscow for convincing
Russia to sign the Kyoto Protocol, Mr Jan P Pronk, Special Advisor to
the UN Secretary-General. Mr Pronk was talking to newspersons during
the DSDS 2004 organized by TERI.
India must not follow US economic model: Sachs
The Hindu Business Line, 5 February 2004
India must assert
itself in international forums, including the WTO, to ensure that the
western world is forced to keep its promise of transferring technology
and provide resources for environment protection, Prof. Jeffrey D Sachs,
special advisor to the Secretary-General of the UN, said in his address
at the DSDS 2004 organized by TERI.