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Many observers had anticipated that the Sixth Conference of the Parties (COP-6) to the FCCC (Framework Convention on Climate Change) would not result in any decision or action of significance. But the complete collapse of the negotiations, which at a late stage of deliberations were heading towards some sort of compromise, came as a surprise to...

In a majority decision, with two judges including the Chief Justice of India in favour of the Narmada project and one member of the apex court dissenting, the Supreme Court has ruled that construction work on the dam up to a height of 90 metres be taken up immediately.

The Sixth Conference of the Parties (COP-6) is taking place at The Hague to hammer out a consensus on actions to be taken for protecting the earth's climate. It was three years ago that in Kyoto the protocol that goes by the name of the city was drafted and agreed on. Admittedly, the draft that was approved came in the final hours of the Kyoto COP...