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The petroleum ministry's proposal to phase in increases in the prices of LPG and kerosene to more closely reflect the cost of supply needs to be welcomed. If crude oil prices remain at today's level of less than $60 per barrel, approximately 35% of the subsidy burden would be eliminated by January 1, 2006 and another 35% by October 2006....

The 11th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is currently taking place in Montreal. This session has special significance because it is also the first meeting of the parties to the Kyoto Protocol, which came into existence on February 16 this year with Russia's ratification. There are expectations...

The scientific evidence on human induced climate change is now overwhelming and generally accepted across the world. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), a credible body with objective processes, has so far brought out three major assessment reports and several special reports in the field of climate change. The fourth assessment...