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India plans to apply Kyoto model to develop Varanasi

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recently concluded five-day visit to Japan has resulted in a Kashi-Kyoto agreement, to apply the Kyoto model to develop Varanasi.

India, Japan Prime Ministers meet in Kyoto

Kyoto - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kyoto, Japan on August 30 on a visit to the country, which is expected to see a big rise in the level of interaction between the two nations.

A distinctive Machiya — ‘Misuya-Bari’ in delightful Kyoto Special

Kyoto - Machiya traditional townhouses may be found in many places in Japan; however, they are especially noteworthy in Kyoto, Japan’s ancient capital, the location of some of the finest examples of machiya architecture and gardens.

‘Sanjusangen-do’ — A splendid collection of Japanese Buddhist art Special

Kyoto - The Temple of Sanjusangen-do located in Kyoto, Japan, housing over 1000 wood-carved, gold-leaf-covered, statues of religious figures dating from the Thirteen Century, is one of the most outstanding cultural treasures of Japanese Buddhism.

Leader of Kyoto Negotiations Casts Doubt on Climate Conference

The leader of the negotiations that led to the Kyoto Protocol has expressed doubt concerning the Danish environment minister's ability to handle the upcoming climate conference in Copenhagen.

China: Rich Nations Trying to End Kyoto Protocol

As delegates from some 180 countries are gathered in Bangkok to discuss a draft document for negotiations at a UN climate change conference in Copenhagen in December, China has accused the world's richer nations of wanting to end the Kyoto Protocol.

China: 'carbon tariffs' proposals violate WTO rules

As the U.S. congress attempts to hammer out a bill on climate change, one particular provision on tariffs against global trade partners has caught the attention of China.

Op-Ed: Do we understand global warming enough to act?

The use of economic policy tools to tackle the global warming phenomenon begs a bigger question: do we know enough about the planet's heating and cooling cycles?

Friends of the Earth Canada Sue Canada's Federal Government

Canada is the first country ever to be brought to court for failing to comply with its legal commitments to combat global warming.

EU Delegates Get Impatient With Stubborn US Negotiators At Bali Meeting

US negotiators in Bali are behaving in destructive ways, trying to get key 2020 goals scrapped from a draft text. That is what EU delegates meant when they hinted that clearly spelt out interim targets were needed.

US Negotiators Are Driving A Hard Bargain In Bali Climate Talks

Nobel Peace Prize winner and former US Vice President Al Gore, who is picking up his prize in Oslo today, has said that even the strictest climate measures conditions will slow world economic growth by 0.12 percent at most.

Will Canada Respect Kyoto? Despite New Law, All Signs Point to No

The Canadian government, forced to comply with the Kyoto protocol through liberal private member’s bill C-288, has released its implementation plan a few days ago. Environmental critics slam the plan for not meeting Kyoto requirements.

UN talks on Climate Change Stall--Is the US to Blame?

UN hosted talks about climate change held in Bonn, Germany bogged down over the issue of US involvement in a climate change policy.

Who Does Actually Support John Baird's Green Plan?

Canadian Environment Minister John Baird has been under attack since his Green Plan was announced by some high profile critics and opposition parties as well.

Sir Richard Branson Criticizes Canada's Departure from Kyoto

In reaction to environment minister John Baird's comments that Kyoto targets will not be included in the Conservative Government's own plan to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gases Branson criticized them for not acting more quickly.

Stephane Dion Unveils Liberal Strategy for Meeting Kyoto

The plan focuses on meeting Kyoto targets and would impose financial penalties for any of the 700 industrial facilities who fail to meet greenhouse-gase emission levels set out by the protocol, which calls for a reduction of 6 per cent below 1990 levels b

House passes Liberal motion that supports Kyoto

Liberals, Bloc and NPD and an Independent MP get together to pass Dion's motion. Conservatives shrug their shoulders.

Canadian PM's Letter Dismisses Kyoto as 'Socialist Scheme'

A letter leaked by the Liberal party of Canada quotes Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper referring to the Kyoto Protocol as a [i] 'socialist scheme [/i] designed to suck money out of rich countries'.

The Secret Life of Geisha

It originally aired in 2002, this video is about Mineko Iwasaki, the geiko who's life was the basis for "Memoirs of a Geisha".

Humanity: A Species Without Purpose

It seems like every species on Earth has a niche to fill. What about humanity? What is our purpose?

Canada Ratifies Kyoto; Russia Next in Line

OTTAWA (voa) - Prime Minister Jean Chretien has signed Canada's ratification of the Kyoto global warming accord on reducing greenhouse gas emissions. His signature Monday in Ottawa puts the 1997 treaty much closer to international implementation. A...
 

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The 120-meter-long Main Hall of Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple  Kyoto  Japan.
The 120-meter-long Main Hall of Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple, Kyoto, Japan.
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Japanese-style garden at Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple  Kyoto  Japan.
Japanese-style garden at Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple, Kyoto, Japan.
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Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store  Kyoto  Japan.
Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store, Kyoto, Japan.
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Imperial Gardens  Nijo Castle  Kyoto Japan
Imperial Gardens, Nijo Castle, Kyoto Japan
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Kyoto, Japan
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Misuya-Bari  needles and handicrafts  a traditional Machiya townhouse in the Sanjo district of Kyoto...
Misuya-Bari, needles and handicrafts, a traditional Machiya townhouse in the Sanjo district of Kyoto, Japan.
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Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store  Kyoto  Japan.
Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store, Kyoto, Japan.
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Japanese-style garden at Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple  Kyoto  Japan. The Main Hall can be seen in ...
Japanese-style garden at Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple, Kyoto, Japan. The Main Hall can be seen in the background.
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Wooden sewing boxes for sale at Misuya-bari store in Kyoto.
Wooden sewing boxes for sale at Misuya-bari store in Kyoto.
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Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store  Kyoto  Japan.
Small Japanese-style garden (tsuboniwa) in the Misuya-Bari store, Kyoto, Japan.
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Handcrafted pins for sale at Misuya-bari  a traditional needles and handicrafts store in Kyoto.
Handcrafted pins for sale at Misuya-bari, a traditional needles and handicrafts store in Kyoto.
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The 120-meter-long Main Hall of Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple  Kyoto  Japan.
The 120-meter-long Main Hall of Sanjusangen-do Buddhist Temple, Kyoto, Japan.
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