GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Environment and Forests
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 1098
TO BE ANSWERED ON 08.03.2010
Basic Countries Meet on Climate Change .
1098. SHRI RAJEEV CHANDRASEKHAR
Will the Minister of ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether it is a fact that the BASIC countries met recently to discuss the issues relating to climate change; and
(b) if so, the details of the issues discussed and finalized during the meeting?
MINISTER OF STATE (INDEPENDENT CHARGE) FOR ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS
(SHRI JAIRAM RAMESH)
(a) The BASIC group of countries consisting of Brazil, South Africa, India and China met in New Delhi on 24th January 2010 to discuss Post-Copenhagen developments and the strategy for climate change negotiations in 2010.