• India won a major battle at theDurban climate talks with the issue of equity being included in the agenda for all future talks. 
  • The key countries had agreed that the issue of 'equity' in climate actions and carbon space should be fitted into the negotiating text for any talks that lead up to a new climate regime.
  • Union environment minister Jayanthi Natarajanhad gone to Durban with the demand that three issues - equity, intellectual property rights and trade barriers be discussed formally in the UN negotiations before any new deal is finalized