User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Rise in Sea Level 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“According to the fifth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the global mean rate of sea level rise was 1.7 mm per year between 1901 and 2010. As per the studies carried out by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the sea levels are changing at different rates along the Indian coast.
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National Clear Air Programme 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The National Clean Air Programme is a part of larger Central Sector “Pollution Abatement” Scheme. The draft Memorandum for Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) or the Scheme has been circulated to concerned Ministries including Ministry of Finance seeking comments.
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Impact of Cutting of Trees on Pollution 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 “The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) accords prior environmental clearance for projects or activities listed in the Schedule to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006 (and its amendments) after having followed the prescribed process in the said notification.
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Setting up of resource efficiency cell 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“Resource Efficiency Cell has been constituted in the Ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change on 13th February, 2018 to recommend appropriate policy and legislative framework and suggest an action plan for achieving resource efficiency and to promote utilization of secondary resources that will contribute towards attainment of Sustainable Development Goals.
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Allocation of funds under CAMPA 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The funds released to the States/UTs during the last three years is placed at Annexure-A. An amount of Rs.18.17 crore has been released to the Delhi CAMPA till date against the approved Annual Plan of Operation for the purpose of compensatory afforestation and allied activities including protection, conservation and management of forest”.
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“Average annual temperature over the country for the last ten years was 26 degrees”:  Dr. Harsh Vardhan 18.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“The average annual temperature, over the country as a whole, was 26.200C for the last ten years (2008 to 2017). The latest IPCC report (2014) highlights that mean surface temperature of the globe has risen by 0.850C ± 0.180C.
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High level Inter ministerial meeting held to deliberate on issues of pollution affecting Taj Mahal, in New Delhi today 16.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
A High level Inter ministerial meeting was today held in New Delhi today to deliberate on various issues and actions to be taken on war footing to conserve The Taj Mahal. The meeting mainly focussed on action points needed to overcome Air and Water pollution in and around Taj Mahal.
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China, EU reaffirm Paris climate commitment, vow more cooperation 16.7.2018 DNA: Money
China and the European Union on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to the Paris climate change pact and called other signatories to do the same, saying action against rising global temperatures had become more important than ever. Following President Donald Trump's decision last year to withdraw the United States from the agreement, China and the European Union have emerged as the biggest champions of the 2015 accord, which aims to keep global temperature increases to "well below" 2 degrees Celsius. In a joint communique on Monday, the two sides stopped short of criticising the United States, but said the deal proved that "multilateralism can succeed in building fair and effective solutions to the most critical global problems of our time." The two sides said they remained committed to creating a mechanism to transfer $100 billion a year from richer to poorer nations to help them adapt to climate change. The fund has been a major bone of contention for the United States. They also promised to work ...
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Why blame Trump alone? 14.7.2018 Rediff: Columns
How much are others responsible for the Trump presidency moving in the directions it has, asks T N Ninan.
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Ministry of Mines Organizes 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals In Indore, Madhya Pradesh 13.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Mines organized the 4th National Conclave on Mines & Minerals on 13th July 2018 at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. State Mining ministers, officials of central ministries including Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), officials of the state government, CEOs of mining industries, industry associations, academic institutions and others participated in the conclave.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Inaugurates 16th Workshop On Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Asia 11.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Applauding the long-standing effort in creating a network of Asian countries on GHG inventory by Government of Japan, Union Minister of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that for India, action on climate change is a moral and ethical responsibility and India is working under the dynamic leadership of the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to achieve its obligations as per Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) principles.
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Mass felling of Trees: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan hits back at AAP for giving approval 27.6.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Hitting-out at the AAP for accusing him of 'misguiding' people over the plan to cut down over 16,500 trees, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday said the permission to fell trees was not given by his ministry, but through approvals by Delhi government authorities. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) had on Wednesday accused Vardhan of 'misguiding' people over the plan to cut down the trees in Delhi for redevelopment of seven colonies, claiming that his ministry had given environment clearance to the project. In a statement issued tonight, the Union minister said the Delhi government has neither taken any permission nor does it need to take any such permission from the Environment Ministry. "Harsh Vardhan has said that the permission to fell trees is not granted by the Union Ministry. The Government of NCT of Delhi has neither taken any permission nor does it need to take any such permission from the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. "Harsh Vardhan emphasised that all such ...
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Strategies needed for future growth of Guwahati 25.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Strategies needed for future growth of Guwahati
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When the hills go thirsty 24.6.2018 DNA: Top News
It is summertime and Shimla is a busy place. There are travellers to be checked-in, woollens to be sold at discounted 'summer' prices and tourists waiting to be shown around the mountain vistas. But, there is one thing whose mention is enough for everyone to pause and reflect on — water or the lack of it. There is an unconcealed unanimity across government offices, hotels and homes in the hill town, commercial establishments on the famous Mall Road and villages on the outskirts that the water crisis this summer is the worst that Shimla has ever faced. While the scarcity has always reared its head each summer, locals and experts admit that the acute crisis, which lasted over three weeks between May 20 and June 12, is unprecedented. "We did not have water for 15 days at a stretch. It was an ordeal for all of us in the neighbourhood. It was especially hard on all the women as taps ran dry even at the public toilets. We had to send our kids to relatives' homes in other cities," said Soma Jaiswal, 77, a ...
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President Kovind Delivers Lecture at Havana University on ‘India and the Global South’; Says We have to Work Together to Push for Greater Space for Developing Nations in Global Governance Structures 23.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, delivered a lecture at Havana University in Cuba yesterday (June 22, 2018) on the subject - “India and the Global South”.     The President said that the subject - “India and the Global South” - he has chosen to speak on happens to be central to both Cuban and Indian foreign policy.
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DNA Jaipur 10th Anniversary: Technological quick-fixes not a solution, says Sunita Narain 23.6.2018 DNA: India
The challenge of environmental management, of water scarcity in a world which is today more and more in an age of climate change is that of an uncertain future of the most vulnerable.  The fact is that on one hand we are building in floodplains, destroying our water bodies and filling up our water channels. On the other hand, climate change is beginning to show its impact on the monsoon. It is leading to more rain in a fewer number of rainy days, as scientists have predicted. We now see more rain and more extreme rain events.  Last year, up to mid-August, data showed that India had 16 extremely heavy rain events, defined as rainfall over 244 mm in a day, and 100 heavy rain events, defined as rainfall between 124 to 244 mm in a day. This means that rain will become a flood. Worse, in Met records, the rain will be shown as normal, not recognising that it did not rain when it was most needed for sowing or that the rain came in just one downpour. It came and went. It brought no benefits. Only grief. This ...
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President Kovind in Suriname; Addresses the National Assembly of Suriname 20.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, reached Suriname yesterday evening (June 19, 2018) on the second leg of his State Visit to three countries – Greece, Suriname and Cuba. This is the first ever visit of an Indian President to Suriname.
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Speech of Nitin Gadkari in the International Conference on Water for Sustainable Development 20.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Following is the Text of speech delivered by Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation in the “Conference on International Decade for Action: Water for Sustainable Development 2018-28” held at Dushanbe, Tajikistan:- Tajikistan has taken a leading role to get the theme of water at the centre of global Sustainable Development Goals for the coming decade.
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President of India addresses a foreign policy think tank in Athens 19.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, addressed a gathering of diplomats, policymakers and academics in Athens today (June 19, 2018) on the subject “India and Europe in a Changing World”. The event was organised by the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP) – a leading foreign policy think tank in Greece and in Europe.
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Conrad for green business models 16.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Conrad for green business models
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