User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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‘Air Quality in Delhi Better Compared to Last Year’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the air quality in Delhi has been better compared to last year.
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World hunger is increasing thanks to wars and climate change 19.10.2017 Sify Finance
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Pope Francis blasts US for 'slap in the face' to Vatican for pulling out of Paris Climate Accord 16.10.2017 DNA: India
Pope Francis implicitly criticised the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming. The United States is the only country out of 195 signatories to have withdrawn from the accord, which aims to cut emissions blamed for the rise in temperatures. U.S. President Donald Trump announced the decision in June shortly after visiting the pope, a strong supporter of the deal. At the time a Vatican official said the move was a "slap in the face" for the pope and the Vatican. "We see consequences of climate change every day," the pope said in an address to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at its headquarters in Rome. "Thanks to scientific knowledge, we know how we have to confront the problem and the international community has also worked out the legal methods, such as the Paris Accord, which sadly, some have abandoned," he said. Under the deal, United States had committed to ...
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The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley calls for capital of the World Bank to be strengthened substantially to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, building quality infrastructure in developing countries, translating the Paris Climate Change Agreement and meeting the Addis Ababa Agenda among others. 14.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Finance Minister Shri Jaitley attended the World Bank Development Committee (DC) Lunch Session in Washington D.C. yesterday. The Session focused on the Capital Adequa
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Corrected: Paris plans ban on combustion-engine cars by 2030 12.10.2017 Sify Finance
(Corrects spelling of City Hall official's name)
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Paris plans ban on combustion-engine cars by 2030 12.10.2017 Sify Finance
PARIS (Reuters) - Paris authorities plan to ban by 2030 all combustion-engine cars - including those fuelled by both diesel and petrol - an official at Paris City Hall said on Thursday.
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Consultation on climate change 12.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Consultation on climate change
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DeMo brought down terror attacks: Union Mins 12.10.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The Narendra Modi government may be worried about economic slowdown and gloom over unemployment in the country, but Union Ministers Mahesh Sharma and Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore feel the government is a decisive one that works on national interest and its efforts will soon show results. Speaking at the 'Ministerial Conclave — The Growth Debate' organised by Zee Business — Union Minister of State for Culture, and Environment, forest and Climate Change, Sharma launched a sharp attack on the Congress saying that people had lost faith in the UPA government because of the policy paralysis, and now Modi has reinstated the trust. Defending Modi government's demonetization move and GST roll-out, Sharma said there should be a strong will to take decisions. "If there is an ailment, there has to be a bitter pill for that, even though it may take time to show results," Sharma said. He added that the Union Government has always had an open mind and been open to suggestions. Sharma also claimed that demonetization has ...
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Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources 11.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources.
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Gas trading exchange coming up: Dharmendra Pradhan 10.10.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
A gas exchange platform is in the interest of the Indian consumer and in line with PM Narendra Modi's commitment to the COP21 agenda of action on climate change, said Pradhan.
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Substantially reducing emission intensity of GDP: India 10.10.2017 ET: Indicators
"Walking the talk, India's climate action plans are a reflection of our strongest commitment to contribute with our full might to the global fight against climate change," he said.
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President of India inaugurates India water Week-2017 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated India Water Week-2017 today (October 10, 2017) in New Delhi.
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Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of inauguration of The India Water Week-2017 10.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
I am happy to be here to inaugurate the Fifth India Water Week 2017. I would particularly like to welcome the international delegates, from the European Union countries and elsewhere
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Taking Science to the Masses and Building Effective Communication by Bridging Communication Gap 9.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
An effective communication strategy is very important to take science to the masses, said Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harshvardhan while releasing the book “Bridging the Communication Gap in Science and Technology: Lessons from India”, in New Delhi today.
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MoEF panel clears coal mine in Chhattisgarh elephant corridor 8.10.2017 DNA: Top News
The South Eastern Coalfield Limited's (SECL) Jagannathpur coal mining project in Chhattisgarh, which falls in an important elephant corridor between Semarsot and Tamor Pingla wildlife sanctuaries, has got Centre's in-principle forest clearance. The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) of the Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) recommended clearance with specific conditions including a wildlife management plan and protection of Mahan river, among others. The FAC is a statutory body under the environment ministry that appraises projects which use forest land for non-forestry purposes. SECL's total mine lease is 652 hectares, of which 126 hectares falls in forest land across Balrampur and Surajpur forest divisions north of Mahan river. The mine has 3 million tonnes of coal reserve that will be mined over a period of 22 years, official documents said. During the project's appraisal, FAC discussed the migratory path of elephants and the local forest division's site inspection ...
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India-South Africa Twenty Years of Strategic Partnership 7.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
India and South Africa are celebrating twenty years of strategic partnership this year. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan attended the celebrations of the collaboration in science and technology in Durban. The event was co-hosted by the Departments of Science and Technology of S. Africa and India.
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English rendering of text of Press Statement by Prime Minister during India-EU Summit (October 6, 2017) 6.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Your Excellencies, President Tusk and President Juncker, Distinguished delegates, Members of the media, I am delighted to have the opportunity to welcome President Tusk and President Juncker for the 14th India-EU Summit.
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India – EU Joint Statement during 14th India-EU Summit, New Delhi (October 06, 2017) 6.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
1. The 14th annual Summit between India and the European Union (EU) was held in New Delhi on 6 October 2017. The Republic of India was represented by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The EU was represented by Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr. Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.
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‘Discuss Laws on Wildlife with a Modern and Scientific Outlook’: Dr. HARSH Vardhan 2.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has appealed to the fraternity of wildlife experts and scientists to deliberate on various wildlife-related laws with a modern and scientific outlook. “If you can blend science and technology to the cause of wildlife, it will produce a drastic difference to the outcome of the Conference”, the Minister said.
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India unveils third National Wildlife Action Plan for 2017-2031 2.10.2017 ET: Policy
Third National Wildlife Action Plan is unique as this is the first time India has recognised the concerns relating to climate change impact on wildlife and stressed on integrating actions .
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