User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: Aug 28 2015 08:51 IST RSS 2.0
 
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LIVE! Mikhail Bora leaves for Mumbai from Guwahai 28.8.2015 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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City gets approval of 10MW solar plants 28.8.2015 TOI: Cities
The Chandigarh administration has received the approval of installation of 10MW solar plants in the city from the central government for two ...
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Euphemising forest diversion? 27.8.2015 India Together

Plantations or reforestation cannot replace natural forests, which provides an essential ecosystem. Unless policy makers realise this, our natural forests will continue to be used for various purposes shrinking the forest cover further, says Meenal Tatpati.

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Obama to seek unity with Pope Francis on many issues 27.8.2015 TOI: The United States
Obama has made no secret of his affection for the outspoken pope, calling him a "transformative leader" whose influence has transcended the Roman Catholic ...
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National Biodiversity Authority Organises Tenth Annual Meeting of State Biodiversity Boards 26.8.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The two-day national meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organised by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) concluded here today.
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Black money fight: India, Seychelles sign information exchange pact 26.8.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
India and Seychelles also signed four other agreements including one on air connectivity and the other for supply of a Dornier aircraft to the island nation.
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UK minister Desmond Swayne calls for closer partnership with India 26.8.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
Stating that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has set out a visionary agenda, he said the UK wants to be India's partner of choice on its journey.
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Text of PM’s Statement to the Media with President Michel of Seychelles 26.8.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM’s Statement to the Media with President Michel of Seychelles
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UK helping West Bengal to access climate finance 26.8.2015 Sify Finance
The UK government is helping West Bengal in preparing a roadmap to fully access climate finance - thereby helping the state address climate change with large-scale investments.
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China, US to talk "clean coal" as industry struggles 25.8.2015 TOI: Intl Business
US officials and the governors of coal-rich Western states are meeting with Chinese energy officials in a bid to advance so-called clean-coal technologies that have struggled to gain traction.
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'Modi's US visit to focus on innovation, digital economy' 25.8.2015 Rediff: Business
Modi is expected to travel to the US late September.
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Tropical forests totalling size of India at risk of being cleared, study warns 25.8.2015 The Guardian -- World Latest

Washington-based Center for Global Development predicts 289m hectares (714m acres) of tropical forests will be felled by 2050 based on current trends

Tropical forests covering an area nearly the size of India are set to be destroyed in the next 35 years, a faster rate of deforestation than previously thought, a study warned on Monday.

The Washington-based Center for Global Development, using satellite imagery and data from 100 countries, predicted 289m hectares (714m acres) of tropical forests would be felled by 2050, with dangerous implications for accelerating climate change, the study said.

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REFILE-Tropical forests the almost the size of India set to be axed by 2050 25.8.2015 Sify Finance
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India's INDC will focus on mitigation, adaptation: Javadekar 24.8.2015 Sify Finance
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said India will come out with a "comprehensive" Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDCs) plan that will focus on mitigation as well as adaptation.
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Indian Navy visits, ocean economy meet; India-Pacific Islands for closer ties (Roundup) 22.8.2015 Sify Finance
Outlining several steps to forge closer cooperation with the Pacific Island nations, India on Friday proposed to create a network of marine biology research stations on them, hold a conference on ocean economy in New Delhi next year and have goodwill visits by its navy.
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Eye on UNSC seat, India woos Pacific islands with investments 22.8.2015 TOI: India
India on Friday committed to support the Pacific Island countries' aspirations to the UN Security Council, and invest in the ocean economy these island countries ...
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Green test in Pink City for Modi 22.8.2015 Telegraph: International
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pitched a greater role for the Indian Navy in the Pacific Ocean at a summit with leaders from 14 tiny regional nations.
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Modi seeks support from Pacific island nations for permanent UNSC seat 22.8.2015 TOI: India
Presenting a strong case for its permanent membership, India asked all Pacific Island nations to press for reforms in the ...
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How making chocolate is adding up to deforestation, emissions & climate change 22.8.2015 ET: Agriculture
Demand for cacao is rising so fast that production in West Africa, which accounts for 70% of global output, has been unable to keep up.
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Text of PM’s closing remarks at Forum for India Pacific Island Countries (FIPIC) Summit, Jaipur 21.8.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM’s closing remarks at Forum for India Pacific Island Countries (FIPIC) Summit, Jaipur
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