User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: Oct 30 2014 20:27 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bangladesh tops 32 nations in climate risk chart 30.10.2014 Sify News
Bangladesh tops a list of 32 countries that face extreme risks because of climate change.
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Bangladesh tops 32 nations in climate risk chart 30.10.2014 DNA: Mumbai
Bangladesh is at the top of a list of 32 countries that face extreme risks because of climate change. According to a study undertaken by UK researcher Maplecroft, 32 countries out of 196 surveyed face that level of threat. The Bath, England-based analyst forwarded an e-mailed statement in this regard to a foreign news agency. Apart from Bangladesh, the other nine top countries expected to suffer from climate change aftereffects are Sierra Leone and South Sudan, Nigeria, Chad, Haiti, Ethiopia, the Philippines, the Central African Republic and Eritrea. The threatened nations all depend heavily on agriculture, which accounts for 28% of their combined economic output relying on farm-related revenue, and 65% of the working population employed in the sector, according to Maplecroft. The climate risk combined with food insecurity act as "threat multipliers" escalating the danger of civil conflict, it said. Other nations deemed at extreme climate risk included India, Pakistan and Guatemala. Image for ...
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India wants focus on adaptation, CBDR to tackle climate change 27.10.2014 Rediff: Business
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said adaptation to the adverse effects of climate change is vital in order to respond to the impacts of climate change that are already happening, while at the same time preparing for the future.
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Government is committed to strengthen communities to fight challenges posed by Climate Change 27.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change has said adaptation, capacity building, and strengthening rural communities would be the top priority for the Government to address the challenges posed by climate change.
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Virus tops discussions in Shillong 25.10.2014 Telegraph: Front Page
Shillong, Oct. 24: Coinciding with the United Nations Day, the extreme brutality perpetrated by ISIS in West Asia and the spread of the killer disease Ebola featured in the three-day North East India International Model United Nations, which commenced here today.
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Rank dilemma in China talks 21.10.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Oct. 20: One is an ace diplomat now in retirement, the other is India's security czar plucked out of hibernation ' and either could lead Prime Minister Narendra Modi's most ambitious foreign policy initiative yet.
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Focus on desi cows to up milk yield 21.10.2014 TOI: India
People generally wake up to the challenge of climate change when they face extreme weather events, but temperature rise can affect us in other ways. Impact of global warming on India’s milk production is one such area which has, of late, caught attention of policy-makers and ...
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Access to electricity in India has no impact on climate change 20.10.2014 ET: Power
Pachauri added, expanding low-carbon energy technologies in developing countries would bring many co-benefits beyond climate mitigation.
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Environment protection and Development need to be synergized 18.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Shri Prakash Javadekar, Minister for Environment, Forests & Climate Change has said for balanced sustainable development it was extremely vital to bring about a synergy between the parameters of environment protection and development.
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Want to put environment ministry on autopilot: Javadekar 18.10.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
To a question whether he thought the previous United Progressive Alliance government had not taken key environment clearance decisions which hampered growth, he said "Unfortunately, ...
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How to climate-proof your city 18.10.2014 ET: Infrastructure
The Dutch port city of Rotterdam worked on a system to adapt urban design with climate change.
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Nepal, India agree on proper utilisation of water resources 17.10.2014 ET: Power
The power projects being developed in Nepal should first benefit Nepal and its people and India is ready to provide any help in this regard.
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The man who will advise Modi on economic affairs 17.10.2014 Rediff: Business
oreign Policy magazine named him as one of the world's top 100 global thinkers in 2011.
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Climate, humans responsible for bears not going into hibernation 17.10.2014 TOI: India
The recent incidents of bear attacks in Pauri, Tehri, Joshimath and Chamoli district has shifted the attention from leopard-man conflict in the ...
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Dr. Arvind Subramanian appointed as Chief Economic Adviser 16.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Dr. Arvind Subramanian as Chief Economic Adviser for a period of 3 years on contract basis, in the pay scale of Rs. 80000/- (fixed) from the date of appointment or till superannuation, whichever is earlier.
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Shri Radha Mohan Singh calls for more Investment and Affordable Credit for Family Farming 15.10.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Minister for Agriculture, Sh. Radha Mohan Singh has called for more investment in family farms to channel affordable credit and sustainability especially to combat impact of climate change.
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Tea producers see drop in output due to erratic rainfall 15.10.2014 ET: Agriculture
Revenue in the current fiscal year ending March 2015 would also be hit by a drop in tea prices, which are likely to fall by 6-7 per cent this year.
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Wild weather forces climate adaptation on Europe's political agenda 14.10.2014 Guardian: Environment

European Environment Agency finds adapting to climate change now on political agenda but action on ground still rare

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What will it take to make our cities really smart? 13.10.2014 India Together - Economy

The thrust on ‘smart cities’ by PM Narendra Modi has been impossible to miss since he took over the reins. Sujaya Rathi and Shrimoyee Bhattacharya look at critical considerations to be made at the pilot stage of the evolutionary journey towards such urban centres.

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Adapt to climate and cut emissions, say Brazil, South Africa, India and China 13.10.2014 ET: Policy
The quartet stressed that the new global compact must be balanced and include the efforts to be made by each country or INDC.
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