User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Text of speech of Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan during inauguration of PETROTECH-2016, Plenary Hall, Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi 5.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi; Chairman of Indian Oil & Petrotech
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Manipur Guv appeals to save Loktak Lake 4.12.2016 The Assam Tribune
Manipur Guv appeals to save Loktak Lake
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Capping aviation emissions will affect sector's growth: Govt 1.12.2016 ET: Transportation
Government said it has opposed capping of aviation emissions at 2020 level as such a mechanism would adversely affect the growth of the sector in developing countries.
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Cabinet approves the negotiating position adopted by the Government at the Meeting of Parties to the Montreal Protocol of the Vienna Convention for Protection of Ozone Layer held at Kigali, Rwanda 1.12.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating position adopted by the Government of India at the recent Meeting of Parties (MoP)
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Poorly planned urbanisation pattern may impose $1.8 trillion cost by 2050: Study 29.11.2016 ET: Policy
"Better, smarter urban growth could be an economic opportunity for India worth up to 6 per cent of GDP by 2050," according to the latest research from the New Climate Economy.
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“CIL has Taken a Number of Actions to Promote Cleaner Coal Technologies”: Piyush Goyal 28.11.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Coal India Limited (CIL) has taken a number of actions to promote cleaner coal technologies like use of surface miner and dispatch
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India ranked ninth in global race of supercomputers 28.11.2016 TOI: India
Supercomputers are broadly defined as the fastest computing systems at any given time and are used for scientific purposes that require handling of troves of data at high speed.
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Delhi panel to check unauthorised constructions 25.11.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
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President Trump won't 'hurt' Clintons, has an 'open mind' on climate change 23.11.2016 Rediff: News
During the election campaign Trump had said Clinton would be in jail if he won the elections. He now faces the consternation of supporters who took that pledge literally.
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LIVE! Opposition parties protest in Parliament against note ban 23.11.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Flatlining global carbon emissions highlight slowdown in power demand: GlobalData 21.11.2016 ET: Power
Its latest report states that this stall in global carbon emissions can be attributed to a slowdown in demand for power and a shift in fuel mix from coal to low carbon fuels such as natural gas.
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'Significant' level of stubble burning in Haryana, Punjab: Government 21.11.2016 TOI: India
There was "significant" level of stubble burning this year in Punjab and Haryana, however, there is no "conclusive" study to suggest that it "always" impacts quality of air in Delhi, Rajya Sabha was informed on Monday.
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India says the Marrakech meet shows 'forward movement'; green groups express disappointment over finance 21.11.2016 TOI: India
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India Worked with Developing Nations to Ensure that Climate Actions are based on Equity and Climate Justice 20.11.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The main thrust of COP 22 was to develop rules for operationalizing the Paris agreement and advance work on Pre-2020 actions. India, led by Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, participated constructively
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Prog on organic agriculture, indigenous medicine 19.11.2016 The Assam Tribune
Prog on organic agriculture, indigenous medicine
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LIVE! BJP MLA says Ambani, Adani were 'hinted' about note ban 17.11.2016 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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India, other emerging markets investing more in clean energy: John Kerry 17.11.2016 DNA: India
The renewable energy boom is not limited to industrialised countries as emerging economies like India have invested more in such technologies than developed world, US Secretary of State John Kerry today said. Stressing on adoption of clean technologies by nations, Kerry, speaking at the UN climate talks here, said nearly 20 million new asthma cases a year in India linked to coal-related air pollution. "Now, significantly, the renewable energy boom isn't limited to industrialised countries, and that's important to note. In fact, emerging economies like China, India, and Brazil invested even more in renewable technologies last year than the developed world," he said. "China alone invested more than 100 billion dollars. Ultimately, clean energy is expected to be a multi-trillion dollar market the largest market the world has ever known. And no nation will do well if it sits on the sidelines, handicapping its new businesses from reaping the benefits of the clean-tech explosion," he said in his speech. Noting ...
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International Solar Alliance opened for signing in Morocco 16.11.2016 ET: Power
On the India side, the agreement was initialed by Anil Madhav Dave, Minister of State with Independent charge for Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
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Impact of human activity on extreme weather events on rise 15.11.2016 DNA: Top News
Anthropogenic climate change had an increased impact on the occurrence of several extreme weather events recorded between 2011-2015, especially those involving extreme high temperatures, a scientific assessment by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has revealed. According to WMO, the impact of human induced climate change on such events has increased by a factor of 10. Though not all extreme events bear a stamp of anthropogenic climate change, several of them have a direct relation to it while some have an indirect relation, which manifest in increasing its risks. "The influence of climate change on the daily lives of people has been clear due to the multiplication and intensification of extreme events, including heatwaves to record rainfall and damaging floods," said P.Taalas, Secretary-General, WMO. In India, the 2013 Uttarakhand flood disaster and the 2015 heat wave were the two biggest extreme weather events which killed over 8,000 people, the WMO noted. While the report does not attribute a ...
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India, other countries signed International Solar Alliance framework agreement 15.11.2016 ET: Power
Countries have three months to formally join the agreement. The agreement will enter into force after fifteen countries ratify or officially join it.
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