User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: Aug 21 2014 01:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Vijayawada to get hotter, warns UNDP 21.8.2014 TOI: Cities
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has warned of an increase in average temperature in Vijayawada if urgent environmental steps such as massive tree plantation are not taken up ...
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Climate change to cut South Asia's growth 9 per cent by 2100: Asian Development Bank 19.8.2014 ET: Indicators
India, one of the world's largest agrarian economies, is badly at risk, the report said, and may see GDP losses of up to 8.7 percent by 2100.
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Climate change, a big threat to Indian economy 19.8.2014 Rediff: Business
A global failure to respond to climate changes could result in about 8.7 per cent economic loss in India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2100, Asian Development Bank said.
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India, Bangladesh border guards' to plant millions of saplings 19.8.2014 Sify News
-Bangladesh border), Aug 19 (IANS) Border guards of India and Bangladesh have taken up an ambitious plan to plant millions of trees along the frontier to protect environment and to reinforce friendship among them, officials said Tuesday.
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India risks loss of 8.7% of GDP by 2100 on climate change: ADB 19.8.2014 ET: Indicators
But if mitigation and adaptation steps are taken to keep the temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius, the damage could be kept below 2 per cent by 2100, it said.
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Women along the LoC: Battling climate change and landmines 16.8.2014 India Together - Women

For women living along the conflict-ridden borders of Kashmir, caught between cross fire and attempts to check infiltration, the threat of landmines is a constant reality, made worse now by environmental degradation. Chetna Verma’s tales expose their rising vulnerability.

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Ecologists cheer Modi's 'zero defect, zero effect' slogan  16.8.2014 TOI: India
Whle exhorting industry to make India the manufacturing hub of the world, Modi said, "I am confident that we would achieve our goals if we carry our dream of manufacturing sector with zero defect and zero ...
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Climate change: Govt submits proposals for financial assistance 14.8.2014 Rediff: Business
He said the coastal and deltaic regions of India are reported to be vulnerable to the risks of flooding.
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Kerry eyes US-China partnership despite tensions 14.8.2014 TOI: The United States
Improving US cooperation with China is critical to maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific as well as combating the effects climate change, US secretary of state John Kerry ...
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Coastal Vulnerability Assessment 13.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Earth System Science Organization (ESSO) – Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), Hyderabad and ESSO-Integrated Coastal and Marine Area Management (ICMAM),
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Ahead of Modi's visit, India pushes Japan for nuclear deal 11.8.2014 TOI: India
Taking up the issue of delay in signing a civil nuclear agreement with Japan, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj told her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida that it was time the deal was ...
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India presses Japan for civil nuclear deal ahead of Modi visit 10.8.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
Taking up the issue of delay in signing a civil nuclear agreement with Japan, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj Sunday told her Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida that it was time the deal was ...
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World Bank to fund ecologically safe power projects 10.8.2014 DNA: Popular News
A World Bank economist has said that the lender will fund only those hydro-power projects where safeguards are in place to prevent any adverse impact on the environment. "We are prepared to support only those good hydro-power projects in India which make economic sense as well as take socio-environment safeguards very seriously," Michael Toman, lead economist on climate change in World Bank told PTI in Kolkata during a visit to the city. "The impact in terms of environment, relocation of people, availability of water to farmers should be minimum. We want all these environment and social factors to be taken care of," he said when asked to comment on protests against power projects in states like Uttarakhand and Arunachal Pradesh. World Bank lends money to a number of development projects in India, including power projects. Speaking on the sidelines of a seminar on energy security organised by research body CUTS International, he said large grid-connected power projects have the advantage of being cheaper ...
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NEC for adopting green tech for new cities 10.8.2014 The Assam Tribune
NEC for adopting green tech for new cities
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India shifts climate focus to First World 9.8.2014 Telegraph: Nation
New Delhi, Aug. 8: Union environment and forests minister Prakash Javadekar today iterated India's long-standing position on climate change, highlighting voluntary actions taken to curb Earth-warming greenhouse gas emissions and calling on the developed countries to do more.
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India asks rich nations to 'walk the talk' on climate change issues 8.8.2014 TOI: India
India on Friday said it was time for developed nations to “walk the talk” in addressing climate change with four BASIC nations jointly asking rich countries to take lead in dealing with the pollution induced global warming in accordance with their “historical ...
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Movie Review: 'Into the Storm' 8.8.2014 TOI: Entertainment
Towering tornadoes take centre-stage here as they cut through small towns in America like a hot knife through butter. A group of storm chasers and a few add-ons try to document the ...
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BASIC countries ask developed nations to 'walk the talk' 8.8.2014 DNA: India
Environment Ministers of BASIC countries including India and China on Friday said developed countries should "walk the talk" in addressing climate change in keeping with their historic responsibilities. "...we expect that developed world should walk the talk," Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said at the end of the 18th ministerial meeting on climate change here, reiterating a position held by the BASIC countries. "What we found out is that even on the mitigation front, actions of the BASIC countries of South Africa, Brazil, China and ours, are more concrete than the developed world. "I will suggest that we will make a compendium of what we have done and put up before the forthcoming UN Climate Summit meeting in September," he told reporters. Vice Chairman of the National Development and Reform Commission of China, Xie Zhenhua said 60% of the cut in emission is contributed by the developing countries. He said discussions between US and China at the bilateral level is shared with the BASIC ...
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Movie Review: 'Into the Storm' 8.8.2014 TOI: Entertainment
Towering tornadoes take centre-stage here as they cut through small towns in America like a hot knife through butter. A group of storm chasers and a few add-ons try to document the ...
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'Time for action by developing nations on climate change' 8.8.2014 Rediff: Business
Javadekar was addressing the 18th BASIC ministerial meeting on climate change here which is being attended by ministers of Brazil, China and South Africa.
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