User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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World should support India generously for development: Report 22.9.2016 TOI: India
India should be given a "generous support package" to pursue its ambitious developmental projects as it has done less harm to the climate than most of the countries despite having 18 per cent share of the world's population, according to an international report.
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Wealthy countries should help India to pursue a low-carbon development path: Report 22.9.2016 ET: Policy
The report pointed out that India, with per capita Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of just $1,600, has an urgent need for economic development.
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India International Tea Convention to be held at Ooty from September 22 20.9.2016 ET: Agriculture
The convention, whose theme is " let's team up for sustainability ", will have sessions dealing with sustainability issues and product safety issues.
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BRICS Agriculture and Agrarian Development Ministers to Meet on 23rd September, 2016 20.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The 6th meeting of BRICS on Agriculture and Agrarian Development begins in New Delhi on Thursday, 22nd September, 2016 with an official level
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‘GEAC SUB-committee has experts in specific subjects relevant to safety evaluation of GE crops’ : Environment Ministry 18.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Environment Ministry has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC has experts in subjects relevant
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‘GEAC Sub-Committee has Experts in Specific Subjects Relevant to Safety Evaluation of GE Crops’ : Environment Ministry 18.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Environment Ministry has clarified that the Sub-Committee drawn up by GEAC
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Cauvery row shows why India needs a low-water economy 18.9.2016 ET: Policy
A population that has quadrupled since 1951 shares the same 4,000 BCM (billion cubic metres) of India's rainwater, in the context of a growing economy.
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CORRECTED-FEATURE-"Kung Fu" nuns bike Himalayas to oppose human trafficking 18.9.2016 Sify Finance
(Corrects to remove "monks" and replace with "general public" in paragraph 13.)
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Vice President Hamid Ansari arrives in Venezuela to attend NAM Summit 17.9.2016 DNA: Popular News
Vice President Hamid Ansari arrived here on Saturday to attend the 17th NAM Summit during which India is expected to raise its concerns over terrorism besides deliberating on key issues like UN reform, climate change and nuclear disarmament. Ansari was received by Venezuela's Executive Vice President Aristobuli Isturiz at the Santiago Mari o Caribbean International Airport here and was accorded a ceremonial welcome. The Vice President is leading the Indian delegation in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is only the second Indian Premier to give the Cold War-era bloc's summit a miss after Charan Singh in 1979. Hola Venezuela! VP Ansari arrives to attend 17th NAM Summit, is received by Aristobulo Isturiz, Executive VP pic.twitter.com/WKYRR6JuYk — Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) September 16, 2016 Warmer ties with Venezuela. VP Ansari calls on President Nicolas Maduro Moros in his first engagement in Venezuela pic.twitter.com/HQm6hPg33X — Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) September 17, 2016 While briefing ...
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Vice President Hamid Ansari leaves for Venezuela to attend NAM Summit 15.9.2016 DNA: India
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Thursday left for Venezuela to attend the 17th NAM Summit during which key issues of concern like terrorism, UN reform, climate change and nuclear disarmament are expected to be discussed. Ansari is leading the Indian delegation in the absence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is only the second Indian Premier to give the Cold War-era bloc's summit a miss after Charan Singh in 1979. The summit, which started on Tuesday and will end on September 18, is taking place in Venezuela's Margarita Island and has meetings scheduled in three consecutive segments-- officials-level, foreign ministers' meet, and a conference of heads of state and government. Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar is already in Venezuela to take part in the deliberations while Ansari will reach the country after an overnight halt in Berlin. "The summit is expected to deliberate on issues of contemporary relevance and concern such as terrorism, UN reform, the situation in West Asia, threats to ...
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“Break Silos, Work United to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”, Says Shri Piyush Goyal While Addressing 11th Sustainability Summit, 2016 14.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
“Climate change is a global challenge and we all should fight it here, now and today”, said Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State(IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines while addressing a plenary session at the 11th Sustainability Summit organized here today by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).
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BRICS Environment Ministers to meet at Goa 13.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Environment Ministers of BRICS countries are meeting on September 16 2016 in Goa, to strengthen mutual cooperation.
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Rising ocean temperature could impact India's food production 13.9.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
Food security of India and several other major key food producing countries are threatened by changing weather patterns due to warming of the oceans, which may well be the "greatest" hidden challenge for the present generation, according to a study. Changes in ocean-focused atmospheric patterns have direct implications on food production as the yield is impacted. "The consequences for society of changing weather patterns due to the warming of the oceans are considerable," said the report titled "Explaining ocean warming: causes, scale, effects and consequences". The report released by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said they involve a mix of food and water factors, and the evolution of various types of risk. Noting that there have already been changes to precipitation patterns in a number of areas of the planet resulting from large-scale atmospheric teleconnections with ocean warming, the report said there can be increased rainfall in some mid-latitude and monsoon areas and ...
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What Gadkari is doing to end India's fuel crisis 13.9.2016 Rediff: Business
India annually spends Rs 4.5 lakh crore on importing petroleum products, and Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari feels methane is a cost-effective import substitution.
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Leaders of BRICS countries to discuss urban transition in emerging smart city of Visakhapatnam 12.9.2016 Govt of india: PIB
Ministers and experts from BRICS countries will discuss urban transition and the attendant challenges in the member countries over three days from Wednesday this week in the emerging smart city of Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.
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Nitin Gadkari pushes for leapfrogging into methanol economy 11.9.2016 ET: Oil & Gas
The government's key think tank, NITI Aayog is seriously exploring about deploying methanol as a possible way to achieve energy independence for India.
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No decision yet on ratifying Paris climate change pact: Vikas Swarup 8.9.2016 DNA: Recent Columns
India on Thursday made it clear that no decision to ratify the Paris climate change agreement has been taken so far as its domestic processes in this regard were still underway. "Government has made no decision as yet on ratifying the Paris Agreement. Domestic processes in this regard are still underway. A decision will be taken only when they are completed," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said. His remarks came amidst reports quoting the White House as saying that India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi today pledged to formally join the Paris climate change agreement this year, a potentially major step toward the pact entering into force. The report came after Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit in Vientiane. During the Paris climate meet last year, more than 190 nations had agreed on setting ambitious goals for capping global warming and funnelling trillions of dollars to poor countries facing climate catastrophe. The pact will come ...
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No decision yet on ratifying Paris climate change pact: India 8.9.2016 TOI: India
India on Thursday made it clear that no decision to ratify the Paris climate change agreement has been taken so far as its domestic processes in this regard were still underway. "Domestic processes in this regard are still underway," external affairs ministry spokesperson Vikas Swarup said.
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US strongly supports India's NSG bid, Barack Obama tells PM Modi 8.9.2016 TOI: India
The US "strongly supports" India's NSG membership bid, President Barack Obama on Thursday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi here as they discussed the immediate priorities in the strategic partnership, including deepening the civil nuclear cooperation and combating climate change.
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PM Modi, Barack Obama vow to deepen strategic ties; nuclear cooperation 8.9.2016 TOI: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met US President Barack Obama here and discussed the immediate priorities in the strategic bilateral partnership, including strengthening the civil nuclear cooperation and combating climate change.
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