User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Feb 27 2015 16:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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India says clean energy a $160 bln opportunity over 5 years 27.2.2015 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI, Feb 27 (Reuters) - India's renewable energy industry is likely to generate business opportunities worth $160 billion in the next five years, a finance ministry report said on Friday, the
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India's national solar mission being scaled up five-fold: Economic Survey 27.2.2015 Sify Finance
India's national solar mission has been scaled up five-fold to generate 100,000 megawatts of power by 2022, requiring an additional investment of $100 billion, said the Economic Survey for 2014-15 which was tabled in parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Friday.
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India says clean energy a $160 billion opportunity over five years 27.2.2015 Sify Finance
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's renewable energy industry is likely to generate business opportunities worth $160 billion in the next five years, the Economic Survey said on Friday, the day before a
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Impose higher carbon tax on petrol products and coal: Eco survey 27.2.2015 ET: Policy
The survey highlighted the need and scope for rationalising coal and petroleum prices and making them equivalent to international prices.
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Renewable energy sector to create Rs 10 lakh crore business in 5 years: Economic Survey 27.2.2015 ET: Power
The sector offers very good opportunity for businesses to set and scale up industry, leapfrog technologies and create volumes.
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Economic Survey Highlights - 7 last 27.2.2015 Sify Finance
* Major reform initiatives undertaken in banking, insurance and financial sectors
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Economic Survey 2015: Solar Mission being scaled up five-fold to 100,000 megawatts 27.2.2015 ET: Power
Wind energy continues to dominate this share accounting for 66 per cent of installed capacity followed by biomass, small hydro power and solar power.
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National Solar Mission scaled up 5-fold to 100,000 MW 27.2.2015 Rediff: Business
2015 is going to witness new agreements on climate change.
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India’s National Solar Mission Being Scaled up Five-Fold to 100,000 Megawatts 27.2.2015 Govt of india: PIB
The Economic Survey 2014-15 presented in the Parliament today says that India has made considerable progress in tackling climate change issues. The year 2015 is going to witness new agreements on climate change and sustainable development.
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'Alice' in pants who kept growing 27.2.2015 Telegraph: Nation
Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, 61, has been a harbinger of change in Indian politics.
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UPDATE 1-Indian climate chief told to stay away from thinktank after harassment claim - TRFN 27.2.2015 Sify News
(Recasts lead, updates with lawyer, court details)
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R K Pachauri gets protection from arrest till March 28 26.2.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
R K Pachauri barred from entering TERI office by court.R K Pachauri barred from entering TERI office by ...
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Minister of Environment Shri Prakash Javadekar calls the Railway Budget 2015-16 technology and people-oriented 26.2.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Shri Prakash Javadekar today said that the Railway Budget 2015-16 was a revolutionary and people-centric budget. He said that steps initiated in this budget would not only improve safety, security and facilities for passengers but also enhance speed of travel on Indian Railways.
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Protection of Coastal Areas from Rising Sea Level 26.2.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Recently released Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that global mean sea level has risen by 190 mm over the period 1901-2010.
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MoEF to revoke EC suspension in a week: CM 26.2.2015 TOI: Cities
Chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar on Wednesday said Union minister for environment, forests (MoEF) and climate change, Prakash Javadekar, has assured him that the suspension on environmental clearances, or ECs, to mining in Goa will be revoked within a ...
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Activists demand Pachauri be suspended as Teri chief 26.2.2015 TOI: India
A day after R K Pachauri resigned as the chief of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) in the face of a sexual harassment case, prominent civil society activists on Wednesday demanded his suspension from his position as director general of The Energy and Resources Institute, a Delhi-based renewable energy and sustainable development ...
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Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri admitted to hospital in Delhi 25.2.2015 TOI: India
Sexual harassment case: RK Pachauri admitted to hospital in Delhi
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Won't conduct any inquiry against Pachauri: UN 25.2.2015 Rediff: News
The UN made it clear that it will not conduct any inquiry into accusations of sexual harassment against R K Pachauri
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UPDATE 3-Pachauri quits UN climate panel after sexual harassment complaint 24.2.2015 Sify News
* Pachauri says unable to ensure strong leadership needed by panel
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India's tiger success story may be based on inaccurate census, says study 24.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Reports that India’s tiger population has risen by a third in four years are based on an unreliable count method says a new Oxford study

The accuracy of a recent census suggesting India’s tigers have increased by a third has been called into question by a new study.

The Indian government had trumpeted the rise in tigers from 1,706 in 2011 to 2,226 in 2014 as a sign that state-led conservation programmes were working.

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