User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: India Specific
Last updated: Aug 31 2014 03:45 IST RSS 2.0
 
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City wildlife photographer off to ‘shoot’ polar bears 31.8.2014 Kolkata News, Kolkata City News | Cities News - Times of India
City-based wildlife photographer Amartya Mukherjee, who has been in the forests of India and many other countries to capture breathtaking moments from animal and bird life, is set to break new ground for himself. On Wednesday, the 36-year-old chartered accountant will be off to the Arctic to open a new album. And, as on most occasions, to click on a ...
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Should India tone down its moralistic stance in Paris climate talks? 30.8.2014 India Together - Environment

Could India’s inflexible and rather aggressive attitude in global climate negotiations jeopardise its domestic mitigation of the real threats from climate change? Darryl D’Monte summarises the key take-aways from a TISS conference that dwelled upon this and related issues.

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Environment and Progress Can Go Hand in Hand, Says Javadekar at the Convocation for Indian Forest Service Probationers in Dehradun 30.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Environment and progress can supplement each other and they are not contrary to each other as is general perception. This was the observation of the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and Climate Change and Information and Broadcasting at the annual convocation of 2012-14 course of the Indian Forest Service Officer trainees of Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy in Dehradun today.
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Steps Taken by the Government Starts Showing Results: GDP Shows A Growth Rate Of 5.7 Per Cent in Q1 Of 2014-15 Over the Corresponding Quarter of the Previous Year; Headline WPI Inflation Comes Down to 5.1 Per Cent in July 2014 Among Others 30.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
When the new Government came to power around three months ago, it faced various challenges on economic front. The economic growth was showing a downward trend, the inflation was alarmingly high, unemployment rate was worrisome and corruption was touching new heights.
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Exclusive: 'The age of indecision has come to an end' 28.8.2014 Rediff: Interviews
Prakash Javadekar enjoys being information and broadcasting and parliamentary affairs minister, but heading the green ministry is turning out to be thornier than he had expected.
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Even under Modi government, it is still environment vs development 28.8.2014 ET: Policy
Mid-sized polluting industries can now operate within 5 km of national parks and sanctuaries — as opposed to the 10 km limit imposed by the Supreme Court.
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UK delegation meets Andhra Pradesh CM to discuss investment in state 27.8.2014 ET: Foreign Trade
Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu met UK's official; exchanged ideas with him on the potential for investments in renewable energy sector in state.
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PM receives Deputy Prime Minister of the UK 25.8.2014 Govt of india: PIB
PM receives Deputy Prime Minister of the UK
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British deputy PM Nick Clegg to meet Narendra Modi in trade trip 25.8.2014 TOI: India
Britain's deputy prime minister Nick Clegg begins a trade mission to India on Monday, where he will meet the country's prime minister Narendra Modi in a bid to strengthen economic ...
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‘Climate change is real and happening in India’ 23.8.2014 TOI: India
Ahead of the UN climate summit which is to be organized in New York on September 23 to give a political push to future negotiations, Indian scientists on Friday emphasized the need to take urgent steps to address the issue of climate change that has potential to adversely affect the ...
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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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