User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Jan 23 2019 12:25 IST RSS 2.0
 
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NITI Aayog pitches for transition to Resource Efficiency and Circular Economy as an Economic Paradigm for New India 23.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Ratan P Watal, Principal Adviser, NITI Aayog and Member Secretary, EAC to PM along with Shri Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador, European Union Delegation to India unveiled the “Status Paper and Way Forward on Resource Efficiency & Circular Economy” and “Four Sectoral Strategy Papers on Resource Efficiency on Steel, Aluminium, Construction & Demolition Waste, Secondary Materials Management in Electrical & Electronics Sector” in a release event hosted by NITI Aayog in collaboration with Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the European Union delegation to India.
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Global community should come together to eliminate terrorism, corruption and tackle climate change: VP; 20.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said that terrorism, climate change and corruption were the three main challenges the world was facing today and called upon the global community to come together to tackle them.
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Bring in structural changes to make agriculture resilient, sustainable and profitable: VP 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for introduction of structural changes through policy interventions to bring in a positive bias towards agriculture and make it resilient, sustainable and profitable.
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India born, Dr. Rattan Lal honoured with 2019 Japan Prize 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 16 (NewsVoir): Central to its deep commitment to honor the most innovative and meaningful advances worldwide, The Japan Prize Foundation today announced the laureates of the 2019 Japan
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Govt. to launch an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Last year during the pre monsoon season a series of thunderstorm/dust storm affected the northern states and claimed about 200 lives. In view of this the India Meteorological Department will be implementing an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019.
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Government launches National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) 10.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Air pollution is one of the biggest global environmental challenges of today. A time bound national level strategy for pan India implementation to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner in the form of National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) was today launched by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.
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Shri Arun Jaitley inaugurates electric vehicle charging station in North Block and hands over electric vehicle to Finance Ministry officials 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power for deployment of 15 Electric Vehicles for their officers.
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Pranav R Mehta becomes first Indian to Head Global Solar Council 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 8 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): A visionary in the field of Solar Energy and the chairman of National Solar Energy Federation, Shri Pranav R Mehta, has taken over as the president of Global
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INDO-France Pact For Sustainable Development  3.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
During the recent visit of French Foreign Minister to India, both the Governments noted that satisfactory progress had been made in pursuance of the Industrial Way Forward Agreement in 2018 between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite de France (EDF) and adopted the Status of Progress for implementation of Industrial Way Forward Agreement.
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Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects 3.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Plea to make environmental clearance mandatory for inland waterways projects
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Cabinet gives ex post facto approval to India's Approach for COP 24, Katowice, Poland (2-15 December 2018) 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating stand of India at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Katowice, Poland from 2-15 December 2018.
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Agricultural Project with FAO 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) during September, 2018 in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely (i) Madhya Pradesh : Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
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India submits Sixth National Report to the Convention of Biological Diversity (CBD) 29.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
India today submitted its Sixth National Report (NR6) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) .The report was submitted online to the CBD Secretariat by the Union Environment Minister, Dr. HarshVardhan, during the inaugural session of the 13th National Meeting of the State Biodiversity Boards (SBBs) organized by the National Biodiversity Authority (NBA) in the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), New Delhi.
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The Events of 2018 28.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A glance back at some important events that occurred in 2018.
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Cabinet approves Submission of India's Second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Submission of India's second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change. 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The year 2018 was a testimony to India’s leadership and commitment on environmental issues as the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi was awarded the United Nation's highest environmental honour - Champions of the Earth Award.
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Year End Review 2018 – Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises 27.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Global Mobility Summit:  The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi,outlined the vision for the future of mobility in India, in the Global Mobility Summit held in New Delhi in September this year.
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study 26.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Mizoram, Assam facing major climate threat: Study
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Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study 23.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Assam most vulnerable to climate change in Indian Himalayan region: Study
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