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Text of PM’s address at the inauguration of RE-Invest 2015, the first Renewable Energy Global Investors' Meet and Expo 15.2.2015 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM’s address at the inauguration of RE-Invest 2015, the first Renewable Energy Global Investors' Meet and Expo
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Think of innovative ideas to conserve energy: PM 15.2.2015 TOI: Home
Highlighting the misuse of natural resources, PM Modi said, "Our lifestyle has changed to an extent, that we are utilizing our future generations' share of resources."
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Cameron, Clegg and Miliband sign joint climate pledge 14.2.2015 Guardian: Environment

Three party leaders make cross-party declaration to tackle climate change in a rare show of unity in the runup to the general election

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Jadav Payeng felicitated at Jamugurihat 13.2.2015 The Assam Tribune
Jadav Payeng felicitated at Jamugurihat
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Shell boss calls fossil fuel critics 'naive' but admits Big Oil has 'credibility issue' 12.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

Ben van Beurden urges oil industry to be more assertive, arguing that debate is about balancing moral obligation of energy access for all with fighting climate change

The head of Shell has launched a stinging attack on increasingly vocal critics who are calling for fossil fuels to be left in the ground, accusing them of peddling naive and impractical solutions to climate change.

Ben van Beurden urged fellow industry leaders meeting in London to be “more assertive” in debates over the future of energy. But Shell’s chief executive admitted that the oil sector had its own credibility problem, enhanced by the fact that too many energy industrialists had been slow to acknowledge global warming.

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9th biennial conference on animal nutrition 10.2.2015 The Assam Tribune
9th biennial conference on animal nutrition
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Organic farming catches fancy of HP farmers 10.2.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
At a time when global warming has posed threat to apple plantation in Himachal Pradesh that was first introduced in 1870 in Kullu by British captain R C Scot and in 1916 at Thanedar area of Shimla by US citizen Samuel Evans Stokes later known as Satya Nand Stokes, organic farming has caught the fancy of famers under changed ...
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Global warming is causing more extreme storms 9.2.2015 Guardian: Environment

We’re already feeling changes in extreme precipitation

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US-India share common challenges due to climate change: US envoy 7.2.2015 Sify Finance
US envoy to India Richard Verma Friday said the recent summit meetings between the two countries converged their interests that were common due to the challenges posed by climate change.
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US nuclear 'breakthrough' cloud on France deal 6.2.2015 Telegraph: Nation
France has indicated it may want to use elements of the nuclear liability "breakthrough" India and the US have claimed, in setting up its own reactors in this country, signalling potential for competitive bargaining over the terms New Delhi offers to different nations.
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Climate change pushes India's poorest children into slavery - Satyarthi - TFRN 6.2.2015 Sify News
By Nita Bhalla
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Hopeful signs but no miracle fix at Paris climate summit - U.N. 6.2.2015 Sify Finance
* Don't expect solution at 'turn of a dime' - U.N. official
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World has not woken up to water crisis caused by climate change - IPCC head 3.2.2015 Sify News
By Nita Bhalla
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India 'walking the talk' on climate change, says environment minister 3.2.2015 Guardian: Environment

Prakash Javadekar says India will not limit itself to ‘business as usual’ on global warming, following pressure from Barack Obama for climate action

India’s government on Tuesday defended its efforts to combat climate change after US President Barack Obama urged the country to reduce its dependence on fossil fuels.

Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government was already turning words into action on clean energy with efforts that include increasing solar power across the country.

Related: Can Narendra Modi bring the solar power revolution to India?

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Step in to the ice age: a tour of Iceland's new Ice Cave – in pictures 3.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

In May 2014, work began on the world’s first ice-cap glacier cave on the western slopes of Iceland’s Langjökull. Work is still in progress and it is due to open in June – but here’s a sneak preview of ambitious new tourist attraction
• Iceland on film: a road trip around the ‘Hollywood of the north’

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University professors decry Theresa May’s campus anti-terrorism bill 3.2.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
Academics voice concerns over ‘draconian’ measures, while peers are forced to abandon effort to revive ‘snooper’s charter’

More than 500 university professors have urged the home secretary, Theresa May, to urgently rethink her proposals to curb campus extremists.

In a letter to the Guardian, the professors say May’s proposed counter-terror legislation is “unnecessary and ill-conceived” and that urgent steps need to be taken to ensure that academic freedom remains uncompromised by efforts to tackle extremism in Britain.

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'Smart Farmers of Bihar' use technology to deal with climate change 2.2.2015 ET: Agriculture
About 95% of farmers from Nayanagar village in Samastipur in Bihar decided not to plant paddy last year as the India Meteorology Department had forecast a bad monsoon.
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14 of the 15 hottest years on record have occurred since 2000, UN says 2.2.2015 Guardian: Science

World Metereological Organisation’s analysis narrowly places 2014 as the hottest recorded since 1850, as global warming continues

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Obama 2016 budget urges U.S. states to cut emissions faster 2.2.2015 Sify News
By Jeff Mason
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‘Devpt does not destroy environment, greed does’ 30.1.2015 TOI: Cities
A balance between development and environment is possible. Germany is a highly industrialized country yet it is a clean country. The political ‘Green Party’ that is in favour of environment-friendly industries and solar energy has been elected in many parts of the nation. It is the greed for limitless profit that is destroying our environment not development,” said environmentalist and professor Madhav Gadgil on ...
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