User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Global warming
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Peaking year not a bench mark for India: Prakash Javadekar 5.12.2014 ET: Power
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the country won't act to curb carbon emissions because it first must pursue economic growth to eradicate poverty.
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2014 set to be world's hottest year ever 3.12.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Record average temperatures highlight the urgent need to agree a deal on emissions at the UN climate change talks in Lima

The world is on course for the hottest year ever in 2014, the United Nations weather agency said on Wednesday, heightening the sense of urgency around climate change negotiations underway in Lima.

Preliminary estimates from the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) found global average land and sea surface temperatures for the first 10 months of 2014 had soared higher than ever recorded.

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Toshiba introduces highest efficiency artificial photosynthesis technology 3.12.2014 Sify Finance
Toshiba has launched an artificial photosynthesis technology at the 2014 International Conference in Awaji Yumebutai.
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Urgent call for curtailment of meat consumption to tackle global warming 3.12.2014 Sify News
A new study by Chatham House has revealed that adequate dietary changes like eating less meat, need to be considered for controlling global warming, but they have yet to be implemented in the
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Eating less meat essential to curb climate change, says report 3.12.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Global livestock industry produces more greenhouse gas emissions than transport but fear of a consumer backlash is preventing action, says Chatham House report

Curbing the world’s huge and increasing appetite for meat is essential to avoid devastating climate change, according to a new report. But governments and green campaigners are doing nothing to tackle the issue due to fears of a consumer backlash, warns the analysis from the thinktank Chatham House.

The global livestock industry produces more greenhouse gas emissions than all cars, planes, trains and ships combined, but a worldwide survey by Ipsos MORI in the report finds twice as many people think transport is the bigger contributor to global warming.

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It's official that carbon-emissions do result in global warming 2.12.2014 Sify News
A new research has confirmed how global warming links to carbon emissions.
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The £2.3bn for flood defences in England is good news but still not enough 2.12.2014 Guardian: Environment

Ministers can at last rightly claim they are spending more than before – but only because they cut the previous budget

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Peru Summit: Over 190 nations negotiate historic climate deal 2.12.2014 Rediff: Business
The average global temperature between January and October has been 0.68 degrees Celsius higher than the 20th century's average global temperature of 14.1 degree C.
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Lima climate change talks best chance for a generation, say upbeat diplomats 30.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Hopes rise for global warming deal after US-China carbon commitments inject much-needed momentum into Peru talks Continue reading...
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Ageing population will compound deadly effects of heatwaves caused by climate change 27.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

A combination of global warming and population growth means more people will be exposed to extreme weather systems, with an ageing population particularly at risk from heatwaves, says Royal Society

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Global Warming 26.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Government has conducted a scientific study on climate change caused by global warming and its impact on monsoon.
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Geoengineering could offer solution of last resort against climate change 26.11.2014 Guardian: Environment

Despite ‘terrifying’ risks of geoengineering, the urgent nature of climate change means research must continue into the controversial technology, say scientists

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Obama’s climate change envoy: fossil fuels will have to stay in the ground 25.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Todd Stern claims the world will have to forgo developing reserves of oil, coal and gas in order to solve global warming
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Six vital steps world leaders must agree to take to protect Earth 23.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
International talks in Paris in 2015 could see the world’s nations agree to limit global warming to a rise of 2C. Actually achieving that target will require huge commitments – not least by developed nations Continue reading...
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Text of the Speech delivered by Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar at High Level Segment of 26th Meeting of the Montreal Protocol, 20 Nov 201 21.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Text of the Speech delivered by Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar at High Level Segment of 26th Meeting of the Montreal Protocol, 20 Nov 2014
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Refrigerant gases, climate change and India 21.11.2014 Sify Finance
Despite India changing its stance and keeping quiet, select developing countries were able to delay the launch of formal talks on the phasing out of climate change-causing refrigerant gases under the
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Countries pledge $9.3bn for Green Climate Fund 20.11.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin pledge just short of $10bn target for fund to help developing countries deal with global warming

Thirty countries meeting in Berlin on Thursday pledged $9.3bn for a fund to help developing countries cut emissions and prepare for global warming, just shy of a $10bn target.

The South Korea-based Green Climate Fund aims to help nations invest in clean energy and green technology and build up defences against rising seas and worsening storms, floods and droughts.

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UK pledges £720m to climate change fund for poor countries 20.11.2014 Guardian: Environment
Energy secretary Ed Davey warns against ‘little Englander’ approach as donation to UN’s Green Climate Fund announced Continue reading...
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Text of PM's remarks at interaction with civil society groups at Fiji National University 19.11.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Text of PM's remarks at interaction with civil society groups at Fiji National University
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Australia's G20 in the world's press: climate change, koalas and cringing 17.11.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest

Tony Abbott may have wanted to keep the climate off the summit agenda, but the international media had other ideas

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