User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Emissions
Last updated: Dec 16 2018 15:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Developed nations reduced emissions: UN report 7.12.2018 Sify Finance
Developed nations reduced emissions by 13 per cent in 26 years and since 2010 these have decreased by 4.4 per cent, likely due in part to climate actions that more than offset the impact of economic and population growth, the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) said.
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LIVE! Delhi govt fined Rs 25 crore for pollution; to be deducted from officials' pay 3.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Guterres thanks Modi for raising India's contribution to climate change pact 1.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
Guterres thanks Modi for raising India's contribution to climate change pact
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Climate change will shrink US economy: Report 24.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Climate change will shrink US economy: Report
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Global climate finance flows increased: UN Climate Change 24.11.2018 Sify Finance
The global climate finance flows have increased with a bulk of it continuing to go towards efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the UN Climate Change secretariat said.
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Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN 23.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN
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Two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit inaugurated in New Delhi today 12.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Global Cooling Prize, an international competition to incentivize the development of a residential cooling technology that will have at least five times (5x) less climate impact than the standard Room Air Conditioning (RAC) was announced at the inaugural session of the two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit in New Delhi today.
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IIT-Jodhpur' researchers striving to get Cars and autos to photosynthesize just like plants 8.11.2018 Sify Finance
Cars in the coming few years could exhale Oxygen thanks to research from IIT-Jodhpur.
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CSIR develops Less Polluting Firecrackers named – SWAS, SAFAL and STAR 29.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“CSIR scientists have developed Less Polluting Firecrackers which are not only environment friendly but 15-20 % cheaper than the conventional ones”, said Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forest & Climate Change at a press conference here, today.
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What 2018 Economics Nobel means for growth-hungry India 23.10.2018 Rediff: Columns
India has remained obsessed with cheap capital and infrastructure spending when instead the central constraint on Indian development remains the abysmal quality of Indians' skills, says Mihir Sharma.
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Focus should be on providing assured power, not just free power: Vice President 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has cautioned against the clamour to provide free power saying that people want assured, uninterrupted and quality power. Inaugurating a three-day International Conference on ‘Recent Developments in Clean and Safe Nuclear Power Generation,’ organised by the Institution of Engineers (India), in Hyderabad today, he said free power meant low power and finally no power.
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"World Ozone Day an opportunity to focus global attention on protection of Ozone Layer”: Dr Harsh Vardhan 17.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Stressing upon the need to strengthen active collaboration between the government, industries, industry associations and all stakeholders, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the World Ozone Day offers an opportunity to focus global attention and action on the vital environmental issue of protection of the ozone Layer.
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Dalmia Cement aims to be carbon negative by 2040: Group CEO 17.9.2018 Sify Finance
Reducing transition risks and creating transition opportunities are the top priorities; emissions and energy intensities directly impact the operating costs and India's Dalmia Cement aims to be carbon negative by 2040, says its Group CEO, Mahendra Singhi.
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Mahindra commits to become carbon neutral company by 2040 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
Mahindra & Mahindra, India's leading manufacturer of utility vehicles and part of the $20.7 billion Mahindra Group, on Thursday announced its commitment to become a carbon neutral company by 2040.
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Interview - India playing leading role in lowering global emissions: Anand Mahindra 14.9.2018 Sify Finance
India is already playing a leading role in lowering global emissions. The country's efforts in mainstreaming renewable energy and energy efficiency are remarkable. These, and its ambition in the electric mobility space, are admired across the globe, says Mahindra Group Executive Chairman Anand Mahindra.
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REDD+secretariat opened at Rain Forest Research Institute 9.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
REDD+secretariat opened at Rain Forest Research Institute
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Environment Minister Releases India’s National Redd+ Strategy 30.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Reiterating India’s commitment to Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has emphasised that the cooperation and involvement of the tribals,  other forest dwelling people and  the society as a whole, is crucial for the implementation of the REDD+ strategy.
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Earth heading towards irreversible 'hothouse' state, finds new study 7.8.2018 DNA: Opinion
Our planet is at the risk of entering an irreversible 'hothouse' condition - where the global temperatures will rise by four to five degrees and sea levels may surge by up to 60 metres higher than today - even if targets under the Paris climate deal are met, a study warns. According to the researchers, keeping global warming to within 1.5-2 degrees Celsius may be more difficult than previously assessed. "Human emissions of greenhouse gas are not the sole determinant of temperature on Earth," said Will Steffen from the Australian National University. "Our study suggests that human-induced global warming of two degrees Celsius may trigger other Earth system processes, often called "feedbacks," that can drive further warming - even if we stop emitting greenhouse gases," said Steffen, lead author of the study published in the journal PNAS. "Avoiding this scenario requires a redirection of human actions from exploitation to stewardship of the Earth system," he said. A team of scientists showed that even if ...
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Decrease in Greenhouse Gas Emissions 3.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that India's emission intensity of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has reduced by 12% between 2005 and 2010 (as per India’s first BUR) in line with our voluntary goal of reducing emission intensity of GDP by 20-25% by 2020 over 2005 level, Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the greenhouse gases (GHG) emission inventory for the country is prepared according to the requirements under the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
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Greenhouse gases surge to new highs worldwide in 2017: US report 1.8.2018 DNA: India
Planet-warming greenhouse gases surged to new highs as abnormally hot temperatures swept the globe and ice melted at record levels in the Arctic last year due to climate change, a major US report said today. The annual State of the Climate Report, compiled by more than 450 scientists from over 60 countries, describes worsening climate conditions worldwide in 2017, the same year that US President Donald Trump pulled out of the landmark Paris climate deal. The United States is the world's second leading polluter after China, but has rolled back environmental safeguards under Trump, who has declared climate change a "Chinese hoax" and exited the Paris deal signed by more than 190 nations as a path toward curbing harmful emissions. The 300-page report issued by the American Meteorological Society and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mentioned the word "abnormal" a dozen times, referring to storms, droughts, scorching temperatures and record low ice cover in the Arctic. Last year, the top ...
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