User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Apr 21 2017 18:04 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Inter-Ministerial Delegation to Participate in Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm Conventions in Geneva 21.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
An inter-ministerial Indian delegation headed by the Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Ajay Narayan Jha, will participate in the 2017 Conference of Parties (COPs) to the Basel, Rotterdam, Stockholm (BRS) Conventions. The delegation will include
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India develops National Action Plan to combat Antimicrobial Resistance 19.4.2017 Govt of india: PIB
“Antimicrobial resistance is a serious threat to global public health that requires action across all government sectors and society and is driven by many interconnected factors. Single, isolated
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Brace yourself for a major water crisis 10.4.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
The IMD has said temperatures in most parts of the country from March to May would be 'above normal'.
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Trade unions fight for justice: Dr Choudhury 9.4.2017 The Assam Tribune
Trade unions fight for justice: Dr Choudhury
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Analysis: Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening 5.4.2017 Sify Finance
By Valerie Volcovici, Nichola Groom and Scott DiSavino
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Get set for a week of blazing heat, Bengaluru 29.3.2017 TOI: Cities
Namma Bengaluru has been categorized with 44 other cities worldwide that will face the worst heat stress due to global warming. The average number of extreme hot days annually is predicted to double in the future.
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US President Donald Trump signs executive order to roll back Obama-era climate change measures 29.3.2017 DNA: Popular News
Keeping up his campaign promise, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to roll back his predecessor Barack Obama's climate change measures, a move slammed as "irresponsible" and "spiteful assault" by the Opposition and environmental groups. "With today's executive action, I am taking historic steps to lift the restrictions on American energy, to reverse government intrusion and to cancel job-killing regulations," Trump said after signing the order at the headquarters of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday. "My action today is the latest in the series of steps to create American jobs and to grow American wealth. We're ending the theft of American prosperity and rebuilding our beloved country," Trump said. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump strongly believed that protecting environment and "promoting our economy are not mutually exclusive goals." "This executive order will help to ensure that we have clean air and clean water without sacrificing economic ...
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Trump rolls back Obama climate change measures 29.3.2017 Rediff: News
White House said Trump strongly believed that protecting environment and 'promoting our economy are not mutually exclusive goals'.
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Stephen Hawking appears as a hologram 26.3.2017 DNA: Top News
Renowned physicist Stephen Hawking has spoken to a Hong Kong audience by hologram, showcasing the growing reach of a technology which is making inroads into politics, entertainment and business. The British scientist appeared before an audience of hundreds who cheered and snapped pictures with their phones as he discussed his career and answered questions about the possibility of life on other planets, the use of technology in education and the impact of Brexit on Britain. The 75-year-old said the election of US President Donald Trump was one in a string of "right-wing successes" that would have grave implications for the future of scientific innovation and discovery. "With Brexit and Trump... we are witnessing a global revolt against experts," he said, making his first appearance in Hong Kong since 2006. The swing to the right has come at a time when the world is facing multiple environmental crises, from global warming to deforestation, he added. "The answers to these problems will come from science ...
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President of India inaugurates ‘World Conference on Environment’ 25.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The President said recent studies and systematic reviews indicate that environmental factors
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WATCH | Lights Out! 10 years of Earth Hour 25.3.2017 DNA: Mumbai
World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) Earth Hour shows us how each of us can be heroes for our planet, our home. The event that began in 2007 in Sydney now spans over 7000 cities worldwide, the event has turned into a  global movement. The legion of people that participate in the event made it the largest grassroots movement in 2010.  The video by WWF shows us how our actions today can change our tomorrow - and urges people to come together and to "Change Climate Change". Another video by them shows a positive and hopeful future where the people's movement had a great impact and makes Planet Earth a better home for present and future generations. Turn out your lights for just one hour at 8.30 ...
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No African delegates attend Africa business summit after all denied visas to US 21.3.2017 TOI: The United States
The summit aims to encourage businesses to invest in Africa and particularly to support initiative to provide clean energy, tackle the impacts of climate change and reduce poverty.
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Chappell brothers ask Adani to abandon Australian project 16.3.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'We are writing to respectfully ask you to abandon the Adani Group's proposal in Queensland's Galilee Basin...Pollution from burning coal was the single biggest driver of global warming, threatening life in Australia, India and all over the world'
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Environment Ministry Issues Notification, Provides Six-Months Window to Get Environmental Clearance to Deal With Cases of Violation 16.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) has provided a six months window, as
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Chappells tell Adanis coal mine could affect cricketing ties 16.3.2017 Rediff: Business
90 prominent Australians warn Indian energy giant Adani that its controversial coal mine project in Queensland could damage bilateral ties and even affect sporting links.
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Demand for making environment clearance data public 10.3.2017 The Assam Tribune
Demand for making environment clearance data public
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“Invest in R&D, Develop Unique Products to Carve out a Niche for the nation at global level”: Anil Madhav Dave 6.3.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Urging the industry to develop unique products to carve out a niche for India at the global level, the Environment Minister, Shri Anil Madhav Dave, has said that companies must invest a part of their income into research & development (R&D) and do some out-of-the-box thinking.
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Altering flight routes may cut climate impact by 10 per cent: Study 6.3.2017 ET: Transportation
Aviation is different from many other sectors, since its climate impact is largely caused by non-CO2 effects, such as contrails and ozone formation.
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We need a sustainable framework that synthesizes human and environmental elements of security: Vice President 27.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that we need to move towards implementing a framework
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Environmentalists call for integrated study of Ganga River Basin 26.2.2017 DNA: Top News
Environment activists and water experts have called for an integrated and holistic study on the status of Ganga River Basin -- from its origin at Gomukh to Gangasagar, where it falls in the Bay of Bengal -- so that measures c​an​ be taken to protect and conserve the ancient holy river. The experts were discussing various concerns facing River Ganga and the possible solutions for them, at a two-day International conference on “Incessant Ganga” organised by Bihar government, which kicked off in Patna on Saturday. Expressing concern over the rights of the river, author and environmentalist Vandana Shiva said an ecological perspective was required to save the river that was being affected by climate changes, inorganic farming and development in the hills. “An integrated study would tell us better about what problems are being faced where, which could help in taking up an organised campaign to save the river,” she said. Gandhian environmentalist and Chipko Movement founder Chandi Prasad Bhatt said Ganga ...
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