User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Dec 18 2018 24:43 IST RSS 2.0
 
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President Hosts President of Maldives; Says India Supports A Democratic, Stable and Prosperous Maldives 18.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, received His Excellency Mr Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, the President of the Republic of Maldives, at Rashtrapati Bhavan today (December 17, 2018). He also hosted a banquet in his honour.
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World Bank, Canada, Britain to assist nations move away from coal 14.12.2018 Sify Finance
, Dec 13 (IANS) The World Bank, Canada and Britain on Thursday announced financial, technical and advisory support for developing countries that have decided to transition from coal and accelerate the uptake of cleaner sources of energy.
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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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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'India is the motherland of a billion solutions' 6.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'That day I felt I had been freed and liberated by freeing those children. I could see a glimpse of God on the faces of the mothers who had lost all the hope. Their children could have been sold to brothels. That was beginning and I never looked back. Each time I free a child, I think I am worshiping my god.'
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World Bank doubles funding for Climate Action 3.12.2018 Sify Finance
The World Bank Group on Monday announced that it will be doubling its current 5-year investments to around USD 200 billion in support for countries to take ambitious climate
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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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Agaratoli locals resist OIL’s seismic survey 25.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
Agaratoli locals resist OIL’s seismic survey
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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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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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India gets UN Environment award for combating transboundary environmental crime 22.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
United Nation Environment has awarded Wildlife Crime Control Bureau (WCCB), Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Government of India with Asia Environment Enforcement Awards, 2018 for excellent work done by the Bureau in combating transboundary environmental crime.
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Address of Union Environment Minister at BASIC ministerial meet in New Delhi. 20.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Following is the text of the Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan’s welcome address today, at the ministerial meet of BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India and China) Countries, being hosted by MoEFCC in New Delhi.
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GST Council may have to take a view on the funding of NDRF - Shri N.K.Singh 14.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
XVFC concluded the International Workshop in India on Financing of Disaster Risk Management yesterday in New Delhi. The two-day conference discussed various issues related to Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ranging from urbanization, climate change, coastal erosion, localizedcatastrophes and the price associated with it, among many other issues.
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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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Ray of hope as ozone layer recovery on track, world safer than in 1980s 7.11.2018 Sify Finance
"The world is falling apart. The future of humanity is hanging on a cliff, on the edge of catastrophe. But there still is hope and a window of opportunity to take action." That sounds like a stereotypical UN moralising rhetoric on climate change or loss of biodiversity.
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Union Agriculture Minister addresses Inter – Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
        The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the Inter-Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in New Delhi today.
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Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwaguru in Agriculture: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called the eminent Agricultural Scientist, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwa Guru in Agriculture, a teacher and a scholar who continues to leave his inspirational, ideational thought prints on the world.
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Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority 24.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority
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“Harit Diwali-Swasth Diwali” campaign launched by Ministry of Environment today 22.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Air pollution is a serious health issue in the country especially in the northern parts during winter seasons. The air pollution in the northern region is attributed to dust, burning of crops in certain states, burning of garbage construction and prevailing climatic conditions.
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India lost $79.5 billion from climate-related disasters in 20 years 12.10.2018 Rediff: News
According to the report, floods (43.4 per cent) and storms (28.2 per cent) are the two most frequently occurring disasters.
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