User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Generic
Last updated: Oct 12 2018 12:55 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Seminar on “Environmental issues in Water Resources Projects” organized by CWC 9.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation today organized a day-long seminar on “Environment Issues in Water Resources Projects” at New Delhi.
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Prime Minister conferred Champions of Earth Award 2018 for Policy Leadership 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, was today conferred the Champions of the Earth Award for Policy Leadership by UN Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres at a ceremony at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, here today.
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Environment Ministry Sanctions River Pollution Abatement Project in Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir 1.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In an effort to supplement the efforts of State Governments in pollution abatement in identified stretches of various rivers through National River Conservation Plan (NRCP) for implementation of projects on cost-sharing basis between the Centre and State Governments, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has sanctioned a project for ‘Pollution abatement of rivers Devika and Tawi in Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir.
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PepsiCo India to enable collection and recycling infrastructure in Delhi to support recycling of used PET plastic bottles 1.10.2018 Sify Finance
PepsiCo India’s President and CEO, Mr. Ahmed ElSheikh, along with Mr Ravi Kant Jaipuria, Founder Chairman, Varun Beverages Limited, today met with Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Hon’ble Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change to express the company’s commitment to support plastic waste management in the capital city.
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Dr. Harsh Vardhan Addresses Environment Ministers of NCR States to Ensure Better Preparedness Towards Improving air Quality 27.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Strongly emphasising collective action by all the municipal and other agencies to work together to ensure cleaner air in the coming months, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the Centre has provided all possible assistance such as grant of Rs. 1150 crore from Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) to tackle stubble burning to the States of Punjab, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh and also provided financial assistance under Urban Development Fund (UDF) to Delhi for procurement of mechanical road sweeping machines, water sprinklers and greening.
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CSIR-NEIST celebrates foundation day 27.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
CSIR-NEIST celebrates foundation day
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Science and Research should be useful to the betterment of mankind: Vice President 24.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that Scientists play a key role in providing data and should focus on the requirements of the common man, more importantly of the farmer, and help in formulating strategies for better Governance.
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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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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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India to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022: Suresh Prabhu 4.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said that demand for energy will increase due to rapid development taking place in India and fossil fuel is not going to last forever and therefore there is need for renewable energy.
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Careful planning needed to factor in climate changes, feel researchers 1.9.2018 The Assam Tribune
Careful planning needed to factor in climate changes, feel researchers
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Wheat genome unravelled: can help in dealing with climate change 31.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal (August 30-31, 2018) 31.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
We, the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Chief Advisor of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Prime Minister of Nepal, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, met in Kathmandu on 30-31 August 2018 for the Fourth BIMSTEC Summit; and Reaffirming the firm commitment to the principles and purposes of BIMSTEC as enshrined in the 1997 Bangkok Declaration; Recalling the Third BIMSTEC Summit Declaration (Nay Pyi Taw, 4 March 2014) and the BIMSTEC Leaders’ Retreat Outcome Document (Goa, 16 October 2016); Affirming the solemn commitment to making the Bay of Bengal Region peaceful, prosperous and sustainable by building on our common strengths through our collective efforts; Being convinced that geographical contiguity, abundant natural and human resources, rich historical linkages and cultural heritage present great ...
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International team of scientists including 18 Indian scientists decode complex wheat genome 18.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
In a major scientific breakthrough, a team of international researchers, including 18 from India decoded the wheat genome, considered insurmountable so far. The information generated will help to identify genes controlling complex agronomic traits such as yield, grain quality, resistance to diseases and pests, as well as tolerance to drought, heat, water logging and salinity.
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This independence day, think independent, get real about Mumbai's real estate 13.8.2018 Sify Finance
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Scientists should come up with path-breaking innovations: Vice President 5.8.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that scientific institutions to nurture talent and foster path-breaking innovations to transform the socio-economic landscape of the country.
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Policy for Disposal of Garbage 30.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that the Ministry, in supersession of Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000, has notified the Solid Waste Management Rules, 2016.
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Rise in Sea Level 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“According to the fifth Assessment Report of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the global mean rate of sea level rise was 1.7 mm per year between 1901 and 2010. As per the studies carried out by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS), the sea levels are changing at different rates along the Indian coast.
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Impact of Cutting of Trees on Pollution 20.7.2018 Govt of india: PIB
 “The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) accords prior environmental clearance for projects or activities listed in the Schedule to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2006 (and its amendments) after having followed the prescribed process in the said notification.
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