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Last updated: Sep 19 2019 19:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Bengalureans will strike for climate justice on Global Climate Week 19.9.2019 Citizen Matters
On September 20th, Bengaluru will participate in the Global Climate Strike. This will be followed by a series of events till September 27th
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Opinion: UC investments are going fossil free. But not exactly for the reasons you may think 17.9.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Divesting is less a moral imperative than risk-averse stewardship of the university's endowment and pension fund.

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Low-cost fracking offers boon to oil producers, headaches for suppliers 12.9.2019 Reuters: Money News
At a dusty drilling site east of San Antonio, shale producer EOG Resources Inc recently completed its latest well using a new technology developed by a small services firm that promises to slash the cost of each by $200,000.
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Q&A: Falling rates lead to irrational investments, eventual crash - Mark Mobius 31.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
A slide in emerging markets provides a good buying opportunity for some countries and stocks but falling interest rates will lead to irrational capital allocation and an eventual crash, said Mark Mobius, the founder of Mobius Capital ...
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Citigroup's new shipping finance chairman to deepen environmental focus 22.8.2019 Reuters: Money News
Citigroup's veteran shipping finance banker Michael Parker is to become chairman of the bank's shipping & logistics business, a role which will include bolstering the lender's environmental focus in the sector, Citi said on ...
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Many Americans Have Invested in Gun Manufacturers Through Retirement Portfolios 20.8.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Basically the answer is that, yes, if you're a small-cap fund investor, most likely you do have exposure to companies that are publicly traded that manufacture guns," Jon Hale told Newsweek.
Thirsty city tantrums: How Bengaluru’s thirst for water is felt 400 km away 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
To satiate Bengaluru's unending thirst, water has been diverted from many rivers, including those from the Western Ghats. But these projects are starving local populations of water, and destroying ecosystems
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Bengaluru Buzz: HC order to regulate rallies | BBMP’s dengue data insufficient, says Health Dept | Streetlight survey in Vasanthnagar 20.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
High Court orders state government to regulate rallies in Bengaluru, Health Department blames BBMP for not submitting timely data on dengue, Vasanthnagar residents demand streetlights to make their neighbourhood safe - read more on what happened in the city this week
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Britain's Cornish Lithium turns to crowd funding 12.7.2019 Reuters: Money News
Cornish Lithium, a battery minerals firm set up by a former City analyst, on Friday became the first British miner to launch a crowd funding campaign as it seeks play a role in securing strategic mineral supplies.
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Plan local development, highlight civic issues at your ward committee meeting 11.7.2019 Citizen Matters
At ward committee meetings, you can discuss any local issue - from potholes to your ward's annual budget. Know more about how you can make a difference in your locality by taking part in these meetings
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To beat air pollution, redesign Bengaluru’s action plan 5.6.2019 Citizen Matters
A 44-point action plan was proposed recently to improve Bengaluru's air quality. But the actions proposed are ineffective and undemocratic, opines the author
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Over 2500 citizens come together to protest against elevated corridor 18.3.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
A large coalition of citizen groups demanded more effective and economical alternatives to address Bengaluru's traffic problems.
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Why Bengaluru’s proposed mega elevated road corridor has sparked protests 16.3.2019 Scroll.in
Activists say the project won’t ease the city’s chronic traffic congestion or ensure inclusive mobility. It will only damage the environment.
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Farmers or corporates: Who benefits from Andhra Pradesh’s natural farming project? 14.2.2019 Scroll.in
The government’s choice of partners has raised concerns.
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Childline Guwahati recorded 640 cases in 2018 18.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
Childline Guwahati recorded 640 cases in 2018
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Here’s why BDA will display Bengaluru Mater Plan again for comments 31.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The public said there was no mention of elevated corridors in the master plan. The Bengaluru Development Authority figured out a way to set it right, and how! Seeking public comments isn't the real aim of displaying master plan.
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How garbage burning contributes to Bengaluru’s air quality crisis 28.12.2018 Citizen Matters
The mismanagement of solid waste continues in Bengaluru with incessant garbage burning. There are PILs filed in the High Court, but will they help reducing burning of garbage?
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How Bengaluru’s garbage killed Mavallipura’s environment 8.12.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Mavallipura garbage dump got closed after the court order. It just led to a new 'scientific' landfill close by. That should technically help the village. What does a visit to Mavallipura reveal?
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No system in Bengaluru to ensure people have their say in elevated corridors 5.10.2018 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
Projects like elevated corridors will continue to be implemented without discussion with civil society, unless people are empowered to question, suggest alternatives and become a part of the process. Why exactly are people not able to raise their voice to a level that's heard?
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'Dams played a major role in this flood' 27.8.2018 Rediff: Interviews
'The rivers that caused the maximum problem were the ones that had dams built on them.'
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