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Efforts to prioritise textile technologies 16.12.2017 Hindu: Coimbatore
Textiles is among the sectors identified by Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) to bring down emission levels by using better technology. Gautam Goswami, who heads the T...
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NASA scientists to survey unexplored stretch of Antarctic ice 15.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
NASA scientists are set to embark on a 756-kilometre expedition in one of the most barren landscapes on Earth to survey an unexplored stretch of Antarctic ice.
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World's space agencies propose setting up climate observatory 12.12.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The heads of several of the world's space agencies have proposed the creation of a climate observatory to pool acquired data and share it with scientists around the globe, according to a declaration adopted in Paris. On the eve of the One Planet Summit organised in the French capital, the space agencies' chiefs met to discuss climate monitoring from space, including such areas as greenhouse gases, water resource management and the use of satellites during natural disasters. "Satellites are vital tools for studying and gaining new insights into climate change in order to mitigate its effects and help societies devise coping strategies," France's National Centre for Space Studies (CNES), which hosted the talks, said in a statement. It added that more than half of the 50 essential climate variables could be measured only from space. "The Paris Declaration we have just adopted proposes to set up a Space Climate Observatory that will act as a hub between space agencies and the international scientific ...
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Microsoft to invest $50 million for its 'AI for Earth' project 12.12.2017 News
Over the past six months, Microsoft has awarded over 35 grants in more than 10 countries for access to Microsoft Azure and AI technology
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Microsoft pledges $50 million to broaden AI for Earth programme 12.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Announcing its plan to broaden the AI for Earth programme, Microsoft has pledged $50 million over the next five years to put artificial intelligence technology in the hands of those who are working to mitigate climate change.
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5 yrs after Food Security Act, poor Indians to get millets at Rs 1/kg 11.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
So far, only a few states such as Karnataka and Tamil Nadu had made available millets and that too only in certain pockets
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This time, the World Book Fair is a green affair 11.12.2017 Hindu: S & T
India’s ‘traditional affinity’ to sustainability will be the dominant theme at the event opening in January
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The river wild 9.12.2017 Hindu: Other States
The Brahmaputra, known as the sorrow of Assam with its ever-shifting course, is now dumping more and more silt on the plains, making farmlands infertile and boat rides treacherous
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Kerala coastal zone authority to blacklist Anna varsity’s Institute of Remote Sensing 9.12.2017 Hindu: Home
‘Reports in many cases inconsistent with ground reality’
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Climate change is a reality: Dia Mirza 8.12.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Dia Mirza, who has been appointed UN Environment Programme's Goodwill Ambassador for India, says climate change is a reality and the time to act on it is now.
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Activists call for action against coal plants 8.12.2017 Hindu: Delhi
Point to findings of increased emissions
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Experts renew call for collective, inclusive action in HKH 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A four-day discussion on resilience issues in the Hindu Kush Himalaya ended here on Wednesday with experts renewing the call for collective and inclusive action in the region.
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Toxic air may impact 8 million Indian kids: Unicef official 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
As many as 10 Indian cities have figured in the 20 most polluted cities across the world leaving over eight million children in the country exposed to toxic air and potentially putting their brain development at risk, said Yasmin Ali Haque, Unicef Representative in India.
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Need large-scale action to protect Hindu Kush Himalaya from climate impact: Experts 6.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists, policymakers and experts have urged the countries in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH) region to take action without further delay to protect the region from the increasing impact of climate change.
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Global warming to claim 33% of ice volume in Hindu Kush Himalayan region: Expert 4.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Global warming is not only posing serious threat to glaciers, it will also result in a loss of 33 per cent of total ice volume in the Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region by the end of the century, leading dire consequences for people living there.
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Resilent HKH conference begins with call for regional cooperation against climate change 3.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Nepal President Bidya Devi Bhandari on Sunday inaugurated the international conference on resilient Hindu Kush Himalaya here with a call of regional cooperation and international collaboration to address climate change.
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Nine nations come together to ban fishing in the Arctic for at least 16 years 3.12.2017 DNA: Top News
The European Union, along with nine other nations have announced a ban on fishing in Arctic waters for commercial fishers for at least the next 16 years. According to Science Magazine, the announcement, which was made on November 30, will give scientists time to understand the region’s ecology and the potential impacts of climate change. Along with banning commercial fishing, the agreement also establishes a joint scientific research and monitoring program to improve the understanding of the ecosystem and determine whether sustainable fish stocks could be harvested in the Arctic Ocean in the future. The deal to protect 2.8 million square kilometers of international waters in the Arctic was reached after six meetings spread over two years. It includes not just nations with coastal claims in the Arctic such as by Canada, Russia, China, the US, the EU, but nations such as China, Japan, and South Korea with fishing fleets interested in operating in the region. Both Canada and  the United States announced ...
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The ice-stupa man 2.12.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
Sonam Wangchuk, winner of the TN Khoshoo Memorial Award, talks about his work
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Coming up for air: An activist’s life around preservation of environment 2.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Sunita Narain’s book isn’t your average weekend read.
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November 28, 2017, when Bali’s Mount Agung volcano stranded thousands 2.12.2017 Hindu: International
The eruption of Mount Agung volcano at Bali in Indonesia forced authorities to close the airport for a few days on November 28, 2017, stranding thousands of travellers. The Ministry of Energy and Mine...
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