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Exclusive: Over half of India's coal-fired power plants set to miss emission norm deadline 15.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
More than half of India's coal-fired power plants ordered to retrofit equipment to curb air pollution are set to miss the deadline, private industry estimates and a Reuters analysis show, as millions in the country wake up to toxic air each day.
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Mongolia amends constitution in bid to end political instability 15.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Mongolia has amended its constitution for the second time since it was ratified in 1992, strengthening the powers of the prime minister in a bid to end years of costly political instability and economic stagnation.
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Children born today will suffer health effects of climate change all through their lives 15.11.2019 Scroll.in
Indian children will suffer even more, says a new study.
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Coal scam: Two directors of a company awarded 3-year jail term 15.11.2019 DNA
A Special CBI Court awarded jail sentences to three people in Lohardanga Jharkhand Coal block case.
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Over 5 Lakh People Died Due To Air pollution In 2016 In India: Report 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
More than five lakh people died prematurely in India in 2016 due to dangerous levels of outdoor air pollution and over 97,000 of the them died after being exposed to pollutants from coal burning, a...
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Children In India Face Higher Health Burden Of Climate Change: Report 14.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
As temperatures rise in a changing climate scenario, children born in India will be particularly vulnerable to a greater health burden of malnutrition, air pollution and deadly heat waves, according...
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Zimbabwe bans new electric water heaters to save energy 13.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Zimbabwe is banning the installation of new electric water heaters in a bid to save power, energy regulations published on Wednesday showed, at a time when the country is enduring rolling blackouts lasting up to 18 hours a day.
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Schools In Delhi To Be Closed For Next Two Days Amid High Air Pollution 13.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Schools in Delhi have been advised to remain shut for the next two days due to the spike in the pollution level in and around the national capital.
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World's energy watchdog is undermining climate change battle, critics say 12.11.2019 Reuters: World News
A short walk from the Eiffel Tower, Fatih Birol oversees the world’s energy watchdog, whose analyses of fuel demand have long been viewed as the gold standard by government officials, energy executives and investors.
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Germany will not force hard coal plant closures before 2026: draft law 12.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet next week showed on Tuesday.
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No forced hard coal power plant closures before 2026: German draft law 12.11.2019 Reuters: Money News
The German government will not force hard coal power plants to close over the next seven years, a draft law expected to be approved by the cabinet next week showed on Tuesday.
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Industrial output contracts 4.3% in September, falls for second month in a row 11.11.2019 Scroll.in
In August, industrial output had contracted 1.1% and was the worst performance in six years.
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‘Smart’ T Nagar among top five polluted neighbourhoods in Chennai: Report 11.11.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
The spike in pollution levels has been drawing public attention in Chennai over the last one week. But a study from Health Energy Initiative and Doctors for Clean Air-Tamil Nadu shows that poor air quality in the city is neither an isolated nor a seasonal incident.
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Bangladesh’s plan to massively expand coal-based power plants will be a catastrophe, says new report 8.11.2019 Scroll.in
Environmentalists are alarmed by the country’s plan for turning towards coal to power its development. They say a carbon-free future is possible.
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Delhi Pollution Didn't Drop By 25% As AAP Government Claimed: Greenpeace 7.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The Delhi government's claim of a 25 per cent reduction in air pollution levels over the past few years is not true, environment NGO Greenpeace India said on Thursday.
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The pollution question: What will it take for farmers in Punjab and Haryana to stop burning stubble? 6.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In ‘Air: Why India Must Solve Pollution and Climate Change Together’, Dean Spears examines why crop-burning does not stop.
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India Among "Most Vulnerable" To Rising Sea Levels, Says UN Chief 4.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Describing climate change as the biggest threat to sustainability, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has voiced deep concern over the rising level of oceans and said the most vulnerable areas are...
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Output of eight core industries contracts 5.2% in September, the lowest growth in 14 years 31.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
An economist at Ratings and Research said that this clearly indicated the severity of the ongoing industrial slowdown.
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Ban On Night-Time Construction In National Capital Region Extended 31.10.2019 NDTV News - Cities
The Environment Pollution (Prevention and Control) Authority has extended the ban on night-time construction in Delhi and surrounding areas like Gurgaon, Ghaziabad and Noida till Saturday.
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South Korea's LNG imports to fall on new nuclear, coal plants 31.10.2019 Reuters: Money News
South Korea's imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are set to fall over the next five years after reaching record volumes in 2018, squeezed by the start-up of new long-planned nuclear and coal power plants.
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