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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to return from US to present Interim Budget 21.1.2019 Zee News : Business
This will be the sixth consecutive Budget to be presented by Jaitley.
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Global warming delays arrival of migratory birds 21.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Global warming delays arrival of migratory birds
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Life-threatening cold weather sets in across the Midwest and Northeast 21.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and rain this weekend, creating dangerously icy conditions that promise to complicate cleanup efforts and make travel challenging on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Some of the coldest temperatures...

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Coffee market awaits monsoon report from Brazil 21.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
Coffee prices have not seen any major recovery after having fallen to 12-year lows last year. The price movement of the commodity will now depend upon the rains in Brazil and how much it supports the new crop. The market is waiting for a clearer picture that will emerge in February.  In September last year, Arabica coffee futures in Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) had declined to touch 97.3 cents per pound, lowest since July 2006. Prices have been falling from 140 cents in 2017 due to good crop in three large coffee producing countries- Brazil, Vietnam and Columbia. At that time, the global crop was estimated to be 5.7 per cent higher without a similar growth in consumption. The stock levels in the global market also had gone up after these large producers were selling off their produce to make most of the weak currencies. Global exports had reached record high levels when prices slipped to 12-year lows. In the next two months, a slight recovery was witnessed in the coffee market. Multi-year low prices ...
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In Tense Scene, Boys In "Make America Great" Hats Boo At Native American 21.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
The images in a series of videos that went viral on social media Saturday showed a tense scene near the Lincoln Memorial.
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Trump Rants About Pelosi, Crime, and Climate Change in Sunday Morning Twitter Blast 20.1.2019 Mother Jones
Two years ago today, before a crowd of debatable size, President Donald Trump stood on the steps of the Capitol to take the oath of office that would make him the 45th President of the United States. And while the federal government marked the anniversary by entering the 29th day of a partial government shutdown, Trump […]
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Global community should come together to eliminate terrorism, corruption and tackle climate change: VP; 20.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu said that terrorism, climate change and corruption were the three main challenges the world was facing today and called upon the global community to come together to tackle them.
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An EPA chief who wants to protect polluters and not the environment 20.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: There are various government agency heads whose jobs involve leading their respective departments and (gasp!) regulating. (“EPA nominee Wheeler says climate change is neither a hoax nor the ‘greatest crisis,’” Jan. 16)

As the nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew...

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Now, scientists turn carbon emissions into usable energy 20.1.2019 Sify Finance
Eliminating carbon dioxide, which is the main contributor to global warming has become a priority with scientists across the world. A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has
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Caribbean, Hawaiian pests detected in State 20.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Caribbean, Hawaiian pests detected in State
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If you want to save mankind (or at least ease traffic) you've got to pay a toll 19.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

It’s a widely held, even cherished, belief in California that freeways should be free. Free to drive on and free from traffic congestion.

Obviously, that belief doesn’t match the reality in Los Angeles. Take a look at any major highway during rush hour and you’ll see car after car inching along...

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Three ways in which the Modi government is ruining the Ganga instead of cleaning it 19.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three projects will reduce water flows into the river, pollute it, denude its catchment areas and endanger its biodiversity.
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The Pentagon’s New Climate Change Report Is Missing Some Important Details 18.1.2019 Mother Jones
Less than two months after President Trump said he did not believe a federal report outlining the existential threat of man-made climate change, the Department of Defense has released its own report on how to manage the “effects of a changing climate.” As part of the defense spending bill for fiscal year 2018, the Pentagon was asked […]
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Trump begins Year 3 in a deep hole 18.1.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

President Trump begins his third year in office in a deep hole.

Monday marks the second anniversary of Trump’s inauguration. He began that day with record levels of public disapproval for a new president. Since then, public doubts have deepened and hardened.

That doesn’t mean Trump can’t win reelection....

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Abolishing private utilities isn’t the solution to California’s wildfire threat 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: A state takeover of California’s investor-owned utilities would fail to solve what Gov. Gavin Newsom calls California’s most serious problem: climate change-driven wildfires.

Nothing about government ownership would improve wildfire safety. Nor is there history to suggest that a...

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If Washington rejects the Green New Deal, California should step up and do it ourself 18.1.2019 LA Times: Commentary

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) has disappointingly sidetracked the buzz-generating, urgently needed Green New Deal, but Washington’s likely failure to nurture the idea presents an opening for California.

The Green New Deal is an audacious, ambitious proposal to treat the climate threat...

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Top EU official Sefcovic announces bid for Slovak presidency 18.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Career diplomat and European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic said on Friday he would run for president of Slovakia in an election in March and hoped to cement the euro zone nation's status as a core member of the EU.
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Norway PM Solberg to form majority government 18.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Norway's minority centre-right government has struck a deal with the small Christian Democratic Party to form a four-party majority coalition, it said on Thursday, confirming earlier reports.
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From disease to habitat loss, researchers lay out Minnesota's bleak climate realities 18.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Minnesota lawmakers considering new legislation for reducing greenhouse gas emissions got their second crash course Thursday. This time, it was on all the ways climate change is already harming the state.
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Alarming Level Of Heavy Metals In Delhi, Gurgaon Air: Report 18.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Air quality tests done in Delhi and Gurgaon in the last two months showed presence of alarming levels of toxic heavy metals, according to a new report released Thursday.
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