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Lab-grown meat can help combat the climate crisis. It can also deepen inequalities 2.4.2020 Scroll.in
The technology must be developed in tandem with traditional knowledge systems.
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Letters to the Editor: Coronavirus isn't the only thing threatening our lungs right now 2.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Of all times, the Trump administration is rolling back fuel economy standards during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Taiwan is donating 100,000 medical masks to Colorado, Sen. Cory Gardner says 2.4.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Taiwan has pledged to donate 100,000 masks to Colorado as part of a larger donation of medical equipment to the United States, a Colorado senator says.
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COVID-19 "Does Not Mean Much For Climate": UN Agency 1.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Though factories have shut, planes have been grounded and cars left in the garage, the coronavirus pandemic is having very little impact on climate change, the World Meteorological Organization said...
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Even amid India’s stringent lockdown, forest officials are on duty to keep wildlife safe 1.4.2020 Scroll.in
They are patrolling forests round-the-clock at 100% capacity.
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EU carbon market emissions excluding aviation fell 8.7% in 2019 1.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Greenhouse gas emissions regulated under Europe's carbon market fell by 8.7% last year, preliminary like-for-like European Commission data examined by carbon analysts at Refinitiv showed.
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Coal India's annual output falls for first time in two decades 1.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Coal India's annual production fell for the first time since 1998/99 as the heaviest rainfall in 25 years battered coal mining regions and a broad economic slowdown stifled demand for the fuel.
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Editorial: Enjoying the clean air? Trump weakens car emissions standards just when we need them the most 1.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

It's especially galling that the Trump Administration chooses this very moment, in a pandemic, to rollback car emission standards.

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Trump completes rollback of Obama-era vehicle fuel efficiency rules 1.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday completed a rollback of vehicle emissions standards adopted under his predecessor Barack Obama and will require 1.5% annual increases in efficiency through 2026 - far weaker than the 5% increases in the discarded ...
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Cabinet nod to allow NRIs to own 100 pc stake in Air India 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle

New Delhi, To allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent in Air India by NRIs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amending the extant FDI policy to permit foreign investment in the disinvestment-bound national carrier through automatic route.Briefing reporters here, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, cleared the proposal to raise the limit for NRIs to own stakes in the public carrier from the current 49 per cent."Regarding the strategic sale of Air India, Non-resident Indians (NRIs) can now acquire 100 per cent stake in the airlines. Earlier it was 49 per cent," he said. The Government has already announced its decision to sell 100 per cent stake in the carrier and set March 17 deadline for submitting bids.

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16 lakh people screened at open borders and airports, screening on at 21 airports : Javadekar 1.4.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi , Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the government is pro-actively engaged to deal with coronavirus with every step underway to deal with the situation which has struck the world. Briefing mediapersons about the decisions taken by the Union Cabinet, the minister said that video conferences on a daily basis are being held with all state governments in view of the COVID-19 and measures with realtime data being shared regarinf the situation. He said that screening of passengers has staretd at 21 important airports on the country and six lakh passengers have been screened so far.Javadekar said that the screening of people is also taking place at the open borders where around 10 lakh people have been screened.In view of the tests and other aspects related to the new virus around 19 new virology labs are also being setup in the coming two days Mr Javadekar said.This situation arising out of the corona virus problem has been taken up as a ...
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Trump administration weakens auto emissions, rolling back key climate policy 1.4.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The Trump administration is replacing Obama-era fuel economy standards with weaker ones that will allow for more air pollution. Groups are already lining up to challenge the new rule.
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PM Modi, France's Macron hold discussion on Covid-19, agree on info-sharing to deal with crisis 31.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Learn from history. Don't allow the coronavirus pandemic to undo globalisation 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
Currently, our economies do not have the luxury of retreating into isolationism and nationalism.
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Trump weakens fuel economy standards, rolling back biggest U.S. effort against climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The Trump administration released weaker fuel economy standards for new cars and trucks, pitting the federal government against California on a policy key to combating climate change.

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Trump rollback of mileage standards guts climate change push 31.3.2020 Denver Post: Local
President Donald Trump is poised to roll back ambitious Obama-era vehicle mileage standards and raise the ceiling on damaging fossil fuel emissions for years to come, gutting one of the United States' biggest efforts against climate change.
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Trump to roll back fuel economy standards, reversing major effort to combat climate change 31.3.2020 LA Times: Environment

The White House is likely to finalize plans to weaken fuel-economy standards, undoing the biggest single step the U.S. has taken to fight global warming.

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India might soon implement a plan to ensure that businesses consider their human rights impact 30.3.2020 Scroll.in
Experts have hailed the move, but also called for more attention to indigenous land rights and corporate accountability.
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How Mumbai's Oldest Community Is Coping Amid The COVID-19 Lockdown 30.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
With Mumbai in a lockdown, business has been hit severely for several entities, but one community that depends on fishing are struggling during the coronavirus lockdown, which some of them describe as...
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Installation of supercomputing facility at IITG okayed 30.3.2020 The Assam Tribune
Installation of supercomputing facility at IITG okayed
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