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Fifteenth Finance Commission holds meeting on issues of Environment, Forest and Climate change 20.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
As per the terms of reference of the Fifteenth Finance Commission – · “The Commission may consider proposing measurable performance-based incentives for States, at the appropriate level of government, in following areas (i) Achievements in implementation of flagship schemes of Government of India, disaster resilient infrastructure, sustainable development goals, and quality of expenditure; (ii) Progress made in sanitation, solid waste managementand bringing in behavioural change to end open defecation.
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A Top Interior Department Press Secretary Has a Disturbing History of Islamophobic Comments 20.3.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by HuffPost. It appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Faith Vander Voort, the newly promoted top spokeswoman at the Interior Department, voiced support for more surveillance of Muslim communities and argued that attacks by radical self-proclaimed Muslim groups pose a far bigger threat to society than climate change during a […]
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What’s on MPR News – 3/20/19 20.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Here are the stories, topics, and guests you'll hear today on MPR News.
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Lindy West on turning her memoir into Hulu’s ‘Shrill,’ leaving Twitter and Miss Piggy 20.3.2019 LA Times: Commentary

When Lindy West was first approached about turning her best-selling memoir, “Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman,” into a TV series, she was skeptical.

“There’s not a lot of plot in me screaming about body positivity, but there’s a lot of character in there,” says West. “A lot of purpose.”

West is...

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Dutch government likely to lose Senate amid populist surge 20.3.2019 Reuters: World News
Voting in provincial elections began in the Netherlands on Wednesday, just two days after a Turkish-born man was arrested over a shooting attack in the city of Utrecht, boosting Dutch populist parties.
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Ex-Cottonians’ meet in April 20.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Ex-Cottonians’ meet in April
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AP finds hot records falling twice as often as cold ones 19.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a new Associated Press data analysis shows.
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A Tribute To My UN Colleagues Killed in Ethiopia 19.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
They worked on peacekeeping and reversing climate change, on empowering women and reducing plastic waste in the oceans, on helping people forced to flee their homes and so much more.
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Don’t listen to the critics – science fiction explores what it means to be human in the truest way 19.3.2019 Scroll.in
Sci-fi serves as a kind of fodder for rumination, to stimulate the mind, and to kick us out of the everyday, habitual, ways of thinking that we all fall into.
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Meet the blue wave now representing Orange County in Congress 19.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Long a bastion of Republican power, Orange County is now represented entirely by Democrats.

Four of the newest members defeated Republicans in November to secure their seats. They joined Rep. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) who holds a seat that flipped to Democratic control in the mid-’90s, and Rep....

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Progressive or moderate? New Orange County Democrats in Congress carve different paths 19.3.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Winning a Republican seat in Orange County is hard enough for a Democrat. Holding it is a whole different matter.

And the four Democratic freshmen who won seats in the historically Republican county in 2018 are already staking out starkly different routes to hold onto their jobs after 2020.

Reps....

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Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI 19.3.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Make LS polls eco-friendly: ECI
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Colorado’s tougher approach to oil and gas moves into House as Democratic lawmakers weigh climate change push 19.3.2019 Denver Post: All Political News
State lawmakers' attempt to re-focus Colorado's regulation of the $10 billion fossil-fuel industry advanced Monday with scores of supporters and opponents packing a first committee hearing in the House on the proposed oil and gas legislation.
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Climate Change Could Impact Future U.S. Storms 19.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
“There is evidence that climate change is increasing these underlying factors, supporting the development of more intense 'bomb cyclones' and nor'easters, packing tropical storm–scale winds and dumping huge amounts of precipitation.”
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India’s understanding of forest fires has been skewed by colonial-era policy 18.3.2019 Scroll.in
Savannas in peninsular India have been misclassified as dry deciduous forests, which is doing more harm than good.
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Will Remain Sensitive To India's Security Concerns, Says Maldives 18.3.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Maldives on Monday reaffirmed its "India-First Policy", saying it looks forward to working closely with India on all issues and will remain sensitive towards its security and strategic concerns as...
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Dan Rather on Trump: 'Manure Spreader in a Windstorm' 18.3.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The long-time journalist and broadcaster told CNN the president's social media output was "ridiculous, but...unrelenting."
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Daily Digest: Can Klobuchar win over progressives? 18.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Some of the political stories you may have missed over the weekend.
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Some Minnesota Dems say Klobuchar isn't progressive enough 18.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
There are plenty of Democrats in Minnesota who think U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar is too moderate to be their party's presidential nominee.
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Call for plantation drives from April 22 18.3.2019 The Assam Tribune
Call for plantation drives from April 22
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