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Dutch government appeals order to speed up climate change battle 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Dutch government on Friday said it would ask the country's highest court to overturn a ruling ordering it to speed up reductions in greenhouse gas emissions.
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Why Venice’s plan to tackle worsening floods is being criticised 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The city is set to be regularly 70% underwater and the massive MOSE project won't deal with the fundamental problems.
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Shrinking Swiss glacier gets a climate-change postcard 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Switzerland's Aletsch glacier is western Europe's largest expanse of ice, but Swiss scientists say it's receding at an unprecedented pace, losing up to 12 metres (13 yards) of ice a year.
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Portugal bets on youngsters to battle future wildfires 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
After devastating wildfires swept across Portugal's interior in 2017, killing at least 116 people, authorities are pinning their hopes on youngsters to tackle future catastrophes and protect isolated populations.
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Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (Adb) Sign $ 169 Million Loan to Provide Water and Sanitation Services in Tamil Nadu 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed here today a $169 million loan as the First Tranche of a $500 million multi-tranche financing to develop climate-resilient water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in at least 10 cities in the State of Tamil Nadu.
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NGT asks Volkswagen to deposit Rs 100 crore for allegedly fitting cheat devices in diesel cars 16.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The tribunal set up a committee to calculate the quantum of the environmental loss caused by the cars and directed it to submit a report within a week.
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Innovation in farming need of the hour – Suresh Prabhu 16.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu giving away innovation awards to agri startups in New Delhi   Countries across the world are facing threat of climate change and there is an urgent need for innovation in agriculture, said Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu.
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Heat Waves Caused By Climate Change Could Impair Male Fertility: Report 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
One way that heat kills is by increasing pressure in the skull, constricting blood flow to the brain. Damaged tissue can also enter the bloodstream and cause kidney failure. At a certain point, an...
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Proposal to change name of Indian Forest Service may escalate a simmering inter-ministerial turf war 16.11.2018 Scroll.in
The debate over rights for forest communities has for long divided the Ministry of Tribal Affairs and Ministry of Forests.
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Training of trainers on climate change adaptation is underway 16.11.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Training of trainers on climate change adaptation is underway
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India Can't Achieve 2-Degree Reduction In Global Warming By 2030: Study 16.11.2018 NDTV News - Latest
India will not be able to reduce global warming by 2 degrees Celsius by 2030 as envisaged in the landmark Paris Agreement due to gaps between the projections and the current policies of the government...
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Why Brazil's new president may cause more rainforest destruction, violence 16.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing president-elect of Brazil who campaigned with a pledge to "make Brazil great," has policy priorities critics say will hasten global climate change and increase violent acts against environmental protectors.
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Climate change, steel, migration bedevil G20 communique 16.11.2018 Reuters: World News
Climate change, steel and migration have emerged as sticking points in the final communique that world leaders will issue at the end of the Group of 20 summit in Argentina later this month, an Argentine government official said on Thursday.
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Revamp laws governing cooperative sector in view of changed techno-economic scenario: Vice-Prez 15.11.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi/Mumbai, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday called for a revamp of laws governing cooperative sector in the context of changed techno-economic so that it becomes viable and vibrant enterprise. ‘In India, the Government is promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in every field. There is immense scope of innovation in cooperative sector especially in rural and […]
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Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC) sets agenda for Cooperatives to cooperatives trade 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Addressing the inaugural session of the General Assembly of Network for Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific(NEDAC) in New Delhi today Shri Parshottam K Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said that NEDAC is a unique organization encompassing mix of Government and non Government organizations created by FAO for synergizing policies and programmes of government and cooperative institutions at country level.
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Exclusive: At U.N. climate talks, Trump team plans sideshow on coal 15.11.2018 Reuters: World News
The Trump administration plans to set up a side-event promoting fossil fuels at the annual U.N. climate talks next month, repeating a strategy that infuriated global-warming activists during last year's talks, according to three people with knowledge of the ...
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Revamp laws governing cooperative sector in view of the changed techno-economic scenario: Vice President 15.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for a revamp of laws governing cooperative sector in the context of changed techno-economic so that it becomes viable and vibrant enterprise.
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V Venkata Rao Lecture delivered at GU 15.11.2018 The Assam Tribune
V Venkata Rao Lecture delivered at GU
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Minnesota, U.S. land holds keys to staving off climate change 15.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A new study finds that changes in land use across the country could help mitigate climate change in a bigger way than previously known, without affecting land humans need.
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EU lawmakers back at least 35 percent CO2 cut from trucks by 2030 14.11.2018 Reuters: World News
European Union lawmakers on Wednesday backed the region's first ever curbs on carbon dioxide emissions from trucks, calling for a cut of at least 35 percent by 2030, despite protests from manufacturers.
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