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Watch: This advertisement about deforestation was banned in the UK for being too political 10.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
The advertising regulatory body said that the involvement of Greenpeace in the video was a breach of its rules.
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Climate One: 'Will China Save the Planet?' 31.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
In her new book "Will China Save the Planet?" Barbara Finamore says China may well take the lead in saving the world from environmental catastrophe.
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Special Central Government Package for Footwear and Leather Sector 11.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Central Government has approved a special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector. The package involves implementation of Central Sector Scheme - Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme (IFLADP) with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore for 2017-20.
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Exclusive - Brazil's leading candidate would cut environmental fines: advisor 10.10.2018 Reuters: World News
Brazilian farmers who break environmental laws in sensitive areas like the Amazon rainforest will face fewer fines for their infractions in a possible government of far-right front-running presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro, his top agriculture advisor told Reuters on ...
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Massive capital flow needed to boost India's transition to renewable energy 26.9.2018 Sify Finance
Conditions have to be created for the infusion of capital needed to accelerate the transition to renewable sources of energy, according to a panel of experts.
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Celebrities gather on Milan's 'Green Carpet' to promote sustainability 24.9.2018 Reuters: Entertainment News
Italy's fashion elite and celebrities such as film stars Cate Blanchett, Julianne Moore and Colin Firth gathered at a "green-carpet" event on Sunday at Milan's fashion week to urge greater environmental sustainability in the global fashion ...
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Suresh Prabhu holds meetings with Russian Ministers at Vladivostok 11.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Suresh Prabhu and Russian Federation Minister, Dmitry Kobylkin, releasing a book on tiger conservation at Vladivostok Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, had a meeting with Dmitry Kobylkin, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Russian Federation.
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“Circular Economy, Resource Efficiency can provide solutions to challenges of reconciling Economic Growth with Environmental Sustainability”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 6.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Emphasising that circular economy and resource efficiency can provide solutions to the challenges posed in the process of reconciling economic growth with environmental sustainability, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has pointed to the need for corporate participation in building resource efficiency and a circular economy.
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Draft Bill Suggests An Armed Force To Protect River Ganga 5.9.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The draft Bill for protection of the Ganga has suggested provisions like having an armed force with the power to arrest those who pollute the river, and imprisonment and fine for offences varying from...
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Suresh Prabhu Launches Technology Initiatives for Coffee Stakeholders 4.9.2018 Govt of india: PIB
  Suresh Prabhu launching technology initiatives of Coffee Board   Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu today launched Coffee Connect - India coffee field force app and Coffee KrishiTharanga - digital mobile extension services for coffee stakeholders at a function here today.
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How Trump’s War on Regulation Is Trickle-Down Economics 14.8.2018 American Prospect
trickle-downers.jpg When Trump’s not blaming foreigners for everything that ails America, he’s blaming regulations. Last week, he even blamed regulations for the wildfires now ravaging California. They’re “made so much worse,” he  tweeted , “by the bad environmental laws which aren’t allowing massive amount[s] of readily available water to be properly utilized.” I have news for Trump. California’s tough environmental laws are among America’s (and the world’s) last bulwarks against climate change. And it’s climate change—not regulation—that’s wreaking havoc across California as well as much of the rest of the world.   Oh, and Californians are using water very carefully. Yet Trump is pushing in the opposite direction. He’s now proposing to let cars pollute more and to strip California of its right to set higher air-quality rules . It’s not just the environment. Trump is also gutting regulations that protect consumers, workers, investors, students, and children. The Trump regime is now contemplating a ...
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Court Orders CBI Probe Into Police Firing At Anti-Sterlite Protest 14.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
The CBI has been told by the Madras High Court to probe the police firing that killed 13 people while they were protesting against the Sterlite plant in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin in May last week. The...
Climate One: Wall Street and Climate Change 13.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Host Greg Dalton interviews three experts on the ways corporations, and their shareholders, can make an impact on climate change and environmental sustainability.
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Twin Blazes Become California's Largest Wildfire In History 7.8.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Two blazes mercilessly charring northern California have grown so rapidly that they became the US state's largest in recorded history Monday, authorities said.
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Trump tweets on California wildfires spark confusion, debate 7.8.2018 Reuters: World News
Fire authorities insisted on Monday that they have ample water supplies to fight California's devastating wildfires, contrary to U.S. President Donald Trump's tweets that unspecified water diversions to the Pacific were making matters worse.
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Donald Trump's tweet on California wildfires stun fire authorities 7.8.2018 Zee News : World
Trump`s suggestion that environmental laws were somehow compounding wildfire woes drew derision on Twitter.
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LIVE! Amid seniority row, Justice K M Joseph to take oath today 7.8.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Local Resistance Builds to Google's 'Smart City' in Toronto 1.8.2018 Wall St. Journal: US Business
An Alphabet project aimed at creating a “smart city” on Toronto’s waterfront is facing resistance from local officials who are worried about the development’s direction and how Google’s parent company will handle residents’ personal data.
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UN Environment Body bestows 'Champions of Earth 2018' award to solar-powered Cochin airport 26.7.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
The Cochin International Airport in Kerala, which is the world’s first solar-powered airport, has been chosen for the Champions of Earth 2018, a prize instituted by the United Nations, the Indian Express reported on Thursday. According to the report, Erik Solheim, executive director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), had visited the airport located on the fringes of Kochi recently lauding its achievements in renewable energy conservation and the vegetable cultivation in the solar park. Solheim, in a communique to VJ Kurien, managing director, Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), said ‘previous Champion laureates range from world leaders to inspiring scientists – all visionaries who drive the world closer to its aspiration of environmental sustainability and a life of dignity for all.’ The Champion of Earth Prize is considered the UN’s highest environmental accolade. In May this year, Solheim on a trip to Kerala said, "Kerala has long been a leader in human development and I am ...
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Olympics: Tokyo focuses on environment two years out from Olympics 23.7.2018 Reuters: Sports News
With two years to go until the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, the Japanese capital is hoping to use the Games as motivation to improve its environmental sustainability.
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