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Category: Climate change
Last updated: Jan 19 2019 10:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Bring in structural changes to make agriculture resilient, sustainable and profitable: VP 17.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for introduction of structural changes through policy interventions to bring in a positive bias towards agriculture and make it resilient, sustainable and profitable.
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Modi said he would revive Ganga but his government is doing the opposite by reviving dams 17.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The BJP promised to ensure a continuous flow for the river. That is undermined by new hydel projects in Uttarakhand.
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India born, Dr. Rattan Lal honoured with 2019 Japan Prize 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 16 (NewsVoir): Central to its deep commitment to honor the most innovative and meaningful advances worldwide, The Japan Prize Foundation today announced the laureates of the 2019 Japan
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India’s environment ministry once again downplays the effects of air pollution on human health 16.1.2019 Scroll.in
Evidence in India of ill-health effects of air pollution have been documented exhaustively by the health ministry and Indian Council of Medical Research.
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Antarctic ice is melting six times faster than in the ’80s, says study 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Researcher predicts a 10-foot rise in sea levels this century, as global warming and ozone depletion send more ocean heat towards the continent.
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To meet climate change targets, India must enable Adivasis to conserve its natural forests 15.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Preserving natural forests is a far more effective method of reducing carbon dioxide emissions than growing plantations.
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IMD to launch system for predicting thunderstorms by April 2019 15.1.2019 Zee News : India National
The IMD has decided to implement an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms or lightning by April 2019.
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Govt. to launch an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Last year during the pre monsoon season a series of thunderstorm/dust storm affected the northern states and claimed about 200 lives. In view of this the India Meteorological Department will be implementing an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019.
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Govt. Launches Special Weather Services for Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj. 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government today launched special weather services for the benefit of people visiting Prayagraj during KumbhMela. The Kumbh Mela 2019 is going to be held at Prayagraj during January-March 2019. Union Minister of Science and Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment and Forests and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan today in New Delhi launched special weather services for the benefit of people visiting Prayagraj during Kumbh Mela.
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Clean-up act 14.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
With India determined to have 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, the govt has declared the trajectory of bidding 60 GW of solar & 20 GW of wind energy by March 2020, leaving it with just 2 years for execution of projects In view of its commitment to its Nationally Determined Contributions as per the Paris Accord on Climate Change, India has pledged that by 2030, 40  per cent of installed power generation capacity shall be based on clean sources and 175 GW of renewable energy capacity will be installed by 2022. This includes 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro power. The substantial higher capacity target will ensure greater energy security, improved energy access and enhanced employment opportunities. With the accomplishment of this ambitious target, India will become one of the largest Green Energy producers in the world, even surpassing several developed countries. Renewable energy A total of around 73.35 GW of renewable energy capacity has ...
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Why Katowice Climate Change Conference’s rulebook to implement Paris Agreement is disappointing 13.1.2019 Scroll.in
It makes little effort to ensure protection of those most vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
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Democrat Tulsi Gabbard, first Hindu member of US Congress, says she will run for president in 2020 12.1.2019 Scroll.in
The politician is noted for her close ties to the Bharatiya Janata Party.
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Oceans warming much faster than previously thought: Study 11.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
A warmer ocean causes sea level to rise, bringing problems like dangerous coastal flooding. It leads to the loss of sea ice, heating the waters even further.
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Government launches National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) 10.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Air pollution is one of the biggest global environmental challenges of today. A time bound national level strategy for pan India implementation to tackle the increasing air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner in the form of National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) was today launched by Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.
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26 forester trainees complete 6-month course 10.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
26 forester trainees complete 6-month course
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Electric vehicles have potential to support India’s growth: Jaitley 9.1.2019 Central Chronicle » Business
New Delhi, Electric mobility helps in reducing adverse impact of climate change and at the same time electric vehicles have the potential to support the India’s growth by enhancing manufacturing, job creation and technical capabilities, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday. “Electric mobility is an attractive, sustainable and profitable solution to mitigate adverse impact […]
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Shri Arun Jaitley inaugurates electric vehicle charging station in North Block and hands over electric vehicle to Finance Ministry officials 9.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Marking the adoption of e-mobility, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has signed an agreement with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an entity under Ministry of Power for deployment of 15 Electric Vehicles for their officers.
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In three years, Centre has diverted forest land the size of Kolkata for development projects 8.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Diversion of forests for non-forestry projects has always been a contentious issue in India especially in light of poor monitoring of conditions.
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Pranav R Mehta becomes first Indian to Head Global Solar Council 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
[India], Jan 8 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): A visionary in the field of Solar Energy and the chairman of National Solar Energy Federation, Shri Pranav R Mehta, has taken over as the president of Global
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