User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Watch: Bill Gates explains the challenges of climate change using toys. Will more people listen now? 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
The vexing question of climate change finds mention in Bill and Melinda Gates’ Annual Letter 2019.
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Training course on "Climate change adaptation for natural resource management" held 19.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Training course on "Climate change adaptation for natural resource management" held
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Tamil Nadu’s palm trees withstood cyclones and climate change – but neglect threatens their survival 16.2.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The number of palmyrah trees has sharply declined owing to lack of awareness of their many uses. Conservation efforts are finally beginning.
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Model Building Byelaws 2016 & Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation Guidelines 2014 Amended for Establishing EV Charging Infrastructure 15.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has made amendments to the Model Building Byelaws (MBBL) 2016 and Urban Regional Development Plans Formulation and Implementation (URDPFI) Guidelines 2014 making provisions for establishing Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure, in order to facilitate availability of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure.
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Union Science & Technology Minister to inaugurate North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC) at Dharwad 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) KSNDMC and University of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad have decided to create synergies in the institutional efforts by establishing a new Center of IMD called “North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC)” at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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A dedicated project for conservation of Asiatic Lion with a contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre to be spent over 3 years launched 8.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A dedicated“Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with a budgetary contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Central Government was launched.  With a view to strengthen the conservation initiatives, theUnion Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change(MoEFCC) approved the project for three financial yearsFY 2018-19, FY 2019-20 and FY 2020-21.
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Water Conservation Fee 7.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Central Ground Water Authority (CGWA) under Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation had notified revised guidelines vide Gazette notification S.O. 6140(E) dated 12.12.2018 to regulate and control ground water extraction in India, which was proposed to be effective from 01.06.
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World Bamboo Workshop kicks off 5.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Bamboo Workshop kicks off
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The big news: UK approves Vijay Mallya’s extradition order, and nine other top stories 5.2.2019 Scroll.in
Other headlines: The Supreme Court will hear CBI’s appeal against the Mamata Banerjee government, and Opposition parties urged EC to verify 50% VVPAT slips.
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World Wetlands Day observed at Sendra 3.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Wetlands Day observed at Sendra
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World Wetland Day : Experts ring out save water bodies call 2.2.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
World Wetland Day : Experts ring out save water bodies call
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Armstrong Pame impresses at Davos 29.1.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Armstrong Pame impresses at Davos
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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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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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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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A lion as a pet: Inside the untamed market for wild animals in Pakistan 3.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
There is no law in Pakistan to prohibit the possession of a wild imported animal, say experts.
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New draft rules will marginalise fisherfolk, hand over India’s coasts to tourists, real estate firms 2.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Coastal Regulation Zone Notification, 2018 uses affordable housing as an excuse to allow for denser construction closer to the high tide line.
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Bihar CSBC Forest Guard Recruitment 2019: Apply for 902 positions at csbc.bih.nic.in 1.1.2019 Scroll.in
The Forest Guard positions is for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Department and the last day to apply is January 31st.
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Bill in Lok Sabha seeks ban on serving non-vegetarian food at government meetings 29.12.2018 Scroll.in
Around 85 private members’ bills were introduced in the Lower House on Friday.
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