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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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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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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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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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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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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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Five facts about water our cities need to remember in 2019 4.1.2019 Citizen Matters
If reports, surveys and news headlines from 2018 are anything to go by, the future of our cities is ominous in terms of water availability and access. A recap of five key facts that must guide our efforts towards conserving and enhancing our water resources.
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INDO-France Pact For Sustainable Development  3.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
During the recent visit of French Foreign Minister to India, both the Governments noted that satisfactory progress had been made in pursuance of the Industrial Way Forward Agreement in 2018 between Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Electricite de France (EDF) and adopted the Status of Progress for implementation of Industrial Way Forward Agreement.
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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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Cabinet's ex-post facto approval for India's stand at COP24 3.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
The push for renewable energy leading to achieving about 74 gigawatt of installed renewable energy capacity, including about 24 gigawatt from solar, was an example of India's efforts.
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Morocco rates high in climate-change performance index 3.1.2019 Zee News : Science and Technology
The Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) is an instrument designed to enhance transparency in international climate politics.
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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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Cabinet gives ex post facto approval to India's Approach for COP 24, Katowice, Poland (2-15 December 2018) 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating stand of India at the 24th Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held in Katowice, Poland from 2-15 December 2018.
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6 ecological parks to be developed in Manipur 31.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
6 ecological parks to be developed in Manipur
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UN chief Guterres calls for unity in New Year's message 30.12.2018 The Assam Tribune
UN chief Guterres calls for unity in New Year's message
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The Events of 2018 28.12.2018 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
A glance back at some important events that occurred in 2018.
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Cabinet approves Submission of India's Second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) 28.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved Submission of India's second Biennial Update Report (BUR) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change towards fulfilment of the reporting obligation under the Convention.
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