User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Solutions :: Strategies
Last updated: May 20 2019 16:30 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Contrary to 2018, Shimla has enough water today, but will it last? 20.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In the summer of 2018, Shimla's peak tourist season, not a drop flowed in the taps of the town for over a week and thousands of visitors had to leave. May 2019 has seen a remarkable reversal in the water situation, but can the town afford to be complacent?
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Workshop on 'Revision of State Action Plan on Climate Change' held 20.5.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Workshop on 'Revision of State Action Plan on Climate Change' held
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Vice President calls for improving pulses productivity; 19.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for increasing the acreage and productivity of pulses for achieving self-sufficiency and urged agricultural universities to step up research on improving their yields.
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‘India is fighting for her soul’: Arundhati Roy on fascism, Modi and being a writer in today’s world 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
‘In this blitzkrieg of idiocy, fascist marches, fake-news coups, and what looks like a race toward extinction – what is the place of literature?’
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What we lost and gained after watching ‘Avengers: Endgame’ in the midst of an environmental crisis 18.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The global blockbuster asks tough questions such as, are we willing to make personal sacrifices to save our own futures?
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Contesting elections without pamphlets or hoardings: Kolkata candidate explains why 13.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Kolkata based entrepreneur Niraj Agarwal is contesting the large urban constituency of Kolkata South with a single agenda: To make people more aware of the need for policies to effectively tackle pollution and climate change. True to his mission, he wants a 'zero-emissions' campaign trail.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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Meet Chandni Chowk MP, one of the 100 influential people in climate policy 12.5.2019 Citizen Matters
Dr. Harsh Vardhan represents Chandni Chowk in Delhi as a Member of Parliament besides being the incumbent minister at the Ministry of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Ministry
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Policy on health hazards accruing from climate change soon 11.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Policy on health hazards accruing from climate change soon
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India CEO forum organized to share best practices and facilitate cross-learning on climate change issues. 8.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
India CEO Forum on Climate Change organized by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC), as the pioneering initiative of the government, inviting industry representatives, exchanged views on climate change issues and discussed opportunities to collaborate in regard to fulfilling India’s national as well as international climate change commitments.
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Global biodiversity is declining ‘more rapidly than ever’, according to an alarming new report 6.5.2019 Scroll.in
Around one million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, according to research by a team of international experts.
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The Readers’ Editor writes: India is in the midst of a water crisis. Why isn’t it an election issue? 6.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
No political party has articulated a clear vision of how to ensure India’s depleting water resources are conserved. Few journalists have covered the issue too.
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In Pakistan, the slow but steady rise in temperature has become too hot to handle 5.5.2019 Scroll.in
Punjab and Sindh provinces, which contribute the bulk of the national GDP, are likely to face a 3% decline in overall living standards.
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UK has become the first country to declare a ‘climate emergency’. Will others follow suit? 4.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The move has been likened to putting the country on a ‘war footing’.
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VP calls for a public transport-centric approach to combat growing vehicular pollution. 3.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for adopting a public transport-centric approach to decongest traffic-choked cities and combat growing vehicular pollution. He observed that our cities have been witnessing an undesirable shift from the use of public transport to private vehicles.
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Bye, bye birdie: A bird sanctuary could disappear as Pune metro speeds ahead 2.5.2019 Citizen Matters
In Pune, an upcoming elevated metro line poses threat to Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary, which houses over 100 species of birds and 30 species of butterflies. Meanwhile, citizen groups are pushing for the sanctuary's conservation
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‘If the land is sick, you are sick’: An Aboriginal approach to mental health in times of drought 28.4.2019 Scroll.in
In Australia, psychological tools developed with Aboriginal people can also support farmers whose land is suffering the effects of climate change.
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Respiratory diseases on the rise in Manipur 28.4.2019 The Assam Tribune
Respiratory diseases on the rise in Manipur
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Surveillance body studies climate change impacts 28.4.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Surveillance body studies climate change impacts
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Tackling air pollution has finally made it to party manifestos – but their promises aren’t enough 26.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Air pollution does not appear to be a priority for voters in India and parties too are slow to act on it.
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