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NPL Welcomes the Clean Growth Strategy to Tackle Decarbonisation & Grow the UK Economy 20.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON: The UK Government has unveiled its Clean Growth Strategy today, which sets out how the UK will stimulate economic growth while reducing carbon emissions over the 2020s, meet its 2032 carbon budget of a 57% reduction on 1990 levels, and stay on track for its 2050 target to reduce emissions by at least 80% on 1990 levels.
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US home resales post unexpected rise in September 20.10.2017 Latest News
Sales increased in the West by 3.3% and in the Midwest by 1.6%
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‘Air Quality in Delhi Better Compared to Last Year’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan 20.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that the air quality in Delhi has been better compared to last year.
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New Zealand PM-elect announces 28-member Cabinet 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
New Zealand's Prime Minister-elect Jacinda Ardern announced on Friday that her Cabinet will comprise of 28 members, including three who will sit out, and pledged to fight against climate change, poverty and gender inequality.
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Study under way to assessthreat from plastic waste 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Government to formulate action plan soon to counter menace
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World hunger is increasing thanks to wars and climate change 19.10.2017 Sify Finance
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Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize 19.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
Tokyo [Japan], Oct.19 : The world's most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber this week in Tokyo.
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Nicaragua will sign Paris climate accord, says President Daniel Ortega 18.10.2017 Zee News : World
Nicaragua`s President Daniel Ortega said Wednesday his government would sign the Paris Agreement, a move set to leave the United States and Syria as the only two countries outside the global climate pact.
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Canada and the United Kingdom announce a global alliance on coal phase-out 18.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
LONDON, United Kingdom: Following a successful meeting between Canada's Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, and the United Kingdom's Minister of State for Climate Change and Industry, Claire Perry, the Ministers issued the following joint statement:
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President Xi Jinping unveils road-map to realise “Chinese Dream” 18.10.2017 Hindu: International
Mr. Xi was unambiguous in declaring that China stood at “new historical juncture,” and would pursue its own path of developing “socialism with Chinese characteristics”.
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Kaspersky Lab names Bhayani new General Manager for South Asia 18.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab on Wednesday announced the appointment of Shrenik Bhayani as its new General Manager for the South Asia region, covering India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan and the Maldives.
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Morocco signs Global Dryland Alliance foundation treaty 16.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Rabat, Oct 16 (IANS/MAP) Morocco and 12 other countries have signed the foundation treaty of the Global Dryland Alliance (GDA).
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Pope Francis blasts US for 'slap in the face' to Vatican for pulling out of Paris Climate Accord 16.10.2017 DNA: India
Pope Francis implicitly criticised the United States on Monday for pulling out of the Paris agreement on climate change, praising it as a means to control the devastating effects of global warming. The United States is the only country out of 195 signatories to have withdrawn from the accord, which aims to cut emissions blamed for the rise in temperatures. U.S. President Donald Trump announced the decision in June shortly after visiting the pope, a strong supporter of the deal. At the time a Vatican official said the move was a "slap in the face" for the pope and the Vatican. "We see consequences of climate change every day," the pope said in an address to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) at its headquarters in Rome. "Thanks to scientific knowledge, we know how we have to confront the problem and the international community has also worked out the legal methods, such as the Paris Accord, which sadly, some have abandoned," he said. Under the deal, United States had committed to ...
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Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change 16.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Swiss cooperation assures technical support in revising Manipur action plan on climate change
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Retaining farmers on the farm 15.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
World Food Day (WFD) is celebrated to commemorate the founding of the Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) in 1945. The objective is to create awareness leading to food security and to achieve 'Zero Hunger by 2030. This year, the theme is, 'change the future of migration, invest in food security and rural development'. The FAO estimates that about 763 million people move within their own countries due to hunger, poverty and the increase in extreme weather-related events linked to climate change. Almost a third of India's population, over 300 million people, migrate within the country. The FAO calls for creating conditions that allow rural youth to stay on the farm by providing resilient livelihoods to tackle the migration challenge. Creating business opportunities that are non-crop based, in food processing and horticultural enterprises, leading to increased food security. There is an urgent need to build sustainable growth based on long-term recovery of the rural community. This call is totally at ...
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Watching inflation closely but economy is strong, says Janet Yellen 15.10.2017 All International Stories
US central bank voted to hold interest rates steady at its last policy meeting in September
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Arun Jaitley calls for capital of the World Bank to be strengthened 15.10.2017 New Kerala: World News
New Delhi : The Union Finance Minister Shri Jaitley attended the World Bank Development Committee (DC) Lunch Session in Washington D.C. yesterday. The Session focused on the Capital Adequacy question.
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Orientation prog on climate change adaptation 15.10.2017 Manipur: E-Pao
Orientation prog on climate change adaptation
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Kerala battling an alien invasion 14.10.2017 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Invasive species pose a threat to the State’s biodiversity, including extinction of native flora and fauna and changes in hydrology and ecosystem
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The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley calls for capital of the World Bank to be strengthened substantially to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, building quality infrastructure in developing countries, translating the Paris Climate Change Agreement and meeting the Addis Ababa Agenda among others. 14.10.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Finance Minister Shri Jaitley attended the World Bank Development Committee (DC) Lunch Session in Washington D.C. yesterday. The Session focused on the Capital Adequa
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