User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Solutions :: Strategies
Last updated: Jan 24 2020 17:20 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Doomsday Clock is 100 seconds away from midnight – the closest it’s ever been to the apocalypse 24.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Scientists pushed the clock ahead because of the growing threat of nuclear proliferation, climate change, and cyber-based disinformation.
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Imran Khan asks US and United Nations to help de-escalate tension between India, Pakistan 23.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
He called India the second biggest neighbour of Pakistan, but added that relations with New Delhi have not been great.
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At WEF, Imran talks of normalising ties with India 22.1.2020 Rediff: News
Khan also said Pakistan has decided to partner any other country only for peace and named the partnership with the US as the one.
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India’s guidelines on wetlands will allow states to decide what counts as prohibited activities 22.1.2020 Scroll.in
An estimated 4.63% of the country’s geographical area is made up of wetlands.
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Why Modi government’s LPG scheme has failed to take off in Odisha’s forest-dependent villages 21.1.2020 Scroll.in
Around 75% of the residents of one village have received an LPG connection. But only 5% refill it regularly.
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What sportspersons must do to combat climate change 20.1.2020 Rediff: Sports
The Australian Conservation Foundation's Climate Change Program Manager Gavan McFadzean also said athletes need to step up.
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How growing consumerism in India, China and the US is harming primate habitats across the world 18.1.2020 Scroll.in
The global demand for goods such as palm oil and rubber puts enormous pressure on environmental resources.
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Is climate change turning more and more couples away from the idea of parenthood? 16.1.2020 Scroll.in
Even Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have said that they’ll have only two children at most, for the sake of the planet.
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As the old global order crumbles, does India know what it must do? This book asks the question 16.1.2020 Scroll.in
An excerpt from ‘The New World Disorder And The Indian Imperative’, by Shashi Tharoor and Samir Saran.
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The national policy that governs India’s forests has not been updated since 1988 11.1.2020 Scroll.in
A new National Forest Policy is required to factor in climate change, pollution and forest dwellers’ land rights.
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Modi receives Champions of the Earth award for enviornmental policy leadership 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday received the United Nations’ highest environmental honour, the "UNEP Champions of the Earth" award for championing the International Solar Alliance and pledging to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022. United Nation Secretary General Antonio Guterres presented the award at a special ceremony in the national capital.Modi has got the award jointly with Emmanuel Macron, president of France, for his unwavering commitment to tackling climate change around the world. The United Nations Environment Programme in a statement said the Indian prime minister and the French president were recognised in the Policy Leadership category "for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance and promoting new areas of levels of cooperation on environmental action, including Macron’s work on the Global Pact for the Environment and Modi’s unprecedented pledge to eliminate all single-use plastic in India by 2022." Receiving the award, ...
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India Means Business 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi told the investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos-Switzerland that India means business. Come to India if you want health, wealth, wholeness, prosperity and peace. India has moved much further from redtape to red carpet. India aiming at becoming five trillion economy by 2025. The globalisation is losing its luster, giving way to protectionalism and trade barriers gaining prominence. Professor Swach of Geneva University founded the Forum in 1971 as European Management and later expanded it in 1987 with universal name of the World Economic Forum. Every year it meets in January. This year Mr. Narendra Modi inaugurated it. About 350 delegates from 70 nations are participating in it. Mr Modi laid down his vision for a new India and the multi polar economic world. He pointed out three main challenges of climate change cyber security and terrorism. He cautioned that forces of protectionism were raising there heads with on intention to reverse the natural flow of ...
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Australian bushfires: In the country’s hour of need, PM Scott Morrison failed to step up 8.1.2020 Scroll.in
While tackling global concerns, political leaders must put aside partisanship in the interest of collective action.
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What Australia’s bushfires mean for the country’s most enduring tourism icon – the Koala 7.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A study suggests that koala tourism is worth at least AUD 3.2 billion to the Australian economy and accounts for 30,000 jobs.
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“Tiger State” Madhya Pradesh now ready to embrace lions 7.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Bhopal, While Madhya Pradesh has not only got the distinction of being a tiger state in the country in the last one year once again, but it has also started continuous efforts towards forest-wildlife conservation and upliftment of forest dwellers, along with dealing with global climate change and global warming. In order to save the […]
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Licypriya Kangujam named among top 100 Child Prodigies across the globe 5.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Licypriya Kangujam named among top 100 Child Prodigies across the globe
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Minister clarifies on loss of forest cover in Manipur 4.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
Minister clarifies on loss of forest cover in Manipur
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Forest Minister clarifies on ISFR 2019 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister clarifies on ISFR 2019
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Forest Minister Shyamkumar clarifies on ISFR 2019 3.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Forest Minister Shyamkumar clarifies on ISFR 2019
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In this Gujarat grassland, a plant introduced in the 1950s is disrupting the nomadic way of life 2.1.2020 Scroll.in
The 3,000 sq km stretch in Kutch is home to more than 60 unique types of grasses, which are now under threat.
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