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'Paying people to conserve trees could cut carbon emissions' 21.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Paying people to conserve their trees could be a highly cost-effective way to reduce deforestation and carbon emission and should be a key part of the global strategy to fight climate change, scientists say. The study, led by Seema Jayachandran, associate professor at Northwestern University in the US, sought to evaluate how effective "Payments for Ecosystems" (PES) is at reducing deforestation. PES is a programme in which people are given financial rewards for pro-environment behaviours. In the study, people who owned forest in 60 villages in western Uganda were given cash rewards if they kept their forest intact and refrained from deforesting it. Forest owners in another 61 villages in western Uganda received no monetary incentives. "We found that the programme had very large impacts on forest cover. In the villages without the programme, 9 per cent of the tree cover that was in place at the start of the study was gone by the end of it, two years later," said Jayachandran. "In the villages with the PES ...
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Japan's-low-carbon-hydrogen-technology-helps-protect-environment 20.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
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Climate change risks leaving future generations $530 trillion in debt 19.7.2017 All International Stories
Humans have pumped over 1.5 trillion tonnes of CO? into the atmosphere since 1750
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'India's climate change actions funded via domestic sources' 18.7.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
US President Donald Trump's statement that India was extracting billions of dollars as aid under Paris climate accord is "factually incorrect", Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan said.He said India's actions to tackle climate change were funded from domestic sources.The US decision to withdraw from the Paris pact will affect control of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions as well as international funds for climate change, he said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha yesterday.Trump had recently announced US's withdrawl from the landmark climate accord, saying the deal agreed by more than 190
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Climate change: Radical changes in consumption the way forward (Column: Active Voice) 18.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Last week Antarctica shed a trillion-ton iceberg from the Larsen C ice shelf that had been tethered precariously at the edge for years. The chunk of ice is approximately four times the height of Qutab Minar and has an area one-and-a-half-times that of Goa, making it the largest iceberg ever seen in recorded history.
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California lawmakers approve landmark extension to climate policy 18.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
CALIFORNIA-CARBON/ (UPDATE 3):UPDATE 3-California lawmakers approve landmark extension to climate policy
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Trump likely to come back to Paris Climate Accord: Macron 17.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
Moscow [Russia] July 17 : French President Emmanuel Macron has said that US President Donald Trump is likely to come back to the Paris Accord, reports Sputnik.
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Adrift at sea 14.7.2017 Hindu: Editorial
The separation of a massive iceberg shows how precarious the Antarctic ecosystem is
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Mitigating global warming 14.7.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
In efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, the common man too plays a huge role. By SATHYA PRAKASH VARANASHI
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Surging heat may limit aircraft takeoffs globally: Study 14.7.2017 ET: Transportation
During the hottest parts of the day, 10 to 30 per cent of fully loaded planes may have to remove some fuel, cargo or passengers, or else wait for cooler hours to fly, researchers said.
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Too hot to fly? Global warming may limit aircraft takeoffs: Study 14.7.2017 News
Average global temperatures have gone up nearly one degree Celsius since about 1980
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Surging heat may limit aircraft takeoffs globally: study 14.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
"Our results suggest that weight restriction may impose a non-trivial cost on airline and impact aviation operations around the world," said Ethan Coffel from Columbia University in the US.
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“Priority only for energy efficiency, conservation” 13.7.2017 Hindu: Madurai
Effective use of solar energy will solve energy demand of the nation, says expert
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Conservative groups urge lawmakers to gut climate programs in U.S. military 13.7.2017 TOI: Intl Business
USA-MILITARY/CLIMATECHANGE:Conservative groups urge lawmakers to gut climate programs in U.S. military
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Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. Secures New Order for Waste Biomass Application in Europe 13.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
COSTA MESA, Calif., July 12, 2017: Clean Energy Technologies, Inc. (OTC: CETY) announced today that its subsidiary Heat Recovery Solutions has secured a new Clean CycleTM generator order for a Waste Biomass application in Europe. The contract was secured in the second quarter of 2017 and it's expected to ship immediately.
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UN warming to idea of protecting World Heritage sites from climate change 12.7.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
Urged 193 nations to take action to limit global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius
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Science Express keeps students up to speed 12.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Government of Canada Supports Forest Product Innovation in Ontario 11.7.2017 New Kerala: World News
NEWMARKET, ON, July 11, 2017 : Canada's forest sector is leading the way in innovation and clean technology, while supporting environmental sustainability and combating climate change.
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Kyocera ventures into solar energy sector in Thailand 11.7.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Kyocera Corporation on Tuesday announced its plans to venture into the solar energy segment Kyocera Corporation is expanding its solar energy business in Thailand, with plans to increase sales in the country by 2.5 times during the year ending March 31, 2018 compared with the previous year.
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Kyocera ventures into solar energy sector in Thailand 11.7.2017 New Kerala: Business India
Tokyo [Japan], July 11 : Kyocera Corporation on Tuesday announced its plans to venture into the solar energy segment Kyocera Corporation is expanding its solar energy business in Thailand, with plans to increase sales in the country by 2.5 times during the year ending March 31, 2018 compared with the previous year.
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