User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Emissions
Last updated: Sep 18 2020 23:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Environmental degradation should not be linked to peace and security, argues India at the UN 18.9.2020 Scroll.in
India said that in many cases, perpetrators of environmental degradation can be outside national boundaries, while people suffer inside.
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By shutting down old coal plants, India can clean up its air – and save Rs 53,000 crore 14.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Instead of pushing old plants to comply with pollution norms, power firms should replace them with renewable options, says a study.
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UN chief calls for efforts to address air pollution 9.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
UN chief calls for efforts to address air pollution
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How a well-connected street network could help city residents live healthier lives 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Localities with better connectivity can evolve into more walkable, complete neighbourhoods.
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Mumbai’s Coastal Road: Making land in a drowning city 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Last fortnight, the Supreme Court conceded that the project is not exempt from environmental and wildlife clearances. Nevertheless, reclamation work continues.
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Large-scale solar projects could create more problems in India than they solve 29.8.2020 Scroll.in
While development experts hail the rapid growth of the country’s solar sector, a murmur of disagreement is emerging among climate experts and activists.
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Carbon emissions for 2020 may fall by 8% due to coronavirus lockdown, says environment ministry 27.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A joint secretary in the ministry said that while the pandemic had posed various challenges, it had also provided a chance to focus on climate change.
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Record melt of Greenland ice sheet in 2019 as half-a-trillion tonnes of ice lost 21.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The trend is alarming as the ice sheet is the biggest contributor to rising sea levels.
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Meet Dr Rattan Lal, winner of the World Food Prize 18.8.2020 Rediff: News
'Respect nature, working with (it) rather than against it.'
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More people will die of extreme heat than of all infectious diseases combined 12.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Rising heat-related deaths due to climate change reveal an unequal world, with poorer countries at greater risk.
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Baghjan blowout has harmed Gangetic dolphins: WII report 2.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Baghjan blowout has harmed Gangetic dolphins: WII report
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In Jharkhand’s villages, solar-powered irrigation has helped tribal farmers turn a profit 31.7.2020 Scroll.in
It has also reduced migration to other states like Punjab and Kerala.
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Could the campaign that made Swedes give up flying take off globally after the coronavirus crisis? 30.7.2020 Scroll.in
The 2018 movement reduced international flights at Swedish airports by 4% within a year.
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India, China and Russia do not take care of air, says Donald Trump, touts US energy policies 30.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The president claimed that ‘the Washington radical-left, crazy Democrats’ would send American jobs, factories and industries to foreign polluters.
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New study sparks reminder for seagrass preservation 8.7.2020 New Kerala: Technology
New study sparks reminder for seagrass preservation
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‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’ 1.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
‘Real environmental concerns should be basis of amendments’
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India’s heatwaves will intensify four-fold by 2100, says its first climate assessment report 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The report also warns of increased stress on the country’s natural resources.
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Coronavirus: Global carbon emissions dipped by 17% because of lockdown, reveals study 20.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The study, published in the British journal Nature Climate Change, said India cut its carbon emissions by 26% in April.
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The end of Covid-19 lockdown could be India’s chance to forge a cleaner energy policy 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Experts recommend the most sustainable path to economic recovery.
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Air pollution will mean more Covid-19 deaths. The warning is loud and clear for India 7.5.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The silver lining: the clear blue skies are telling us that it is time to grasp the opportunity to clean the air we breathe.
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