User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Emissions
Last updated: Dec 22 2018 22:34 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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BASIC countries to play an important role in making Paris agreement accepted in letter and spirit by the World: Union Environment Minister 17.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
In the run-up to the United Nations Framework for Climate Change (UNFCC) Conference of Parties (COP-25) meet to be held later in the year from 2nd to 13th December, the BASIC countries held its 28th Ministerial meeting on Climate Change from 14th to 16th August in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
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While Adani gets set for Carmichael project, Australian insurers are refusing to touch coal mines 14.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
As communities and governments hold fossil fuel companies responsible for climate-related damage, coal insurers increasingly face the risk of litigation.
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Taking the pulse of peatland carbon emissions could measure climate impact of development: Scientists 14.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  A new way to ‘take the pulse’ of carbon emissions could help track how the industrial development of peatlands contributes to climate change, as well as measure their recovery once it ends, according to researchers. In findings published in the journal Scientific Reports,a team of researchers, led by the University of Glasgow,discuss how […]
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If not for the pollution, India could have been even hotter 13.8.2019 Scroll.in
Sixty-five per cent of India’s population was exposed to temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius between May and June, the worst in four years.
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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Glasgow in Scotland likely to host 2020 UN climate change summit 11.8.2019 DNA
The Scottish Events Campus (SEC) is located just outside Glasgow on the banks of the River Clyde. It will host 30,000 delegates from around the world.
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Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change 11.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change
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How we manage land today holds the key to addressing climate change 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Land is a critical resource and under pressure from humans and climate change, but it could also be a part of the solution, says latest IPCC report.
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KABIL Set up to Ensure Supply of Critical Minerals 1.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
A joint venture company namely Khanij Bidesh India Ltd. (KABIL) is to be set up with the participation of three Central Public Sector Enterprises namely, National Aluminium Company Ltd.(NALCO), Hindustan Copper Ltd.(HCL) and Mineral Exploration Company Ltd. (MECL).
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UN asks India to update and enhance plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 24.7.2019 Scroll.in
United Nations Special Envoy on Climate Change Luis Alfonso de Alba met Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday.
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Emissions, tree loss, heat island effect: What the govt did not address before clearing the Elevated Corridors project 10.7.2019 Citizen Matters, Bengaluru
This is a project 15 times bigger than the Steel Flyover, yet got cleared. What did the Karnataka government not address in the Environmental Impact Assessment of the elevated corridors project?
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23 US governors join California in opposing Trump mileage freeze 9.7.2019 DNA
Citing climate-damaging tailpipe emissions, 23 US governors signed a pledge backing California leaders in their showdown with the Trump administration over its plans to relax vehicle mileage standards.
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The US military’s carbon footprint is bigger than as many as 140 countries 26.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
One of the largest polluters in history, the American war machine’s emissions tend to be overlooked in climate change studies.
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UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’, says change will exacerbate existing poverty 25.6.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Developing countries will bear an estimated 75% to 80% of the costs of climate change, UN Special Rapporteur Philip Alston said.
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Trump administration rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants 20.6.2019 DNA
The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.
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Climate change could increase fertility rates in tropical countries, finds new study 28.5.2019 Scroll.in
This in turn could widen the gap between wealthy and poor nations.
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Nitrous oxide emission from agriculture has risen sharply over 30 years, finds study 25.5.2019 Scroll.in
The increase is linked to fertiliser pricing policy and disproportionate use of nitrogen-based fertilisers, say experts.
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Federal Elections 2019: Polling begins in Australia 18.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Canberra, Australians began voting on Saturday in a contest to determine whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison and his coalition government can maintain their shaky grip on power or whether Bill Shorten’s Labor party will return to office after six years in opposition. Much of the campaign was focussed on budget surpluses and tax packages, but […]
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Nuclear power has potential to meet increasing energy demand in country : Venkaiah 16.5.2019 Central Chronicle
Hyderabad, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that Nuclear electricity would significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and has the potential to meet increasing energy demand in the country. Addressing Scientists and the Staff at a meeting organized on the occasion of 70 years of exploration and research by the Atomic Minerals Directorate for […]
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