User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Emissions
Last updated: Jul 01 2020 11:15 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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India’s weather conditions may become ‘near unliveable’ in the next 50 years, finds study 5.5.2020 Scroll.in
Globally, 3.5 billion people will be at the risk of living in places as hot as the Sahara desert if greenhouse gas emissions keep rising.
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What the post-Covid-19 world will look like for the aviation industry 24.4.2020 Scroll.in
Has the pandemic temporarily stalled air travel or reshaped it forever?
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How the environment became the unexpected beneficiary of Coronavirus 18.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
To match the changing expectations of social distancing, the tourism industry is now leaving a considerably smaller carbon footprint
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Heat stress may impact over 1.2 billion people annually by 2100: study 14.3.2020 Hindu: Internet
This is more than 12 times the number who would have been affected without industrial era global warming
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‘Climate Change: The Facts’ review: Running out of time, but there is still hope 6.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
A ready reckoner on what ails the planet and what can be done, presented by David Attenborough, makes for compelling viewing
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High alert: We may lose half the world’s sandy beaches to sea-level rise by 2100 5.3.2020 Scroll.in
Even in the best case scenario, we will lose 37% of the world’s beaches.
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‘Use of liquid energy sources should be improved to tackle climate change’ 3.3.2020 Hindu: Health
The Tamil Nadu State Office of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) organised a two-day National LPG Conclave here on Friday and Saturday to discuss
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Letters to the Editor — February 29, 2020 29.2.2020 Hindu: Letters
Following ‘raj dharma’The Congress delegation’s petition to the President seeking the sacking of Home Minister Amit Shah for his allegedly inept handl
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How watching too many cat videos harms the planet 23.2.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
In 2018, global online video viewings alone generated as much carbon emission as all of Spain.
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No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, future: report 23.2.2020 Hindu: Energy & Environment
They face existential threats from climate change and commercial pressures, say experts
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Are buildings ready for climate change? 21.2.2020 Hindu: Homes & Gardens
Existing urbanisation models are not suitable for our country, especially the construction industry, and we need to evolve new strategies. By Ajit Sabnis
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'India bigger problem than China on climate change' 20.2.2020 Rediff: Business
India poses a "bigger problem" than China when it comes to fighting climate change, particularly on reducing carbon emissions, Democratic presidential aspirant and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has claimed. During his maiden appearance on a Democratic presidential primary debate in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Bloomberg said it was "ridiculous" of the Trump administration to take the US out of the 2015 Paris climate agreement, as he outlined his approach to tackling climate change.
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World failing to provide children with healthy life, climate fit for their future: WHO-UNICEF-Lancet 20.2.2020 Central Chronicle
New York, As climate and commercial threats intensify, WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission presses for radical rethink on child health. No single country is adequately protecting children’s health, their environment and their futures, finds a landmark report released on Wednesday by a Commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world. The Commission was convened by the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and The Lancet. The report, A Future for the World’s Children?, finds that the health and future of every child and adolescent worldwide is under immediate threat from ecological degradation, climate change and exploitative marketing practices that push heavily processed fast food, sugary drinks, alcohol and tobacco at children. “Despite improvements in child and adolescent health over the past 20 years, progress has stalled, and is set to reverse,” said former Prime Minister of New Zealand and Co-Chair of the Commission, Helen Clark. “It has been estimated that around 250 ...
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India ranks 77th on sustainability, 131st in child flourishing index rankings: UN report 20.2.2020 Hindu: News
The report commissioned by the WHO, UNICEF and the Lancet assess the capacity of 180 countries on the issue
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India ‘bigger problem’ than China on reducing carbon emissions: Michael Bloomberg 20.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Democratic presidential aspirant Bloomberg said that nobody is doing anything about India’s carbon emissions.
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