User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Emissions
Last updated: Jun 20 2019 22:17 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Nuclear Electricity can reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Vice President 16.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that nuclear electricity could significantly reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and has the potential to meet increasing energy demand in the country.
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UK has become the first country to declare a ‘climate emergency’. Will others follow suit? 4.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The move has been likened to putting the country on a ‘war footing’.
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VP calls for a public transport-centric approach to combat growing vehicular pollution. 3.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has called for adopting a public transport-centric approach to decongest traffic-choked cities and combat growing vehicular pollution. He observed that our cities have been witnessing an undesirable shift from the use of public transport to private vehicles.
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Climate change has slowed down India’s economic growth by 30% 1.5.2019 Scroll.in
Never mind the future – rich countries have already benefited from climate change, while poor countries have suffered dramatic economic losses.
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Apple expects cooperation with China on clean energy 20.4.2019 Sify Finance
Apple is expecting more cooperation with China on clean energy as it released its 2019 Environment Report that outlines its climate change solutions ahead of Earth Day, which falls on April 22.
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United Kingdom: More than 100 climate change activists arrested for blocking London roads 16.4.2019 Scroll.in
The protest is part of an international campaign planned in 80 cities across 33 countries.
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Low-carbon, green and climate resilient urban infrastructure is the need of the hour: Vice President 15.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called upon town planners to make sustainable solutions such as harvesting solar energy, enhancing green cover and water conservation an essential part of town planning.
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A stop sign: on India's growing carbon emissions 29.3.2019 Hindu: Rx
India must raise its ambition on reduction in carbon emissions
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Fridays for future 29.3.2019 Hindu: Health
Fifteen-year-old Greta Thunberg is raising awareness of climate issues at the Swedish parliament.
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What we need is a commons manifesto 27.3.2019 Hindu: Op-Ed
How India handles land use change will decide whether it can improve lives without warming the world
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Tiger population in Bangladesh’s Sudarbans may be wiped out by 2070, finds study 13.3.2019 Scroll.in
Rising sea levels combined with climate change threaten the Bengal tiger in its last stronghold.
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Agriculture is a big contributor to greenhouse gas in India. A study finds a way to fix that 25.2.2019 Scroll.in
The researchers found Uttar Pradesh to be the top agricultural and livestock greenhouse gas emitter, followed by Andhra Pradesh-Telangana and Madhya Pradesh.
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Watch: Bill Gates explains the challenges of climate change using toys. Will more people listen now? 22.2.2019 Scroll.in
The vexing question of climate change finds mention in Bill and Melinda Gates’ Annual Letter 2019.
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India is not responsible for smog in Pakistan – poor fuel quality and insufficient data are 19.2.2019 Scroll.in
Poor fuel quality, not crop burning in India, is the villain in the battle for clean air.
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2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA 7.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA
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