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India to act on climate change on its own volition: Environment Minister 25.9.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
India will take action on climate change not "at somebody's dictation" but on its own volition, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.  
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United Nations summit to widen use of clean energy 25.9.2014 Asian Age: International
A United Nations summit on climate change agreed on Tuesday to widen the use of renewable energy and raise billions of dollars in aid for developing countries in an effort to increase the prospects for a wide-ranging deal to slow global warming. The one-day summit, hosted by UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon, set goals to halt losses of tropical forests by 2030, improve food production and hike the share of electric vehicles in cities to 30 percent of new vehicle sales by 2030. The non-binding initiatives were set by various coalitions of governments, multinational companies, cities, financial groups, investors, environmental organisations and other groups. The targets are meant to help prepare a 200-nation summit in Paris in late 2015 to finalise a deal to slow rising greenhouse gas emissions. Until now, work has been slow with many countries more focused on improving economic growth and creating jobs. Governments and investors said they would raise more than $200 billion in climate financing by the end ...
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Scientist meet on climate concern 25.9.2014 TOI: Chennai
In the run-up to the Climate Summit in New York, scientists in India came together to present the scenario of climate change at IIT-Madras on Monday and urged the public to take steps to reduce the impact of the global ...
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U.N. climate summit falls short for marchers, world’s poorest 25.9.2014 FirstPost: World

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leaders at the U.N. climate summit in New York made too few commitments on curbing climate change to meet the demands of the hundreds of thousands of people who flooded streets worldwide on Sunday calling for bold action, civil society groups said. But they took some heart from the limited pledges made by governments on Tuesday, together with signals that countries are serious about agreeing a new global climate deal next year in Paris, aiming to limit global warming to 2 degrees Celsius.

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A global call for climate justice 25.9.2014 Hindu: Home
Neither Narendra Modi nor Xi Jinping attended the U.N. climate change summit despite being leaders of countries that are among the top three annual emitters of greenhouse gases
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Big business steals the show at New York climate talks 24.9.2014 New Scientist: Being Human
Corporations and fund managers were lining up in New York to pledge they would decarbonise their investments, dwarfing the promises of national ...
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Reasons to be optimistic about NY climate summit 24.9.2014 New Scientist: Opinion
Significant advances were made at the latest United Nations climate meeting, though we won't really know if it has delivered until next ...
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‘Unprecedented' climate summit leads to bold pledges 24.9.2014 New Scientist: Being Human
Politicians and businesses met in New York and pledged to invest in renewables, halt deforestation and help poorer nations prepare for climate ...
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India to take on twin challenges of fighting poverty, climate change: Javadekar 24.9.2014 New Kerala: India News
By Arul Louis, United Nations, Sep 24 : With a slogan of "Development without destruction", India's message to the UN Climate Change Summit is that it will take on the twin challenges of fighting poverty and climate change.
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NY talks on climate change put the 'how' in action 24.9.2014 New Scientist: Focus on America
Politicians and businesses met in New York and pledged to invest in renewables, halt deforestation and help poorer nations prepare for climate ...
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India to act on climate change on its own volition: Environment minister 24.9.2014 TOI: All Headlines
India to act on climate change on its own volition: Environment minister
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India to take on twin challenges of fighting poverty, climate change: Javadekar 24.9.2014 All News-IANS Stories
With a slogan of "Development without destruction", India's message to the UN Climate Change Summit is that it will take on the twin challenges of fighting poverty and climate change.
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Five ways Ban Ki-moon's summit has changed international climate politics forever 24.9.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

The UN climate summit in New York decided nothing but it has helped put climate change back on the agenda

So 120 government leaders each made 4 minute speeches about climate change at the United Nations. Did it make any difference?

Yes, but not in the ways you might think.

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Leaders at UN summit take steps to ensure food security for 9 billion people by 2050 24.9.2014 Sify News
New York, Sept 24 (IBNS) With demand for food set to increase 60 per cent by 2050, world leaders, major corporations and civil society at the United Nations Climate Summit on Tuesday pledged commitments to transform agricultural practices by increasing productivity while reducing carbon emissions.
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India to act on climate change on its own volition: Javadekar 24.9.2014 HBL: Home

India will take action on climate change not “at somebody’s dictation” but on its own volition, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.Prime Minister Narendra Modi is “very much...

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We can limit climate change: IPCC head R K Pachauri 24.9.2014 Zee News : Science and Technology
Even as the world is faced with the growing threat of climate change, it already has the means to build a more sustainable world and avert widespread disruptions and destruction if there is a will to act, Dr R.K. Pachauri, the head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), said Tuesday.
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FACT CHECK: Obama's UN speech spins statistics 24.9.2014 Sify Finance
President Barack Obama glossed over some inconvenient truths Tuesday in his climate-change speech to the United Nations. For one, as the U.S. cleans up emissions at home, it's sending dirty fuel
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India to Act on Climate Change On Its Own Volition: Javadekar 24.9.2014 newindianexpress.com
India will take action on climate change not "at somebody's dictation" but on its own volition, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said.   
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We have the means to limit climate change: IPCC head Pachauri 24.9.2014 FirstPost: World

Even as the world is faced with the growing threat of climate change, it already has the means to build a more sustainable world and avert widespread disruptions and destruction if there is a will to act, Dr RK Pachauri, the head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(IPCC), said on Tuesday.

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Obama urges world to follow US lead on climate change 24.9.2014 FirstPost: World

President Barack Obama pressed other countries to follow the United States' lead on the issue of climate change.

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