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Category: Emissions
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Mahagenco seeks more time to control Koradi pollution 18.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Mahagenco seeks more time to control Koradi pollution
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Aura discovers 39 unknown sources of sulphur dioxide 17.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Aura discovers 39 unknown sources of sulphur dioxide
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Hitherto unknown sources of sulphur dioxide discovered by satellite 16.7.2016 Hindu: Science
A sophisticated measuring instrument on board NASA’s Aura spacecraft has located 39 hitherto unreported sources of sulphur dioxide around the globe. Sulphur dioxide is a toxic gas that is responsi...
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Future of natural gas hinges on methane 12.7.2016 Deccan Herald - Opinion
In the energy business, natural gas is supposed to be one of the good guys - the cleaner-burning fossil fuel that can help wean the world from dirty coal during the transition to a low-carbon future. But when natural gas escapes unburned, as it often does during production and distribution, it is a big troublemaker. Its essential component, methane, is particularly pernicious - a greenhouse gas that is more than 80 times as potent as carbon dioxide over 20 years as it dissipates. That is why, on a recent sweltering day, a team of Southwestern Energy technicians went hunting for leaky pipes and wells on the rolling cow pastures of northern Arkansas. They rode in pickup trucks, outfitted with infrared cameras and laser-beam scanners. Wearing hot, fire-retardant suits, they pulled up to a compressor station called Yogi 1, and, enduring the station's deafening noise, spent 90 minutes with their high-tech detection gear looking for leaks. Finally finding one, on a gas line connector, they made a quick ...
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If elected US president, Trump will be the only head of state to call climate change a hoax: Study 12.7.2016 FirstPost: World

If elected president, Donald Trump would be the only head of state in the world to contend that climate change is a hoax, according to a study.

The post If elected US president, Trump will be the only head of state to call climate change a hoax: Study appeared first on Firstpost.

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Allocation for green initiatives hailed 11.7.2016 Hindu: Kerala
The Wayanad Prakruthi Samrakshana Samithi district committee has welcomed the decision of the State government to make Wayanad the first carbon neutral district in the country.The pilot project is aim...
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Costa Rica puts diplomat forward for UN chief 9.7.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Costa Rica puts diplomat forward for UN chief
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Wayanad to become carbon neutral district 9.7.2016 Hindu: Thiruvananthapuram
Finance Minister T.M. Thomas Isaac has unveiled an ambitious programme to help the State achieve carbon neutrality and offset the impact of climate change caused by greenhouse gas emissions.In his bud...
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Post Javadekar's pro-industry stand, new Environment Minister will have to begin from scratch 7.7.2016 All News-IANS Stories
Prakash Javadekar in the two years as Environment Minister was in the limelight for his pro-industry policies and climate diplomacy, but he also faced flak from environmentalists who dubbed dilution of green norms as "an obsession for short term ...
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Post Javadekar's pro-industry stand, new Environment Minister will have to begin from scratch 7.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 7 : Prakash Javadekar in the two years as Environment Minister was in the limelight for his pro-industry policies and climate diplomacy, but he also faced flak from environmentalists who dubbed dilution of green norms as "an obsession for short term economic growth".
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Paris agreement and climate change 6.7.2016 FrontLine: Home
PLEDGES made for the Paris agreement on climate change last winter would lead to global temperature rise of 2.6 to 3.1°C by the end of the century, according to a new analysis published in the jou...
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From Berlin, Javadekar arrives home to cabinet rank, HRD 6.7.2016 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, July 6 : From holding forth on Climate Change at international fora to becoming incharge of the more humble Human Resource Development ministry - for Prakash Javadekar the change has been sudden, despite his happy elevation as cabinet minister.
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From Berlin, Javadekar arrives home to cabinet rank, HRD 6.7.2016 All News-IANS Stories
From holding forth on Climate Change at international fora to becoming incharge of the more humble Human Resource Development ministry - for Prakash Javadekar the change has been sudden, despite his happy elevation as cabinet minister.
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From Berlin, Javadekar arrives home to cabinet rank, HRD 6.7.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) From holding forth on Climate Change at international fora to becoming incharge of the more humble Human Resource Development ministry - for Prakash Javadekar the change has been sudden, despite his happy elevation as cabinet minister.
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Coal dust kills 23,000 per year in EU: report 5.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Coal dust kills 23,000 per year in EU: report
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Pre-2020 climate actions needed to curb emissions: Javadekar 4.7.2016 TOI: All Headlines
Pre-2020 climate actions needed to curb emissions: Javadekar
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Pre-2020 climate actions needed to curb emissions, says Prakash Javadekar 4.7.2016 FirstPost: India

India on Monday underlined the need for countries to take pre-2020 climate change actions to curb emissions and sought cooperation among countries in finance and technology sectors to tackle climate change.

The post Pre-2020 climate actions needed to curb emissions, says Prakash Javadekar appeared first on Firstpost.

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Apply polluter pays principle to U.S.: CJI 3.7.2016 Hindu: Energy & Environment
‘Developed economies, not India should be blamed for climate change’
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Ozone layer over Antarctic shows signs of healing 2.7.2016 Hindu: S & T
Atmospheric scientists have seen signs of the mending of the ozone hole above the Antarctic. Susan Solomon and co-workers report, in an article published online in Science on 30 June, that this healin...
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India to get $1 bn World Bank funding for solar projects 2.7.2016 TOI: Delhi Times
New Delhi, Jun 30 () The World Bank today committed USD 1 billion (about Rs 6,750 crore) to support solar energy programme in India, which is reducing dependence on conventional energy sources to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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