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US envoy differs with PM’s observation, says India being ‘closely watched’ for contribution to climate change 20.4.2015 FirstPost: India

Contrary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent observation that India was under "no pressure" for climate commitments, a US envoy said on Monday that India is being "closely watched" for its contribution to climate change.

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Why I took part in a human 'oil slick' to protest about Wellcome's investments 20.4.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page
The Wellcome Trust has invested over £150m in research to eliminate malaria – but climate change will cause an increase in the disease I became a nurse because I care about people. When I worked on a nursing placement in Kenya, I saw first-hand healthcare systems stretched way beyond what they can cope with. That is why climate change matters to me. The countries where the effects of climate change are already being felt most acutely are those same countries least equipped to deal with it and least responsible for the emissions that caused it. The effects of climate change on human health will be devastating, be they manifest in increasing urbanisation and migration caused by extreme weather events, food shortages or water scarcity. The evidence base attesting to the health risks presented by climate change is now well established. Given this concern, I’d been following the Guardian’s Keep it in the Ground campaign with interest and encouragement, particularly the demand for the Wellcome Trust , the ...
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Hillary Clinton's green path to the White House: will she be 'careful' on climate? 20.4.2015 Guardian: Environment
‘There’s really no reason for people who care about climate to be excited about her,’ environmental activists warn amid questions from pollsters and donors After years of watching climate change fail to emerge as a central issue in US presidential elections, environmental activists are warily eyeing a coded message from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chair that this might finally become the cycle when the future of the planet gets top billing. The advocates are not just wondering about voters and their priorities, which a new wave of billionaire backers insist are at a “crossroads”. They are worried about the candidate herself. Related: Hillary Clinton: six big questions liberals want her to answer – now Helping working families succeed, building small businesses, tackling climate change & clean energy. Top of the agenda. #Hillary2016 They all agree that we need to approach the issue from an economic standpoint. Doom and gloom really isn’t going to ...
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'India being watched for its contribution to climate change' 20.4.2015 All News-IANS Stories
India is being "closely watched" for its intended contribution towards the global response to climate change, US ambassadir Richard Verma said on Monday.
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India needs to take the lead on climate change action, says US Ambassador Richard Verma 20.4.2015 Latest News
India needs to take the lead in spearheading the cause of climate change even as the US will help it realise a low carbon and clean energy future, US ambassador to India Richard Verma said today.
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Obama: US must secure global climate-change 20.4.2015 Central Chronicle
Agencies, Washington President Obama said Saturday that with the U.S. at the helm, the world... more »
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'India being watched for its contribution to climate change' 20.4.2015 New Kerala: India News
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'India being watched for its contribution to climate change' 20.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
India is being "closely watched" for its intended contribution towards the global response to climate change, US ambassador Richard Verma said on Monday.
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Australia's Direct Action climate policy challenged by US, China and Brazil at the UN 20.4.2015 Guardian: Environment

Large emitters join other countries in challenging Australia on its emissions reduction target and commitment to renewables

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India urges developed world to walk the talk 19.4.2015 Asian Age: India
The developed world would have to “walk the talk” on climate change and provide a green climate fund to the developing world, environment minister Prakash Javadekar has said, ahead of a crucial UN meet on the issue in Paris later this year. “Developed world would now have to walk the talk and will have to provide green climate fund to the developing world,” Mr Javadekar said on Saturday. He said India is pro-actively engaging with the world to arrive at a fair and equitable climate agreement in Paris. Mr Javadekar, who is leading an Indian delegation to the US for a two-day meeting of Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate being hosted here on April 19-20, said India is taking action to mitigate the effects of climate change. “Prime Minster (Narendra Modi) has put up an ambitious target of generating 175,000 megawatts of renewable energy. That is a huge contribution of India, because it will save 350 million tonnes of carbon emissions each year and would require 150 billion of investment. This is a ...
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No forest standing 19.4.2015 HBL: Home
The ‘Green Signals’ emanating from this government are disquieting
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Obama urges world powers to strike 'groundbreaking' climate change deal before 'it's too late' 19.4.2015 Sify News
President Barack Obama has said that with the United States at the helm, the world must come together and reach a groundbreaking accord on climate change or the planet, as we know it, may cease to
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Developed world have to walk the talk on climate change: India 19.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The developed world would have to "walk the talk" on climate change and provide a green climate fund to the developing world, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said, ahead of a crucial UN meet on the issue in Paris later this year.
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Need to generate green technologies on war footing, says Jaitley 19.4.2015 FirstPost: India

Arun Jaitley says the international community needs to go on a war footing to generate greener technologies.

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Finance Minister Arun Jaitley asks world to help make coal greener 19.4.2015 ET: Policy
Underlining that "coal will remain the most important source of energy for India and many other energy deficient countries"
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Green technologies need to be developed on war footing: Arun Jaitley 18.4.2015 FirstPost: India

Asserting that India is prepared to play its part in combating the danger posed by climate change, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the global community needs to develop greener technologies "on a war footing".

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Green technologies need to be developed on a war-footing: Jaitley 18.4.2015 HBL: Home
Asserting that India is prepared to play its part in combating the danger posed by climate change, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the global community needs to develop greener technologies...
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Green Technologies Need to be Developed on War Footing: Jaitley 18.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
India, Jaitley said, has increased the levy on coal and are using the proceeds to finance clean projects.
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Green technologies need to be developed on war footing: Arun Jaitley 18.4.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
Asserting that India is prepared to play its part in combating the danger posed by climate change, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said the global community needs to develop greener technologies "on a war footing".
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Green Technologies Need to be Developed on War Footing:Jaitley 18.4.2015 newindianexpress.com
'We are also acutely aware that rich countries can more easily and affordably adapt to climate change than us, hence our large stake in mitigation,' he said.
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