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Category: Greenhouse Gases
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Yes, we can live well and avoid climate disaster, says UK government 28.1.2015 The Guardian -- Front Page

We can fly, drive and prosper while avoiding dangerous global warming – but only if billions remain in poverty and huge changes are made in areas such as energy and agriculture, new analysis from Decc’s Global Calculator shows

The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change – but only with sweeping changes to our infrastructure, the natural world and agriculture, a new analysis has found.

The UK government analysis also assumes that billions of people will remain in dire poverty at mid-century, despite efforts to lift them to greater prosperity, as the population rises to an estimated nine billion people.

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Pitch to jointly take on climate change 28.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
America is doing its part to lead global efforts to curb its greenhouse gas emissions, but India will also need to pursue clean energy to avert the worst effects of global warming, Barack Obama said today.
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 TOI: All Headlines
Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 New Kerala: World News
Read Full story of 'Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers' at newkerala.com.
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Ocean warming melting one of largest Antarctica glaciers 27.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Sydney, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) One of the largest glaciers on the planet, Totten, is melting due to ocean warming, a phenomenon that demonstrates the vulnerability of East Antarctica and its role in increasing the level of the oceans.
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Obama Congratulated for Clean Energy Agreement with India 27.1.2015 newindianexpress.com
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Obama congratulated for clean energy agreement with India 27.1.2015 Latest News
A top American Senator has congratulated US President Barack Obama for reaching an agreement with India to generate more renewable energy and thus reduce impact on the world's climate.
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India must pursue economic growth in a clean way: Christiana Figueres, UN climate change head 27.1.2015 ET: Opinion
Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change, says developing countries have to break the myth that economic growth is not possible without fossil fuels.
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Climate change will hit Australia harder than rest of world, study shows 26.1.2015 Guardian: Environment

Science agency the CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology predict temperature rises of up to 5.1c in Australia by 2090 in their most comprehensive forecast yet

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David Cameron rejects call for fracking ban 26.1.2015 Guardian: Environment
Prime minister renews his support for exploiting shale gas as MPs call for moratorium and anti-fracking campaigners protest in Westminster David Cameron has rejected calls for a moratorium on fracking from senior MPs, including his former environment secretary Caroline Spelman , saying the US shale gas revolution can be repeated in the UK. The prime minister’s renewed backing for increasingly controversial shale gas exploration comes at the start of a pivotal week for the industry, with key votes by parliament on Monday and Lancashire County Council from Wednesday . 'Stop the infrastructure bill': ex-FCO diplomat John Ashton rallies hundreds opposing fracking #banfracking ...
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Obama and Modi declare an era of 'new trust' 26.1.2015 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday declared an era of "new trust" in the often fraught relationship between their nations as the US leader opened a three-day visit to New ...
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Nuclear deal: Obama clears hurdle; unclear if American companies will be convinced to invest in India 26.1.2015 ET: Foreign Trade
Obama moved to clear away old disputes that have stalled progress toward an alignment between the world's largest democracies.
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India, U.S. emphasize importance of expanding clean energy research 26.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
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Modi-Obama climate change usual rhetoric: Greenpeace 26.1.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Modi-Obama climate change usual rhetoric: Greenpeace' at newkerala.com.
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US offers clean energy assistance 26.1.2015 Telegraph: Nation
The US today pledged financial and technical assistance to help India expand its renewable energy programme, monitor air quality over its cities and improve India-specific climate forecasts among new initiatives on energy and climate.
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'Agreement on climate change solidifies India's commitment' 26.1.2015 Zee News : Science and Technology
The announcements by India to boost cooperation with the US in clean energy and confront climate change solidifies New Delhi's commitment to expand its share of renewable energy, an American think-tank said on Sunday.
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Obama backs India's solar goals, seeks support for climate talks 26.1.2015 All Current Affairs Stories
US President Barack Obama on Sunday offered to help finance India's ambitious solar energy target and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support at global climate talks in Paris later this year. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas ...
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Modi-Obama climate change usual rhetoric: Greenpeace 26.1.2015 All News-IANS Stories
Greenpeace India Sunday expressed its disappointment that the India-US bilateral talks on climate change did not go beyond "rhetoric" and "platitudes".
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Obama backs India's ambitious solar energy goals, seeks support for climate talks 25.1.2015 DNA: India
US President Barack Obama on Sunday offered to help finance India's ambitious solar energy target and sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's support at global climate talks in Paris later this year. India is the world's third-largest greenhouse gas emitter and often acts as the voice of the world's developing countries in United Nations talks on everything from climate change to economic cooperation. It is reluctant to commit to emission targets on the ground that this could hinder economic growth, which is vital to lifting millions of Indians out of poverty. Instead, Modi has made it a priority to expand India's renewable energy capacity and lessen the need for polluting fossil fuels. "We very much support India's ambitious goal for solar energy, and stand ready to speed this expansion with additional financing," Obama said in a joint press conference with Modi on the first day of his three-day visit to New Delhi. India is seeking investments of $100 billion over seven years to boost the country's solar ...
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