User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
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Last updated: Nov 14 2018 18:48 IST RSS 2.0
 
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GST Council may have to take a view on the funding of NDRF - Shri N.K.Singh 14.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
XVFC concluded the International Workshop in India on Financing of Disaster Risk Management yesterday in New Delhi. The two-day conference discussed various issues related to Disaster Risk Management (DRM) ranging from urbanization, climate change, coastal erosion, localizedcatastrophes and the price associated with it, among many other issues.
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Two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit inaugurated in New Delhi today 12.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Global Cooling Prize, an international competition to incentivize the development of a residential cooling technology that will have at least five times (5x) less climate impact than the standard Room Air Conditioning (RAC) was announced at the inaugural session of the two day Global Cooling Innovation Summit in New Delhi today.
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Fasten your seat belts and prepare for a wild ride with Trump – and a divided US Congress 11.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Democratic control of the Congress is likely to have significant impact on Trump’s foreign and defence policies.
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Enforcing stronger climate action could help India improve its air quality 8.11.2018 Scroll.in
Achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement can help the country deal with its air crisis.
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Ray of hope as ozone layer recovery on track, world safer than in 1980s 7.11.2018 Sify Finance
"The world is falling apart. The future of humanity is hanging on a cliff, on the edge of catastrophe. But there still is hope and a window of opportunity to take action." That sounds like a stereotypical UN moralising rhetoric on climate change or loss of biodiversity.
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Eco India: How technology is helping farmers in Telangana tackle devastating effect of crop failures 4.11.2018 Scroll.in
Our top story on Eco India this week looks at how a startup, Kheyti, is helping farmers in Telengana equip themselves better against climate change.
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Earth’s wilderness areas are vanishing, and only five countries can save them 2.11.2018 Scroll.in
More than 70% of remaining wilderness is in just five countries: Australia, Russia, Canada, the United States (Alaska), and Brazil.
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Union Agriculture Minister addresses Inter – Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
        The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the Inter-Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in New Delhi today.
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Humanity has wiped out 60% of animal species since 1970, says World Wildlife Fund report 30.10.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Overexploitation for human consumption, agriculture, land conversion and habitat loss were stated as the top reasons for a decline in biodiversity.
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Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwaguru in Agriculture: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has called the eminent Agricultural Scientist, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is a Vishwa Guru in Agriculture, a teacher and a scholar who continues to leave his inspirational, ideational thought prints on the world.
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World hunger has risen for three straight years – and climate change is a key reason 25.10.2018 Scroll.in
After declining for nearly a decade, the number of hungry people in the world is growing again.
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Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority 24.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Bid to provide more powers to Centre to form River Basin Authority
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“Harit Diwali-Swasth Diwali” campaign launched by Ministry of Environment today 22.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Air pollution is a serious health issue in the country especially in the northern parts during winter seasons. The air pollution in the northern region is attributed to dust, burning of crops in certain states, burning of garbage construction and prevailing climatic conditions.
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How 2018 Nobel winner William Nordhaus helped calculate the economic cost of climate change 18.10.2018 Scroll.in
Nordhaus laid the groundwork for an entire field.
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A speculative river: Why communities along Brahmaputra need much more research-backed information 18.10.2018 Scroll.in
Any extreme event – floods, high tide, the river turning black from high turbidity – becomes fodder for speculation, misinformation.
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India lost $79.5 billion from climate-related disasters in 20 years 12.10.2018 Rediff: News
According to the report, floods (43.4 per cent) and storms (28.2 per cent) are the two most frequently occurring disasters.
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India lost whopping $79.5 billion from climate-related disasters in 20 years: UN 11.10.2018 Zee News : India National
UN 'Economic Losses, Poverty and Disasters 1998-2017' report highlights the impact of extreme weather events on the global economy.
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CM attends TERI Meet 9.10.2018 Voice of Sikkim
Gangtok ,09 Oct (IPR) : The Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Pawan Chamling presided over the inaugural session of The Eastern & Northeastern Region Policy Dialogue on “Making Liveable Cities: Challenges and Way Forward” at Chintan Bhawan today. Organized by The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) New Delhi, the dialogue was held primarily to bring together […]
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Seminar on “Environmental issues in Water Resources Projects” organized by CWC 9.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Central Water Commission (CWC), Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation today organized a day-long seminar on “Environment Issues in Water Resources Projects” at New Delhi.
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Prime Minister conferred Champions of Earth Award 2018 for Policy Leadership 3.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, was today conferred the Champions of the Earth Award for Policy Leadership by UN Secretary General, Mr. Antonio Guterres at a ceremony at Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, here today.
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