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Subansiri dam work resumes after 8 years 17.10.2019 The Assam Tribune
Subansiri dam work resumes after 8 years
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Indian government wants to disband the protector of ecologically-sensitive Dahanu 15.10.2019 Scroll.in
The Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority faces an uncertain future, with the environment ministry calling for its dissolution.
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Karam Shyam calls for more productivity 12.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Karam Shyam calls for more productivity
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Patna deluge wasn’t caused by climate change alone. Government ineptness was also to blame 10.10.2019 Scroll.in
Officials don’t even have a map of the city’s colonial-era sewage system.
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Interview: Climate change is increasing number of days with heavy rainfall, says IMD chief 10.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Indian Meteorological Department was unable to predict the 110% above-normal monsoon this year.
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“Dear food businesses, areca cutlery and clay pots aren’t eco-friendly” 9.10.2019 Citizen Matters
Many businesses are opting for areca cutlery, clay pots etc to avoid plastic and be eco-friendly. But these materials are hard to compost, and only add to Bengaluru's piling waste.
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Mass ‘die in’ at Guwahati 8.10.2019 Assam Times
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A community radio station in rural Tamil Nadu is giving a voice to those affected by climate change 5.10.2019 Scroll.in
Started in Vizhuthamavadi village in the aftermath of Cyclone Gaja, the Voice of the Vulnerable is invaluable in helping communities build climate resilience.
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Driven by climate change, erratic rain destroyed 25% of crops in Karnataka’s Cauvery basin this year 4.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Drought-like situations in June and July were followed by 102% excess rain in August. A lack of vegetation cover meant water didn’t seep into the soil.
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Instead of making hollow claims, the Modi government should learn about sanitation from Bangladesh 4.10.2019 Scroll.in
Narendra Modi may declare that India is open defecation free, but toilet use has to be driven by community engagement.
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Ian Chappell reveals one major effect of nature on cricket 30.9.2019 DNA
Chappell also believes that the increase in temperature will possibly add to the health dangers for players.
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Modi in UN Assembly 30.9.2019 Central Chronicle
Prime Minister Mr.Narendra Modi in the United Nations General Assembly has cautioned the world community that it has become absolutely imperative that the world unite against terrorism. The India has given the Buddha to the world and not war. He also said world should act now to safeguard our planet from pollution, global warming, poverty, […]
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Rampant deforestation in the Western Ghats is causing recurring floods in Southern India 28.9.2019 Scroll.in
Besides better implementation of existing environmental laws, India needs new ones to conserve hills and mountains.
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How crop diversification can protect children from malnutrition during periods of drought 27.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Nutritionally diverse agriculture systems have crops that respond differently to drought, making sure there is some food component available at all times.
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Apocalypse now: Here’s what will happen if Earth heats up by another 2 degrees Celsius 26.9.2019 Scroll.in
Expect more heatwaves, droughts, cyclones, floods, loss of 99% of coral reefs, and worse.
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Sustainability needs a people-centric approach; is smart city Chennai geared to that? 26.9.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
A city tackling climate change needs to think big and small and involve all stakeholders in the process -- policymakers, state and local governments, private entities and citizens. That should be one of the primary goals of the Chennai Smart City programme.
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Dialogue on water scarcity held 26.9.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Dialogue on water scarcity held
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India aware of responsibility towards securing better future for Earth: Jal Shakti Min 24.9.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Sekhawat on Tuesday said India is aware of its responsibility towards securing a better future for ‘our planet and we are determined to do the needful for accomplishing this goal’. The theme of this year’s India Water week inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind is ‘Water cooperation: […]
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UN climate summit: India will invest $50 billion on water conservation, says PM Narendra Modi 23.9.2019 Scroll.in
The prime minister also pledged to increase the country’s share of non-fossil fuel to 450 GW, which is more than double the previous aim of 175 GW.
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Is the smog blowing from South Asia affecting the air quality in US? 22.9.2019 Scroll.in
Ozone alerts in the US advise people to skip car trips and against prolonged exposure to high levels of the lung-damaging greenhouse gas on specific days.
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