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MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability

MDG7: Ensure Environmental Sustainability
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Environment sustainability crucial for Smart Cities in India

Sep 02, 2015 06:18 AM With the Indian government rooting for ‘Smart Cities’ there is an urgent need to ensure environmental sustainability of these projects.
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SDGs need to avoid environment-development trade-offs

Jul 25, 2015 11:30 AM According to a new, the Sustainable Development Goals will sustain only if they are underpinned by a secure foundation of natural capital.
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The Millennium Development Goals Report-2015

Jul 16, 2015 08:11 AM The MDG report confirms that goal-setting can lift millions of people out of poverty, empower women and girls, improve health and well-being, and provide vast new opportunities for better lives.

Indianised solutions key to fight climate change: Minster

Jun 18, 2015 03:45 PM Experts representing different part of the world urge for localised solutions to fight the global challenge of climate change.
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5000 kids in MP campaign for education, environment

Jun 10, 2015 06:15 AM The campaign aimed at establishing a constructive communication among various stakeholders including children and parents
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For a better future, over four lakh Indians write to PM

Jun 08, 2015 02:27 PM Lakhs of Indians write to the Prime Minister for a better future as part of the Action-2015 May mobilisation campaign.
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BMW vrooms into green gear on Delhi streets

Jun 08, 2015 03:30 AM “The global automotive industry is witnessing a paradigm shift from the conventional combustion engine to sustainable mobility solutions,” said Sahr, President, BMW India.
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Forests destroyed in past with state patronage: SL Prez

Apr 03, 2015 12:05 PM The Sri Lankan President said that the patriotic people of Sri Lanka has ended the era which had given way to massive environmental degradation.

Narmada: Lifeline of Madhya Pradesh in dire straits

Jan 15, 2015 10:50 AM Narmada, the lifeline of Madhya Pradesh is in danger due to declining water quality and quantity.

Climate change will turn Narmada into a cricket pitch: Anil Dave

Jan 09, 2015 03:50 PM RajyaSabha MP and social activist Anil Madhav Dave in an interview with OneWorld South Asia said that the impact of climate change is very severe on the aquatic life of river Narmada.

Indian diaspora’s help sought for cleaning up river Ganga

Jan 09, 2015 08:20 AM The Indian water resources minister called upon the Indian Diaspora to participate in the ‘Namo Ganga’ Project.
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Mitigation is not a great burden because it has many co-benefits: Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, IPCC

Dec 26, 2014 06:30 AM Dr R K Pachauri is one of the most prominent leaders in the fight against climate change in the world today. As Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, he been highlighting the scientific realities of climate change the world over and as Director-General of TERI he has been working relentlessly to create a climate-friendly ecosystem in India. In an exclusive interview with Rajiv Tikoo & Anupam Hazarika, he calls for action at local and global levels to fight climate change. Excerpts:

Bamboo based entrepreneurship can benefit rural women

Dec 17, 2014 01:40 PM Dr A K Bhattacharya, Mission Director of the Madhya Pradesh State Bamboo Mission, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that replacing bricks by bamboo for constructing houses could help in curbing carbon emissions. Excerpts from the interview.
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Full economic potential of mangroves still untapped: study

Dec 10, 2014 09:52 AM Ninety cent of mangroves are found in developing countries and many of are under threat.

Invest in girls to fight climate change: Ashok Khosla

Nov 27, 2014 02:40 PM Investing for girls’ education and employment can be helpful in curbing carbon emissions, said Ashok Khosla, an expert on environment and sustainable development.
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Global warming to raise risk of damaging floods: report

Nov 24, 2014 09:31 AM World is locked into 1.5°c warming & risks are rising, says a new World Bank report.

No city can be smart without being green: Meenakshi Lekhi

Nov 18, 2014 02:05 PM Leader of India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and New Delhi MP Meenakshi Lekhi, in an interview to OneWorld South Asia, said that urban areas need to learn the art and science of converting waste into a valuable resource. Excerpts from the interview.
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Bold action needed to meet biodiversity targets: study

Oct 08, 2014 02:45 PM The study tracks progress and draws attention to implications on broader sustainable development this century.

German envoy to open fair on water management in India

Oct 08, 2014 09:37 AM The International Fair on Water Management (IFAT), features state-of-the-art technology in the areas of water, sewage and refuse treatment as well as recycling.

India’s first renewable energy investors meet in February

Oct 02, 2014 03:30 AM The central theme of the meet is to attract large scale investments in the renewable energy sector in India.

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