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Karnataka MLAs set to work for efficient energy policy
Dec 09, 2013 The Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2009-14 estimates a renewable energy potential of about 18500 MW (excluding solar).
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Sustainability is not a choice, but a necessity
Feb 12, 2014 South Asian region is most vulnerable to climate change impact, warns Thet Thet Zin, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environmental Conservation and Forestry, Myanmar.
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Climate change: Indians least willing to act, says a survey
Sep 27, 2013 A major regional survey on climate change finds that Indians are least willing and able to take action.
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Mumbai to suffer huge damage from sea flooding: study
Aug 26, 2013 Flood exposure is increasing in coastal cities owing to growing populations and assets, the changing climate, and subsidence, a new study says.
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India’s gene richness to help fight climate change: experts
Jan 30, 2013 “India has the largest diversity and because of that we have the maximum options available to combat climate change,’ said Renu Swarup, a senior Indian official.
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Climate change causing food shortage in Asia: report
Aug 06, 2014 Sea levels have risen faster than at any time during the previous two millennia, says a new report released by The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
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Indian Minister promotes low carbon initiatives
Aug 05, 2014 “We need to pursue innovation as it is the sustainable way of development,” said Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister of State for Environment, Forests & Climate Change.
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India signs WB grant deal for climate fund assistance
Feb 13, 2015 India signs grant agreement with World Bank for special climate change fund assistance of $8 mn for sustainable livelihoods and adaptation to climate change project.
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Ozone layer recovering but remains threatened: reports
Sep 14, 2014 “International action on the ozone layer is a major environmental success story,” WMO Secretary-General Michel Jarraud said.
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Climate ambition criteria set to face UN debate in Warsaw
May 09, 2013 Specific criteria that countries can base emission reduction plans on needs be agreed at the Warsaw climate summit at the end of 2013, an influential campaign group has warned.
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UN agencies make progress towards climate neutrality
Mar 03, 2014 The fifth edition of the report ‘Moving Towards a Climate Neutral UN’ details the emissions from 64 United Nations organizations.
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Rising sea levels threaten small island nations: UNEP
Jun 09, 2014 Climate change will have a harsher impact on small island states, says a new UNEP report.
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The people of Bhopal love their lakes
Jan 02, 2015 The lake brings up different emotions among different people. If the young ones are excited, the adults display concern.
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Sri Lanka takes on climate change
Jul 01, 2013 Sri Lanka is all set to measure the emissions of Carbon Dioxide (CO2), a potent greenhouse gas, caused through clearance of forests or loss of forest quality.
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Climate change threatens urban food security: report
Apr 02, 2013 Policies that focus on rural food production alone will not tackle the rising food insecurity in urban areas, the report says.
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Indian minister urges youth to become green ambassadors
Jan 28, 2013 Work towards the improvement of natural environment before it is too late, cautioned Jitendra Singh, India’s minister for youth affairs.
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Pakistan revamps climate study centre
Mar 25, 2013 With extra funding and empowering legislation Pakistan's autonomous Global Climate Change Impact Centre (GCCIC) is set to take on a regional and international role in climate research.
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International cooperation for renewable energy revolution
Mar 18, 2013 At an international climate forum, members of parliaments from across Africa, Asia and Europe emphasised on the importance of renewable energy to meet the challenges of the climate change in the contemporary world.
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Poorest countries meet for Kathmandu climate summit
Mar 23, 2013 Representatives from the Least Developed Countries (LDC) group will be meeting in November in Kathmandu, Nepal, to discuss their plans to raise ambition at the UN climate talks.
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To each his own: array of solutions in tackling climate change
Feb 01, 2013 Catch hold of a leader from any segment of the society, he/she will have his own unique story to share on how to combat climate change. A session on 'Sustainability Challenges Across Sectors' at the DSDS evokes passionate responses on fighting climate change.
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Equip youth to fight climate extremes: experts
Feb 02, 2013 Young people should be equipped with knowledge to enable them to find solutions to the problems confronting today’s world, said panelists at the 13th Delhi Sustainability Development Summit in New Delhi.
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‘Untried technologies may hamper poverty eradication in developing countries’
Jan 04, 2013 Distinguished Fellow, TERI, Dr Prodipto Ghosh is a Member of the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change; Member of the National Expert Committee on Climate Change, and Scientific Consultant in the Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India. In an interview to OneWorld South Asia, he says that the benefits of reducing green house gas emissions will actually free India from external dependence on energy sources.
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Charter on resilience in the face of climate change
Oct 04, 2012 While a rise in sea-level along the coastline of the Bay of Bengal is inevitable, communities living in the region need to adapt to the challenges from a rise in extreme events.
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For a better future, over four lakh Indians write to PM
Jun 08, 2015 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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Forests can empower communities and reverse climate change: experts
Feb 03, 2015 People sustaining themselves through forests have already started to feel the pinch of climate-induced changes.
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Young people urged to go sustainable at TERI’s YUVA Meet
Jan 28, 2013 Speakers at the YUVA 2013 Meet impress upon India's young people to think sustainability and incorporate it into their lifestyles.
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Indian ministry for mandatory compliance of RPOs
Oct 04, 2013 India’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has pushed for Mandatory Compliance of RPOs (Renewable Purchase Obligations) to achieve renewable energy targets.
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Time to act to save climate change vulnerable regions
Sep 27, 2013 The scientific debate is over, says a network of Members of Parliament called the Climate Parliament. Now it’s down to politicians and policy makers to ensure we avoid a global catastrophe.
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Indian expert appointed vice-chairman of IBCS
Jul 10, 2013 Director General of Meteorology & Permanent Representative of India with World Meteorological Organization (WMO), Dr Laxman Singh Rathore, has been appointed as Co-Vice Chairman of Intergovernmental Board of Climate Services (IBCS).
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Bangladesh to be hit hard for climate change: WB
Jun 20, 2013 A potential 10-year return cyclone in 2050 could expose 9.7 million people to more than 3 meters of inundation affecting agriculture and lives.
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