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Solar Lamps Brighten Schools for Indian Teens

By : sustainabilityo..., May 10, 2011

An Indian boarding school initiative for female teens has been hindered by electricity blackouts. Now the government is promising new, improved facilities and IKEA is offering solar lamps to light the way in the meantime.

More than 39,000 young female teens in this...

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Subject Tags: Education

Research and Markets: Opportunities in the Indian Electrical Vehicle Sector

By : sustainabilityo..., May 6, 2011

Research and Markets ( :  ) has announced the addition of the " Opportunities in the Indian Electrical Vehicle Sector :  " report...

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Quicker shift to organic farming possible: Minister

By : sustainabilityo..., Apr 28, 2011

Agriculture Minister Mullakkara Ratnakaran said on Wednesday that Kerala could meet its target of a total switch-over to organic farming sooner than expected.

The Minister was inaugurating a seminar on “Endosulfan: Issues and Safe Alternatives to Chemical Pesticides”...

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Schoolchildren to combat climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2010

The Young Climate Savers, a joint initiative between World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)-India and Tetra Pak India, is a school based climate change and lifestyle education programme based on education for sustainable development and people's participation.

The programme...

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Subject Tags: Education , India , Technology

Climate Change Means More Heatwaves, Premature Deaths, Scientists Warn

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 11, 2010

Climate change is a serious health hazard that the United States must prepare for, according to government and university scientists from across the country.

Dust storm in Queensland, Australia, September 2009. (Photo by Tom Fletcher) They advised Thursday that climate...

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President roots for wind and solar energy in Maharashtra

By : sustainabilityo..., May 9, 2010

President Pratibha Patil on Saturday said that Maharashtra should become an ideal state to fulfil all the dreams of its people.

The president was addressing the golden jubilee celebration programme at New Delhi which was held to mark the completion of the golden...

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India needs to find right model for managing climate change

By : sustainabilityo..., Mar 9, 2010

As the world works to a global climate deal in Cancun later this year, advanced developing countries like India will come under increasing pressure 
to commit to higher targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions than these countries have put on the table.


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