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Global Fossil Fuel Subsidies Hit $5.2 Trillion

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

The world spent a staggering $4.7 trillion and $5.2 trillion on fossil fuel subsidies in 2015 and 2017, respectively, according to a new report from the International Monetary Fund. That means...

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Central Teams Arrives In Odisha To Assess Damage By Cyclone Fani

By : Sustainability ..., May 14, 2019

An inter-ministerial Central team is in Odisha to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Fani that hit the state's coastal districts on May 3 leaving 64 dead, an official said. The nine-member team...

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UN chief Guterres says world 'not on track' with climate change

By : Sustainability ..., May 13, 2019

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting global temperature rises. In a strong message for action on climate change, Guterres said international political resolve was...

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India to exceed climate compliance under Paris Agreement

By : Sustainability ..., May 10, 2019

India will exceed the compliance of its commitment made to address climate change through green energy installations under the landmark Paris agreement, according to global credit rating agency...

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Bengal tigers may not survive climate change, UN report finds

By : Sustainability ..., May 9, 2019

Climate change and rising sea levels eventually may wipe out one of the world's last and largest tiger strongholds, scientists warned in a new study. The cats are among 500,000 land species...

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Humans driving 1 million animal and plant species to extinction: Report

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Nature is declining globally at rates unprecedented in human history and its impact will see extinction of one million out of eight million total estimated number of animal and plant species on...

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On thin ice: Time for climate change policy

By : Sustainability ..., May 7, 2019

Climate change has become a major global issue, but has the IT hub, Bengaluru, done enough to minimise its effects? With air pollution on the rise in the city and the government struggling to...

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Even as Cyclone Fani Hit Campaigns, Climate Change Yet to Find Space in India’s Political Discourse

By : Sustainability ..., May 6, 2019

As the British Parliament declared a climate and environment emergency this week after a spirited campaign, mainly by civil society groups and students across Europe and America, cyclone Fani...

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Nagaland's Chief Minister launches biodiversity management project

By : Sustainability ..., May 3, 2019

Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio launched the Biodiversity and community conserved area management project in the presence of German delegation headed by the Chargé d’affaires Dr. Jasper Wieck in...

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Environment Ministry constitutes committee to implement National Clean Air Programme

By : Sustainability ..., May 1, 2019

The Union Environment Ministry has constituted a new committee to implement the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP), which aims to cut pollution in the 102 worst affected cities by 20-30 percent...

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