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Climate Emergency: India offers financial and technical support to developing nations

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

In the run up to two key United Nation’s summits on Climate Change this month, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global average temperature rise this century well below 2...

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Javadekar opens COP on land desertification says positive action can restore balance of nature

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 3, 2019

Positive action can restore the balance of nature which has been disturbed by human activities, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday while kickstarting the 14th conference of parties on land desertification at Greater Noida. The 11-day conference is...

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India Pitches For Financial Support By Nations Ahead Of UN Climate Summit

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

In the run up to two key UN summits on Climate Change, India has raised the pitch for finance and technology support to developing nations to achieve the Paris Agreement goals of keeping a global average temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius. Union...

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Natural world is under threat: Jamshyd Godrej

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 2, 2019

With climate change impacting our lives every day, experts suggest that industries and companies should take conscious action to move towards a greener tomorrow. Jamshyd N Godrej, chairman, CII-Godrej Green Building Centre says that the natural world is under threat and not...

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Disaster Risk Resilience: Key to Protecting Vulnerable Communities

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

Armida Salsiah Alisjahbana is Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).The past five years have been the hottest on record in Asia and the Pacific. Unprecedented...

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Collaboration with India on climate action important, says Luis Alfonso de Alba UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for Climate Summit

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2019

The collaboration with India on climate action is quite important and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recommitted to continue leading on climate issues, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres' Special Envoy for the 2019 Climate Summit said. "The contribution, collaboration...

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Air pollution tops Google search lists as people fear for health, issue a year-round problem

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Data from Google shows that smog and pollution-related updates topped the search list trends across several cities at the start of the day, as Indians grow increasingly concerned about air...

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PM addresses G7 Summit’s session on Climate, Biodiversity and Oceans

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 27, 2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the session on ‘Biodiversity, Oceans, Climate.’ He highlighted India’s large scale efforts towards eliminating single use plastic, conserving water,...

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Climate change will cripple economies regardless of countries' wealth: Report

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 23, 2019

Climate change will damage the economies of countries whether they are rich or poor, hot or cold by the year 2100, economists said in a new report, dispelling the notion that impoverished, warm...

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The world’s leading airport user of solar panels is removing them for fear of flooding

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 20, 2019

India’s Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) has started dismantling and removing a significant number of solar panels at the airport site, due to concerns from local residents regarding the...

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