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As India's tribals await SC hearing, IPCC recognises forest dwellers’ role in climate change mitigation

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 23, 2019

Recognising land tenures of indigenous communities and their management rights over forests can help tackle climate change, according to a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change...

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Driving Sustainable Development Via ‘Green’ Windows

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 22, 2019

As the development dreams of emerging nations such as India hasten urbanisation, it inadvertently leaves a higher carbon trail, increasing global warming. Although development can’t be stopped,...

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Rapid Urbanisation and Deforestation are Warming up the State of Odisha, finds study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 18, 2019

It is no secret that the planet's temperature is increasing. If it continues unabated, India will be among one of the worst-hit countries with frequent floods and droughts. Most parts of...

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Strategic partnering for Climate and Clean Air

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

India has formally joined the Climate and Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), becoming the 65th country to join the partnership, following through on a commitment made by the country’s Minister for...

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Deforestation plus climate change equals dead end for wildlife

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 10, 2019

Climate change combined with galloping tropical deforestation is cutting off wildlife from life-saving cooler climes, heightening the risk of extinction, researchers said Monday. Less than two-...

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One Climate Crisis Disaster Occurs Every Week, U.N. Official Warns

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 9, 2019

Top United Nations official has issued a stark warning regarding climate change, pointing out that “lower-impact” climate crisis disasters capable of causing death, displacement and suffering...

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Climate change gaining ground as poll issue

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

In the recent General Election in Denmark, the Social Democrats won amid a wave of two very different issues — climate change and immigration. Well, are the issues of environment and climate so...

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United Nations Asks Business Leaders To Set Tougher Emissions Reduction Targets To Fight Climate Change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 25, 2019

Amidst growing public concerns about climate change that have led to a number of protests around the world and despite the constant warnings from environmentalists, greenhouse gas emissions have...

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Himalayan Glaciers melting at accelerated pace - study

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 20, 2019

Himalayan glaciers have been melting twice as fast since the start of this century, underscoring the threat the climate crisis poses to water supplies for hundreds of millions of people across...

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Diversifying crops will mitigate climate impact in India: Study

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 19, 2019

Diversifying the crops in India can be an effective way to adapt its food-production systems to the growing influence of extreme climate change, said US researchers including Indian-origin. The...

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