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Erratic weather boosts energy demand, denting climate goals

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Extreme temperatures around the globe drove a sharp acceleration in energy demand and carbon emissions last year, oil giant BP said on Tuesday, issuing a stark warning that the world risks...

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Report: Global Emissions At 7-Year High

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

Global emissions have hit a seven-year high, according to BP’s annual energy review, putting the world behind on efforts to curb the effects of climate change. A rise in the number of days that...

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National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj launches initiative to help Rural Poor Farm Holds adapt to Climate Change

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 12, 2019

National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), for the first time in India, has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-...

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In a first, Grameen and Acumen raise Rs 10 Cr credit facility for social impact companies via SDG bonds

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Grameen Impact Investments and Acumen announced India's first sustainable development goals (SDG) bond. The LIFE SDG Bond provides a credit facility of Rs 10 crore to five for-profit social...

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Air Conditioning in India and Africa Is Threatening to Derail Climate Progress

By : Sustainability ..., Jun 6, 2019

Between booming populations across Asia and Africa, a mushrooming middle class and hotter average temperatures all over the planet each year, demand for cooling technology – chiefly single-room air conditioners – is on track to cause heat-trapping emissions to soar...

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India to organise a series of events on World Environment Day

By : Sustainability ..., May 31, 2019

World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated on 5th June every year. Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (MoEFCC) celebrates WED focussing on the theme declared by UNEP and...

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Reports from the international climate movement

By : Sustainability ..., May 30, 2019

Organisers say strikes took place in over 130 countries. Fridays For Future India reported 63 strikes—its largest mobilisation yet. In Pune, in the west of India, activists reported “a very...

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Youth Network organizes different programmes related to climate change along with youth and children of Karur city

By : Sustainability ..., May 27, 2019

The Karur-based Psycho Trust organised In collaboration with the Tdh Germany, which supports the 15-year-old Greta Thunberg “Fridays For Future” movement, a one-day event to support the climate...

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Kids to take climate change battle to Juhu

By : Sustainability ..., May 24, 2019

As part of the worldwide movement #FridaysForFuture, started by climate change activist, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg from Sweden, students from 14 locations in the country will participate in...

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2-metre sea level rise 'plausible' by 2100: study

By : Sustainability ..., May 23, 2019

Global sea levels could rise by two metres (6.5 feet) and displace tens of millions of people by the end of the century, according to new projections that double the UN's benchmark estimates....

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