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Investing in climate adaptation can stimulate trillions in benefits

By : Sustainability ..., Sep 13, 2019

Unless you are the President of the United States or some such exalted position that allows you to be out of touch with reality, it is really impossible for sane and rational people to ignore the impending impact of climate change. Because it is not really impending anymore....

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Unite technology and tradition to solve water crisis in Chennai: Experts

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 26, 2019

There is no single or final solution to Chennai’s water crisis. This emerged on day one of the TOI water conclave where experts, officials and activists engaged in discussion and debate to find...

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Green Manufacturing: A Step Towards Low Carbon Future

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 6, 2019

Manufacturing companies in India are leveraging green chemistry in the manufacturing process which proves to be less harmful for the environment. Every other day the world witnesses a sad...

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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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Soot content in air declining, says IISc-Isro study

By : Sustainability ..., Jul 16, 2019

The amount of soot or black carbon in India’s air is reducing. It has been declining at a rate of 100 nanogram per cubic metre per year, a recent study by scientists from Indian Institute of...

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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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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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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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Indian economy 31% smaller than what it would have been without global warming - Study

By : Sustainability ..., Apr 26, 2019

India’s economy is now 31% smaller than it would have been in the absence of global warming, a new study assessing the impact of climate change on economic growth has found.

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