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Indian palm oil firms make Indonesian eco-disaster: Greenpeace


June 19th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Greenpeace India Tuesday claimed that major Indian corporates houses could be linked to the destruction of the Indonesian rainforests through their imports of palm oil from ... Read more...

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Urban poor vulnerable to climate change: Kumari Selja


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A vast majority of urban poor are vulnerable to climate change, Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja said Monday, blaming the developed ... Read more...

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Green growth should not result in slow growth cautions economic survey


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.25 (ANI): In The Economic Survey tabled him in Lok Sabha today, by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee cautions that "green growth should not result in slow growth."The Survey observes ... Read more...

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Delhi leading the way in combating climate change: Dikshit


February 21st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.21 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday said that her government has taken several steps to reduce the damaging impact of climate change.Addressing the inaugural session of a ... Read more...

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Polar bears ‘can be saved from extinction by emission cuts’


December 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 16 (ANI): Polar bears and its Arctic habitat can be saved if we cut global greenhouse emissions, according to scientists.Polar bears were added to the threatened species list nearly three ... Read more...

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Tony Blair warns world leaders of heavy price over failure to deal with global warming


September 6th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has warned that the world leaders might pay a heavy price in history if they fail to tackle global warming.According to ... Read more...

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Brazil to promote biofuel use in aviation


May 11th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) An alliance of aircraft manufacturers in Brazil, the Brazilian Alliance for Aviation Biofuels (Abraba), will promote "development and certification of sustainable biofuel" for use in air transport. The ... Read more...

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UN: Milk production accounts for almost 3 percent of greenhouse gas emissions


April 20th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) announced Tuesday that nearly three percent of the global greenhouse gas emissions are a result of milk production.This ... Read more...

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UNFCC official optimistic about Copenhagen climate accord


February 4th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, February 4 (ANI): The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC) Executive Secretary, Yvo de Boer appeared confident about the future of the Copenhagen climate accord, as he talked ... Read more...

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Lead fight against climate change, Greenpeace urges BASIC countries


January 20th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Four days before environment ministers of BASIC (Brazil, South Africa, India, China) countries meet here to chalk out their post-Copenhagen climate strategy, international NGO Greenpeace has urged ... Read more...

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Green projects can net India $6.15 bn by 2012


January 19th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The national authority for Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) projects has so far approved 1,467 projects, which, if approved by its international counterpart, can net India $6.15 billion ... Read more...

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Impact of melting snow and ice highlighted in new report


December 14th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 14 (DPA) Snow and ice are melting at an "accelerating pace" in regions ranging from Greenland to the Himalayas, a report presented Monday at the UN climate change conference said. Less ... Read more...

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Recession ‘cuts down’ carbon dioxide emissions


November 14th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 14 (ANI): The rise of global greenhouse gas emissions has been held back by recession, according to researchers.Experts at the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) found that global emissions ... Read more...

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Climate friendly policies pay off: Study


November 5th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 5 (IANS) Climate-friendly policies not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions and bring environmental benefits, they also boost and diversify the economy, reveals a recent study analysing some 100 climate ... Read more...

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India’s stance on climate change not unreasonable, says PM


October 30th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) India's stand of asking developed countries to bear the burden for combating global warming was "not unreasonable", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday ahead of the ... Read more...

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Tackle climate change now, top scientists urge world leaders


July 7th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As leaders of the world's 13 major countries prepare to meet at the G8+5 summit in Italy this week, 24 leading scientists from these countries have ... Read more...

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‘Paying people to protect forests not enough’


June 5th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Paying people to protect forests can be an effective way to tackle deforestation and climate change but only if there is good governance of natural resources, says ... Read more...

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Global warming as big a threat as arms race, say scientists


May 29th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, May 29 (ANI): Scientists have warned that climate change poses as great a threat as the nuclear arms race, and have called on world leaders to take action to tackle the ... Read more...

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Unexpected temperatures reported in Orissa


January 29th, 2009 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 29 (IANS) Temperatures have risen unexpectedly in some places in Orissa over past three days with one town Tuesday recording its warmest January in 127 years, officials said Thursday. ... Read more...

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India wants economic package for tackling climate change


November 27th, 2008 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Stressing that it contributes much less to the global greenhouse emission, India Wednesday said at the upcoming climate change conference in Poland it would seek special ... Read more...

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One meat free day can help tackle climate change: Pachauri


September 7th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.7 (ANI): One meat-free day a week can help tackle climate change, claims Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (UNIPCC). Pachauri, who last ... Read more...

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Scientists mimic nature to study complex ocean upwelling process


September 3rd, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A team of scientists from the Oregon State University in the US has studied the complex ocean upwelling process by mimicking nature.The method involves pumping cold, ... Read more...

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Half of worlds primates face extinction due to habitat loss and hunting


August 5th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A review of the worlds 634 kinds of primates has revealed that almost 50 percent are in danger of going extinct due to habitat loss and hunting.The ... Read more...

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‘Primates fast disappearing off the face of earth’


August 5th, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Humankind's closest kin in the animal world - monkeys, apes and other primates - are disappearing from the face of the earth, warns a new report. The first ... Read more...

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G8 summit ends, tough decisions for UN (Roundup)


July 9th, 2008 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 9 (DPA) A three-day Group of Eight (G8) summit in Japan came to a close Wednesday, with its leaders passing on tough decisions on climate change, Africa and Zimbabwe ... Read more...

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G8 meets leaders of developing countries for talks


July 9th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako, July 9 (DPA) The Group of Eight (G8) leaders were meeting their colleagues from the rest of the world Wednesday, hoping to sell their "50 by 50" deal on emission cuts ... Read more...

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Get off India’s back, Pachauri tells developed nations


July 8th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) R.K. Pachauri, head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Tuesday slammed developed countries for asking India and China to cut greenhouse gas emissions while they ... Read more...

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G-8 for continuation of science-based approach on climate protection efforts


July 8th, 2008 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay Singh Toyako (Japan), July 8 (ANI): Leaders of the Group of Eight (G-8) nations on Tuesday reconfirmed the significance of the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate ... Read more...

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Environmentalists slam G8’s 50/50 deal on climate change


July 8th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 8 (DPA) Environmentalist groups slammed Tuesday's Group of Eight (G8) agreement to at least halve global greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, saying the deal was too little too late. ... Read more...

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G8 agrees to common 2050 emission cuts (Lead)


July 8th, 2008 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Toyako (Japan), July 8 (DPA) In what was being hailed as an historic move, the United States and other leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) industrialised countries meeting in Japan agreed ... Read more...

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G-8 nations reach tentative climate change deal in Japan


July 8th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Mrityunjay Singh Toyako (Japan), July 8 (ANI): Leaders of the Group of Eight nations, who are meeting in the mountain-top resort hotel at Toyako near northern Hokkaido city have reportedly reached ... Read more...

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Manmohan rejects Bush’s stance on climate change


July 7th, 2008 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Tarun Basu Aboard Air India One, July 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday rejected US President George Bush's contention that India and China should set emission goals, saying "India can't by ... Read more...

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China increases lead over US as the worlds biggest emitter of carbon dioxide


June 14th, 2008 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 14 (ANI): A new study has found that China has increased its lead over the US as the worlds leading emitter of carbon dioxide, with a 8 percent increase ... Read more...

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Greenpeace urges government for strong climate action plan


June 2nd, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): Activists of the environmental group, Greenpeace, today staged a demonstration in New Delhi urging the Indian Government to come up with a strong climate action plan ... Read more...

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China to be main player in doubling of gas emissions by 2030


May 1st, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by admin
Canberra, May 1 (ANI): A new study has determined that China would play a major role in doubling of global greenhouse emissions by 2030.According to a report in news.com.au, they study ... Read more...

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