global warming and climate change

‘Southern ocean re-routes 40 percent of carbon emissions’


July 31st, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) The Southern Ocean re-routes as much as 40 percent of the annual global carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions, helping the world's oceans absorb them, according to a ... Read more...

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Karakoram glaciers unaffected by global warming


July 10th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Glaciers nestling under the shadow of Diran and Rakaposhi, two towering peaks in the Karakoram Range of northern Pakistan, remain impervious to global warming and have ... Read more...

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Delayed start, gloomy weather fail to dampen Royal Challengers fans (IPL Diary)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 14 (IANS) In spite of being a working day and traffic snarls enroute, over 35,000 frenzied fans packed the circular M. Chinnaswamy stadium in colourful attire, many ... Read more...

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In 40 years, US could face water crisis


February 17th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS) Global warming and climate change are likely to unfold a water crisis in the United States within the next 40 years, says a new report.It concluded ... Read more...

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Maldives President Nasheed resigns after public protests, mutiny


February 8th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by BNO News
MALE, MALDIVES (BNO NEWS) -- Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed on Tuesday announced his resignation after weeks of opposition protests and a mutiny by some police officers. Vice president Waheed Hassan was sworn ... Read more...

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South Africa uses metro to carry waste to landfills


November 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
East London (South Africa), Nov 6 (IANS) A metro train system in South Africa is helping in the fight against climate change by carrying waste to landfill sites on trains ... Read more...

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Might of powerful nations cannot prevail: Sri Lanka


September 24th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 24 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa has called upon the UN to build a more equal international order, saying that "the might of powerful nations cannot ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan bats for Jaitapur nuclear power project


March 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Making a strong plea on the need for nuclear power, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Monday said the coastal site in Ratnagiri where the controversial 9,900-MW ... Read more...

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Hearing ‘climate change’ causes more panic than ‘global warming’


March 9th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): 'Global warming' and 'climate change' are two terms used to refer to the same phenomena but more people believe in the latter than the former, according to a ... Read more...

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Leftist insurgency has hit development hard: Meira Kumar (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday said that Maoism has affected development in parts of India, and said the government and civil society should work together to ... Read more...

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Jointly fight food crisis, terrorism: Meira Kumar


October 26th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Oct 26 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Tuesday said a regional cooperation framework was a must to deal with challenges of food security, terrorism and Maoism."It is only with ... Read more...

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Bamboo can help save ecology: Vice president


September 18th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kohima, Sep 18 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari Saturday said the importance of bamboo has increased in the backdrop of global concerns of ecology and environment and the looming threat of ... Read more...

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Farooq advocates increased use of solar power (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolar (Karnataka), June 17 (IANS) Union Minister for New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah Thursday exhorted the people and state governments to make optimal utilisation of solar power to minimise the ... Read more...

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Clean energy cess on coal produced in India


February 26th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Announcing the establishment of a National Clean Energy Fund (NCEF) for funding research and innovative projects in clean technologies, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday proposed to ... Read more...

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Water, the next battleground between India and China: Editorial


December 21st, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): With the Conference of Parties-15 (COP-15) climate change meeting concluding recently in Copenhagen, Denmark, on a less than satisfactory note, an editorial in a journal on socialist ... Read more...

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UN Climate Summit Starts In Copenhagen


December 8th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Copenhagen, Dec. 08, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Global warming and climate change have become major threats for the planet earth and us, the earth dwellers. Climate researchers all over the world are ... Read more...

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India, US will initiate landmark steps to arrest climate change: Roemer


November 30th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.30 (ANI): Following Indian Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to Washington, US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer has held out hope for both countries to initiate landmark steps ... Read more...

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Leaders at UN debate push for greater efforts on climate change


September 27th, 2009 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 26 (Xinhua) Leaders attending a key UN debate here Saturday urged greater international efforts to tackle climate change, voicing high hopes for successful outcomes at the December climate conference ... Read more...

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Pranab hopes to green economy, NGO unimpressed (Lead)


July 6th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday cut customs duty on a key wind turbine component and on bio-diesel while presenting his 2009-10 budget proposals, hoping the move ... Read more...

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Advani tells Karnataka to emulate Gujarat in power sector (With: Karnataka’s first 500 MW thermal plant goes on stream)


November 3rd, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Nov 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani Monday advised the Karnataka government to emulate Gujarat in achieving self-sufficiency in power generation and providing electricity ... Read more...

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Bangladesh launched climate action plan


September 12th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 12 (ANI): Bangladesh has launched a climate change action plan to help itself adapt to threats such as rising sea level, water-logged land and increased salinity.According to a report ... Read more...

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PM: Long-term solutions needed to counter global warming


August 15th, 2008 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said that long-term solutions were needed on a priority to deal with the problems of global warming and climate change. Addressing ... Read more...

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Bolstering kangaroo population can cut greenhouse gases


August 11th, 2008 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 11 (IANS) Bolstering kangaroo numbers to 175 million by 2020 would lower greenhouse gas emissions by 16 megatonnes, or three percent of Australia's total emissions. Kangaroos emit only a third ... Read more...

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Evolution pace differentiates climate on Venus, earth


April 6th, 2008 - 5:09 pm ICT by admin
London, April 6 (IANS) Venus, considered earth's 'prodigal twin', has a climate that is vastly different. And experts say it is because of the pace of evolution on the two planets. According ... Read more...

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Climate change might leave 120 million Indian and Bangladeshi people homeless


March 26th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by admin
London, March 26 (ANI): A new report has determined that increasing climate change could lead to a major human crisis for South Asia, with more than 120 million people from India ... Read more...

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Low carbon economy key to sustain competitiveness: Dr Pachauri


February 18th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, Feb.18 (ANI): Indian industry should shift its focus towards low carbon economy to sustain its competitiveness said Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Director General, The ... Read more...

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Terrorism can trigger disasters across borders: PM


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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President calls for working out arrangement of “Twinning Lakes”


November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin
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