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Hydro-power key to India’s energy security: Study


June 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) With coal supply remaining erratic and controversies dogging nuclear energy, hydro-power could hold the key to India's energy security and put an end to power cuts, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Australia boasts of an urine powered restaurant


March 16th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A restaurant in Australia uses the pee of customers to generate energy for the facility’s use. The owners’ eco-consciousness moved them to use 100 recyclable materials to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Don’t grow the way US did: Jeffrey Sachs to India


August 4th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) India and China should not grow the American way and must pay adequate attention to the environment with proper policy to guide future action by ... Read more...

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India to reduce GDP emission intensity by 20 percent by 2020: Manmohan Singh


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Thursday said that India is set to reduce the emissions intensity of GDP by 20 per cent between 2005 ... Read more...

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Green India Mission document submitted to PM council


October 12th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The environment ministry has submitted the final draft of the National Mission for a Green India (GIM), part of the country's plan to fight climate change, to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Three Indian rag pickers to address climate change conference


October 5th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Three rag pickers from India will address the UN climate change conference in China Wednesday where they will share their experiences on the steps taken by them ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Olivia Wilde Voted As The World’s Sexiest Vegetarian


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hollywood actress Olivia Wilde has been voted and named as the World's Sexiest Vegetarian by officials at People For Ethical Treatment For Animals (PETA) in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cabinet approves Rs 235.35 crore for energy efficiency mission


June 24th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The cabinet Thursday approved the implementation plan of the National Mission for Enhanced Energy Efficiency which could lead to reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and savings ... Read more...

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Ministry starts talking to people on Green India Mission


June 11th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The environment ministry Friday started public consultations on the National Mission for a Green India, which is part of the country's plan to fight climate change. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tripura marks World Environment Day


June 5th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), June 5 (ANI): To stimulate awareness of the environment and enhance political attention and public action for environmental conservation an awareness rally started from the Umakanta Academy here this morning ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Draft national mission for green India released


May 24th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The government Monday released a draft of the national mission for green India, which aims to increase forest cover across the country to serve as "carbon sinks" ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to release emission inventory after 16 years


February 4th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) After a gap of 16 years, India will release its emission inventory in May this year, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said Thursday. "We will be releasing India's ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

HPCL introduces green fuel Euro-IV to India


January 18th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 18 (ANI): Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh commissioned HPCL's Euro-IV compliant oil refinery here on Sunday."The Prime Minister and the government of India is committed to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Top scientist holds humankind responsible for climate change (Lead)


January 7th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) India's top farm scientist M.S. Swaminathan holds humankind solely responsible for global warming causing climatic changes."Global warming is anthropogenic (man-made) and not caused by nature. Man ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Humankind solely responsible for climate change’


January 7th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Fakir Balaji Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 7 (IANS) India's top farm scientist M.S. Swaminathan holds humankind solely responsible for global warming causing climatic changes."Global warming is anthropogenic (man-made) and not caused by nature. Man ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bangalore youngsters show way to save the environment


October 24th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 24 (IANS) Youth power was at its best in Bangalore to mark International Day of Climate Action Saturday. Bangalore's young brigade took part in a series of events to bring into ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Azad asks rich nations to help more in health sector


October 18th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Sunday urged the developed countries to invest more in areas of population control and family planning in the developing countries despite global ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Denmark back Indian stance on climate


September 11th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, whose country is a pioneer in promoting green technologies, Friday virtually endorsed India's stand on climate change but hoped that all ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Green Run heralds awareness on afforestation in Assam


August 30th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati (Assam), Aug 30(ANI): A half-marathon christened 'Green Run' was held at Guwahati on Sunday to spread mass awareness on the benefits of tree plantation.Organised by a premiere engineering institute, the event ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World on thin ice, say green activists


August 28th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) With just 100 days to go for the UN's climate change talks in Copenhagen, green activists Friday unveiled a life-size ice sculpture here and let it melt ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

9 new varieties of wheat developed to fight impact of climate change


August 1st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 1 (ANI): Nine new varieties of heat resistant wheat have been developed by Indian scientists to fight the impact of climate change in the country.Indian Council of Agricultural Research ... Read more...

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India, US to hold talks on climate change


July 21st, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): India's Special Envoy on Climate Change Systems Shyam Saran and his US counterpart Todd Stern will hold talks on climate change today.Stern, who was accompanying ... Read more...

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Clinton to meet Manmohan Singh today


July 20th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 20 (ANI): Visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here this afternoon.Later, Clinton will meet Leader of Opposition, L.K.Advani at the ... Read more...

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U.S should share burden of cleaning up environment: Hillary


July 19th, 2009 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 19 (ANI): The visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday agreed with the Indian concerns on climate change and said that being one of the biggest emitters ... Read more...

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Environment Minister rejects use of climate factor as a non-tariff barrier


June 30th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 30 (ANI): Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Tuesday ruled out to use climate as a non-tariff barrier and any attempt to introduce climate change ... Read more...

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Eco-friendly entertainment


May 28th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Deepa MishraShe is only thirteen but has touched upon almost every genre of showbiz, be it Films, regional cinema, reality show or serials. This all rounder lass is better designated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, US to work together on climate change


March 26th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 26 (ANI): India and the United States have decided to work together over the issue of climate change and collaborate jointly in areas of renewable energy and clean technologies. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India and Egypt to have unity in action on climate change


February 5th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb. 5, (ANI): Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Namo Narain Meena in a meeting with his Egyptian counterpart Maged George on Thursday said both the countries ... Read more...

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China to step up solar energy research, development


January 26th, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing , Jan. 26 (ANI): The Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) has launched an initiative to boost the development of solar energy technology, in a bid to turn it into a ... Read more...

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Global increase of warmer years no statistical accident, say scientists


January 11th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Jan 11 (ANI): Scientists have determined that the observed increase of warm years after 1990 is not a statistical accident as has been claimed by some climate skeptics.Scientists at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World Ozone Day (16 September) and our commitments


September 15th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
By Vasu Shena MisraSeptember 16 every year is observed as "World Ozone Day". The celebration of this day is made to pay our homage to the ozone layer, that saves our earth ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in Environment |

Wipro’s customer forum goes green


June 4th, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, June 4 (ANI/Business Wire India): Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) hosted the first ever Carbon Neutral event by an Indian IT company at Florida ... Read more...

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Joint Forest Management can increase carbon stocks, says Minister


March 7th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 7 (ANI): Minister of State, for Environment and Forests, Namo Narayin Meena, today said that the introducing Forest Management (JFM) in India could increase the productivity of forests, improve ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cold wave in India attributed to global warming


February 12th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) The recent cold wave sweeping across Mumbai and other parts of India could be attributed to global warming, experts said Tuesday here at an environmental conference. Addressing the "Combat ... Read more...

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