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Poland remembers Tagore, sways to Gurudev’s musical


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 3 (IANS) Poland has been paying glowing tributes to Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary and it was an enthralling dance musical by ... Read more...

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Arctic sea ice to melt by 2015: Expert


November 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The Arctic Sea ice could completely melt away by mid 2015, destroying the habitat of polar bears and other endangered animals, says an expert.Peter Wadhams, professor ... Read more...

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Deal locally with climate change impact


March 21st, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Think globally, but act locally when studying about plants, animals and the impact of global warming, advise researchers.Policy makers have been pressing biologists to dissect how ... Read more...

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US lobbied UN climate head Pachauri to block Iranian scientist’: WikiLeaks


December 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the United Nations Inter-Inter-GPCC, was asked by US diplomats to help scupper the election of Dr Mostafa Jafari to the co-chairmanship of ... Read more...

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Blair’s bodyguards questioned over bringing a rocket launcher to protect him in Gaza’


December 4th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Two members of the elite Scotland Yard unit which follows Tony Blair around the world are being investigated over claims that they bought a ­device for launching rockets ... Read more...

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‘Despicable’ cop fired for having ‘non-consensual sex’ with drunk woman


November 19th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A Scotland Yard police constable, who has been branded "despicable", has been sacked after he had "non-consensual sex" with a drunken woman at a central London rail station.The ... Read more...

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Rajendra Pachauri must quit, says Britain’s ex-minister


September 24th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) UN's Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Rajendra Pachauri should quit because of the errors the panel made under his leadership, said Tim Yeo, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pressure mounting for Rajendra Pachauri to resign as IPCC head


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.23 (ANI): Pressure is reportedly mounting on Rajendra Pachauri to resign as head of the UN climate change panel over fears that his increasingly troubled tenure is hampering efforts to halt ... Read more...

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Protect biodiversity, tap resources: Jairam


September 15th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh Wednesday stressed the need to strike a balance between protecting biodiversity and tapping resources. Inaugurating the Society of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India will back Pachauri irrespective of criticism


August 31st, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Indian will back the UN's Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Rajendra Pachauri irrespective of an independent review finding flaws in its structure and suggesting shortening ... Read more...

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Pachauri to stay despite adverse review of UN climate panel


August 31st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 30 (IANS) Rajendra Pachauri, the Indian chairman of the UN climate panel, Monday said he would not quit despite an independent review finding flaws in its structure and suggesting ... Read more...

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‘Doubters’ of climate change lack expertise: Study


June 26th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Scientists who doubt that human beings have contributed significantly to climate change have far less expertise and prominence in climate research as compared to scientists who are convinced, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British newspaper apologises to green panel


June 22nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A British newspaper which accused a UN environmental panel of bad science over its report on effect of climate change on Amazon rainforests has apologized for casting aspersions ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himalayan glaciers won’t shrink by 2035


June 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Global warming will not shrink the Himalayan glaciers that feed Asia's five largest rivers by 2035, as was previously believed, according to the most detailed analysis yet of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi 2010 marks World Environment Day with Green Transport rally


June 5th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 5 (ANI): On the occasion of the World Environment Day, the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi along with the Department of Environment, GNCTD, organised a Sustainable Transport Rally ... Read more...

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Carbon lobby blocked deal at Copenhagen: NGO


March 24th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The global carbon lobby, using an array of false arguments effectively ensured no real progress was made at Copenhagen last year, said a report released Wednesday. The report ... Read more...

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TERI to help light up Bihar villages


March 18th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 18 (IANS) The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) will help power-starved Bihar light up thousands of village homes with solar energy. TERI director R.K. Pachauri offered help to Bihar Chief ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Amazon rain forests were unaffected from once-in-a-century drought in 2005


March 12th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 12 (ANI): A new NASA-funded study has concluded that the Amazon rain forests were remarkably unaffected in the face of once-in-a-century drought in 2005, neither dying nor thriving, contrary to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Governments ‘underestimating’ scale of CO2 emissions


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 22 (ANI): A new research has concluded that policymakers in Europe and US are markedly underestimating the changes needed to mitigate carbon dioxide (CO2) emission required to prevent dangerous climate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Erstwhile climate saint Pachauri battles allegations to retain credibility


February 9th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb. 9 (ANI): When he jointly received the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with former US Vice President Al Gore, UN Climate chief Rajendra K. Pachauri was being seen as a ... Read more...

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After Indian PM, European Union backs IPCC


February 6th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): A day after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh expressed solidarity with Inter Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) saying India maintains full confidence in IPCC, ... Read more...

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IPCC’s claim over Amazonian rainforest ‘unsubstantiated’


January 31st, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 31 (ANI): In another blow to United Nations climate watchdog's credibility, it has emerged that its claim that global warming might wipe out 40 percent of the Amazon rainforest was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IPCC’s warning about ice disappearing from mountain tops based on student dissertation


January 31st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 31 (ANI): In what may cause fresh embarrassment to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), it has emerged that its warning about ice disappearing from the world's mountain tops ... Read more...

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‘Urgent need for honest disclosure of uncertainty in climate change’, says science tsar


January 27th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 27 (ANI): The British Government's chief scientific adviser has determined that the impact of global warming has been exaggerated by some scientists and there is an urgent need for more ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

IPCC deputy chief says scientists are ‘only human’, can make mistakes


January 26th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.26 (ANI): The deputy leader of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Jean Pascal van Ypersele, has said climate scientists are "only humans" who can make mistakes like everyone else. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pachauri concedes mistake, but in no mood to resign


January 23rd, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.23 (ANI): Head of the United Nation's Inter-Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) R K Pachauri has regretted at the error in the report about Himalayan glaciers melting and vanishing ... Read more...

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IPCC’s report on Himalayan glaciers could have more errors, admits Pachauri


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 23 (ANI): While UN climate chief Dr Rajendra Pachauri has rejected calls to step down in the wake of the Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change's withdrawal of an erroneous warning ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pachauri too doubts if glaciers would vanish by 2035 (Lead)


January 18th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Noted environment scientist R.K. Pachauri, who heads the United Nation panel for assessment of climate change, Monday said that Himalayan glaciers are indeed melting faster but ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Himalayan glaciers won’t melt by 2035: Jairam Ramesh


January 18th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Himalayan glaciers are "indeed" receding, which is a cause for great concern, but the view that these rivers of ice would melt down completely by 2035 due ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Financial impropriety charges: Pachauri rejoinder to British daily


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief R.K. Pachauri Wednesday termed the financial impropriety allegations levelled against him by Britain's Sunday Telegraph as "serious and false" and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Rajendra Pachauri attacked the Climategate affair


December 8th, 2009 - 1:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Copenhagen, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Climategate affair was in the news recently in which people had hacked into the emails of the top scientists and then they had learnt that ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

British climate scientist steps down over leaked emails


December 2nd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) A top British climate scientist has stepped down as head of a research unit for the duration of an inquiry into allegations that he hid data to bolster ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Suck CO2 from air to save world from global warming, says Pachauri


December 1st, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 1 (ANI): Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) chief Rajendra Pachauri has said that drastic cuts in carbon emissions may not be sufficient to avoid the worst ravages of global ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Climate change accelerating faster than expected


November 26th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, November 26 (ANI): A group of international scientists has said that the most recent observations show that climate change is accelerating faster than expected.According to a report by ABC News, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Quarter of Africa faces water shortage, courtesy global warming: Pachauri


August 29th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) Twenty five percent of Africa experiences shortage of drinking water due to global warming, which is increasing at a higher rate now than in earlier decades, says noted ... Read more...

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