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UN Secy-General hails India, China's climate change fight when 'others are failing'

UN hails India, China for leadership role over climate change

The United Nations has hailed India and China for their leadership role and strong commitment in fighting climate change at a time when "others are failing". Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the UN has a "very solid commitment" for climate action, pointing out that African nations were the biggest victims of the globally changing weather patterns. "We cannot be defeated by climate change and we are not yet winning this battle," he said yesterday at a ceremony in which Egypt took ..., 1 month ago

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Climate change may cut farm income by 20-25%: Survey

India needs to spread irrigation and do so against a backdrop of rising water scarcity and depleting groundwater resources Climate change could adversely affect farmers income by up to 20-25 per cent in the medium term, the Economic Survey warned and suggested the need for "dramatic" improvement in irrigation, use of new technologies and better targeting of power and fertiliser subsidies.   The government has also been recommended to take "radical follow-up action" to achieve its ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Citing India, UNGA President says world needs science for addressing water scarcity  Business Standard3 days ago
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Mobilising finances to reduce climate change will need bold

Mobilising finances to mitigate climate change would require a "bold coordinated action" at country level, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said as he pitched for need to direct public finance to low carbon climate resilient investment.The international ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Climate change is a reality: Dia Mirza

Actress Dia Mirza, who has been appointed UN Environment Programme's Goodwill Ambassador for India, says climate change is a reality and the time to act on it is now."Climate change is a reality and we are experiencing this regularly within India -- be it ...
 Prokerala2 months ago Dia Mirza appointed as UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador for India  Bollywood Hungama2 months ago

High time to improve building energy efficiency: UN-backed report

It's high time to improve energy efficiency of the buildings across the globe to reach the climate change goals under the 2015 Paris Agreement, a UN-backed report has said.More than half of new buildings expected to come up by 2060 will be constructed in the ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

Consensus reached over building climate resilience in Hindu Kush Himalayas

Kathmandu, Dec 5 (IANS) Hundreds of experts, including scientists and environmentalists, gathered here over building resilience to tackle climate change in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region have evolved a consensus. At a time when climate change is posing a ...
 Sify2 months ago

This UN awardee is hope for islanders facing climate impact

He's young and the hope for millions of islanders across the globe for whom the nutrient-rich water technology for sustainable agriculture instead of soil that he's promoting will help improve human health and resilience to climate change in the low-lying ...
 Prokerala2 months ago

‘Bad guy’ Russia emerges as central player in Western diplomacy

European and US officials divided over US President Donald Trump’s foreign policy found common cause this weekend in decrying what they say is Russia’s covert campaign to undermine Western democracies. But despite the transatlantic show of anger at Russia ...
 The Financial Chronicle5 days ago

India to host World Environment Day in June

India will host United Nations World Environment Day celebration this year with a theme Beat Plastic Pollution. The Union Ministry of Environment and Forest and the United Nation on Monday signed an agreement on the hosting of the June 5 event during which ...
 Deccan Herald5 days ago

Worsening Ethiopian drought threatens to end nomadic lifestyle

Down a sandy track past a desiccated animal carcass lies a cluster of half-built huts that Ethiopias government and aid agencies hope will blunt the worsening toll of repeated droughts. The soon-to-be village of Dabafayed is intended as a new, permanent home ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago
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