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Hon'ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, released the 10th edition of the Directory of "Environmental NGOs in India-2015"

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A total of 92 per cent Indians polled by independent market research company Ipsos view global warming and climate change as major threats. India ranks seventh among the 24 countries surveyed, a statement by Ipsos said.

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India on Wednesday signed a loan agreement with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for pollution abatement of river Mula Mutha in Pune by January, 2022.
Under the agreement, the government of Japan committed to provide a soft loan of 19.064 billion Yen (about Rs. 1000 crore) to India for the project at an interest rate of 0.30% per annum.

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Backed by strong clean energy targets and policies, India is poised to play a leading role on the upcoming climate change discussions in Paris this December. The federal government in India, led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has set a target of 175 GW renewable energy capacity (20 per cent in the total energy mix) by 2022, which will be vital to India’s sustainable growth story.

 

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Climate change is exerting “really scary” impacts on the Arctic with far-reaching consequences for the rest of the world, Barack Obama’s envoy for the region said on Friday.

 

 

Those changes, from melting sea ice to thawing permafrost and more frequent and severe storms, were leading the US and other countries to step up their presence in the remote and mineral-rich region, said Admiral Robert Papp, the State Department special representative for the Arctic.

 

 

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Despite round-the-clock construction activities, including the metro rail work in the city, the Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter (RSPM) mostly remained within the limits, taking the State Pollution Control Board officials by surprise.

Though the RSPM showed an increasing trend during the past three years, it showed a decreasing trend in three stations in Ernakulam in 2014.

 

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The figure is eight times as big as the previous best estimate, which counted perhaps 400 billion at most. It has been produced by Thomas Crowther from Yale University, and colleagues, who combined a mass of ground survey data with satellite pictures. The team tells the journal Nature that the new total represents upwards of 420 trees for every person on the planet.

 

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Rich nations at UN climate talks are said to be edging towards a compromise on the thorny issue of loss and damage. Poorer countries want compensation for extreme weather events that they link to large scale carbon emissions. But the US and EU have long resisted this idea, fearing an endless liability running into billions of dollars.

 

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NEW DELHI: Grappling with the mammoth task of cleaning the Ganga, the water resources ministry has flagged how "heavy abstraction" of water has become a key concern in its efforts to rejuvenate the river at a time when it has already moved to handle pollution through multiple measures.

 

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