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Disaster risk reduction ‘core developm New York, Oct 31 (IBNS) Building resilience in the face of natural disasters is “not a choice, but rather a collective imperative,” the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) declared on Friday, as it called on all government agencies to take on disaster risk reduction as a priority and make it an integral part of sustainable development in the region. 31-Oct-2015
Caribbean region becomes free of highly New York, Oct 31 (IBNS) The United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on Friday announced that Jamaica completed the conversion of its research reactor to low enriched uranium this month, decreasing proliferation risks and making the Caribbean region completely free of highly enriched uranium. 31-Oct-2015
Met cautions fishermen against cyclonic New Delhi, Oct 28 (IBNS) A depression has formed over southeast Arabian Sea, confirmed the met office on Wednesday. 28-Oct-2015
Bonn climate talks ends, many fundamenta Bonne/New Delhi, Oct 26 (IBNS): At the end of the current round of climate talks before negotiations in Paris, the proposals from all countries were compiled in a 55-page document. This will be the draft text that will form the basis of the negotiations in Paris from November 30 to December 11. 26-Oct-2015
Government plans to utilise TA in Clean New Delhi, Oct 9 (IBNS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has said the Government is looking forward to utilize the personnel of Territorial Army (TA) in 'National Mission for Clean Ganga'. 09-Oct-2015
"Media reports alleging ISRO/DOS encroac New Delhi, Oct 8 (IBNS): Indian Space Research Organisation has clarified that several media reports alleging ISRO/DOS as one of the encroachers of lake beds and reserve forest land in Bangalore are incorrect. 08-Oct-2015
CSE releases exhaustive study of the US New Delhi, Oct 7 (IBNS): In a severe indictment of the American Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC), Delhi-based Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has said the US is not doing anything extra for climate change; most of the changes are happening naturally and automatically because of economic reasons and market forces. 07-Oct-2015
Greenpeace says India's INDC targets ste New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS): Greenpeace India has termed the Indian government’s climate targets (INDC) of 40% electricity from non-fossil fuel sources, and 33-35% emissions intensity reduction by 2030 as ‘steps in the right direction’, but questioned the economic and social justification for a coal expansion of the scale envisioned. Greenpeace also supports India’s need for finance and technology assistance from developed countries. 02-Oct-2015
India's INDC is fair, and its renewable New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS): Ahead of the UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change scheduled in December 2015 in Paris, India has submitted today, its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to the secretariat of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). 02-Oct-2015
India's intended nationally determined c New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS) The Government has said that India's Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) is balanced and comprehensive. 02-Oct-2015
India promises to huge emissions intensi New Delhi, Oct 2 (IBNS) Ahead of the climate summit in Paris in December, India on Friday committed to reduce the emission intensity of its GDP by 33 to 35 percent by 2030 from 2005 level. 02-Oct-2015
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