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CSE welcomes govt's move to tighten poll New Delhi, Dec 23 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the steps taken by the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to tighten the pollution norms for coal-based power sector, which is one of the most polluting sectors of the Indian industry in India. 23-Dec-2015
Chilling weather freezes Kashmir Srinagar, Dec 23 (IBNS) Cold wave continued to intensify its grip over the Kashmir Valley as its residents prepared themselves for ‘Chillai Kalan’, the harshest 40-day period of winter, which started from Monday. 23-Dec-2015
Impact of El Nino could be worst in 18 y New York, Dec 23 (Just Earth News/IBNS) Crop and livestock production prospects in southern Africa have been weakened by this year’s powerful El Nino, while the phenomenon is also impacting agricultural sectors in northern Australia, parts of Indonesia and a wide swathe of Central America and Brazil, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Tuesday. 23-Dec-2015
As wars, floods and droughts displace mi New York, Dec 17 (Just Earth News/IBNS) With conflicts in the Middle East and Africa driving unprecedented numbers of people from their homes while floods and droughts wreak havoc with lives and livelihoods in Asia, the United Nations refugee agency on Wednesday brought together Governments and civil society to address the root causes of displacement. 17-Dec-2015
CSE welcomes SC judgment over Delhi poll New Delhi, Dec 16 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) has welcomed the landmark judgment from the Chief Justice bench of the Supreme Court of India that has stopped registration of all luxury diesel cars and SUVs with engine size of 2,000 cc in the entire national capital region of Delhi until March 2016. 16-Dec-2015
‘At time of great division,’ unity o New York, Dec 16 (Just Earth News/IBNS) The President of the 193-member United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday vowed to begin the hard work of carrying out the Paris Agreement on climate change, reminding the world that at a time of great division, the unity, leadership and collective responsibility demonstrated in the French capital should not be forgotten. 16-Dec-2015
COP21: a 'green' UN climate change confe New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): With countries reaching a new agreement at the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), the global meeting has been qualified as a "monumental triumph" by top UN officials. While many continued to hail the outcome document as the walls of COP21 were torn down on Sunday, the UN News Centre looked back on other aspects that contributed "positive energy" to the two-week event. 15-Dec-2015
Ban hails Paris climate accord as 'healt New York, Dec 15 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Calling the Paris Agreement on climate change "a health insurance policy for the planet," United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Mondayhe never lost faith over his nine years in office that the international community could rise to the challenge and take steps to curb emission and boost climate-resilient growth. 15-Dec-2015
Cleaning Ganga as important as worship o Kolkata, Dec 13 (IBNS) President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a statue of Lord Shiva at Seth Banshidhar Jalan Smriti Mandir at Howrah in West Bengal on Sunday. 13-Dec-2015
COP21: UN chief hails new climate change Le Bourget, Dec 13 (IBNS): Following the adoption of the new Paris Agreement on climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said government representatives made history on Saturday. 13-Dec-2015
Draft of climate deal to be released tod Paris, Dec 12 (IBNS): Afters days of negotiations, the final draft on the climate deal is likely to be presented on Saturday. 12-Dec-2015
CSE welcomes the move to restrain diesel New Delhi, Dec 11 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) welcomes the move by the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to restrict sales of diesel car in Delhi. 11-Dec-2015
UN climate talk negotiators close to his Paris, Dec 11 (IBNS) Negotiators from across the globe at the Paris climate conference are closer to a historic accord as a fresh draft of the pact was released on Thursday with some ice braking in key issues. 11-Dec-2015
Kashmir witnesses snow in upper reaches, Srinagar, Dec 10 (IBNS) The Meteorological Department has forecast widespread rain and snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir over the next 36 hours till Sunday morning as the Valley experienced heavy rain from Thursday morning. 10-Dec-2015
Need to allocate remaining carbon budget Paris, Dec 9 (IBNS): At the Paris climate conference, there is growing momentum for tightening the global goal from 2 degree Celsius to 1.5 degree Celsius-a target that may better help the world avoid the worst effects of climate change, a CSE release said. 09-Dec-2015
Govt. to set up 100 more flood forecasti New Delhi, Dec 9 (IBNS) After the recent floods left the city of Chennai and other parts of Southern India devastated, the central government is keen to set up 100 more flood forecasting stations across the country to inform people in advance of any such adversities, according to a release by the Ministry of Water Resources. 09-Dec-2015
Yes Bank to target mobilizing USD 5 bill Mumbai, Dec 8 (IBNS): Yes Bank Limited made a major announcement for mobilizing USD 5 billion towards its commitment to climate finance in India, on the occasion of Conference of Parties (COP) 21 climate summit underway in Paris. 08-Dec-2015
7 earthquake hits Tajikistan, tremors fe New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS): An earthquake measuring 7 on the Richter Scale hit Tajikistan, the tremors of which was felt in Delhi and some other parts of north India on Monday, officials said. 07-Dec-2015
India to ensure CBDR principle is respec New Delhi/Paris, Dec 6 (IBNS) Union Environment Minister PrakashJavadekar has reiterated that India would ensure that the principle of Common But Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) is respected and that rich countries pay back their debt for overdraft on carbon space. 06-Dec-2015
Delhi government announces stringent me New Delhi, Dec 5 (IBNS): Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) welcomes the firm decision of the Delhi government to cut down traffic volume, eliminate emissions from coal powered plants and push for tighter emissions standards to curb killer air pollution in the city. 05-Dec-2015
Global map reveals 12 million hectares o Paris, Dec 3 (IBNS): A new report released at the United Nations climate change conference in Paris has revealed that a forest area larger than Portugal is at risk from coal mining worldwide, with forests in Australia, Canada, Indonesia, India, Colombia and the United States particularly vulnerable. 03-Dec-2015
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