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There has been a real retrenchment in USA with respect to climate policy: Michael Greenstone

In an exclusive interview with Anurit Kanti of BW BusinessWorld, Greenstone shares his views on the policy transitions from President Obama’s administration to President Trump’s administration and bilateral relations between India and USA.

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Nature Doesn’t Need Us, We Need Nature: NGT Chairperson

The National Conference on Air and Water Pollution was organised by Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) and NITI Aayog

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India Emerging As Front-runner In Fight Against Climate Change

India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change, the World Bank has said, noting that the solar power is gradually displacing coal as an energy source in the Asian country

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'Around 25% Of Worldwide Deaths Linked To Environmental ill health'

In particular, the report notes, environmental threats are posing an increasingly acute danger to human health - especially in major emerging markets such as China and India.

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Role Of Media Reporting In Environmental Litigation

With a whole range of media reporting on critical environment issues, these media representations become critical inputs in what becomes public discourse on environmental issues, and thus serve as integral instruments for environmental litigation.

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India Has To Lead Entire World: Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan

On June 15th, Environment Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan exhorted the public to undertake environmentally-friendly activities every day and send details about it to the Ministry so that it can be publicised

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California, China Sign Climate Agreement Post Trump’s Decision To Leave Paris Accords

At the clean energy press conference in Beijing, the state’s governor said that Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris accords would only be a temporary setback and that individual US states, China and European countries would try to negate Trump’s decision by assuming leadership in this issue

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IMD Sees 2017 Monsoon Rains At 98% Of Long-term Average

The monsoon delivers about 70 per cent of annual rainfall, critical for crops such as rice, cane, corn, cotton and soybeans because nearly half of the country's farmland lacks irrigation.

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Environment Protection In A Progressive Way

India Eye International Human Rights Observer celebrated 'World Environment Day' on 5th June 2017

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Paris Agreements ‘Trumped’

Donald Trump seems misguided, as India will have to invest heavily into renewable energy to meet its NDC targets, where it has aimed to make 40 percent of the population dependent on renewable energy by 2030.

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Technology Has More Harm To Environment Than Benefits

The theme for World Environment Day 2017 is ‘Connecting People to Nature’, which asks us to get outdoors into the lap of nature, to understand its importance, to appreciate its beauty and to take forward the need to protect the earth where we live in.

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The Challenges And Dilemma Of Sustainable Development: India’s Response

The dilemma of sustainable development lies in the challenges for economic growth and development that are directly linked to the immense risk of climate change.

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The Governance Of Sustainable Development Goals In India

That India is taking its commitment seriously is visible in the fact that Niti Aayog – the National Institution for Transforming India – Chaired by the Prime Minister has been assigned the role to ‘coordinate’ the achievement of India’s sustainable development goals both in quantitative and qualitative terms.

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