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Latest Articles in climate change

Urban Heat Islands: How Can The Government Handle The Current Climate Change Scenario Of The Country?

Focus on rainwater harvesting, storm-water management is essential, says Dr. Mahreen Matto, Water Management Programme Manager at Centre for Science and Environment

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An Insider's View Of The Modi Tenure

The Modi magic; The Rafale saga all over again and how the World Bank gears up to cope with climate change concerns

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Shell Sets Carbon Cutting Targets After Investor Pressure

Following discussions with investors, the Anglo-Dutch oil and gas giant said that from 2020 it will set three- to five-year targets every year which will include specific net carbon footprint targets.

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TERI School of Advanced Studies, Dalmia Cement Oranise 'Climate Jamboree' For Sustainable Future

The three-day event aims to connect youth to relevant stakeholders to drive climate action and empower them to achieve sustainable development goals

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Here Is One BIG Way To Rescue Our Planet

Governments must go higher in their thinking. They must stop subsidizing the farmers that raise animals for food and encourage them to grow organic fruits and veggies instead

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Climate, Development Tipped For Nobel Economics Prize

Last year the prize went to US economist Richard Thaler, a co-founder of the so-called "nudge" theory, which demonstrates how people can be persuaded to make decisions that leave them healthier and happier

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It Is Essential To Use Science & Technology To Increase Productivity: Prof Madhura Swaminathan

BW Businessworld's Neeta Misra catches up with the Chairperson of the MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF), Madhura Swaminathan on the foundations work and why young people need to get involved

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When Numbers Don’t Say Anything

India strives to bring 50 per cent of the gross cropped area within the ambit of insurance by FY19 to shield farmers from the whimsies of nature. The evident progress of the PMFBY notwithstanding, the Economic Survey looks wistfully towards Kenya’s crop insurance scheme. What is the Indian administration stumbling on? BW Businessworld investigates

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US Could 'Conceivably' Return To Paris Climate Accord: Trump

"The Paris Agreement as drawn and as we signed was very unfair to the United States. It put great penalties on us. It made it very difficult for us to deal in terms of business. It took away a lot of our asset values," Trump said

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Climate Change: Regional Key Risks For Asia

In urban areas specially, there will need to be a reduction in the vulnerability of lifeline infrastructure and services, which if damaged by floods will lead to complete cut-down of supplies and essentials to an ever-growing, demanding population

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Climate Change: Build A Sustainable Future

India reaffirms commitment to move away from coal-based energy at UN climate change conference in Bonn

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Farmer Has Zero Contribution To Emissions, Yet He Suffers Most: Nila Madhab Panda, Director, Kadvi Hawa

It’s not just about banning sale, uses, production, everything should be banned. We are not an environmentally conscious society believes Nila Madhab Panda

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Asking The Right Questions

It would be unfair to hold the paddy farmers responsible for Delhi’s smog, when they have not been offered eco-friendly and cost-effective solutions

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Cost Of Meeting Paris Agreement Target Could Be Up To 4% Of Global GDP: Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Yes Bank

In the fight against climate change, financial institutions have a big role to play to fill the funding gap required to effectively tackle environmental issues. 2016 was also the best year ever for green finance. Simply put, green finance covers the financing of investments that generate environmental benefits as part of the broader strategy to achieve inclusive, resilient and sustainable development. In 2016, G20 heads of state for the first time recognized the need to ‘scale up green finance’. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Climate Strategy and Responsible Banking, YES Bank, discusses the various elements of green finance

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Biodiversity Conservation By ‘Opposition To Blind Progress’

Some of the causes of loss in biodiversity in India include habitat fragmentation, overexploitation, ignorance, loss of traditional knowledge, unplanned development, pollution, climate change, some agricultural, industrial and forestry practices, unsustainable natural resource consumption, inequities and global trade

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