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Sunita Narain: Come out and claim the road

Sunita Narain: Come out and claim the road | Climate Change | Scoop.it
We have built city roads only for cars to move. Cars rule the road
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Cabinet to decide on climate talks parameters today

Cabinet to decide on climate talks parameters today | Climate Change | Scoop.it
The Cabinet will take a call on the shape of a new global agreement that India would push for at the for the upcoming climate change talks and over the next two years till it is signed in 2015.
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Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas 2014 - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development | India, South Asia

Climate Change and Environmental Risk Atlas 2014 - India Environment Portal | News, reports, documents, blogs, data, analysis on environment & development | India, South Asia | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Environment News, Reports, Government Documents, Court Cases, Policy Papers, Data, Statistics, presentations, reviews, Press releases, Opinions and Analysis & more from India and South Asia.
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Why don’t Indian media write more on climate change?

Why don’t Indian media write more on climate change? | Climate Change | Scoop.it
A shortage of science journalists, commercial pressures and a feeling none of the coverage makes a difference all play a role
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Hot air

Hot air | Climate Change | Scoop.it
MODELS simplify. They are supposed to. It is a feature, not a bug. Their formulae may be complex but models deliberately omit some things in order to focus on...
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Climate-smart grass could hugely reduce emissions

Climate-smart grass could hugely reduce emissions | Climate Change | Scoop.it
By cutting livestock methane emissions while reducing the need for fertilizer, a tropical grass could reduce the “hoofprint” of livestock
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Q&A: Climate Change, Drought and the Future – State of the Planet

Q&A: Climate Change, Drought and the Future – State of the Planet | Climate Change | Scoop.it
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Google Street View documents Fukushima's abandoned cities - The Sociable

Google Street View documents Fukushima's abandoned cities - The Sociable | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Google Street View documents more abandoned cities in Fukushima Japan which are still suffering from the aftermath of the March, 2011 earthquake and tsunami
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How can brand valuation help business to account for natural capital?

How can brand valuation help business to account for natural capital? | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Companies remain unable to value natural capital but estimates of brand assets can change this, writes Tony Juniper, writes Tony Juniper
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IPCC chief Pachauri says climate fight "five minutes to midnight"

IPCC chief Pachauri says climate fight "five minutes to midnight" | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Humanity has 'ignored and disregarded' debts to nature says climate science chief in withering attack on governments
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How to prove to a global warming denier that climate change is real, in 14 seconds

How to prove to a global warming denier that climate change is real, in 14 seconds | Climate Change | Scoop.it
This is an excellent example from NASA.  However, most deniers will probably claim that the video was "manipulated" and once again, turn a blind eye to the reality of global warming... The Washingt...
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Loss of sea ice spurs Arctic greening  

Washington: Loss of Arctic sea ice is leading to the greening of the Arctic, researchers, including an...
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Forest department unable to find land stretch for plantation schemes

VARANASI: The forest department is facing difficulty in finding a land stretch in the city for its different plantation schemes due to unavailability of land in recent years. The department...
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From the dirtiest to the cleanest: Mexico City’s journey

From the dirtiest to the cleanest: Mexico City’s journey | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Mexico City is today recognised as one of the cleanest cities in the world, and the credit for this goes to Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon who recently completed his term as the city’s mayor. Affiliate
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Hopes for strong 2015 climate deal fade, as risks grow | Reuters

Hopes for strong 2015 climate deal fade, as risks grow | Reuters | Climate Change | Scoop.it
OSLO/LONDON (Reuters) - World governments are likely to recoil from plans for an ambitious 2015 climate change deal at talks next week, concern over economic growth at least partially eclipsing scientists'...
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On foot and pedal

On foot and pedal | Climate Change | Scoop.it
The teeming millions on foot and pedal are powering mobility in Indian cities. Their numbers exceed those who use cars. Yet they are victims of policy neglect.
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Asia Pulp and Paper's Forest Clearing Moratorium in Indonesia is Holding

Asia Pulp and Paper's Forest Clearing Moratorium in Indonesia is Holding | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Asia Pulp and Paper's moratorium is standing up, and things are heading in the right direction - but this is a big task and there is still work to be done.
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IPCC report: The financial markets are the only hope in the race to stop global warming

IPCC report: The financial markets are the only hope in the race to stop global warming | Climate Change | Scoop.it
The financial markets are humanity’s only hope in the battle against global warming, the world’s top climate expert declared today as he presented the most overwhelming case ever made that humans are responsible for rapidly increasing the Earth’s...
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Deadly 1,000-year floods strike Colorado

Deadly 1,000-year floods strike Colorado | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Flooding centered in Boulder, Colo., is so extreme that the National Weather Service called it "biblical." And it's just the latest climate-related disaster to strike the region.

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Biblical hell has broken out in Colorado, where more than six inches of rain fell in 24 hours, contributing to flash floods that killed at least three people.
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http://grist.org/news/deadly-1000-year-floods-strike-colorado/

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Environment ministry failed to monitor forest diversion: CAG

Environment ministry failed to monitor forest diversion: CAG | Climate Change | Scoop.it
Report of India’s chief auditor says compensatory afforestation not undertaken in many states; CAMPA funds misused or poorly utilised
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Tony Abbott instructs bureaucrats to prepare to axe carbon tax, stop boats

Tony Abbott instructs bureaucrats to prepare to axe carbon tax, stop boats | Climate Change | Scoop.it
PRIME Minister-elect Tony Abbott has personally instructed his new departmental secretary to make preparations to axe the carbon tax and activate Operation Sovereign Borders to stop asylum boats.
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Delhi, NCR likely to generate 50,000 metric tonnes of e-waste by 2015: Assocham - The Times of India

Delhi, NCR likely to generate 50,000 metric tonnes of e-waste by 2015: Assocham - The Times of India | Climate Change | Scoop.it
India's capital is emerging as the world’s dumping capital for e-waste, hazardous activities taking place and like to generate e-waste to an extent of 50,000 metric tonnes (MT) per annum by 2015 from the current level of 30,000 metric tonnes per...

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We're talking about Delhi and it's satellite towns alone! I contributed two old laptops just a week ago...what to do?

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Indian Farmers Cope With Climate Change and Falling Water Tables

Indian Farmers Cope With Climate Change and Falling Water Tables | Climate Change | Scoop.it
By Meha Jain, National Geographic Young Explorer Grantee Climate change is predicted to negatively impact millions of farmers across the globe, with some studies predicting up to a 40% decline in crop yields over the upcoming decades.
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It's not very comprehensive but gives a peak inside the issues faced by the Gujarat farmers

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Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming

Climate Panel Cites Near Certainty on Warming | Climate Change | Scoop.it
The panel found that human activity is almost certainly behind most temperature increases in recent decades.
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