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2020 Saw Environment Bounce Back To Its Glory, Even If Temporarily
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2020 Saw Environment Bounce Back To Its Glory, Even If Temporarily

The pollution level in India's five most-polluted cities - Ghaziabad, Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida and Gurgaon - which are also in the top 10 globally, came down by over 50 per cent during the first 10 days of the lockdown imposed to combat COVID-19 outbreak, said Greenpeace India ...
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Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic
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Yearender 2020: Stepping Into 2021 With Bio-medical Waste Management Lessons From COVID-19 Pandemic

In the last six months, between June to November, India produced 28,468.85 tonnes of COVID-19 related bio-medical waste, as per Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) ...
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UN Secretary General Urges Leaders To Declare 'State Of Climate Emergency'
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UN Secretary General Urges Leaders To Declare ‘State Of Climate Emergency’

Addressing the 2020 Climate Ambition Summit, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called on leaders to declare a state of climate emergency until carbon neutrality is achieved ...
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India Not Only On Track To Achieve Paris Agreement Targets But To Exceed Them: PM Narendra Modi
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India Not Only On Track To Achieve Paris Agreement Targets But To Exceed Them: PM Narendra Modi

Addressing the Climate Ambition Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India's renewable energy capacity is the fourth largest in the world and will reach 175 GigaWatts before 2022 ...
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World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Drop 7 Per Cent In Pandemic-Hit 2020
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World Carbon Dioxide Emissions Drop 7 Per Cent In Pandemic-Hit 2020

Scientists say that the drop in carbon emissions is majoly because people are staying home, travelling less by car and plane due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic but they warn emissions are expected to jump back up after the health crisis ends ...
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Conservation Outlook Of Western Ghats Grim, Says Report
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Conservation Outlook Of Western Ghats Grim, Says Report

According to the IUCN World Heritage Outlook report, urbanisation together with agricultural expansion, livestock grazing and forest fragmentation are posing serious threats to the species and habitats of the Western Ghats ...
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Government Constitutes High-Level Apex Committee For Implementation Of Paris Agreement
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Government Constitutes High-Level Apex Committee For Implementation Of Paris Agreement

A Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) release said that the formation of the committee is another move that re-affirms India's seriousness to "walk the talk" on climate change ...
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National Pollution Control Day: Netizens Come Together And Appeal To Reduce Pollution For A Clean And Green Earth
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National Pollution Control Day: Netizens Come Together And Appeal To Reduce Pollution For A Clean And Green Earth

On National Pollution Control Day, netizens took to social media to raise awareness about increasing levels of air pollution and the need to contain it ...
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United Nations: COVID-19 Lockdowns Slashed Pollutants, Not CO2 Levels
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United Nations: COVID-19 Lockdowns Slashed Pollutants, Not CO2 Levels

According to World Meteorological Organization, there has been a slight decrease in the use of carbon, which is a slightly positive thing but more is required ...
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Vice President Calls For Including 'Child-Centric' Approach In Our Response To Climate Change
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Vice President Calls For Including ‘Child-Centric’ Approach In Our Response To Climate Change

The Vice President was addressing an online webinar- 'Climate Parliament with Children' organized by the 'Parliamentarians' Group for Children' on the occasion of World Children's Day on November 20 ...
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World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change
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World Toilet Day 2020: The Need For Sustainable Sanitation And Impact Of Climate Change

World Toilet Day 2020 calls to make sanitation systems resilient and sustainable as climate change gets worse ...
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India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate
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India Generated Over 18,000 Tonnes Of COVID-19 Related Bio-medical Waste In 4 Months, Experts Call To Reduce, Reuse And Segregate

The COVID-19 related bio-medical waste generation in India has increased from 3,025.41 tonnes in June to 5,490 tonnes in September ...
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