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Carbon Emissions Cuts Must Increase Tenfold To Tackle Climate Emergency, Study Says

Carbon Emissions Cuts Must Increase Tenfold To Tackle Climate Emergency, Study Says
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The researchers noted that the annual cuts of 0.16 billion tonnes of CO2 are only 10 per cent of the 1-2 billion tonnes of CO2 cuts that are needed globally every year to tackle climate change ...
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Energy-Related Emissions Up In December Despite Pandemic

Energy-Related Emissions Up In December Despite Pandemic
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Scientists say that in order to meet the Paris climate accord’s goal of keeping average temperatures from rising by 2 degrees Celsius compared to pre-industrial times, man-made emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases need to be reduced to near zero by 2050 ...
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State Of India’s Environment: Our Air, Water, Land Have Become More Polluted Between 2009 And 2018, Says Centre For Science And Environment Study

State Of India’s Environment: Our Air, Water, Land Have Become More Polluted Between 2009 And 2018, Says Centre For Science And Environment Study
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According to a new study released by the Centre for Science and Environment, a non-profit organisation based in Delhi, there has been lack of action over the years to control and reduce pollution in the areas that were already identified as ‘critically’ polluted ...
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Carbon-Cutting Pledges By Countries Nowhere Near Enough: United Nations

Carbon-Cutting Pledges By Countries Nowhere Near Enough: United Nations
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The 2015 Paris climate agreement had nations submit voluntary targets for how much heat-trapping gases they would spew by 2025 and update them every five years ...
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India At UN Security Council Calls On Countries To Fulfill Pre-2020 Climate Change Commitments

India At UNSC Calls On Countries To Fulfill Pre-2020 Climate Change Commitments
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According to Prakash Javadekar Minister for Environment, Forests and Climate Change, the delivery on commitment by developed countries to mobilise USD 100 billion per year by 2020 in support of climate action in developing countries has been elusive ...
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Will Make Electric Vehicles Mandatory For Officials Of My Department, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Will Make Electric Vehicles Mandatory For Officials Of My Department, Says Union Minister Nitin Gadkari
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Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways said that if 10,000 electric vehicles are brought into use in Delhi, then about Rs. 30 crores per month spent on fuel can be saved and it will reduce pollution ...
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Reversing Global Warming: Bill Gates Talks About Ways To Reduce Pollution And Protect The Environment

Reversing Global Warming: Bill Gates Talks About Ways To Reduce Pollution And Protect The Environment
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Bill Gates, Microsoft founder and philanthropist sheds light on the importance of using green approach in order to save the world from climate crisis ...
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Delhi CM Launches ‘Switch Delhi’ Campaign, Calls To Adopt Electric Vehicle To Fight Air Pollution

Delhi CM Launches 'Switch Delhi' Campaign, Calls To Adopt Electric Vehicle To Fight Air Pollution
Delhi Electric Vehicles News
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal urged people to turn electric vehicle (EV) adoption movement into a 'jan andolan' (mass movement) and decrease air pollution ...
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Budget 2021: Experts Analyse Budget Allocations For Clean Air Initiatives

Budget 2021: Experts Analyse Budget Allocations For Clean Air Initiatives
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In the Budget 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a Rs 2,217 crore funding for Centre’s clean air programme, for controlling air pollution in 42 cities ...
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World’s Largest Opinion Survey On Climate Change: Majority Call For Wide-Ranging Action

World's Largest Opinion Survey On Climate Change: Majority Call For Wide-Ranging Action
Environment News
The United Nations Development Programme's 'Peoples' Climate Vote' reflects views of over half the world's population, which indicate that 64 per cent of participants believe that climate change is a global emergency ...
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Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study

Plastic Burning Main Reason Behind Visibility Reduction Over Delhi: IIT Madras Study
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The study, published in the journal Nature Geoscience, may help develop better policies to improve the air quality and visibility in North India, say experts ...
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Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Irreversible Vision Loss: Study

Air Pollution Linked To Increased Risk Of Irreversible Vision Loss: Study
Air Pollution News
The researchers analysed participants aged 40-69 with no eye problems at the start of this study in 2006 and concluded that air pollution has damaging effects on eyes ...
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