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Lima Climate Conference: India is set to put in place a comprehensive climate legislation
Urmi Goswami
The Economic Times , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

LIMA: India is set to put in place a comprehensive climate legislation, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar announced on Sunday that the government plans to bring a climate legislation in the Budge ...More


India to enact new climate legislation: Prakash Javadekar
Urmi Goswami,
The Economic Times , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

LIMA: India is set to put in place a comprehensive climate legislation. Environment minister Prakash Javadekar announced the governments's plans to introduce this in the budget session of Parliament o ...More


Heatwaves in Europe 10 times more likely due to climate change
Stefan Nicola
Live Mint , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Berlin: Europe is 10 times more likely to experience an unusually hot summer than at the turn of the century because of climate change, according to a new study. Researchers from the UK’s met office w ...More


Cities and markets can fight climate change
Michael Bloomberg /Opinion
Live Mint , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Representatives from every national government are meeting this week to work toward a global climate agreement, and the location of the conference—Lima, Peru—offers critically important lessons for ne ...More


Climate change, a serious concern
N H Ravindranath and Indu Murthy
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Karnataka, a vulnerable state to climate change risks, may experience warming levels higher than 2°C soon. Climate change is generally considered a global environmental issue and its impacts are ju ...More


Climate change to hit Karnataka harder than other states: Experts
Prashanth G N
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Climate experts have warned that Karnataka is likely to be more vulnerable to climate change in India than other states. A report, ‘Transitioning towards climate-resilient development in Karnataka,’ h ...More


Saving an eco-nest
Luke Parry
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Brazen Brazil Mining is energy-intensive and is one of the underlying reasons for Brazil developing dozens of large hydropower plants in the heart of the Amazonia, writes Luke Parry All eyes are ...More


Govt to amend green laws to reduce emission: Javadekar
Amitabh Sinha /Article
The Indian Express , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

In Lima to attend the high-level ministerial segment of the annual climate change conference, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said the government will soon amend a number of green law ...More


Polar bear numbers are plummeting dangerously
Linda Qiu
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

A large population of polar bears in Alaska and Canada has decreased by 40 percent since the start of the new millennium, new research shows. The number of the large predators living in the southern B ...More


New Delhi talks tough with US, says it will bring green bills in budget session
Vishwa Mohan
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

LIMA: With countries fine-tuning their positions for the high-level segment of the climate conference, Indian environment minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday had a bilateral meeting with the US speci ...More


Govt must involve youth in policy making, says UNESCO ESD Youth Conference participant from India
Sourabh Gupta
India Today , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Vivek Trivedi is a social development officer in the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation. Last month, he represented India at UNESCO's twin conferences on education for sustainable development in Japan. ...More


Tongue in cheek, Obama displaces comedian Colbert on popular show
The Times of India , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama slipped into the role of late night talk show host on Monday, nudging Stephen Colbert away from his perch during an appearance on the comedian's satirical program an ...More


Is an Indian Interstellar possible?
Nivedita Mishra
Hindustan Times , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The intergalactic saga helmed by Christopher Nolan is sure to stun you with the spectacle unfolding before you. Such is the power of its imagination (story, set designs, computer graphics, compelling ...More


Film festival dedicated to environment
Deccan Herald , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The festival showcased several films based on environmental issues faced by people in India and beyond In an effort to spread awareness about environmental issues a film festival named ‘Quotes from ...More


Don’t violate Forest Rights Act, MoEF told
Jay Mazoomdaar /Article
The Indian Express , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Following a strong letter from the Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) telling the Environment ministry (MoEF) that its orders violated the Forest Rights Act (FRA), the NDA government has shelved its pl ...More


ADB launches low-carbon tech platform for Asia
Business Standard , Tuesday, December 09, 2014

The ADB has launched the world's first platform to facilitate knowledge sharing on low-carbon clean technology and renewable energy among Asian countries including India. The Cleantech Intellectua ...More


India to have comprehensive climate legislation
Meena Menon
The Hindu , Monday, December 08, 2014

Union Minister of State for Environment Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said that India would have a new comprehensive climate legislation in the next budget session of Parliament. Speaking at an event o ...More


Sticky issues re-emerge at UN climate talks
The Economic Times , Monday, December 08, 2014

LIMA: The momentum from a historic US-China pact to resist global warming is showing signs of fading at UN climate talks as the familiar rich-poor conflict persists over who should do what to keep the ...More


Mark Chediak: Why Elon Musk's batteries scare the hell out of the electric company
Mark Chediak / Opinion
Business Standard , Monday, December 08, 2014

Here's why something as basic as a battery both thrills and terrifies the US utility industry. At a sagebrush-strewn industrial park outside of Reno, Nevada, bulldozers are clearing dirt for Tesla ...More


'Unfair to expect same commitment from all nations on Climate', says UN
chief Ban Ki-moon
DNA , Monday, December 08, 2014

Following ambitious pledges by US and China to reduce emissions, UN chief Ban Ki-moon said it is "not fair" for all countries to make the same level of contributions, given their different phases of d ...More


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