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PM Departs for CoP-21 Climate Change Summit at Paris, India Faces Biggest Challenge

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Climate Change Confererence (COP)-21 in Paris tomorrow, November 30, 2015 to face one of the major challenges to his government’s diplomatic efforts in the global arena. Mr Modi will address the meeting of International Solar Alliance with Prime Minister of France, Mr. François Hollande and attend ‘Mission Innovation’ being hosted by US ...

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Climate Change: CSE Ponders Frequency in Cyclones, Flash Floods with Alarm

The number of extreme climate events has risen tremendously over the last 100 years and will increase due to climate change, the Centre for Science and Environment said Thursday. Figures presented by the CSE Deputy Director General Chandra Bhushan revealed that the number of extreme weather events recorded between 1900-09 were 2.5, which increased to 350.4 in 2000-09. "This increase ...

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PM Modi Brings in Pachauri to Head Climate Change Panel as Sunita Narain is Out

Businessman Ratan Tata and the head of the Centre for Science and Environment, Sunita Narain, have been replaced by environmentalist R K Pachauri and economist Nitin Desai in the Prime Minister’s council on climate change, that decides on India’s stand during the global negotiations. The new panel will attend the next round of UN climate negotiations in December in Peru. ...

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