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Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

Paris Climate Agreement comes into force

November 5, 2016

After rolling ratifications of the Paris Climate Agreement by nations, the accord finally entered into a legal force on November 4, thus binding the governments, who have agreed to control the global temperature rise, to adhere to their promised contributions

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Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

Indian women honoured with UN Climate Solutions Award

October 7, 2016

Soon after India confirmed its intention to contribute towards climate change mitigation, the United Nations recognised 1,000 rural Indian women internationally on September 28, by honouring them with the ‘United Nations Momentum for Change Climate Change Award’, for their in...

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India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

India ratifies the Paris Climate Agreement on October 2

September 27, 2016

Though India was earlier reluctant to ratify the Paris Climate Agreement any time soon, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 25, 2016, announced that the country will ratify the accord on October 2 this year.

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Paris Climate Agreement may soon become an international law

Paris Climate Agreement may soon become an international law

September 22, 2016

The Paris Climate Agreement has been signed by numerous countries now, and to speed up the process of turning the agreement into an international law, the United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, invited leaders to a special ceremony in New York on September 21, 2016.

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Drought Management in India

Drought Management in India

May 12, 2016

On May 11, the Supreme Court of India directed the government and some Indian states to forgo the current drought management system in the country and build a plan that is transparent and based on rules, to address a dramatic situation in many rural areas. As many Indian states w...

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Ecology and Paris agreement

Ecology and Paris agreement

April 20, 2016

India on Tuesday urged the developed world to declare its enhanced action plan for the second period of Kyoto Protocol, after the Paris Climate Change Agreement. Addressing a press conference on the eve of his departure for New York for the signing of Paris Climate Change Agreeme...

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