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Rains likely in Delhi, heatwave to end

Heatwave conditions prevailing in the national capital from the past few days are set to end on Tuesday following a strong predictions of rains in the evening, bringing much-needed respite from the scorching heat, the weather office said here. According to the India Meteorological Department, light rains are expected in the evening owing to a

Greenhouse gases responsible for long-term climate change

Greenhouse gases responsible for long-term climate change. Turns out, greenhouse gases were the main drivers of climate change 66 million years ago, providing insight into the causes behind long-term climate change. Researchers at Purdue University stated that the changes in ocean circulation patterns were the drivers of cooling temperatures near the end of the Eocene

Climate change to have devastating effect in Asia: Study

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Climate change would bring devastating consequences to countries in the Pacific and Asia, a new report has warned and said Southern India may witness a decline in rice yields by five per cent in 2030s. Unabated climate change could

orld Bank lauds India's initiatives for Climate change-

World Bank lauds India’s initiatives for Climate change

World Bank lauds India’s initiatives for Climate change. India is emerging as a front runner in the global fight against climate change, the World Bank has said, noting that the solar power is gradually displacing coal as an energy source in the Asian country. According to the bank, with its conscious choice to use significantly

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India likely to allow ‘mercy killing’ of wild animals to save crops

India is considering “mercy killing” as a method of controlling the population of wild animals for the first time. The proposal is part of a draft of a new government plan that focuses on wildlife conservation. Even as traditional habitats and migration routes for wild animals are deteriorating, the National Wildlife Action Plan says that

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As Trump dumps Paris treaty, world leaders vow to fight against climate change

Top European leaders on Friday pledged to keep fighting against global warming as President Donald Trump announced he was pulling out of the Paris climate accord, but they rejected his suggestion that the deal could later be renegotiated. The leaders of France, Germany and Italy said in a joint statement that they regretted the United

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Obama calls for efforts to prevent climate change

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday said the climate change clock is ticking and world leaders must work together to remedy the situation before it’s too late.Speaking before an enthusiastic public at a global food innovation summit in the Italian city of Milan, Obama said climate change is the challenge “that will shape the

Humans have caused climate change for 180 years: Study

Sydney: Human activity has been causing global warming for almost two centuries, says new research, proving that human-induced climate change is not just a 20th century phenomenon. The study showed that warming began during the early stages of the industrial revolution and was first detected in the Arctic and tropical oceans around the 1830s, which

‘Climate change can destroy world heritage sites’

New Delhi: It’s not just the marauding Islamic State which poses a great threat to the heritage sites like Palmyra, but climate change too can wreak havoc in cities like Venice, says Mechtild Rossler, Director of the Unesco World Heritage Centre. Not just that, climate change can also destroy heritage sites like the Statue of

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India and Tanzania on Sunday agreed to work closely in combating the twin threats of terrorism and climate change.

Dar-es-Salaam: India and Tanzania on Sunday agreed to work closely in combating the twin threats of terrorism and climate change. “Being neighbours across the Indian Ocean, (Tanzanian) President (John Magufuli) and I agreed to deepen our defence and security partnership, especially in the maritime domain,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in a joint press statement

India signs historic deal to fight climate change

United Nations: Pledging India’s commitment to fight global warming, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has signed the historic Paris climate change agreement, calling it ‘the triumph of collective wisdom’ in the global race to save the planet. The key element of the agreement that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called “the covenant with the future” is a