Environment & Ecology

By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Oct 15th, 2015
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Our planet’s climate has touched a major turning point and is set to dispense record-breaking global temperatures in 2015 and 2016, according to a new report from the UK Meteorological Department. Natural currents and climate cycles in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans are greatly altered and somewhat reversing, and will further intensify the strong manmade-driven global...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Sep 14th, 2015
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The ‘water tower of Asia’ provides water to one fifth of humanity HINDU KUSH Himalayan (HKH) range has been identified as one of the major geophysical regions of the world that are going to get affected due to climate change. Recent studies have shown that the HKH region and the downstream areas that depend on    including the Indo-Gangetic plain – the ‘grain basket of...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Aug 11th, 2015
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Local bodies can play crucial role in disaster management NATURE GIVES and nature takes. Climate change, dynamic geophysical activities, unprecedented, unaccounted burgeoning cities, industrial belts and setting up of powerhouses and dams without requisite environmental clearances have led to great loss of life and destruction. India has been witness to some large, dev...
By GovernanceToday
In Environment & Ecology
Aug 11th, 2015
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India, China & the US will be critical to any global deal The world is gearing up for  UNFCCC’s (Conference of Parities, COP21) global climate agreement in Paris this December. After Copenhagen failure, Paris Conference is the next opportunity for leaders of the world’s biggest economies to show real leadership in the slow-motion drama that is anthropogenic climate...