The 10th edition of Earth Day, organized by the World Wide Fund for Nature(WWF) and backed by other NGOs to raise awareness about the threat of climate change
The creatures were wiped out in two phases, they said, finally disappearing at the beginning of the Late Cretaceous period
After a delay of over 18 months, the Chandigarh administration had formulated an action plan on climate change, which was approved by MoEF and a climate change advisory committee was constituted last year.
The President said citizens of this country have a right to lead a healthy, happy and productive life.
A southward shift of two wind systems has allowed the Westerlies to penetrate into the Indian landmass. Indian Express explains how.
Akhilesh added that the state government will observe the next financial year as ‘Kisan Varsh’ (farmers’ year) as was done in the current financial year.
“It will save lives, improve human well-being and promote more peaceful, stable societies,” Ban Ki-moon said on his return from Paris.
Just before the 31-page document was finalised, French President François Hollande, who hosted the conference, called up Modi to apprise him of the latest status at the talks.
Javadekar said the agreement could have been more ambitious as the actions of developed nations are “far below” than their historical responsibilities and fair shares.
The “Paris agreement” aims to keep global temperatures from rising another degree Celsius between now and 2100, a key demand of poor countries ravaged by rising sea levels and other effects of climate change.
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the differentiation between developed and developing countries, which India has been demanding, is mentioned across all the pillars of action.
Officials and ministers from across the world have been camping in France to finalize a climate rescue pact
While climate change will adversely affect India perhaps more than any other major country in the long run, the immediate need is to fight air pollution. In doing so, India will take the lead on climate change.
“We have discussed all issues and whatever the differing views on different positions and we are working toward… because we want Paris to succeed,” said Prakash Javadekar.
We need to strengthen our local environmental agencies that regulate urban construction, waste management, and protect our water sources.