Thursday, June 20, 2013
India, US science body launch space solar power initiative
India and a top US science body have forged an international organisation to develop space solar power, an initiative that has the potential of solving humanity`s energy needs and greatly mitigating c...
20 peacocks die of viral disease in Pakistan
A viral disease code named `Ranikhat` has killed about 20 peacocks in Pakistan`s Sindh province, wildlife officials said today.
World set to exceed global warming limit: IEA
The Paris-based agency urged governments to act, saying the 2C target could still be met with little economic pain.
Shimla chosen for international project to lower greenhouse gases
Shimla has been shortlisted for a global project to lower greenhouse gas emissions on the pattern of European cities, a municipal official said here Monday.
4400 hectare forest land still with encroachers
A total of 4400 hectares of forest land in Kerala is still in the hands of encroachers, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy told the Assembly today.
Improved crop models may help feed 9 bn people
Scientists have developed crop models to better forecast food production to feed a growing population - projected to reach 9 billion by mid-century - in the face of climate change.
Unchecked global warming could increase flood risk in Asia, Africa
A study has warned that the unchecked progress of global warming would increase the risk of flooding at the end of this century in 42% of the Earth`s land surface.
No action to store Yamuna water in monsoon
The Uttar Pradesh government is yet to act on an Allahabad High Court order to clear dry ponds of encroachments to create additional storage to tap rain water during the monsoon.
US, China agree on joint climate change effort
A global phase down of HFCs could potentially reduce some 90 gigatonnes of CO2 equivalent by 2050, equal to roughly two years worth of current global greenhouse gas emissions.
UN chief hails role of science in combating climate change
Science plays a key role in finding new ways to combat climate change, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said on Saturday.
Why animals prefer to be with their kin?
25 tigers in Sathyamangalam forest
4,699 high altitude lakes in Himalayas mapped
Ancient trapped water could explain cause of Earth`s first ice age
Bangalore`s baby steps at waste segregation
All-party meet to discuss Kasturirangan panel report
Kasturirangan report against peoples interests: Gadgil
Leaders worried over industrial waste polluting rivers
Scientists warn big business ruining Great Barrier Reef dramatically
Nurture not nature determines personality traits among birds
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