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PM Modis absence at UN climate summit Has he changed?

Sep 17, 2014

PM Modis absence at UN climate summit Has he changed?

With his absence at the UN climate summit, to be attended by 120 heads of nations on 23 September, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would complete a dramatic transformation - from an early pioneer in climate change initiatives to a less enthusiastic national leader. #India #Gujarat #Environment #Narendra Modi #climate change
Newly developed water-based nuclear battery could fuel space flights

Sep 17, 2014

Newly developed water-based nuclear battery could fuel space flights

Researchers at the University of Missouri have created a long-lasting and more efficient nuclear battery that could be used as a source of reliable energy in automobiles and space flight. #US #Environment #Renewable energy #reliable energy #nuclear battery #spac flights
Green norms to be made more stringent for industry Javadekar

Sep 16, 2014

Green norms to be made more stringent for industry Javadekar

Expressing concern over rising industrial and vehicular pollution in the country, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said he wanted to make green norms more stringent for the industry and strengthen regulations for diesel vehicles. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Industry #CII #Prakash Javadekar
China police detain 24 after anti-incinerator protest - newspaper

Sep 15, 2014

China police detain 24 after anti-incinerator protest - newspaper

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese police detained 24 people for disturbing social order during a protest on Saturday against a proposed trash incinerator in southern China, the state-run China Daily newspaper reported. More than 1,000 residents of Boluo county, in the southern province of Guangdong, demonstrated against the construction of the planned facility, fearful that it could damage the environment and be bad for health, the newspaper said on Monday. Some of the protesters "disturbed social order" and "caused heavy traffic jams", the newspaper quoted police as saying #India #Japan #Environment #Technology #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Latin America #opinion
Singapore air quality breaches unhealthy range

Sep 15, 2014

Singapore air quality breaches unhealthy range

Air quality in Singapore crossed the "unhealthy" line on Monday morning, as the three-hour pollutant standards index (PSI) reached 113 at around 6 am and by 7 am fell slightly to 111. #India #Health #Singapore #NewsTracker National Environment Agency

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Mar 10, 2014

India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Assam minister mulls cutting off rhino horns to save them from poachers. Maharashtra lawmakers seek removal of all leopards from Mumbai's Aarey colony to resolve conflict. #India #Environment #NewsTracker #Assam #Conservation #ULFA #Wildlife #Aarey Colony

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India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 17, 2014

NATO Crisis Management Center Opens in Bulgaria

President Rosen Plevneliev and a number of ministers from the interim government have attended the opening ceremony of a crisis management centre of the Alliance in Bulgaria's capital Sofia.   Plevneliev, who opened the new facility in person, said t... #NATO #Bulgaria
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 17, 2014

During superstorm Sandy, 89 percent of hospitals in hardest-hit areas of Northeast experienced 'critical challenges,' report says

When Superstorm Sandy slammed into the Northeast nearly two years ago, hospitals found themselves dealing with surges in patients, lost power supplies and employees who couldn't get to work -- problems that a new federal report finds they were not pr... #New Jersey #Connecticut #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Bellevue Hospital #New York (state)
India's latest conservation fix: dehorn rhinos, deport leopards

Sep 16, 2014

Leonardo DiCaprio named UN Messenger of Peace

Leonardo DiCaprio's movie roles have made him an international star, but his long and little-known commitment to preserving the global environment has led to his new role ? as a… Click to Continue ... #New Jersey #Connecticut #United States Department of Health and Human Services #Bellevue Hospital #New York (state)