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Climate change raises risk of kidney stones, says new study

Jul 11, 2014

Climate change raises risk of kidney stones, says new study

A warming planet is likely to bring more hot days, more sweaty people and more dehydration -- a key risk factor for a surge in kidney stones, researchers said today. #Environment #climate change #NewsTracker #Health #kidney stones #lifestyle
China, US promise to cooperate on climate change, North Korea

Jul 10, 2014

China, US promise to cooperate on climate change, North Korea

The two sides also discussed cyberhacking but announced no progress toward resolving US accusations of widespread Chinese theft of government and corporate secrets. #World #China #US #climate change #NewsTracker #Nuclear weapons #Vietnam #North Korea #Carbon emissions #John Kerry #Jacob Lew #US-China Dialogue #Cyberhacking
India to take up UNSC reforms in PM Modi's first BRICS meet in Brazil

Jul 07, 2014

India to take up UNSC reforms in PM Modi's first BRICS meet in Brazil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the sixth summit of BRICS countries in Brazil on July 14-16 where reforms of the UNSC will be taken up. #United Nations Security Council #Brazil #climate change #NewsTracker #BRICs #Modi #UNSC #PM Modi #Prime Minister Narendra Modi #BRICS nations
Iconic Emperor penguins face risk of extinction due to climate change

Jun 30, 2014

Iconic Emperor penguins face risk of extinction due to climate change

Emperor penguins are in danger of dramatic declines by the end of the century due to climate change, says a study. #climate change #Global warming #Penguins #Nature #ScienceBuzz #Emperor penguins
Cambodians flee Thailand as junta targets illegal labour

Jun 15, 2014

Cambodians flee Thailand as junta targets illegal labour

SA KAEW Thailand (Reuters) - Squatting on the ground with their hands on each others' shoulders in 15 neat rows, hundreds of illegal Cambodian workers, including women and children, await deportation at an army base near the Thai-Cambodia border. On a dusty highway, trucks, buses and police cars packed with Cambodians, some with fingers poking through wire mesh windows, roll by. The International Organization for Migration (IOM) estimates that over the past week 100,000 Cambodians have poured over the border, as the military that seized power in a May 22 coup intensifies lax measures to regulate illegal labour. #United States #Construction #India #Japan #climate change #Russia #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion

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India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Jun 05, 2013

India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Biodiversity conservationists say that solar, wind and hydel power projects sound the death knell for many animal species. #World #India #climate change #Solar energy #National Solar Mission #MoEF #World Environment Day #Bio diversity #UNFCC #ATREE #National Environmental Sciences Program

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India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Jul 09, 2014

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to cut c...
India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Jul 09, 2014

Mothers bring kids to Senate to push for EPA's climate change rule

More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to cut c...
India's clean energy at the cost of biodiversity?

Jul 10, 2014

U.S. and China say they 'narrowed differences' in Beijing talks

U.S. and Chinese officials said Thursday that they had “narrowed differences” during two days of high-level, wide-ranging talks on issues including cyber-security, climate change, foreign exchange rates, economic reforms and bilateral investment... #China #Beijing
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