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Odd-even: Here's the three-point dictum cities need to follow before implementing the scheme

May 01, 2016

Odd-even: Here's the three-point dictum cities need to follow before implementing the scheme

If other cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Pune or even Kolkatta want to follow odd-even, they need to follow the three-point dictum. #India #Business #Environment #Delhi #ConnectTheDots #Cars #apps #Pollution #Uber #Ola #odd-even
Why do we live so badly, aboriginal youth ask Canada's Trudeau | Reuters

Apr 28, 2016

Why do we live so badly, aboriginal youth ask Canada's Trudeau | Reuters

OTTAWA Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who is used to adoring welcomes and requests for selfies, on Wednesday had a tougher public encounter when aboriginal students pressed him on their poor living conditions. Trudeau's Liberal Party came to power last November promising to rebuild ties with Canada's 1.4 million aboriginals, or First Nations, many of whom are mired in poverty and crime and suffer from bad health. #Environment #Middle East #science #Argentina #United Kingdom
Human activity may be threatening new reef system at the mouth of Amazon river: Study

Apr 25, 2016

Human activity may be threatening new reef system at the mouth of Amazon river: Study

Scientists have discovered a new reef system at the mouth of the Amazon River, the largest river by discharge of water in the world. #Environment #Brazil #NewsTracker #Earth #Reef #Amazon River #University of Georgia
Ecuador quake death toll rises to nearly 650 | Reuters

Apr 23, 2016

Ecuador quake death toll rises to nearly 650 | Reuters

QUITO The death toll from Ecuador's devastating 7.8 magnitude earthquake last week has risen to 646 people, President Rafael Correa said during a TV broadcast on Saturday. Last Saturday's quake, the worst in nearly seven decades, injured around 12,500 people and left 130 missing along the country's ravaged Pacific coast. "These have been sad days for the homeland," a visibly moved Correa said during his regular Saturday television broadcast. #United States #Environment #Earthquakes #opinion #Ecuador
Earth Day 2016: What it's all about and why it's extremely important

Apr 22, 2016

Earth Day 2016: What it's all about and why it's extremely important

Earth Day, celebrated every year on 22 April, is a day to reflect on the measures all of us can take to protect the environment and life on earth. #World #Life #United Nations #Environment #didyouknow #UN #Earth #Pollution #Earth Day #Shareworthy #22 April #Paris climate agreement #Gaylord Nelson
Not a good morning: Air pollution is the worst in four Indian cities at around 7 am

Apr 22, 2016

Not a good morning: Air pollution is the worst in four Indian cities at around 7 am

Mornings experience the worst air pollution in four Indian cities, according to an analysis of particulate matter. #India #Environment #Delhi #Mumbai #CriticalPoint #Chennai #Bengaluru #Pollution #Air quality #data journalism
Ecuadoreans in earthquake zone jostle for food, water | Reuters

Apr 22, 2016

Ecuadoreans in earthquake zone jostle for food, water | Reuters

SAN JACINTO/COJIMIES, Ecuador Survivors of an earthquake that killed 570 people and shattered Ecuador's coast clamoured for food, water and medicine on Thursday as aid eluded remote parts of the disaster zone. President Rafael Correa's socialist government, facing a mammoth rebuilding task at a time of greatly reduced oil revenues in the OPEC nation, said there was no lack of supplies, just problems with distribution that should be quickly resolved. "We're trying to survive #Environment #science #Europe #United Kingdom #Earthquakes
U.N. members fear U.S. 'sabotage' of Obama's climate commitments | Reuters

Apr 21, 2016

U.N. members fear U.S. 'sabotage' of Obama's climate commitments | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS There are concerns at the United Nations about apparent attempts inside the United States to "sabotage" President Barack Obama's commitments to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, the head of the U.N. General Assembly said on Wednesday. #United States #India #Environment #Technology #Argentina #United Kingdom #Denmark
At least eight dead in Houston-area floods, more rain falls | Reuters

Apr 21, 2016

At least eight dead in Houston-area floods, more rain falls | Reuters

HOUSTON At least eight people have died and some 1,150 homes have been damaged in flooding triggered by torrential downpours in the Houston area this week as more rain fell in the region on Wednesday adding to vast pools of standing water. All of those who died were found in or near vehicles that had been in flooded areas, the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences and a local sheriff said #India #Business #Environment #Technology #markets #Floods