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Jan 31, 2018
Telangana govt appoints senior IAS officer Shailendra Kumar Joshi as chief secretarySenior IAS officer Shailendra Kumar Joshi was on Wednesday appointed as the chief secretary of the Telangana government.
Dec 02, 2017
Donald Trump's support to the Montreal Protocol on protecting ozone layer is a pleasant surpriseWhile US President Donald Trump is walking out of the keenly-negotiated Paris pact, he has surprisingly decided to support the Montreal Protocol, including its 2.0 version.
Nov 24, 2017
Anil Dave, Chandra Bhushan awarded UN Environment 'ozone award' for contributions to Montreal ProtocolLate Union Environment Minister Anil Dave and CSE Deputy Director Chandra Bhushan have been conferred with awards by the United Nations Environment
Jun 04, 2017
Ex-environment minister Jairam Ramesh: Don't confront US over withdrawal from Paris AgreementJairam Ramesh advised the Indian government not to take "panga" or confront the Americans over Trump's withdrawal from the Paris Agreement.
Oct 18, 2016
India's new Hydrofluorocarbon target will eliminate one-sixth of coal-powered CO2 emissionsAccording to IndiaSpend, India’s participation in a global agreement on climate change will reduce India’s greenhouse gases equal to closing one-sixth of India’s thermal power stations over the next 35 years.
Oct 14, 2016
India, US agree to amend the Montreal Protocol to phase out hydrofluorocarbonsIn a possible breakthrough, India and the US on Friday agreed to bring an ambitious amendment to the Montreal Protocol to phase out the climate-damaging Hydrofluorocarbons used in air-conditioners and refrigerators by advancing the "freeze year" by two years to 2028.
Oct 14, 2016
India’s plan for reducing global warming gases would cost less and have even smaller impactIn a 54-acre manufacturing facility in Shirwal, about 190 km south of India’s financial capital, Mumbai, a man wearing protective eyewear used a gun-like device to pump Isobutane, a refrigerant, into the back panel of a refrigerator.
Sep 15, 2016
World Ozone Day: Researchers say hole above Antarctica may be closed by 2050The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer was proclaimed at 16 September in 1994 by the UN General Assembly. The day was selected to commemorate the signing of the Montreal Protocol on Substances that deplete the ozone layer.
Mar 31, 2014
DRI's record seizure of ozone-depleting gas gets UN awardThe DRI seized a over 2.4 lakh kg of ozone-depleting restricted refrigeration gas 'R-22' being smuggled into the country. Taking note of this, the DRI has been chosen for a UN award.