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Indian environmentalist, former IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri passes away at 79
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Indian environmentalist, former IPCC Chairman Rajendra Pachauri passes away at 79

He chaired the PICC panel from 2002 until he resigned in 2015 after an employee at his research firm accused him of sexual harassment.

Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming
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Climate strike: From Asia to Africa, millions of schoolkids inspired by Greta Thunberg march for action on global warming

Crowds of children skipped school Friday to join a global strike against climate change, heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg.

Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN Report
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Land clearing, farming contribute a third of the world’s greenhouse gases: UN Report

The report finds that there's no way to stay within 2℃ warming without a significant drop in land-based emissions

IPCC report on climate change and land use gets approval by 195 nations in Geneva
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IPCC report on climate change and land use gets approval by 195 nations in Geneva

A key point was the role of bioenergy & to what extent schemes should be rolled out to combat climate change.

New IPCC report due 8 August to thoroughly examine link between global warming, land use
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New IPCC report due 8 August to thoroughly examine link between global warming, land use

Double of India's landmass needs to be devoted to biofuels, carbon capture & storage to cap warming at 1.5-deg C.

India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons
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India's water woes mount, with floods, droughts and millions of citizens at the mercy of the monsoons

While parts of India face water scarcity, others are facing destruction due to flooding. Both result in death of animals, humans, and biodiversity. Policymakers face challenges as climate change leads to uncertainty.

Climate change: Study maps rise in non-CO2 emission from cropland based agriculture over 30 years
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Climate change: Study maps rise in non-CO2 emission from cropland based agriculture over 30 years

The agricultural sector is the world’s largest source of non-carbon dioxide greenhouse gas emissions such as methane and nitrous oxide (N2O), both of which contribute significantly to climate change.

IPCC report analysis: The 0.5-deg difference in warming that could impact millions
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IPCC report analysis: The 0.5-deg difference in warming that could impact millions

The IPCC report analyses our current situation, where we ought to be and plausible ways forward.

IPCC sounds alarm on climate change: Without US co-operation, the battle for reducing emissions can't be won
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IPCC sounds alarm on climate change: Without US co-operation, the battle for reducing emissions can't be won

The report says that action must be taken to ensure that human civilisation becomes a zero-emission project by mid-century.

Transformation of society, world economy needed to avert global warming chaos: UN
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Transformation of society, world economy needed to avert global warming chaos: UN

The report talks the impacts of global warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels.

Global economy needs a makeover to successfully beat climate change: UN report
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Global economy needs a makeover to successfully beat climate change: UN report

The report lays out the steps that will be taken to maintain Earth's average surface temperature.

Paris Agreement: As United States withdraws from global stage, India must step up and lead
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Paris Agreement: As United States withdraws from global stage, India must step up and lead

While announcing the United States' withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, president Donald Trump said India wanted 'billions and billions and billions' of dollars in foreign aid in order to stay in the accord. But that is an alternative fact.

South Korean Hoesung Lee replaces Pachauri as head of UN's climate change panel
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South Korean Hoesung Lee replaces Pachauri as head of UN's climate change panel

South Korean climate economist Hoesung Lee was elected Tuesday to head the UN's climate science panel, replacing Rajendra Pachauri of India, who quit in February over allegations of sexual harassment.

RK Pachauri quits as chairman of IPCC following sexual harassment charges
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RK Pachauri quits as chairman of IPCC following sexual harassment charges

RK Pachauri stepped down as the chairman of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Tuesday following accusations of sexual harassment by a 29-year-old research associate working in his office.

After sexual harassment charges RK Pachauri won't attend IPCC plenary meet in Nairobi
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After sexual harassment charges RK Pachauri won't attend IPCC plenary meet in Nairobi

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) on Sunday said its chairman RK Pachauri has expressed his inability to go to Nairobi next week for chairing its plenary session apparently in the wake of a complaint of sexual harassment against him.