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Mar 08, 2019
Drying rivers of Madhya Pradesh: Narmada on the cusp of extinction with six big dams, sand-mining, pollution threatening its survivalWith six big dams and power projects on it, the river has been facing environmental threats from illegal mining, deforestation, and now the river linking project.
Nov 09, 2017
Syria to join Paris climate pact, leaving US only nation left outSyria said at UN climate talks in Bonn on Tuesday that it would join the Paris Agreement, leaving the United States as the only nation to say it will remain outside the landmark treaty.
Jun 02, 2017
Donald Trump pulls out of Paris climate deal: 'Rogue US can damage America more than the world'America's withdrawal from the climate-rescue Paris Agreement under Donald Trump is a blow to global unity but may be a blessing in disguise for the pact itself, observers said Thursday.
Apr 22, 2016
Happy Earth Day! Around 170 countries set to sign landmark climate agreementAs many as 170 countries are expected to sign the Paris Agreement on climate change Friday as the landmark deal takes a key step toward entering into force years ahead of schedule
Dec 01, 2015
International Solar Alliance sign of India's leadership on global stage, say expertsThe launch of an unprecedented international solar alliance in Paris on the sidelines of the climate change summit shows India's leadership in clean energy, environmental experts in Washington, DC have said.
Nov 07, 2015
Renewable energy supply to double in major economies by 2030Renewable energy supply in eight major economies will collectively more than double by 2030 due to new national climate and energy plans, according to a study by the think tank World Resources Institute (WRI).
Jan 13, 2014
China's water crisis deepens as wetlands shrink 9%China has more than a fifth of the world's population but only 6 percent of its freshwater resources, and large swathes of the nation, especially in the north, face severe water distress.