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Thousands of Planned Coal Plants, If Built, Could Doom Efforts to Contain Global Warming
Environment  (tags: climate change, carbon emissions, coal, fossil fuels, India )

Freya
- 145 days ago - alternet.org
If all the 2,440 coal plants in the pipeline were to be built, by 2030, emissions from coal power would be 400 percent higher than what is consistent with a 2°C pathway, says the "Coal Gap" report, which was released in Paris on Tuesday.
Decade Of Drought A Global Tour Of Seven Recent Water Crises
Environment  (tags: drought, global water crisis, Mesopotamian, California, Brazil, China, Spain, Australia, India, climate change, climate disruption, water managers, governments, businesses )

Dandelion
- 312 days ago - theguardian.com
Larger populations and growing economies demand more water and in some places climate change will likely reduce available water supply. Drought risk is high and growing worldwide. Businesses, govts and all water managers must make intelligent decisions.
Greenpeace India May Shut Down By June 2015 ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: environment, habitat, protection, India, freedom of speech )

Cher
- 361 days ago - act.greenpeace.in
Its NOW or NEVER. You can ensure that this fight for a greener India continues.
Watch What Happens When Tribal Women Manage India's Forests
Environment  (tags: forests, destruction, conservation, India, tribal peoples, trees )

Naoko
- 366 days ago - ipsnews.net
"No one can cheat us of even one metre of our mother, the forest. She has given us life and we have given our lives for her." -- Kama Pradhan, a tribal woman from the Gunduribadi village
TAKE ACTION NOW! India's Farmers Are at Risk From Monsanto.
Environment  (tags: GMOs, Monsanto, India, agriculture, healthconditions, environment, destruction, ecosystems, world, protection, pollution )

Cal
- 407 days ago - action.sumofus.org
Monsanto wants to introduce its genetically engineered food crops, starting with its pesticide-resistant corn, despite facing local opposition.
Disappearing Oasis: Northeastern India Losing Forests as People Move in -
Environment  (tags: deforestation, India, agriculture, agriculture and food, ecosystems, environment, destruction, wildlife, world, humans, habitatdestruction, habitat )

Cal
- 530 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Global Forest Watch (GFW) shows that India as a whole lost about 842,200 hectares of forest between 2001 and 2012. Of this, about 548,440 hectares was lost from northeast India alone. -
The Yamuna River--India's Unholy Mess
Environment  (tags: pollution, water, world, India, water pollution, environment, destruction, ecosystems, animals, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, humans, politics, protection )

Cal
- 664 days ago - ipsnews.net
the Ganges' largest tributary, the Yamuna - also one of the most polluted in the world and which provides the capital city of Delhi with 70 percent of its water needs
India - Now Nuclear and Environmental Dissent Is a Crime
Environment  (tags: dissent, acitvism, India, law, overdevelopment, development, govenrmentecosystems, destruction, environment, politics, pollution, radia-active, protection, world )

Cal
- 666 days ago - theecologist.org
In modern India any form of dissent from the neoliberal corporate model of development is being criminalised,
Climate Change Induced Heat Wave Sparks Riots in India
Environment  (tags: climate-change, Heat Wave, Rioting, India, Global Problem, Fossil Fuels, Pollution, Weather, Water, World, globalwarming, healthconditions, habitat, humans )

Fiona
- 687 days ago - earthfirstjournal.org
Under relentless heat, India is reaching the breaking point. As the country tries to keep cool, the power grid is failing. Rioting protesters in the north of the country set fire to electricity substations last weekend and held power workers hostage.
World Environment Day (June 5): India's Green Mission Caught in Funds' Crunch
Environment  (tags: World Environment DAy, forests, budget, India, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, conservation, politics )

Cal
- 696 days ago - indiatvnews.com
India's ambitious plans to fight climate change by enhancing the forest cover at a cost of Rs. 46,000 crore by 2020 have been stuck with no funds available since it was cleared by the Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change in 2011.
INDIA: Real 'Avatar' Tribe Deals Fatal Blow to Vedanta Mine
Environment  (tags: mining, native rights, India, world, protection, environment, ecosystems, GoodNews, green, politics )

Cal
- 985 days ago - survivalinternational.org
India's Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by notorious British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills, in an unprecedented triumph for tribal rights.
POLLUTION IN INDIA: The Other Side of the Taj Mahal
Environment  (tags: water pollution, India, healthconditions, water, environment, destruction, conservation, ecosystems, green, politics, protection, world )

Cal
- 1084 days ago - ecowatch.com
What remains of the Yamuna's once mighty flow is a black, noxious stream that offers little comfort to the livestock, children and stray dogs that can be seen wading through it on a hot afternoon.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Illegal Mining in India's National Parks
Environment  (tags: world, India, mining, environment, destruction, ecosystems, politics, habitatdestruction, habitat, nature, humans, protection )

Cal
- 1101 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop illegal gypsum mining in India's wildlife sanctuaries and national park areas
India Declares a New Tiger Reserve in Tamil Nadu
Environment  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, India, Tiger, protection, Sustainabililty, wildlife )

Frans
- 1108 days ago - worldwildlife.org
ndia, home to the world's largest population of wild tigers, created a new protected area for the big cats. The Indian government declared the forests of Sathyamangalam Wildlife Sanctuary a Tiger Reserve on March 15, 2013.
Tell India- Choose Tigers Over Coal ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
Environment  (tags: animals, environment, destruction, habitat, nature, protection, wildlife, tigers, India )

Cher
- 1120 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
13 coalfields covering over 4247 square miles in Central India threaten the sustainable, long term survival of the Bengal tiger. The massive deforestation for coal mining threatens the Royal Bengal tiger with extinction.
 

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