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How is India dealing with environmental risks and climate change?

No Indian state has so far managed to bring down its air pollution levels either to or below the WHO’s limits. On average, people in India have their life expectancy cut short by 5.3 years because of air pollution. In two districts of Delhi, life expectancy is reduced by 12 years, which is the greatest reduction of life expectancy due to air pollution anywhere in the world.

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ISHRAE Announces One Degree Challenge to Support Centre’s 24° AC Temperature Guideline

Last year the Bureau of Energy Efficiency had announced that citizens must endeavor to keep their air conditioners at 24°C to help improve the environmental condition. It further mentioned that by utilising such measures, the overall potential for energy conservation could be an estimated 20 billion units annually.

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Managing urban flooding with nature inspired design.

Climate scientists are already warning us to anticipate 30% heavier rains in the future along with more extreme climate events. So we don’t just have to prepare our cities to address current challenges but will have to develop plans & policies to address a future with extreme weather events.

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Cities may be 8 degrees Celsius hotter by 2100: study

The top quarter of most populated cities, in this scenario, could see the mercury rise 7 C or more by century's end, said a study in the journal Nature Climate Change.

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Sweden Keen To Collaborate With Maharashtra Govt On Smart Cities

The country is looking on areas of collaboration such as waste management, smart cities, and renewable energy

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Adequate climate finance an overriding concern: India

India has asked the developed countries to provide finance and technology transfer support to developing nations to tackle the threat of climate change, noting that access to adequate climate finance remains an "overriding concern"

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Paris climate agreement becomes international law

The Paris Agreement to combat climate change becomes international law today, a landmark demonstrating that countries are serious about tackling global warming amid growing fears that the world is becoming hotter faster than scientists expected

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World Bank Launches Ambitious Climate Action Plan

Apart from its own financing, the World Bank also intends to mobilise USD 25 billion in commercial financing for clean energy over the next five years

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Effects Of Climate Change Can Be Mitigated By Adopting Latest Technology

Inaugurating the 4th India Water Week, he said the target is to reduce 50 per cent water requirement in industries by adopting 'Recover, Recycle and Reuse' technology

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Nearly 60 pc greenhouse gas emissions from energy sector: Govt

Energy sector contributes nearly 60 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, followed by electricity, industry, agriculture and other sectors, says Prakash Javadekar

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