The Modi government’s priorities are revealed by what it spends on
The scope for RBI to reduce the policy rate below 7.25% looks slim at this point
There is a possibility of community Internets arising—made, run and maintained by local communities by and for themselves
Source: Guardian - The Solar Impulse 2 plane took off early on Sunday for a six-day, six-night flight over the Pacific Ocean, the most ambitious leg of its quest to circumnavigate the globe powered only by the sun.
Source: Independent - Sir Ranulph Fiennes, has added his voice to calls for urgent action to tackle climate change after seeing the effects of warming on the planet first-hand during trips to the Arctic.
Source: AP - Climate change is a threat to international security, France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal warned Saturday adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions at a landmark Paris conference this year.
Source: Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Fiji will lead a delegation with other island nations to Paris, where the Global Climate Summit will be held In December.
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Source: GreenBiz.com - Climate change negotiations seem to crawl along interminably at the pace of the glaciers they are meant to protect, with little perceptible progress as meeting follows meeting and conference follows lackluster conference.
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald - The sick, the elderly and the young have long been identified as vulnerable to extreme weather events and climate change.
It is time the govt constituted a commission to study issues pertaining to the relationship between the centre and states
Higher commissions for banks and agents in rural areas will bring substantial returns to the govt immediately
Greater credit availability will not lead to a rise in investment growth
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Source: Guardian - French climate official says sponsorship of UN climate conference by EDF, Air France, and other big carbon emitters was needed for financial reasons
Source: RTCC - New initiative backed by UK, Chinese and Saudi firms seeks to explore ways they can contribute to emissions challenge
Source: Deutsche Welle - UNESCO has stopped short of listing the Great Barrier Reef as endangered but expressed concerns over its health, as environmental groups say the Australian government must up efforts to protect the unique ecosystem.