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LNG shipbuilding plans cross a milestone

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 22:03
GAIL (India) received initial bids from two consortiums for hiring at least nine LNG carriers on a long-term basis for transporting gas from the US

Can India’s venture capitalists break from the herd?

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:57
The industry’s herd approach to investing in the past has led to capital being concentrated in a few segments and created valuation bubbles

India’s challenge in Afghanistan

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:53
New Delhi needs to move beyond economic and military cooperation and involve all dimensions of power

The end of fasting

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:42
Fasting before a lipid profile is standard medical practice. According to a latest recommendation, it may be time to stop it

Should Shimla cull its monkeys?

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:34
What Himachal Pradesh and many other states need to do to resolve the issue of commensal monkeys is to adopt a multi-pronged approach

The heat is on G7 leaders to clean up supply chains

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:22
A group of NGOs want to build on gains they perceived during the G7 summit in Germany in 2015, when G7 leaders collectively pledged to promote ‘responsible supply chains’

Time to put an end to film censorship

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 21:21
The Shyam Benegal committee’s report is a step in the right direction

Why naturalists are happier people

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 16:37
Being surrounded by trees, rivers and animals can add years to your life; and life to your years

Ethiopia: Overview of Climate Resilient Green Economy

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Ethiopian Herald - Ethiopia is one of the countries in Africa dominated by agricultural society and agriculture contributes 38.8 percent to its GDP, more than 80 percent of livelihood and export.

EU Carbon Surges as Lawmakers Mull Ways to Strengthen Market

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Bloomberg - The price of emitting greenhouse gases in the European Union jumped to the highest in more than three months as politicians floated new plans to strengthen the world’s biggest cap-and-trade program.

Climate Change Threatens Health of Pacific Island Nations

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Circle of Blue - In the urgent campaign to cut carbon emissions and curb global warming, perhaps the most poignant call to action are images of rising sea levels gnawing away at isolated, low-lying Pacific islands where citizens could lose their countries.

India’s worst drought in 50 years is shutting down farms, hospitals, and schools

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Grist - India is suffering. In the midst of the worst drought it has seen in half a century, some 330 million people are currently affected, reports the government.

China still undecided on ICAO offset scheme

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Argus - China has not yet taken a position on a global market-based measure (MBM) being negotiated by the UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO), the EU's commissioner for transport, Violeta Bulc, has said.

Airlines will be CDM’s lifeline, but expect CER price slump first, say analysts

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Carbon Pulse - Demand for carbon offsets from airlines can provide a lifeline to the ailing CDM, which in return will be able to comfortably provide supply to an upcoming international market-based mechanism for civil aviation over the next decade, analysts say.

Washington state readies revised CO2 market plan, mulls limiting use of external credits

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Carbon Pulse - The US state of Washington will next month unveil its revised CO2 market plan, with officials considering whether to put limits on the use of out-of-state credits, exclude power generators and set intensity-based targets for heavy industries exposed to carbon leakage.

Bruselas presenta acciones para atajar el cambio climático y promover el desarrollo sostenible en el Ártico

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: La Vanguardia - La Comisión Europea ha presentado este miércoles un paquete con 39 acciones para contribuir a atajar el cambio climático y preservar la protección ambiental en el Ártico, así como para promover el desarrollo sostenible de sus recursos y la cooperación internacional en una zona cada vez más importante para los intereses de la UE, incluidos pesqueros y energéticos.

Por unanimidad, diputados avalan reformas a ley sobre cambio climático

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: Terra - La Cámara de Diputados aprobó por unanimidad tres dictámenes para reformar la Ley General de Cambio Climático, con el objetivo de hacer frente a este problema que ya afecta al país.

El Banco Mundial enfrenta el cambio climático

New from UNFCCC - 28. April 2016 - 15:54
Source: El Nacional - El Banco Mundial anunció el jueves 7 de abril, en Washington, un nuevo plan para combatir el cambio climático a través del cual se propone invertir una suma que deberá alcanzar 25 millardos de dólares para el año para el 2020.

The artificial trappings of our ‘gurus’

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 15:04
Godmen in India need just a few fraud externals, such as a fancy title and costume, to fool the gullible public

Is the financial sector’s asset quality getting worse or better?

News from India - 28. April 2016 - 14:30
It’s true that the aftermath of the asset quality review is giving us a clearer picture of what lies within the banking sector

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