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Union Minister Javadekar slams and discard the US study on Pollution in India

Rising polltion in India
Indian government has rejected a recent study claiming that rising air pollution in India is reducing the life expectancy of people. The United States-based study is jointly conducted by the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology and National Center for Atmospheric Research. It claimed that...

India to set up 8 Long Term Ecological Observatories to monitor Global Warming impact

Long Term Ecological Observatories
Central Minister of Environment, Prakash Javdekar has said that Government of India is going to set up eight observatories across the Himalayas, deserts and islands to study the effects of global warming on climate. This announcement was made by the union minister at the...

West needs to use their own resources than asking India to import cleaner coal: Prakash Javadekar

Prakash Javadekar
Indian Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar, insists that most developed nations need to utilize their coal and fossil fuel reserves instead of criticizing India for not having cleaner fuels. As the UN Climate Change Summit negotiating near finalization at the Paris Climate Summit, the minister...

India to diminish greenhouse gas emission up to 35% by 2030, says Javadekar in LS

India to reduce greenhouse gas
India is committed to cutting down emission of greenhouse gases by up to 35% by 2030. Central Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change - Prakash Javadekar announced this news on Wednesday in the Lok Sabha. Replying to a question by Rajan Vichare...

India witnesses 30% growth in number of tigers since 2010, says Javadekar

India witnesses 30% growth in number of tigers since 2010
India is home to 70% of the world Tiger population. Union Environment Minister, Prakash Javadekar, on Wednesday, informed the upper house of Indian Parliament, Lok Sabha that there has been a 30% rise in the number of Tigers since 2010. The estimated numbers of tigers...

Nagaland: Govt to develop Doyang Lake for bird-watchers including Amur Falcons

Amur Falcons
Success has been achieved in conserving the Amur Falcon in Nagaland following a ban on the hunting of the bird since 2013. Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) Prakash Javadekar and nature conservationists were delighted when two falcons, Naga...

Prakash Javadekar launces new website ahead of Paris Conference on Climate Change

Paris Conference on Climate Change
India is on a mission to cut greenhouse gas emissions in the best manner possible in readiness of a global climate change summit set to begin on November 30 in Paris. To fuel this, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar,...

India launches climate action website ahead of Global Climate Change Summit in Paris

Global Climate Change Summit
In October, India had put forth to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change a document underlining its Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) to reduce carbon emissions and at the same time continuing in the path of fast developments and overcoming the challenges of...