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PM Modi's 7-point agenda on climate change that he proposed at G20 (Issue of the week, November Week #5 (2015))

PM Modi's 7-point agenda on climate change that he proposed at G20 meet[http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75194]


Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday proposed a 7-point agenda on climate change during the G20 Summit being held in Turkish city of Antalya.


Here are the 7 points provided by PM Modi:


i. At G20,we can play an effective role in supporting the multilateral goals of increasing research and development to develop affordable renewable energy.


ii. We should also ensure that finace and technology is available to meet the universal global aspiration for clean energy.


iii. We must meet the target of US$ 100 billion goal per year by 2020.


iv. G20 counties should increase the share of traffic on public transportation in cities by 30 per cent by 2030.


v. We should shift from "carbon credit" towards "green credit".


vi. When we speak of targets, we must not only reduce the use of fossil fuel, but also moderate our life style.


vii. Development in harmony with nature is the goal of my proposal to launch along





Enviro-Vigil to host three-day Environment film festival in Thane (November Week #5 (2015))
Enviro-Vigil to host three-day Environment film festival in Thane [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75324]

With global warming leading to climatic changes, the future of our environment now depends upon environmental conservation. And to instill this knowledge among the current generation of students, an environment film festival has been organised byEnviro
Vigil in Thane in December.




Haze worsens, triggers health concerns (November Week #5 (2015))
Haze worsens, triggers health concerns [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75332]

The Mumbai skyline, forming a backdrop to the ocean, is one of the city’s most iconic sights. But drive down Marine Drive or the Bandra-Worli sea link and you’re likely to see the skyscrapers only through a thick brown mist, particularly in the early morning
or around sunset




Climate change could slash polar bear numbers 30% by 2050 (November Week #5 (2015))
Climate change could slash polar bear numbers 30% by 2050: conservationists [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75363]

GENEVA: Polar bears look set to see their numbers dwindle by nearly third by mid-century, a top conservation body said Thursday, warning climate change poses the greatest threat to the king of the Arctic. 

Air pollution risks your heart (November Week #5 (2015))
Air pollution risks your heart [http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75375]

A team of researchers has explained what effect air pollution has on heart disease patients. Researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found a link between higher levels of a specific kind of air pollution in major urban
areas and an increase in cardiovascular-related hospitalizations such as for heart attacks in people 65 and older.




Tiger Count Rises in Reserves, So Do Problems on Fringes (November Week #5 (2015))

Tiger Count Rises in Reserves, So Do Problems on Fringes[http://cmsenvis.cmsindia.org/resources/newspaper/details.asp?id=75364]


 The population of tigers has increased over the years in the Mysuru-Chamrajnagar region bringing cheer to nature lovers.  But villages in the fringes of forests live with its negative effects, something demonstrated by the loss of 15
humans lives in recent times attributed to big cats. The two districts boast of three tiger reserves — Nagarhole, Bandipur and BRT — and MM Hills reserve forest with about 300 tigers








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