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India’s Biggest Environment Problem is Poverty – Rahul Tripathi

Wars of nations are fought to change maps. But wars of poverty are fought to map change. -mohammed ali Poverty is a manifestation of inequality and in turn this inequality is manifested in several other human activities be it our lifestyle, our consumption, our culture etc.. poverty is something that not only effects an individual ..

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Current Affairs : December 12, 2011

India agrees to legally binding emission cuts in Durban climate deal India at Durban has for the first time agreed to binding emission cuts, with all other major emitters, but the quantity of cuts would be based on equity. The 194 countries have agreed on a roadmap for a 2015 accord that will, for the ..

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Delhi Metro: First Train in world to earn ` 47cr carbon credit points

Delhi Metro has become the first such railway project in the world to get carbon credits from UN’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) under the Kyoto Protocol, for helping in reduction of greenhouse emissions. Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has helped in reduction in emission of harmful gases into the city’s atmosphere. In the process, it ..

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2010 – COP 16/MOP 6, Cancún, Mexico

2010 United Nations Climate Change Conference was held in Cancún, Mexico, from 29 November to 10 December 2010. This was the 16th session of the Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), so referred as COP 16. This was also the 6th session of the Conference of the Parties ..

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Important Outcomes of other Conferences of the Parties COP 4 to COP 15 under UNFCCC

1998 – COP 4, Buenos Aires, Argentina Important issues were discussed. Nothing substantial decision came out. 1999 – COP 5, Bonn, Germany It was more a technical meeting. No substantial outcome. 2000 – COP 6, The Hague, Netherlands A major issue was discussed in this COP. It was the proposal of the United States in ..

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