Page-15 of Sustainability Current Affairs, GK & News

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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India at 6th slot in Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI) per capita

India ranked 6th on Inclusive Wealth Index (IWI) per capita that listed top 20 selected countries on the basis economic performance assessed between 1990 and 2008. The focus on this new measure gained attention in Rio+20 as it emphasized on the “Green Economy”. As per the IWI report:- 4.3 % per year GDP per capita ..

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China has over 100 million BPL people

While addressing the conference at Rio de Janeiro, the Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao held that China still has more than 100 million people living Below the Poverty Line (BPL) and stressed that China continued as a developing nation, despite it being the 2nd biggest economy in the world. He admitted that China’s per capita income ..

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President Patil to Unveil New Logo for Rashtrapati Bhavan’s Green Initiative, Roshni

What is “Roshni”? A green innovative concept with a vision to turn all urban habitats eco-friendly and sustainable. Concept evolved at the behest of the President of India, which encompasses environment management and empowerment of local communities to create eco-friendly sustainable urban habitats via participation of stakeholders and union of partnership programmes. Started on July ..

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India ranks last (132nd) amongst the nations in terms of air quality

A study by Yale and Columbia Universities, announced that India holds the last rank amongst 132 nations in terms of air quality with regard to its effect on human health. India scored only 3.73 points on a scale of 100 in the analysis, falling far behind the next worst performer, Bangladesh (13.66). Whole South Asian ..

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