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US Withdraws from Paris Climate Change Pact, Another Failure by Greens

As promised to his voters, US President Donald Trump has signed the papers to withdraw from the Paris Agreement signed amid euphoria in 2015 stipulating compliance to maintain global warming within 2 degee celsius. The US contributes about 15% of global emissions of carbon, but its dependence on caol-related carbon emissions are much lower and it has been a major ...

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Next 10 years critical for achieving climate change goals: Study

Carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere can be reduce in two ways–by cutting our emissions, or by removing it from the atmosphere, for example through plants, the ocean, and soil. The historic Paris Agreement set a target of limiting future global average temperature increase to well below 2°C and pursue efforts to even further limit the ...

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Coldest Decade of Millennium 1430s Saw Famine, Disease and More

While searching through historical archives to find out more about the 15th-century climate of what is now Belgium, northern France, Luxembourg, and the Netherlands, Chantal Camenisch noticed something odd. “I realised that there was something extraordinary going on regarding the climate during the 1430s,” says the historian from the University of Bern in Switzerland. Compared with other decades of the ...

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August 2016 Turns Out Hottest Month Ever in 136 Years: NASA

Amid global clamour over climate change or global warming, NASA has come out with another indicator in the direction saying August 2016 was the warmest August in 136 years. A monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York revealed that the seasonal temperature cycle typically peaks in July, and August ...

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TATA Projects to Execute the Rejuvenation of Dravyawati River

A Consortium of TATA Projects Limited and Shanghai Urban Construction Group received the multi-crore rupees project from Government of Rajasthan, the first river rejuvenation project in the country on a dry and arid landscape. TATA Projects Limited said the execution of rejuvenation of Dravyawati River worth Rs.1,676 crore will be taken up on 47-km long river in Jaisalya village, which ...

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Lessons from Tree? New Photosynthesis Model Develops Fuel from Sunlight

Just learning a leaf of learning from trees around us, researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have developed a solar cell that can convert carbon dioxide in air into usable hydrocarbon fuel, using only sunlight for energy. In their device, solar cells instead of converting sunlight into electricity, works on the lines of the work done by plants ...

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