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4 record(s) found in 'April 2008'

  • Nobel laureate calls for local sustainable design

    28 April 2008| Khaleej Times

    The uptake of green building design has been praised but developers and the government were warned of the importance of developing local sustainable design by the Nobel Peace Prize winner and environmental scientist Dr R K Pachauri. Dr Pachauri, chairman of Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change has supported the launch of ETA Star Properties’ green building. The VERDE residences and offices at Dubai Maritime City near Port Rashid are designed to achieve gold rating on the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) programme and due to be completed in 2011.

  • Reclaimed lands face threat of subsidence

    28 April 2008| The Gulf Today

    Environment scientist and co-recipient of the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize, Dr R K Pachauri said that reclaimed lands possibly face the danger of subsidence. Unveiling the Green towers in Dubai, Dr Pachauri attributed the possibility of subsidence to the climatic change which would also bring a lot of rainfall.

  • NDTV starts environment campaign with Pachauri

    26 April 2008| Indian Express

    NDTV today launched a nationwide environment campaign to confront dangers of climate change and global warming with support from Nobel laureate and India's leading environmental scientist Dr R K Pachauri. 'Open up Tomorrow, Today' is a three-year long initiative that will put the spotlight on environmental concerns that threaten the future of the earth.

  • Climate change is hurting India's crops

    26 April 2008| The Times of India

    R K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, on Friday took on the government, saying that climate change is affecting Indian agriculture unlike what 'some leaders' had claimed. His warning came while addressing MPs in a lecture organised by the Bureau of Parliamentary Studies and Training.