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  • Poor will feel greatest impact of climate change, scientist tells UN commission

    5 May 2006| UN News

    Changes in weather patterns and extreme weather events due to climate change will have the greatest impact on the world's poorest people, the head of the of the leading scientific panel on the issue told the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development in New York. Dr R K Pachauri, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, noted that so far the emphasis in confronting climate change has focused solely on mitigating the causes that have been responsible for a warm-up of the earth's atmosphere.

  • Poor will feel greatest impact of climate change

    5 May 2006| Scoop

    Changes in weather patterns and extreme weather events due to climate change will have the greatest impact on the world's poorest people, the head of the of the leading scientific panel on the issue told the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development in New York. Dr R K Pachauri, the Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, noted that so far the emphasis in confronting climate change has focused solely on mitigating the causes that have been responsible for a warm-up of the earth's atmosphere.

  • Poor will feel greatest impact of climate change

    5 May 2006| NewsBlaze

    Changes in weather patterns and extreme weather events due to climate change will have the greatest impact on the world's poorest people, the head of the of the leading scientific panel on the issue told the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development in New York. Dr R K Pachauri, Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, noted that so far the emphasis in confronting climate change has focused solely on mitigating the causes that have been responsible for a warm-up of the earth's atmosphere.

  • 'Industry has to worry about e-waste'

    5 May 2006| Business Standard

    The growth of the IT sector and increasing demand for consumer electronics goods have no doubt raised India's status as a spender on technology, but simultaneously these are posing a bigger challenge as to how to manage the electronic waste (e-waste). According to Mr Subrato Bagchi, founder member and chief operating officer of MindTree Consulting, the need of the hour is changing the mindset of the people and industry. Mr Bagchi was addressing the inaugural session of the Workshop on Efficient E-Waste Management. Representatives of about 50 companies, non-profit organisations and IT industries are participating in the two-day seminar organised by TERI, in collaboration with the European Union.

  • Enforce laws to solve Delhi's water problem: experts

    5 May 2006| DailyIndia

    Mr Ashok Jaitly, distinguished fellow at TERI, said recharging groundwater is very important and unless that happens soon, the problem will be severe. He pointed out that the Central Ground Water Authority's 2001 notification makes rooftop water harvesting mandatory in every household where the groundwater level is below eight metres.

  • Experts grapple with e-waste

    5 May 2006| The Times of India

    With increase in purchasing power of the middle class and rapid growth in technology, people change their electronic goods every two years, thus generating 800 tonnes of e-waste every year in Bangalore alone. To work out a solution, a two-day international Workshop on Efficient E-Waste Management was organised by TERI and supported by the European Commission on 4-5 May 2006.

  • Severe power shortage hits New Delhi

    2 May 2006| India Daily

    India's capital was plunged into darkness for up to six hours as energy officials warned that the city is facing a long hot summer due to severe power shortages. "Delhi must come up with a viable strategy to tackle its power and water problems," said Dr Leena Srivastava, Executive Director of TERI.

  • Completing Doha round by year-end important: Commerce Secretary

    1 May 2006| NewKerala.com

    Although trade negotiators missed the April 30 deadline for completing modalities in agriculture and industrial tariffs, meeting the December 2006 schedule for concluding the Doha round of WTO talks was crucial for India, Commerce Secretary Mr S N Menon said at a TERI workshop on WTO.

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