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25 record(s) found in 'December 2007'

  • Low-carbon society will be the future, says Pachauri

    16 December 2007| The Hindu

    Dr R K Pachauri, who heads the Nobel Prize-winning Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has asked the Indian industry to accept the fact that the world was heading for a low-carbon future and bring about a transition. "The future is going to be a low-carbon society and those who accept the fact are going to be winners and those who don't are going to be left behind," he said at a felicitation function.

  • Indian industry needs to work for sustainable development: Pachauri

    16 December 2007| The Economic Times

    Dr R K Pachauri, who has just returned after receiving the Nobel Prize on behalf of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said the world was heading towards a low-carbon future and Indian industry has to accept this fact and make a transition. "The future is going to be a low-carbon future and those who accept the fact are going to be winners and those who don't are going to be left behind," he said at a felicitation function. He said there was a need to bring about a technology revolution in India in the sectors of transport, power and building.

  • Industry needs to work for sustainable development

    16 December 2007| The Financial Express

    Noted environmentalist Dr R K Pachauri, who has just returned after receiving the Nobel prize on behalf of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, said the world was heading towards a low-carbon future and Indian industry has to accept this fact and make a transition. "The future is going to be a low-carbon future and those who accept the fact are going to be winners and those who don’t are going to be left behind," he said at a felicitation function.

  • Pachauri worried over rising vehicles on roads

    16 December 2007| The Economic Times

    It's not been launched yet, but the Tatas' one-lakh car is already giving nightmares to some. Dr R K Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, that won the Nobel peace prize this year, said he wondered what the car could do to Indian roads already teeming with vehicles. Dr Pachauri called for the Indian government to provide incentives and disincentives and a regulatory framework in the areas of energy conservation & efficiency and emissions. In a bid to reduce carbon emissions, India must look at effectively using technology

  • World did not notice climatic anomalies in India: Pachauri

    14 December 2007| The Economic Times

    Nobel Laureate Dr R K Pachauri has said that while the world took notice of the unprecedented climate changes in the West, not much notice was taken of similar `anomalies’ in India like the long-drawn heat wave in northern India or the unusually heavy rains in Mumbai. "While there were unprecedented, most distressing climatic phenomena in the West this past year", Dr Pachauri said "not much notice was taken of similar anomalies in India. I refer to the drawn out heat wave in northern India, that instead of the average week annually, lasted all of four weeks this year as well as the tremendous rainfall in Bombay; both cases of freak climate created much pain and loss, and a great concern to the scientists." Dr Pachauri was speaking on the sidelines of his address to the Swedish Parliament Riksdag along with the other Nobel winner Mr Al Gore.

  • Kendriya Vidyalaya tops in eco festival

    12 December 2007| Deccan Herald

    Jyothi Kendriya Vidyalaya, Yelachalahalli, bagged the first place in the "unfeast Hara Banao Environment Fest,"a campaign that aimed at educating children about the growing environmental adversities, which was held in Bangalore on 11 December. As many as 32 schools from across Bangalore participated in the fourth edition of the campaign which aimed to sensitize school children towards climate change and global warming. In addition, the campaign informed the children of the steps they should take to solve issues related to climate change. Sunfeast had tied up with TERI for the campaign

  • Global warming in Nobel focus

    11 December 2007| The Hindu

    Mr Al Gore and United Nations climate panel chief scientist Dr Rajendra Pachauri accepted the Nobel Peace Prize on 10 December 2007 for sounding the alarm over global warming and spreading awareness on how to counteract it. Mr Gore shared it with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which was represented at the ceremony by its leader, Dr Pachauri from India.

  • Excerpts from IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri's Nobel Prize speech

    10 December 2007| International Herald Tribune

    Excerpts from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change chairman Dr R K Pachauri's speech when accepting the Nobel Peace Prize on 10 December 2007… http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/12/10/europe/EU-GEN-Norway-Nobel-Peace-Excerpts-IPCC.php

  • Neglect in protecting natural resources can harm man: Pachauri

    10 December 2007| Outlook

    Head of UN's top climate panel Dr R K Pachauri has warned the international community that continued negligence in protecting the world's heritage and natural resources could prove "extremely harmful" for the human race and lead to some irreversible impacts on biodiversity.

  • India firm on its position at Bali: top official

    8 December 2007| Earthtimes

    India is firm on its position that industrialized countries should fulfill the commitments they had made under the Kyoto Protocol and there should be quick progress on concluding negotiations for greenhouse gas emissions reductions by these countries in a post-Kyoto world. Mr Chandrashekhar Dasgupta, former ambassador and currently distinguished fellow at TERI, said that India had already made its position clear at the last UN conference on climate change a year ago and had told the UNFCCC what it had already done to mitigate emissions of GHG that are leading to global warming

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