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Return to Rio

Over a hundred world leaders including the Indian prime minister will be at the UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio. It is likely to be one of the biggest conferences of its kind, says......

Forests will rescue India, says Jairam Ramesh

Before the crucial United Nations conference on climate change in Copenhagen in December, India is strengthening its argument to avoid any rigorous capping on its carbon emissions. Here,......

UN honour for Gujarat government body

Water and Sanitation Management Organization of Gujarat has been conferred the 2009 Public Service Award by the United Nations for 'fostering participation in policy-making decisions through......

Modi and Obama set out to create a model for the world

Moving ahead with their new mantra -- Chalein Saath Saath: Forward Together We Go -- Prime Minister Narendra Modi and United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to deepen cooperation in......

How unaccounted pathogens pose real risk to the world

The biological weapons convention is a non-starter in spite of the efforts of many states in the world for the last five decades mainly because the US is not ready to accept the ‘verification......

FDI into India declines 13.5% in 2012: Unctad

The United Nations Conference on Trade & Development on Thursday stated that inflows of Foreign Direct Investment into India fell 13.5 per cent in 2012.FDI inflows into India declined from $31.5......

Climate change: New dawn or same old song?

As they do every December, world officials gathered in Poznan this time for the United Nations conference on climate change. They had come to advance the negotiations for a post-2012 international......

India plans fund for clean technologies

In a bid to help developing nations meet their sustainable development goals, India has suggested the establishment of a 'Clean Technology Acquisition Fund', to enable the countries access crucial......

WEF, UN ink pact to promote development

The United Nations has teamed up with the World Economic Forum in a bid to mobilise partnership between the public and private sectors and boost business contribution to sustain development and......

Honouring Solar Mamas

Given the scale of India’s energy needs the numbers of ‘Solar Mamas’, as they have been called in a documentary film, may not seem very promising, rues Rajni Bakshi Bunker Roy,......

  People speak for united nations conference on sustainable development

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Q. WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE CARBON CREDIT AND CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANISM
:  A. Carbon credits are a key component of national and international emissions trading schemes that have been implemented to mitigate global warming....... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-difference-carbon-credit-and-clean-development-m//answers/13009018

GOPAL IYER
Q. WHAT IS CLEAN DEVELOPMENT MECHANSM
GOPAL IYER:  A. The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is an arrangement under the Kyoto Protocol allowing industrialised countries with a greenhouse gas reduction...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-clean-development-mechansm/13006028/answers/12987106

GOPAL IYER
Q. What is the full form of UNCTAD ?
GOPAL IYER:  A. The term UNCTAD stands for - UNITED NATIONS CONFERENCE ON TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT.Established in 1964, UNCTAD promotes the development-friendly...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-full-form-of-unctad-/12969391/answers/9114320

swapna
Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Swapna:  A. TWENTY years after the first World Conference on the Environment, held in Stockholm in 1972, the international community is faced with a serious...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the--1st-earth-summit-was-held-in/9114206/answers/3067577

sushma
Q. why is environmental day is celebrated? tell the reason
Sushma:  A. To conserve, protect the World Environment, as per various reports & survey of various Environment Organisations such as Greenpeace the over...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-is-environmental-day-is-celebrated-tell-the-reason/3067181/answers/1459804

  Web results for United Nations Conference On Sustainable Development
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UNITED NATIONS: In a stern message, India has told the UN General Assembly that developing countries must have the freedom to use food reserves to... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/business/Permanent-Solution-On-Food-Security-In-WTO-Rules-Is-Must-India-nid-174289-cid-3.html
Far greater effort needed to eradicate extreme poverty in world's poorest nations UN report

New York, Oct 24 (IBNS)While the world's 48 most vulnerable nations continue to make in-roads into poverty reduction, a far greater effort is... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/far-greater-effort-needed-to-eradicate-extreme-poverty-in-worlds-poorest-nations--un-report-news-international-okyndxggfifgg.html
UN convention agrees to double biodiversity funding, accelerate ...

New York, Oct 18 (IBNS) A United Nations conference in Republic of Korea wrapped up on Friday with governments agreeing to double... ...

http://www.indiablooms.com/ibns_new/health-details/E/462/un-convention-agrees-to-double-biodiversity-funding-accelerate-preservation-measures.html
LivingHomes Announces First Crowd Funding Campaign to Support New LivingHome for Non-profit Make It Right in New Orleans

PRWeb 2014-10-22 LivingHomes®announces the launch of its first crowd funding campaign to support a LivingHome it designed for Make It Right's... ...

http://www.bizwireexpress.com/showstoryPRWeb.php?storyid=312838
Pacific Continental Corporation Reports Third Quarter 2014 Results

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