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SOS Mother Earth: This is the 'biggest ever' climate change march

Across the world rallies were held to draw attention to climate change ahead of a United Nations summit in New York. High profile supporters including UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and former US......

Modi meets Brazilian President; both call for UNSC reforms

India and Brazil on Wednesday called for urgent progress in reforms of the UN Security Council, as they agreed to scale up bilateral ties and deepen cooperation in international fora. The decision......

Full Text: What Prez Obama said at the State of the Union Address

Read the full transcript of President Obama’s State of the Union address on Wednesday at the US Capitol in Washington. As prepared for delivery - Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of......

Singh, Obama meeting to boost strategic Indo-US ties

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and United States President Barack Obama will meet in Washington on Thursday to chart a course for "future cooperation" in areas such as civil nuclear technology,......

'It just felt shocking that I won; I didn't expect to win'

Twelve-year-old Indian origin boy Sathwik Karnik, the winner of the prestigious annual National Geographic Bee, is still too excited to plan for his future, reports Chaya Babu. “I don’t......

Climate change: Is it in our hands?

Climate negotiators from 200 nations are currently locked in bitter and acrimonious discussions in an 11-day long conference being held in Doha, writes Rajni Bakshi. A report about rich countries......

'India: Success abroad, domestic challenges manifold'

Reticence can be a double-edged sword.For Jayanthi Natarajan, minister for environment and forests, her reserve has attracted much criticism from domestic detractors.Yet, on the high table of......

Rio summit to make fresh bid to tackle environment woes

A crucial summit on global development kicks off here today with nearly 20 heads of state and government, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in attendance in a fresh bid to rally the world......

COLUMN: The goals and challenges of Rio+20

The bad news about the environment far outweighs small advances that have been made, writes Rajni Bakshi.Twenty years ago, it was mostly people who were displaced by dams, mines and other projects......

Averting climate talks disaster: What India should do

The world desperately needs an equitable, effective and enforceable agreement under which different countries, societies and corporations cut their emissions. Carbon-intensive infrastructure,......

IOC honours blast victims

The most powerful men in sport held a moment's silence at the start of the International Olympic Committee's Session on Friday in tribute to those killed in deadly bomb attacks on London."We begin......

  People speak for united nations earth summit

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Q. when is the world earth day/
:  A. The concept of Earth Day was first proposed in a memo to JFK written by Fred DuttonApril 22 is observed as World Earth Day . Earth Day is one of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/when-is-the-world-earth-day//answers/13955778

Q. WHAT IS BIO DIVERSITY
:  A. The most straightforward definition is "variation of life at all levels of biological organization". A second definition holds that...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-bio-diversity/13930810/answers/10465750

zulkar ahmed
Q. the 1st earth summit was held in
Zulkar Ahmed:  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/10465619/answers/3067577

sushma
Q. what do you mean by bio diversity?
Sushma:  A. straightforward definition is "variation of life at all levels of biological organization".[3] A second definition holds that biodiversity is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-do-you-mean-by-bio-diversity/3067181/answers/1855210

  Web results for United Nations Earth Summit
Property Rights versus Human Rights

Common but Differentiated Responsibilities (CBDR) is one of the fundamental premises of both the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate... ...

http://www.observerindia.com/cms/sites/orfonline/modules/enm-analysis/ENM-ANALYSISDetail.html?cmaid=72801&mmacmaid=72802
A Warm Welcome And An Opportunity Awaits Prime Minister Narendra Modi In U.S.

WASHINGTON: Shunned by the U.S. for nearly a decade, a triumphant Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi flies into New York to start what he himself... ...

http://www.siliconindia.com/news/general/A-Warm-Welcome-And-An-Opportunity-Awaits-Prime-Minister-Narendra-Modi-In-US-nid-173180-cid-1.html
Leonardo DiCaprio named U.N. messenger of peace for climate

Leonardo Di Caprio Hollywood actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio has been named United Nations Messenger of Peace, a post he will... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/screen/leonardo-dicaprio-named-u-n-messenger-of-peace-for-climate/
A global call for climate justice

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Reuters GLOBAL APPEAL: The citizen's movement for climate justice is a sign of gathering impatience... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/a-global-call-for-climate-justice/article6442851.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Barack Obama Urges World to Follow US Lead on Climate

Barack Obama in the State Dining Room at the White House (Reuters) United Nations: The only thing rising faster than heat-trapping gases on... ...

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