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Shravya Reddy, NRDC alum, New York

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India Environmental News Compilation August 10th - August 16th, 2011

Posted August 18, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Environmental Justice, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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Climate India Protests to Prevent UN Stopping Supply of HFC-23 Carbon Credits “India lodged a formal complaint to prevent the United Nations emissions market regulator from stopping issuances of credits derived from projects that cut hydrofluorocarbon-23 gas. “India considers such...continued

India Environmental News Compilation August 3rd - August 9th, 2011

Posted August 11, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Environmental Justice, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate Hyderabad to host climate change meet “The International Conclave and Exhibition on Climate Change (ICCC) will take place in Hyderabad from October 12 to 14. Themed ‘Clean Energy and Energy Security,’ the 3-day climate change conference will feature various...continued

India Environmental News Compilation July 26th - August 2nd 2011

Posted August 3, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate India thwarts move on new climate change mechanism “India has thwarted a move by rich countries, led by Europe, to have a small group to decide uniform guidelines to implement climate change mitigation action review regime in each country....continued

India Environmental News Compilation July 19th - July 26th

Posted July 28, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate U.S., India laud bilateral energy ties “Washington is pleased with the progress made in the clean and renewable energy sector by India, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said. Clinton, in a visit to New Delhi, noted there were...continued

United States and India Reaffirm Commitment to Climate and Clean Energy Partnership

Posted July 20, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming, U.S. Law and Policy

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U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Indian Minister for External Affairs S.M. Krishna, who are meeting this week in New Delhi for the ongoing U.S.-India Strategic Dialogue, reaffirmed both countries’ commitment to address climate change, ensure mutual energy security,...continued

India Environmental News Compilation July 4th - July 12th, 2011

Posted July 14, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate India Removes Top Environment Minister “Mr. Singh on Tuesday removed Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh, who has held up several major industrial projects that many viewed as vital to India's economic development. Mr. Ramesh, a hero among environmentalists who hailed...continued

India Environmental News Compilation June 29th - July 5th, 2011

Posted July 11, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate   UN official lobbied for private biofuel firms during India visit "Executive secretary Christiana Figueres is mandated by the UN Secretary General to steer tough climate negotiations and help build consensus among members of the climate convention. She told...continued

Experts Call for More Government Support to Catalyze US-India Clean Energy Research

Posted July 6, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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On June 29, NRDC organized a roundtable discussion in New York with leading scientists, researchers, universities, corporations, investment firms and some non profits, all of whom are keenly interested in collaborative clean energy partnerships in India. The event aimed at...continued

India Environmental News Compilation - June 17th - June 28th, 2011

Posted June 30, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Climate Carbon trading begins in Himachal Pradesh “Community participation in watershed management programmes is making strong headway for success of world's largest and India's first Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project registered for carbon credits by the United Nations. Under this...continued

India - A Tough Nut to Crack: Review of India's Role at Bonn

Posted June 22, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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India made itself heard loud and clear at the recently concluded United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany (June 6-17). It championed the principle of equity, pushed for dialogue on intellectual property rights for green technology-sharing, chided secretariat staff...continued

Stronger Focus on U.S.-India Energy Cooperation Needed on Capitol Hill

Posted June 14, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming, U.S. Law and Policy

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Last week I had the privilege of attending a conference on the strengthening of the U.S.-India bilateral relationship in Washington, D.C. The conference was attended by several important players from both sides, including Indian Ambassador to the U.S. Her Excellency...continued

Will India Take the Lead in the Race to Rio?

Posted June 6, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Environmental Justice, Green Enterprise, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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This week, people the world over are celebrating World Environment Day (June 5). As an emerging global environmental leader, India officially hosted the UN’s World Environment Day celebrations this year, with the theme “Forests: Nature at Your Service”.   This year...continued

BASIC Leaders Call for Stronger Action by Developed Nations in Lead-up to COP-17

Posted June 3, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Health and the Environment, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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The seventh BASIC Ministerial Meeting on Climate Change took place in South Africa, near Durban, from 28 to 29 May 2011. The BASIC countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – were joined by Argentina as an observer. At...continued

Can Indian and U.S. Ingenuity Lead the World to Clean Energy Solutions?

Posted May 24, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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Last week, India and the United States crossed another significant milestone in their efforts to create a clean energy future for their citizens and the rest of the world. Both countries announced an unprecedented funding opportunity for joint, collaborative research...continued

India's Low Carbon Growth Strategies Report Shies Away from Demanding Aggressive Climate Action

Posted May 14, 2011 by Shravya Reddy in Curbing Pollution, Moving Beyond Oil, Solving Global Warming

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This week, the Planning Commission of India released a long-awaited interim report of a government-appointed expert panel on low carbon strategies for inclusive growth. The report indicates that with aggressive action, including new policies and technologies, India can achieve both...continued

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