Nuclear Issues: News Updates on 29 November 2013

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Nuclear Issues: News Updates on 29 November 2013 1. ‘Power from Jaitapur N-plant will not cost more than Rs 6.5/unit’: http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/industry-and-economy/cost-of-jaitapur-nuclear-plant-will-be-not-more-than-rs-65unit/article5401446.ece?ref=sliderNews 2. Allow to set up N-plants at thermal power plant sites: AEC: http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/allow-to-set-up-n-plants-at-thermal-power-plant-sites-aec-113112800924_1.html 3. Kudankulam blast: Locals blame ‘refugees’ from other village: http://www.indianexpress.com/news/kudankulam-blast-locals-blame–refugees–from-other-village/1200419/ 4. Kudankulam activists extend support…

Climate Change News Updates: 29 November 2013

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Climate Change News Updates: 29 November 2013 1. Attacks on scientific consensus on climate change mirror tactics of tobacco industry: http://www.skepticalscience.com/news.php?n=2312 2. Climate change will cause ‘serious economic losses’ in Pacific: http://www.emirates247.com/news/climate-change-will-cause-serious-economic-losses-in-pacific-2013-11-28-1.529564 3. ‘NZ must tackle rising emissions’ from electricity sector: http://www.voxy.co.nz/business/nz-must-tackle-rising-emissions-electricity-sector/5/175569 4. Climate change increased the number of…

Climate Change News Updates: 23 November, 2013

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Climate Change News Updates: 23 November, 2013 1. Indian Govt to pilot climate change mitigation for agri sector in three states: http://www.financialexpress.com/news/Govt-to-pilot-climate-change-mitigation-for-agri-sector-in-three-states/1197922 2. Five places already feeling the effects of climate change: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/wilderness-resources/stories/5-places-already-feeling-the-effects-of-climate-change 3. Mass walkout from climate change talks in Warsaw: http://www.ntv.co.ke/news2/topheadlines/mass-walkout-from-climate-change-talks-in-warsaw/ 4. POOR COUNTRIES WANT REPARATIONS FOR…

Climate Change News Updates: 22 November 2013

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Climate Change News Updates: 22 November 2013 India-Specific Climate Change News Updates:  1. Developing nations walk out over climate fund pledge: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/environment/global-warming/Developing-nations-walk-out-over-climate-fund-pledge/articleshow/26114851.cms 2. India backs G77, balks at walkout: http://www.telegraphindia.com/1131121/jsp/nation/story_17595387.jsp#.Uo72EtKBn_k 3. Climate fund for developing nations to be launched soon: UN: http://zeenews.india.com/business/news/international/climate-fund-for-developing-nations-to-be-launched-soon-un_89114.html 4. China, India push rich countries to…