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Gujarat Cancelling 4 Gigawatt Coal Power Plant As India Moves Away From Coal | CleanTechnica

The government of Indian state Gujarat has cancelled a proposed 4 gigawatt coal power ultra-mega power project due to existing surplus generation capacity and a desire to transition from fossil fuel–based energy sources to renewable power.Reports from India’s Business Standard … Continue reading

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India to make every single car electric by 2030 in bid to tackle pollution that kills millions | The Independent

Every car sold in India will be powered by electricity by the year 2030, according to plans unveiled by the country’s energy minister.  The move is intended to lower the cost of importing fuel and lower costs for running vehicles. … Continue reading

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“Winston Churchill? He’s no better than Adolf Hitler” – Dr Shashi Tharoor. – UKAsian

He may be the subject of worship from London’s Parliament Square to the Oval Office in Washington DC, but Winston Churchill was little more than a mass murderer, with as much blood on his hands as Hitler does. That’s according … Continue reading

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India climate: What do drowning rhinos and drought tell us? – BBC News

Are India’s extreme weather patterns more evidence of global climate change? Source: India climate: What do drowning rhinos and drought tell us? – BBC News

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India’s Launch Of Twenty Satellites Looked Absolutely Awesome | IFLScience

The underdog of the space game is bearing its teeth once again. On Wednesday morning (22 June), the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched a Source: India’s Launch Of Twenty Satellites Looked Absolutely Awesome | IFLScience

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Bad Medicine: Trade Deal Threatens India’s Status As The World’s Discount Pharmacy – New Matilda

Free trade is rarely ‘free’, and the latest iteration could have profound affects on a nation that produces most of the world’s cheap, life-saving drugs, writes Megan Giles. When Turing Pharmaceuticals acquired the US rights to the life-saving drug Daraprim, … Continue reading

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The United States Has Blocked a Plan by India to Expand Solar Power and Create Local Jobs – Truthdig

Source: The United States Has Blocked a Plan by India to Expand Solar Power and Create Local Jobs – Truthdig

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India Tipped To Exceed Paris Climate Targets | newmatilda.com

New analysis from the Climate Action Tracker group has found that India, now the world’s third largest emitter of carbon, is likely to easily outstrip the pledge it made ahead of a key United Nations summit in December this year.As … Continue reading

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The case for Australian coal in India is weakening

The case for Australian coal in India is weakening.

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India Blames Heat-Wave Deaths on Climate Change (from @Truthdig)

India Blames Heat-Wave Deaths on Climate Change (from @Truthdig).

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The damage of Global Capitalism

It’s a lot easier for most of us in America to talk about the excesses of global capitalism when we’re still beneficiaries of the system. For billions of people with less geographic luck, capitalism’s excesses directly translate to necessity’s wants. … Continue reading

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Exposure to fecal matter is a leading cause of diarrhea, which kills 600,000 people in the country each year

Chandramani Jani in front of a public awareness mural about toilets and sanitation by her home in Chakarliguda.Credit Public Health  and poverty are bigger issues than Ebola. Had the outbreak occurred in a poor country like Cuba the world would … Continue reading

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Take it from us in India: the world needs renewables, not more Australian exported coal: Abbott doesn’t care to listen

  Debi Goenka theguardian.com, Wednesday 22 October Here are little known facts about coal: its use is responsible for 400,000 premature deaths per year globally, and many more illnesses. In India, coal contributes to between 80,000 to 115,000 premature deaths … Continue reading

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