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Plants that regulate sprouting tackle climate change well

Sun, 2014-04-20 08:50
Plants with the ability to regulate the timing of germination in response to environmental cues are more likely to spin off new species and are better at dealing with weather threats from climate change.






42% of urban, 60% of rural Indian houses getting contaminated water: Study

Sat, 2014-04-19 19:12
A small study of water samples from urban and rural households declared as getting drinking water from “improved” sources has shown that about 42% of urban and 60% of rural households were actually getting contaminated water.






One-fifth of Chinese farmland is polluted

Fri, 2014-04-18 07:11
The soil survey was conducted from 2005 until last year, and showed contamination in 16.1 per cent of China’s overall soil and 19.4 per cent of its arable land.






Stringent emission norms drive fuel additives market in India: Frost & Sullivan

Fri, 2014-04-18 04:32

Stringent emission norms drive fuel additives market in India: Frost & Sullivan

Growing automotive regulations draw focus to additives that lower emissions and enhance combustion efficiency

via Stringent emission norms drive fuel additives market in India: Frost & Sullivan | Business Standard

Stringent emission norms drive fuel additives market in India: Frost & Sullivan is a post from: India Transport Portal

PETA urges health ministry to ban sale of animal-tested products

Fri, 2014-04-18 02:32
Animal rights group PETA has urged India's health ministry to ban the marketing and sale of animal-tested cosmetics and household products.






Beijing says one third of its pollution comes from outside the city

Wed, 2014-04-16 03:03
Decades of unrestrained growth have hit China's environment hard and Beijing's often choking air has become a symbol of the pollution crisis.






Asian air pollution affecting Northern Hemisphere's weather patterns

Tue, 2014-04-15 07:32
Air pollution in China and other Asian countries is generating sweeping impact on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, it has been revealed.






China set to elevate environment over development in new law

Tue, 2014-04-15 01:28
Smog-hit China is set to pass a new law that would give Beijing more powers to shut polluting factories and punish officials, and even place protected regions off-limits to industrial development, scholars with knowledge of the situation said.






Gujarat fertilizer, gas <b>transportation</b> companies score over federal peers

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:22
In the gas transportation segment, GSPL, a Gujarat government-owned ... Being present in largest gas market in India, GSPL is now building three ...

World Green Economy Summit to start from Tuesday in Dubai

Mon, 2014-04-14 08:09
A two-day World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2014, a global effort to combat climate change, will begin here on Tuesday.






Fish losing survival instinct in acidic oceans: Study

Mon, 2014-04-14 02:34
Fish are losing their survival instinct — even becoming attracted to the smell of their predators — as the world's oceans become more acidic because of climate change, new research said on Monday.






UN panel: GHG emissions increased despite green steps

Sun, 2014-04-13 16:36
In its report, the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said the emissions grew more quickly between 2000 and 2010 than in each of the three previous decades.






UN climate report a 'wakeup' for entrepreneurs: John Kerry

Sun, 2014-04-13 06:31
A new UN report tackling greenhouse-gas emissions should serve as a "wakeup call" for entrepreneurs, especially in the energy sector, US Secretary of State John Kerry said.






China water contamination hits 2.4 million after oil leak

Sat, 2014-04-12 10:07
A crude oil leak from a pipeline owned by a unit of China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) is to blame for water contamination that has affected more than 2.4 million people in the Chinese city of Lanzhou






Toxic tap water spurs panic bottled water buying in China: Media

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:06
Tap water in a Chinese city was found to contain excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene, prompting residents to rush to buy bottled water, state media said on Friday.






Toxic tap water spurs panic buying in China: Media

Fri, 2014-04-11 09:06
Tap water in a Chinese city was found to contain excessive levels of the toxic chemical benzene, prompting residents to rush to buy bottled water, state media said on Friday.






China begins soil pollution clean-up amid doubt over funding

Fri, 2014-04-11 05:33
China has announced its first pilot projects to treat metal pollution in soil and prevent farmland from further contamination, but critics say the government's overall efforts are underfunded and inefficient.






Haley taps new state DOT director

Mon, 2014-04-07 16:15
Nikki Haley has tapped the now former director of policy and government relations at the American Association of State Highway and Transportation ...

Carbon cuts possible for manageable warming: Experts

Mon, 2014-04-07 12:49
The world, acting urgently, can curb carbon emissions enough to avert worst-case scenarios for climate change, UN experts said on Monday as envoys met in Berlin to weigh the options for action.






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