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The water footprint variable in energy production - Every energy project needs to factor in the water impact within its feasibility studies
In its race for economic progress, India is bearing the cost of development. The need for increased energy for its mushrooming shopping malls, industrial complexes, industries and power plants, has made it yet another power-guzzling nation.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 7 years 2 months ago
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2010: The year of climate records
Article Courtesy: Cognizant ReflectionsAuthor: Sangeeta Deogawanka The year 2010 has witnessed a few climate records that has mounted evidence of climate change the world over. It marked the end of the warmest decade since climate records were kept. It has been one of the three warmest years recorded, since 1850.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 8 years 10 months ago
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Cancun: Is it a climate meet with a difference?
Despite the pre-Cancun Wikileaks revelation of U.S. strong-arm tactics at the Copenhagen summit, and U.S. climate envoy Todd Stern's remarks about "climate bribery", wherein he said countries asking for aid were in no position to accuse the U.S. of bribery; it is largely perceived that the Cancun Climate Meet has picked up the lost momentum of Copenhagen. 193 nations met at Cancun to debate on how to move forward on the climate change adaptation process and drafted the Cancun Agreement.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 8 years 11 months ago
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Relevance of Meltwater in River Basin Hydrology
A peer paper in Science Magazine focuses on the core of a riverine system, the upstream basin, and its impact on the entire river basin.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 9 years 4 months ago
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Climate policy watch
Climate change has been denied, labelled as a  myth and a political manoeuvre or synergised with individual weather events.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 9 years 5 months ago
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Why India needs to link rainfall to climate change
 Climate Change has already arrived in India.  The recent flooding in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka is portentuous of the times to come.  As climate change accelerates, so will the unpredictability and intensity of the rainfall, giving rise to s
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 10 years 4 weeks ago
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Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Outcomes:The Indian approach to climate change
Recognising that climate change has of late transmuted from the geo-political to the political in the global arena, India  has tackled the ongoing climate discussions with suave diplomacy that is perhaps a trend-setter of sorts. 
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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A round-off of the U.S. climate legislation-Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Act.
After months of playing hide and go seek, the world's biggest polluter finally got working to shape up their act with the Clea
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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Countdown to the U.S. climate change bill which is to be filed on September 30th
The past week shall go down in climate history as the most active period in climate parley, punctuated with a frenzy of debates and compromises on the international table. 
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 10 years 1 month ago
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India's effort at breaking the stalemate in climate commitments,needs to be applauded
Last week’s strategically timed declaration by India’s Jairam Ramesh, to set numerical targets for emissions, is a coup of sorts. Coming on the heels of U.S. administration’s shelving of the much hyped Climate and Energy Bill, this not only proves that India’s commitments on the climate front are more than honourable, but also places pressure on U.S. to perform on its climate commitments.
Sangeeta Deogawanka  posted 10 years 1 month ago