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Dec10

India will bring comprehensive climate legislation soon: Indian Environment Minister at Lima

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India will bring comprehensive climate legislation soon: Indian Environment Minister at Lima

India will bring a comprehensive climate legislation soon, according to Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar. "I am happy to announce here that in next Budget Session we are going to have comprehensive climate legislation which will ensure a better environment" Javadekar said at GLOBE COP20 Legislators’ Summit in Lima.

Nov26

International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation: Policy, Practice & Legislation, Beijing (2-4 July 2013)

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International Conference on Climate Change Adaptation: Policy, Practice & Legislation, Beijing (2-4 July 2013)

Enhancing the understanding of policy makers and legislators of mainstreaming climate change adaptation into development planning across sectors China’s Experience: National and Subnational Adaptation planning and responses Exploring opportunities for international & regional cooperation to strengthen adaptation responses: Mechanisms and Approaches for Growing the Global Adaptation Community

Nov27

Natural Capital Summit Briefing - Berlin (6-8 June 2013)

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Natural Capital Summit Briefing - Berlin (6-8 June 2013)

India is the fourth-largest economy in the world after the United States, China and Japan, and is likely to move into third place around 2015, when measured by purchasing power parity. But distribution of income has been inequitable and the environment has borne the brunt of this rapid growth, raising concerns domestically about the sustainability of India’s development path.