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When Numbers Don’t Say Anything

India strives to bring 50 per cent of the gross cropped area within the ambit of insurance by FY19 to shield farmers from the whimsies of nature. The evident progress of the PMFBY notwithstanding, the Economic Survey looks wistfully towards Kenya’s crop insurance scheme. What is the Indian administration stumbling on? BW Businessworld investigates

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US Could 'Conceivably' Return To Paris Climate Accord: Trump

"The Paris Agreement as drawn and as we signed was very unfair to the United States. It put great penalties on us. It made it very difficult for us to deal in terms of business. It took away a lot of our asset values," Trump said

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Climate Change: Regional Key Risks For Asia

In urban areas specially, there will need to be a reduction in the vulnerability of lifeline infrastructure and services, which if damaged by floods will lead to complete cut-down of supplies and essentials to an ever-growing, demanding population

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Climate Change: Build A Sustainable Future

India reaffirms commitment to move away from coal-based energy at UN climate change conference in Bonn

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Farmer Has Zero Contribution To Emissions, Yet He Suffers Most: Nila Madhab Panda, Director, Kadvi Hawa

It’s not just about banning sale, uses, production, everything should be banned. We are not an environmentally conscious society believes Nila Madhab Panda

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Asking The Right Questions

It would be unfair to hold the paddy farmers responsible for Delhi’s smog, when they have not been offered eco-friendly and cost-effective solutions

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Cost Of Meeting Paris Agreement Target Could Be Up To 4% Of Global GDP: Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Yes Bank

In the fight against climate change, financial institutions have a big role to play to fill the funding gap required to effectively tackle environmental issues. 2016 was also the best year ever for green finance. Simply put, green finance covers the financing of investments that generate environmental benefits as part of the broader strategy to achieve inclusive, resilient and sustainable development. In 2016, G20 heads of state for the first time recognized the need to ‘scale up green finance’. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Namita Vikas, Group President & Global Head, Climate Strategy and Responsible Banking, YES Bank, discusses the various elements of green finance

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Biodiversity Conservation By ‘Opposition To Blind Progress’

Some of the causes of loss in biodiversity in India include habitat fragmentation, overexploitation, ignorance, loss of traditional knowledge, unplanned development, pollution, climate change, some agricultural, industrial and forestry practices, unsustainable natural resource consumption, inequities and global trade

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Ecosystem And Biodiversity Services Worth Almost $125 Trillion Per Year: Dr. Randall Glaholt, IUCN International Biodiversity Expert

Biodiversity is currently being lost at an unprecedented rate due to human activities that degrade or encroach on habitats, increase pollution load, and contribute to climate variability. This rapid declining of biodiversity is a huge problem for entire humanity and this can’t be averted unless relevant stakeholders come together to fight it

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Have To See That Impact On Planetary Boundaries Is Minimized: Tony Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

“We have to build a system that makes money, doesn’t kill anybody and doesn’t pollute the environment. Some of us have to completely transform the way our businesses operate," Henshaw, Chief Sustainability Officer, Aditya Birla Group

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Belgium Can Provide Technical Solutions To Modernize Indian Railways Says Minister

Belgium and India share similar principles when it comes to world peace and security, climate change mitigations, or improvements in worldwide trade

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Need To Consider ‘Sustainability Return On Investment’ As Well: Alok Raj Gupta, Founder, Envecologic

Given the rise of the challenges of sustainable development, and the impending threat of climate change, it is important for organizations to integrate sustainability into their strategy and the need for environmental consultancies to pave the way in solving these environmental problems. In an exclusive interview with BW Businessworld, Alok Raj Gupta, Founder, Envecologic discusses how investments can be made in integrated sustainability to the value chain of business practices, the need for effective information dissemination in the realm of sustainability and the importance of collaborations for combating the challenges of sustainable development.

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Moving Into Action Mode On Climate Change

A broad-based international dialogue can facilitate global stock take and increase ambitions

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