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India vows to cut carbon intensity in Paris pledge

As the last major economy to submit a target for a global climate pact, India is pledging to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions and boost the share of electricity produced from sources other than fossil fuels to ...

dateOct 02, 2015 in Environment
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Indonesia defends haze-fighting efforts

Indonesia's disaster chief on Thursday defended the country's efforts to fight forest fires that have blanketed Southeast Asia in choking haze, and said he believed rains would arrive within a month to finally douse the blazes.

dateOct 01, 2015 in Environment
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Suomi-NPP VIIRS image of Tassajara fire

The Tassajara fire began on September 19, 2015 and is located in the Carmel Valley, California. Overnight the fire grew to over 1,000 acres, but has been limited to 1,086 acres since then and is 65% contained. There has ...

dateSep 23, 2015 in Earth Sciences
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