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  1. Climate Responsible for Suicides of Indian Farmers

    1 Aug 2017- 10:49 by Local Press Report NEW DELHI PNAS Suicide is a stark indicator of human hardship, yet the causes of these deaths remain understudied, particularly in developing countries. This new analysis of India, where one fifth of the world’s sui ...

    Local Press Report - 08/03/2017 - 09:13

  2. Guterres Urges Lessons from Aral Sea, Warns of Climate-Related Disputes, Stresses Water Diplomacy

    12 Jun 2017- 10:43 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK NY, United States United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited the Aral Sea, June 10 – once the world's fourth largest inland sea, that has now shrunk to about a quarter of its ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 06/12/2017 - 10:43

  3. Trigger Happy COP

    6 Oct 2016- 09:34 by OOSKAnews Correspondent STRASBOURG, France The European Union, Canada, Nepal and India formally ratified the COP21 Paris climate accord deal this week, meaning that 73 nations accounting for nearly 57% of the world’s greenhouse gas em ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/06/2016 - 09:34

  4. India Joins the COP Club

    5 Oct 2016- 11:25 by OOSKAnews Correspondent NEW YORK, NY, United States India has ratified the Paris global climate agreement having last month expressed reluctance to commit formally to the COP21 accord. The Indian government had stated at September’s G ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 10/05/2016 - 11:25

  5. Brazil Ratifies Paris Climate Agreement

    14 Sep 2016- 10:29 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRASILIA, Brazil Brazil’s new president, Michel Temer, on September 12th ratified the climate change agreement reached at COP21 in Paris last year. Brazil’s ratification follows those of the Unites States and ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/15/2016 - 09:59

  6. Global Water Scarcity Affects More People Than Previously Thought: Study

    15 Feb 2016- 11:15 by OOSKAnews Correspondent ENSCHEDE, Netherlands Over 4 billion people-- some two-thirds of the world’s population-- face water scarcity for at least one month every year, according to a new analysis from researchers from the University ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 02/15/2016 - 11:16

  7. COP21’s “Resilience Day” Sees Launch of Paris Pact, #ClimateIsWater Initiative

    3 Dec 2015- 10:13 by OOSKAnews Correspondent PARIS, France The third day of the COP21 climate talks in Paris on December 2nd, designated “Resilience Day,” saw a number of initiatives launched under the Lima to Paris Action Agenda (LPAA). The LPAA seeks to ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 12/03/2015 - 10:15

  8. Israel “Smart Water” Company Establishes US Subsidiary

    The CEO of Tel Aviv-based Whitewater Group, Issey Ende, returned to Israel from the United States on February 10 after a trip aimed at expanding the company’s business and establishing a subsidiary. The subsidiary, Whitewater Technologies US, will be base ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/16/2013 - 05:13

  9. Climate Change Will Have Severe Effects on Food Prices: Oxfam

    A report released this month by global charity Oxfam warns of severe potential climate change-induced effects on food prices in the next two decades. Its alarming predictions are based on research that models the impact of extreme weather, particularly dr ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/06/2012 - 11:02

  10. El Nino to Add Fuel to Drought's Fire Along Pacific Rim

    17 Aug 2012- 08:59 by Local Press Report FL, MIAMI VOXXI In the last 10 days, the national weather agencies of the US, Japan, Australia, India and Peru, among others, have confirmed the first effects of El Nino in the eastern Pacific. In the past, El Nino ...

    Local Press Report - 05/15/2013 - 17:50

  11. Jindal Steel and Power Continues Iron Extraction Project in Bolivia

    India’s Jindal Steel and Power Limited will continue its Mutum iron ore and steel plant project in Bolivia’s Santa Cruz department, Minister of Mines Mario Vierreira said on July 12. ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 07/17/2012 - 11:28

  12. VA Tech Wabag Sets Target on South America

    12 Jun 2012- 08:51 by Local Press Report CHENNAI Moneycontrol.com VA Tech Wabag is seeking acquisition targets to expand its footprint in South America and hopes to become a 1 billion euro company by sales in the next five years in its bid to become among ...

    Local Press Report - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

  13. Concord Enviro Systems to Raise $100 Million USD Through Equity Stake Sale

    Mumbai-based wastewater treatment company Concord Enviro Systems plans to raise $100 million USD through divestment of a significant equity stake to overseas investors. The divestment deal would be one of the largest in the Indian wastewater sector in rec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:16

  14. International Land Leases, Purchases Rarely Address Water Use

    3 Apr 2012- 09:41 by OOSKAnews Correspondent Sweden, STOCKHOLM Who owns the water in the Nile Basin? The Niger? The Amazon? Increasingly, the answer to that question about these and other river basins might be “nobody knows.”   Vast swathes of land, espec ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 20:44

  15. Revamped EU Policies Could Shift Aid to Water and Sanitation

    20 Mar 2012- 12:52 by OOSKAnews Correspondent BRUSSELS, Belgium Developing countries in Africa stand to gain from European Union plans to refocus foreign aid and to commit more to water and sanitation. Europe’s proposed “Agenda for Change” would gradually ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 05/29/2013 - 11:17

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