Energy-starved Africa looks to India for nuclear reactors

From live mint Updated: 18 Nov 2019, 12:55 AM IST Utpal Bhaskar climate change has affected Africa’s conventional hydropower generation capacity As demand load is low, India’s pressurized heavy water reactor of 220MW unit size fits the bill NEW DELHI : As part of India’s strategy to expand its footprint in Africa, the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government is…

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Sorry Greta, India needs more coal to power growth

From The Times of India October 13, 2019, 2:00 am IST SA Aiyar in Swaminomics | India | TOI Greta Thunberg, the 16-year old Swedish girl who lectured the United Nations on climate change, is being touted as a possible Nobel Prize winner. She believes she and her white Swedish teenage friends have to save…

Rainfall Trends in India Show No Climate Fatigue

by Vijay Jayaraj Climate is particularly important to farmers in agrarian countries. Drought could mean the difference between life and death. India, for example, is predominantly agrarian. Of the country’s 1.3 billion people, 300 million, nearly a fourth, are poor even by Indian standards, and millions of others are on the borderline. So, agriculture is…

'Dodgy' greenhouse gas data threatens Paris accord

From The BBC By Matt McGrath Environment correspondent From the section Science & Environment Potent, climate warming gases are being emitted into the atmosphere but are not being recorded in official inventories, a BBC investigation has found. Air monitors in Switzerland have detected large quantities of one gas coming from a location in Italy. However,…

Christopher Booker: Trump Took The Heat, But The Rest Of The G20’s Posturing Won’t Hide Their Rising CO2 Emissions

From The GWPF Date: 15/07/17 Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph China, the world’s largest CO2 emitter, is planning to double its yearly emissions. India, the third largest emitter, will treble its CO2 emissions. Golly, what excitement there was over President Trump’s refusal to sign the G20 communiqué backing the “Paris Accord” on climate change.  Trump…

Learning From The Monsoon

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Inspired by a claim made on WUWT that A new study led by Professor K.M. Hiremath of the Indian Institute of Astrophysics shows the strong, possibly causative correlation between variations in solar activity (red curve) and in monsoon rainfall (blue curve) in Figure 1. I decided to see what I…