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... Lucy Willis     On 18 October 2000 the Supreme Court of India handed down an historic judgement. The Narmada Bachao ... of numbers in her head, and under her relentless dialling India awakes. At this moment she is trying to meet the Chief ... analysts are asking why – after 50 years of it – are India’s water problems getting worse, its small farmers ...
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... unlimited emissions growth from the South. China and India both have huge coal reserves, and Southern emissions ... times less than that of Europeans. 4 So wouldn’t forcing India, Bangladesh and Somalia to sign up to a global treaty ... 2004. Contact: [email protected] 1 Terry Friel, ‘India rejects pressure to do more on greenhouse gas’ ...
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... villages located in the worst droughtaffected regions of India had coped with yet another year of belowaverage ... droughts be called natural disasters? Not any more. Not in India. They are 'government-made' disasters. Over the past ... world, rainfall is variable and rainy days are few. In India, for instance, 50 per cent of the rain falls on about ...
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... and corrupt bureaucracy. A growing movement, especially in India, but also in many other parts of the world, is now ... The first is just to use electricity more efficiently. In India, as much as half the electricity generated is lost ... estimate that big dams contribute less than 10 per cent to India’s grain production: Power Politics (South End Press ...
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... hub of 1.5 million inhabitants located atop central India's Deccan plateau. It's where I grew up. There has been ... forth grandiose schemes to engineer water supplies to India's thirsty cities, complete with political rhetoric ... and profligacy by persistently poisoning our water. In India, where water is considered sacred, the notion that it ...
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This article is more than 16 years old.

... of incessant rain and the worst flooding in decades. In India, 1,000 people died in a heatwave. Rivers burst their ... year. 8 Even rapidly industrializing countries like China, India, Brazil and Mexico are committing a fraction of the ... getting cars. Fair and feasible Actually, both China and India have recently strengthened their commitment to ...
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... on it. 1 Aquifers are most severely depleted in parts of India, China, the US, North Africa and the Middle East. It ...
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