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This paper presents the results of a systematic literature review of greenhouse gas emissions for different food categories from life cycle assessment (LCA) studies, to enable streamline calculations that could inform dietary choice. The motivation for completing the paper was the inadequate synthesis of food greenhouse gas emissions available in the public domain. The paper reviewed 369 published studies that provided 1718 global warming potential (GWP) values for 168 varieties of fresh produce.

Up to US$906 billion in company turnover depends on commodities that drive the majority of tropical deforestation globally, says environmental non-profit CDP.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Tackling green gas emission, 05/12/2016. As per voluntary domestic goal announced in 2009, India had pledged to reduce the emission intensity of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 20 to 25 % from 2005 levels by 2020. A slew of policy measures were launched to achieve this goal.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of India’s INDC commitment, 05/12/2016. India’s Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) is comprehensive and balanced, incorporating all its development priorities.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Impact of climate change on Himalayas, 05/12/2016.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Global Warming due to HFC-23, 05/12/2016. Hydrofluorocarbon – 23 (HFC-23) or Trifluoromethane, is a by-product produced during the manufacture of Hydrochlorofluorocarbon – 22 (HCFC – 22), a refrigerant gas. HFC-23 is one of the potent greenhouse gases, having Global Warming Potential of 14,800.

The Union Cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval to the negotiating position adopted by the Government of India at the recent Meeting of Parties (MoP) to the Montreal Protocol of the Vienna C

The global market based mechanism are aimed at making essential contributions towards aviation sector's goal of carbon neutral growth from 2020 onward.

Watershed development has been promoted as a restoration strategy for rainfed areas in India since the 1970s for the objectives of reducing poverty and improving agricultural production.

Watershed development has been promoted as a restoration strategy for rainfed areas in India since the 1970s for the objectives of reducing poverty and improving agricultural production.

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