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As oil and coal fall back and renewables ramp up strongly, natural gas becomes the largest single fuel in the global mix in the Sustainable Development Scenario says World Energy Outlook 2017.

2017 Global Carbon Budget report: If India's economy was able to recover quickly from these interventions, the annual growth in greenhouse gas emissions was once again likely to go over 5 per cent

The project requires a total of 9,100 hectares of land and area of 7,600 hectares, while 31,023 families will lose their land

The recently released Global Climate Risk Index 2018 report has put India amongst the sixth most vulnerable countries after Haiti, Zimbabwe, Fiji, Sri Lanka and Vietnam.

This report critically analyses perceptions on the NDC implementation progress among national and sector experts involved in NDC processes in emerging and developing countries.

In line with growing relevance in the post-Paris climate landscape, the number of Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) recorded in the NAMA Database continues to increase. At the same time, securing funding for implementation remains a key obstacle: only 8.5% of the NAMAs have obtained implementation funding.

Global greenhouse emissions from fossil fuels and industry are on track to grow by 2% in 2017, reaching a new record high of 37 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide, according to the 2017 Global Carbon Budget. The rise follows a remarkable three-year period during which global CO₂ emissions barely grew, despite strong global economic growth.

The number of natural World Heritage sites threatened by climate change has grown from 35 to 62 in just three years, with climate change being the fastest growing threat they face, according to a report released by IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature, at the UN climate change conference in Bonn, Germany.

Against the backdrop of a dwindling marine fisheries resource base, declining catch rates, and escalating conflicts about securing rights over oceanic resources, this paper emphasises the need to relook at the marine fisheries regulatory regime in the country with a view to better align it to address outstanding issues and emerging challenges.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of National Campaign Committee for Central Legislation on Construction Labour Vs Union of India & Others dated 10/11/2017 regarding effective implementation of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996. Secretary in the Ministry of Labour informed the Apex Court that certain schemes have already been prepared for the benefit of construction workers and a national portal is under construction which can be used by NGOs.

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