Saturday, September 03, 2005

India Again...

According to, the Indian government approved 97 new renewable energy projects in the last year. This is particularly interesting in light of all the US government bloviating about countries like India and China not having to reduce emissions under the Kyoto Protocols. While the White House demogogues the issue, India is leapfrogging forward to "[promote the] Clean Development Mechanism under the Kyoto Protocol on Climate Change." Also, at a two-day conference in Vellore,
Stressing on the role of the younger generation in safeguarding nature, [Union minister A] Raja said that the present day students could take an active role in generating awareness among their community and the people around by forming eco-clubs besides starting campaigns for the environmental conservation and protection.

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