Mar 12 2018
The choice of Delhi as the venue for holding the ISA founding conference reinforces India's pole position built on the Modi government's plan to create 175 gw (giga watt) renewable energy capacity by 2022, the world's single-largest renewable energy programme.
France had already committed 300m euros to the initiative when it co-founded with India a global alliance in 2015 to unlock new cash for solar projects in sunny yet poor nations.
The oblique reference was towards US President Trumps decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement, which was signed by almost 200 countries in December 2015 in an effort to curb global greenhouse gas emission and limit global warming to within 2 degrees Celsius. They didn't wait and they didn't stop because some countries made a decision to leave the floor and the Paris Agreement. They started to act and to deliver complete results.
"Because they (solar mamas) decided it was good for them, for their children, their grandchildren", Macron said.
The Alliance is a treaty-based global body for the promotion of efficient exploitation of solar energy to reduce dependence on fossil fuels.
"First and foremost, we have to ensure that better and affordable solar technology is available to all and accessible to everyone".
"We know the hurdles".
Adding to this External Affairs Secretary (Economic Relations) T S Tirumurthi said, "All of them (US and China) have taken part very actively in the steering committee proceedings". "To that effect, it is not enough to look at what governments are doing". We now need a new private sector deal to mobilize the project.
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This will be Trump's first visit to the Golden State. "I don't think the president is going to be easily deterred", said Sen. Appearing on the TODAY show this morning, Bishop argued import tariffs could spark a trade war in which "everyone loses".
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Bush interrupted any hopes of progress when he included North Korea in his "axis of evil" along with Iran and Iraq. Up until now, they have kept the stance that their nuclear weapons program would never be up for debate.
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The company has confronted similar problems with the HomePod during its development, including multiple redesigns. Sources say that Apple has been developing these high-end wireless headphones on-and-off for the past year.
"Our priorities are often underpinned by developmental goals of our individual countries".
The French president said three primary things need to be done.
The PM called for concessional financing at lower risk for solar projects to raise the share of solar power in the energy basket.
"As one of the 26 founding members of the ISA, Australia is looking forward to sharing its expertise in solar technologies and research globally".
French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday pledged hundreds of millions of euros for solar projects in developing countries, as world leaders met in India to promote greater investment in renewable energy. "Renewable energy policy [of Bangladesh] also dictates that 10 percent of our [Bangladesh's] total electricity requires to be generated from renewable sources by 2021", he said. We should build a comprehensive network of centres of excellence keeping local circumstances and factors in mind. "You are attracting investment, you are supporting them, you are training young people and so this is what we shall be doing".
Later he tweeted: "We make Delhi this weekend the world capital of the sun. We are focusing more on propagating clean energy to help make a difference in environment protection".
He pointed out that the alliance aims to address the main challenges related to solar energy and will expand its use among the member states in accordance with their needs.
"We have to identify the needs of our member countries".
Mar 11 2018
Charles Barkley: 'These are not the same Toronto Raptors'
Houston, meanwhile, missed all five of its 3-point attempts in the frame and didn't find its rhythm in the second. Houston trailed by 15 at halftime and were down by 17 with less than five minutes to play in the third quarter.
Mar 11 2018
Google Maps is turning into 'Mario Kart' today to celebrate Mario Day
For a week starting today, one can replace the regular blue navigation arrow with an image of Mario riding a go kart. So if you unlock the game's premium features through in-app purchase, it will cost you just $4.99 instead of 9.99.
Mar 10 2018
Celtics forward Jaylen Brown leaves game after hard landing
Nemanja Bjelica led the Timberwolves with a career-high 30 points, including 6 of 9 from the 3-point range. It's just their hands get slippery or guys are just underneath them and scary falls happen like that.
Mar 10 2018
Security Issue At Brisbane Airport Causing Extensive Delays
Photos and videos of the airport showed uncomfortably long queues as passengers crowded the terminal as a result of the outage. A computer problem has forced airport staff to manually process passengers at the T1 worldwide and T2 Domestic terminals.
Mar 10 2018
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Gets 7 Years In Prison For Securities Fraud
Justice came for Martin Shkreli . " 'I took down Martin Shkreli with my disgraceful and shameful actions'". The price hike sparked a public backlash that landed him on Capitol Hill , testifying about drug prices.
Mar 09 2018
Klopp explains not resting against Porto: It says everything about Liverpool
Emre Can said after Tuesday's 0-0 draw with Porto at Anfield: 'I prefer to not play an English team, but I don't care who'. We feel we can beat any side on our day.
Mar 08 2018
Kate Middleton and Prince William: the royal couples best looks
The Sun quoted a source who claimed that the new royal baby will arrive on the feast day of England's patron saint. In the past, scientists have linked the so-called "digit ratio" to a whole host of seemingly unrelated traits.
Mar 08 2018
James Milner: Liverpool must take pressure off Mohamed Salah
It was clear if it's possible that we give him (leading scorer and Golden Boot award candidate Mo Salah ) the last 20. The tie was virtually already settled after the first leg as the Reds romped to a 5-0 win in Portugal last month.
Mar 08 2018
ISIS-loving teen tries to bomb own high school
Brandt-Campagna advised the school community that students should secure their personal information to prevent identity theft. The campus was evacuated and police managed to disarm an explosive device inside the backpack without setting it off.
Mar 08 2018
Stormy Daniels Sues Trump, Claims He Never Actually Signed Their "Hush Agreement"
Clifford, and neither reimbursed me for the payment, either directly or indirectly", Cohen said in a statement at the time. The suit contains a copy of the nondisclosure agreement that shows a blank line where "DD" was supposed to sign.
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