Katy Daigle
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Study finds pollution is deadlier than war, disaster, hunger
by Katy Daigle - October 20, 2017 - 10:05am
Pollution is killing more people every year than all war and violence, smoking, hunger or natural disasters in the world according to a study.
4 incidents, 2 deadly, raise questions about Navy operations
by Katy Daigle - August 22, 2017 - 10:20pm
One major US Navy collision may be an accident, two a coincidence. But analysts say the deadly incidents involving the USS John S. McCain this week and USS Fitzgerald in June call for thorough investigations to restore...
Farmer suicides rise in India as climate warms, study shows
by Katy Daigle - July 31, 2017 - 11:43pm
For every 1ºC of warming above 20ºC during the growing season in India, there are 67 more suicides on average, according to the findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science...
2 billion children breathe toxic air worldwide, UNICEF says
by Katy Daigle - October 31, 2016 - 1:18pm
As Indians wake Monday to smoke-filled skies from a weekend of festival fireworks, New Delhi's worst season for air pollution begins — with dire consequences.
World's wild tiger count rising for first time in a century
by Katy Daigle - April 10, 2016 - 12:14pm
The world's count of wild tigers roaming forests from Russia to Vietnam has gone up for the first time in more than a century, with some 3,890 counted by conservation groups and national governments in the latest...
India to launch heat wave programs in vulnerable cities
by Katy Daigle - March 9, 2016 - 5:38am
Indian officials are launching a program to protect people from extreme heat in two high-risk regions, after a devastating heat wave killed at least 2,500 people across the country last year.
India sees clean cooking as climate action that saves lives
by Katy Daigle - November 11, 2015 - 11:00am
Kamlesh feeds the flames of a crude clay cookstove with kindling, kerosene and sunbaked discs of cow dung. She breathes in the billowing smoke, as she does for hours every day.
Dalai Lama calls action on climate a 'human responsibility'
by Katy Daigle - October 20, 2015 - 2:13pm
The Dalai Lama on yesterday urged strong global action to limit global warming and to protect fragile environments, including the Himalayan glaciers and Tibetan plateau.
Filthy India air cutting 660 million lives short by 3 years
by Katy Daigle - February 22, 2015 - 3:01am
India's filthy air is cutting 660 million lives short by about three years, according to research published yesterday that underlines the hidden costs of the country's heavy reliance on fossil fuels to power its...
India fuel reform puts diesel under market control
by Katy Daigle - October 20, 2014 - 4:40am
India freed diesel prices from government control yesterday while raising natural gas tariffs in the biggest-yet reform by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, as it aims to boost the country's economy and...
Dalai Lama praises China's leader as 'realistic'
by Katy Daigle - September 21, 2014 - 3:33am
The Dalai Lama praised Chinese President Xi Jinping on yesterday for being "more realistic" and principled than his predecessors, a day after Xi's three-day visit to India ended.
Global trash burning more polluting than expected
by Katy Daigle - August 28, 2014 - 6:21am
Rampant trash-burning is throwing more pollution and toxic particles into the air than governments are reporting, according to a scientific study estimating more than 40 percent of the world's garbage is burned...
Indian PM Modi holds talks with Chinese official
by Katy Daigle - June 10, 2014 - 5:51am
India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, continued his strong focus on foreign policy in his first weeks in office, meeting yesterday with China's foreign minister for talks aimed at reviving trade and building...
India struggles with rebel threats during election
by Katy Daigle - April 17, 2014 - 4:18pm
Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where rebels threatened violence over the plight of...
Toilet tech fair tackles global sanitation woes
by Katy Daigle - March 23, 2014 - 2:05am
Who would have expected a toilet to one day filter water, charge a cellphone or create charcoal to combat climate change?
Italy objects to Indian piracy law in marine case
by Katy Daigle - February 11, 2014 - 6:47am
Italy on yesterday strongly objected to India's decision to use a severe anti-piracy law to prosecute two Italian marines who have been held since 2012 in the deaths of two Indian fishermen.
Delhi, Beijing both polluted, but who's on the up?
by Katy Daigle - February 7, 2014 - 12:20am
Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world's pollution poster child.
Wide gap between New Delhi, Beijing smog policies
by Katy Daigle - February 6, 2014 - 3:51am
Think twice before taking a deep breath in New Delhi, where worsening air pollution has drawn comparisons with Beijing, the world's pollution poster child.
India launches first mission to Mars
by Katy Daigle - November 6, 2013 - 6:04am
India on yesterday launched its first spacecraft bound for Mars, a complex mission that it hopes will demonstrate and advance technologies for space travel.
4 men given death sentences in India gang rape
by Katy Daigle - September 13, 2013 - 5:03pm
An Indian court has sentenced to death the four men convicted in the December gang rape and murder of a young New Delhi woman, ordering them to the gallows for a brutal attack on a moving bus that left the young...
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