| Setting Up Institute To
Study Global Warming
This is a proposal to set up an institute to
study the impact of global warming/climatic changes etc. Based
on the discussions of a Brainstorming meeting, held on June
1, 2007 organized by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES),
involving experts working on climate change and representatives
from all the concerned Ministries, Non-governmental organizations,
and academic and scientific institutions, a coordinated research
programme on climate change shall be launched to study all
associated science aspects of climate change viz. Carbon and
Nitrogen cycles; Asian Brown Cloud (ABC).
As part of climate change programme, there is a proposal
for the establishment of a dedicated Centre to undertake research
on Science aspects of climate change at Indian Institute of
Tropical Meteorology (IITM), Pune.
This information was given by the Union Minister for Science
& Technology and Earth Sciences Shri Kapil Sibal in a
written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.
Source : Press Information
Date : September 07, 2007