User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Feb 13 2019 20:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Union Science & Technology Minister to inaugurate North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC) at Dharwad 13.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Karnataka State Natural Disaster Monitoring Centre (KSNDMC) KSNDMC and University of Agriculture Sciences, Dharwad have decided to create synergies in the institutional efforts by establishing a new Center of IMD called “North Karnataka Agromet Forecasting and Research Centre (NKAFC)” at University of Agricultural Sciences, Dharwad.
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This fashion show is breaking barriers 11.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
Chromat's colourful show was all about inclusivity and sustainability in fashion.
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Unparalleled collaboration needed from all nations to ensure sustainable development: Vice President 11.2.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Expressing his concern over the unprecedented scale of environmental degradation and its drastic consequences, the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon all nations to collaborate and cooperate in an equally unparalleled manner to ensure sustainable development.
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2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA 7.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
2018 fourth hottest year on record: NASA
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Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study 5.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
Climate change will melt vast parts of Himalayas: Study
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'Hindu Kush Himalaya region is hotspot for climate change' 4.2.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'Glaciers are melting all across the region.'
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World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park 4.2.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Wetland Day observed in Kaziranga National Park
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Govt. to launch an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019 14.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Last year during the pre monsoon season a series of thunderstorm/dust storm affected the northern states and claimed about 200 lives. In view of this the India Meteorological Department will be implementing an end-to-end prediction system for predicting thunderstorms/lightning by April 2019.
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World Bank President resigns 8.1.2019 The Assam Tribune
World Bank President resigns
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World Bank President resigns 8.1.2019 Sify Finance
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has abruptly resigned from his post to join a private infrastructure investment firm, an unexpected departure that comes nearly three years before the end of his term.
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Agricultural Project with FAO 2.1.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The government has launched a Global Environment Facility (GEF) assisted project namely, “Green – Ag: Transforming Indian Agriculture for global environment benefits and the conservation of critical biodiversity and forest landscapes” in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) during September, 2018 in high-conservation-value landscapes of five States namely (i) Madhya Pradesh : Chambal Landscape, (ii) Mizoram: Dampa Landscape, (iii) Odisha: Similipal Landscape, (iv) Rajasthan: Desert National Park Landscape and v) Uttarakhand: Corbett-Rajaji Landscape.
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Year End Review 2018 Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare 26.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare (DAC&FW) fixes target for the production of foodgrains in the country annually. The target for the production of foodgrains has been fixed at 290.25 million tonnes for the 2018-19.
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Year End Review: Ministry of Earth Sciences. 21.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) is mandated to provide services for weather, climate, ocean and coastal state, hydrology, seismology, and natural hazards; to explore marine living and non-living resources in a sustainable way and to explore the three polar-regions (Arctic, Antarctic and Himalayas).
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Impact of changing weather patterns on agriculture 12.12.2018 Govt of india: PIB
As per the Ministry of Earth Science, there is no evidence of change in weather pattern over the country. However, there have been extreme weather events in the recent past including extended dry periods, floods, hailstorms, cyclonic rains and winds etc., which caused damage to standing crops and ultimately poor yield of crops.
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California devastated by deadliest fire in history 13.11.2018 Rediff: News
At least 29 people have died so far in the fast-moving wildfire which began in California on November 8. The numbers are expected to rise.
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Want to save water? Give it a price 11.11.2018 Rediff: News
'In India, we are paying a price for not managing water as we are not willing to pay the cost for it.'
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Union Agriculture Minister addresses Inter – Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare 1.11.2018 Govt of india: PIB
        The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh addressed the Inter-Session Meeting of Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare in New Delhi today.
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Sustainability should be the core of our development philosophy: Vice President 26.10.2018 Govt of india: PIB
“There is a great need to rethink and redefine development. We need a paradigm that combines development with sustainability”, the Vice President of India, Shri. M. Venkaiah Naidu said at the Presentation ceremony of ‘Earth Heroes Awards’ 2018, here today.
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Expert panel for basin, sub-basin level study of Kalbhog, Kalmoni rivers 21.10.2018 The Assam Tribune
Expert panel for basin, sub-basin level study of Kalbhog, Kalmoni rivers
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Climate change endangers world heritage sites 17.10.2018 Rediff: News
From Venice and the tower of Pisa, dozens of UNESCO World Heritage sites are deeply threatened by rising sea levels, researchers warned Tuesday.
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