User: Genecampaign Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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Flash floods the dangerous new normal in Bhutan (Feature) 1.1.1970 Sify News
26, there were two flash floods in eastern Bhutan. Roads, culverts, bridges, paddy fields were damaged. It hardly made news. Flash floods have become so common during the monsoon in recent years that they hardly make news in this tiny mountainous country in the eastern Himalayas.
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Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning global climate pact 1.1.1970 Sify News
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Rising sea levels likely to submerge Trump's Florida properties 1.1.1970 Sify News
[U.S.], Apr. 11 (ANI): Donald Trump, who has shown a lukewarm attitude towards climate change might ironically become its victim, as experts have predicted that the rising sea levels might submerge
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In China and Pakistan's coal romance, where's the love for the climate? 1.1.1970 Sify News
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World Bank to loan $2 bln to Bangladesh to fight climate change 1.1.1970 Sify News
DHAKA, Oct 18 (Reuters) - The World Bank is to provide $2 billion in loans for Bangladesh to help the impoverished South Asian country become less vulnerable to climate change, the bank president
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Climate change takes centre stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest (Lead, Correcting headline) 1.1.1970 Sify News
It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate change looming over the world.
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Climate change takes central stage at Mountain Echoes Litfest 1.1.1970 Sify News
It may be wrong to say that the first day of the Mountain Echoes Literature Festival here began on a "positive note" as renowned author Amitav Ghosh painted a gloomy picture of the dangers of climate change looming over the world.
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Global Buddhist monks call for tackling climate change 1.1.1970 Sify News
Buddhist monks from around the world gathered at Thailand's ancient Ayutthaya city on Thursday for the last day of the International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) during which they laid emphasis on
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Zimbawe President declares 'state of disaster' amidst drought 1.1.1970 Sify News
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, has declared a state of disaster in rural areas hit by a severe drought, as more than a quarter of the population faces food shortages.
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RPT-UPDATE 1-India army on war footing to rescue survivors as flood toll nears 270 1.1.1970 Sify News
(Repeats to change story keyword used by media customers)
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UPDATE 1-India army on war footing to rescue survivors as flood toll nears 270 1.1.1970 Sify News
(Updates death toll, adds fresh quotes from home minister)
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Heavy flooding causes chaos in southern India state 1.1.1970 Sify News
CHENNAI, India, Dec 2 (Reuters) - Widespread flooding across the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has driven more than 200,000 people from their homes, shut down factories and paralysed the
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UPDATE 4-Record rains flood south Indian state; more to come 1.1.1970 Sify News
* Heaviest 24-hour downpour in a century
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COP21: Ban launches initiative to build climate resilience of vulnerable countries 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Dec 1 (Just Earth News/IBNS): On the opening day of the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), dozens of announcements were made in Paris by Governments and leaders of the public and private sectors, all aiming to generate climate solutions and build a sustainable future.
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COP21: On eve of UN climate conference, Ban says 'time for action is now' 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 30 (Just Earth News/IBNS): On the eve of the opening in Paris of the United Nations climate change conference, widely known as COP21, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging all countries and all sectors of society to act now to reach a new universal climate agreement.
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Ban takes call for action on climate change to Commonwealth summit in Malta 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon took his call for urgent action on climate change to the Heads of Government of the 53-nation, 2.2-billion-people-strong Commonwealth on Friday, declaring that the stars seemed aligned for at last making major progress on the issue.
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UN agencies weigh in on climate change impacts ahead of Paris conference 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 28 (Just Earth News/IBNS): In the weeks leading up to the United Nations climate change conference (COP21), which begins in Paris on Monday and aims to reach a new universal climate agreement, many of the Organization’s agencies and programmes announced their latest climate-related findings, bringing to light new data, major concerns, and underlining existing and potential opportunities to preserve the planet.
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Drought-hit India's quest for water hampered by thirsty crops 1.1.1970 Sify News
By Krishna N. Das and Mayank Bhardwaj
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Surge in climate change-related disasters poses growing threat to food security: UN 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 27 (Just Earth News/IBNS): Droughts, floods, storms and other disasters triggered by climate change have risen in frequency and severity over the last three decades, increasing the damage caused to the agricultural sectors of many developing countries and putting them at risk of growing food insecurity, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) warned onThursday in a new report.
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UN weather agency delivers 'bad news' for planet, cites record heat 1.1.1970 Sify News
New York, Nov 26 (Just Earth News/IBNS): In the last major report before world leaders meet in Paris to draft measures to counter global warming, the United Nations weather agency on Wednesday delivered "bad news for the planet," warning that 2015 is likely to be the warmest year on record, breaching the symbolic and significant milestone of 1 degree Celsius above the pre-industrial era.
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