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India may become 2-4 degrees celsius warmer: Study 22.6.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
But India simply cannot afford to ignore the new health and livelihood challenges
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India may become 2-4 degrees Celsius warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The next year turned out to be India's hottest ever, since record-keeping began in 1901. And earlier in 2017, summer got off to an unprecedented intense start, as heatwaves in late March swept through nine states.
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India may become 2-4 degrees C warmer, but heat deaths are preventable 22.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Scientists who studied India's 2015 heatwave that claimed 2,500 lives (over 1,700 in Andhra Pradesh alone) concluded that the region was likely to see intense heatwaves once in every 10 years, instead of once in every 100 years.
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India's coast depends on a line that Modi govt is treating as a 'secret' 22.6.2017 Latest News
High Tide Line is geospatial demarcation of the highest point reached by rising tide along the coast
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Will Amazon's Whole Foods deal go the same way as L'Oreal and Body Shop? 22.6.2017 News
Amazon's mission is to build a place where people can find 'anything they might want to buy online'
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Scientists rescue samples of melting Bolivian glacier for posterity 21.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
A team of international scientists are transporting samples of ice from a melting glacier in Bolivia to Antarctica, for study and preservation before the glacier disappears.
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Colourful corals in the Red Sea resistant to high temperatures 21.6.2017 Hindu: Energy & Environment
However, they face other risks like fertilisers, pesticides and oil pollution
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Expedite emission norms for thermal power plants, say citizens 20.6.2017 New Kerala: India News
Expedite emission norms for thermal power plants, say citizens
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Both climate leader and oil giant? A Norwegian paradox 19.6.2017 Latest News
Norway's big electric push on cars does not mean the nation is abandoning fossil fuels
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The last expedition of similar scale in Qinghai-Tibet plateau was conducted in the 1970s
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 Zee News : World
The expedition will take scientists to a pass linking to South Asia, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 ET: Infrastructure
India's future infrastructure investment requirements rise to 8.8 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) when adjusted for climate resilience, ADB said.
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Natural calamities in Asia, Pacific threat to infra: ADB 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Asia and Pacific countries, including India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, need to thwart challenges posed by natural calamities that have been taking toll on their infrastructure, ADB has said.
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Studying climatic changes next on China's agenda, scientific expedition to Tibet launched! 18.6.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
The last expedition of similar scale in Tibet, regarded as roof of the world was conducted in the 1970s.
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China includes $50 billion CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibetan plateau 18.6.2017 News
Archaeologists will try to answer why humans came to this plateau, where did they come from
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China includes CPEC in expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 TOI: Home
China has included the controversial $50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor in its second scientific expedition to the 4,000-metre-high Qinghai-Tibet plateau to study changes in climate, biodiversity and environment over the past decades in the region. The expedition will also take scientists to a pass linking to south Asia, state-run Xinhua news agency reported.
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China includes CPEC in scientific expedition to Tibet 18.6.2017 DNA: Evolutions
China has included the controversial USD 50 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor in its second scientific expedition to the 4,000-metre-high Qinghai-Tibet plateau to study changes in climate, biodiversity and environment over the past decades in the region.
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Part of forest in Aravalli named after ex-PM Chandra Shekhar 17.6.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The forest around Aravalli foothills in Bhondsi area here has been named in the memory of former Prime Minister Chandra Shekhar, who had an farmhouse there and pushed for afforestation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said on Saturday.
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The Universe in One Tangerine: A Politics of Inter-being 17.6.2017 DNA: India
I have always been a fan of salted cashewnuts—a very expensive treat anywhere in the world. When I was a child, the canteen of Metro Cinema in Bombay had them and if we were very good and very lucky, we might get to eat them during the interval. Those were the only salted cashews I had ever eaten. As an adult, it felt luxurious finding them readily in American supermarkets and of course, on the road in Sri Lanka—still an expensive treat, but available! Like others, I eat cashew nuts quickly and thoughtlessly, as if to catch them before they disappear.   Recently, I got to meet people who work in this sector. They do not like to eat cashew nuts. Perhaps this is because they cannot forget the work that goes into making the nuts look and taste as we like them. They are peeled by hand, stinging and staining the hand. Processing them is laborious. It is not as if cashews grow on trees all the time! It is a short season, and the trees take a long time to get to the point where they yield fruit. Into that long ...
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JSW-The Times of India 8th edition calls out green warriors to apply for Earth Care Awards 16.6.2017 TOI: India
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