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World’s oldest asteroid strike in western Australia might have triggered a global thaw 22.1.2020 Downtoearth
Models show that if the Yarrabubba asteroid hit an ice sheet 5 km thick, more than 200 billion tonne water vapour would be ejected 
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Put health on top of climate agenda 22.1.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
Increased frequency of extreme weather events also contributes to the disease burden.
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‘India has contributed least to global warming’ 22.1.2020 World News – The Navhind Times
Davos: Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said India has contributed the least to global warming but is still being very responsible on fossil fuels, while the western world is not doing enough even after accounting for more than half of the carbon emissions. Speaking here at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting, Goyal …
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Pandakudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Davos 2020: Above all else, act now, says Greta 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Only solution to climate emergency is to immediately stop emissions, she said
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India's clean air plan overlooks 231 polluted cities: Report 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Air quality targets in National Clean Air Programme must be given proper legal status to make air in India breathable, it added
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Pandukudia slum shows 'smart city' Bhubaneswar has a long way to go 21.1.2020 Downtoearth
Informal settlements in Odisha capital lack toilets, running water & power; situation worsens during rains and natural disasters; women the worst off
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Assembly ratifies extension of reservation of seats for ST 21.1.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The Meghalaya Legislative Assembly on Monday ratified the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019 which seeks to extend the reservation of seats for Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in Lok Sabha and state Assemblies by another 10 years till January 25, 2030. In Meghalaya, 55 Assembly and 2 Lok Sabha […]
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Hans lead in China's poverty alleviation projects 21.1.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
In 2012, 98 million Chinese people still lived below the poverty line; a year later, 128,000 villages remained classified as impoverished.
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With onset of climate change, securing needs of people vital 21.1.2020 Opinion | The Asian Age
So far there is no indication that global temperature increase will be contained within one degree Celsius by 2050.
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Climate change-induced risks biggest threat: WEF 21.1.2020 Business – The Navhind Times
IANS New Delhi For the first time in the 15 years of the Global Risks Report, the climate change and environment risk has occupied all the top five slots. According to the 15th edition of the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report, the top five risks in terms of likelihood are extreme weather, climate …
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Study shows how Arctic sea ice loss accelerates permafrost thaw 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
Research finds that Arctic permafrost thawed in the past as well when there was no sea ice, leading to global temperature rise
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Top 5 global risks in next decade environmental: WEF report 20.1.2020 Downtoearth
The document also found a ‘generational shift’ in climate perception and warned about increasing health burden due to diseases
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Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks 20.1.2020 Science | The Asian Age
Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to their persistent problem.
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Meghalaya House ratifies 126th Constitution amendment bill 20.1.2020 The Shillong Times
SHILLONG: The special session of Meghalaya Assembly on Monday ratified the 126th Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2019. Congress MLA and Opposition leader Mukul Sangma stood up to seek clarification from the state government in view of the resolution for ratification to extend reservation of ST and SC communities. He argued that keeping in the mind the vulnerability […]
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NE has warmed up significantly during last 100 years: study 20.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
NE has warmed up significantly during last 100 years: study
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Gal Gadot to executive produce new Nat Geo series 20.1.2020 PTI: All news
Gal Gadot to executive produce new Nat Geo series
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR 20.1.2020 Commentary – The Navhind Times
Making Speed Breakers Easily Maneuverable   IT is encouraging to note that socially conscious citizens are coming forward to carry out the task where the authorities concerned have failed miserably. One such campaign is the #Rosto campaign led by Cecille Rodrigues. This campaign started by three citizens is all about going on a speed-breaker painting spree …
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Bushfire-hit Aus state braces for severe storms 20.1.2020 World News – The Navhind Times
Melbourne: Australian forecasters warned on Sunday of severe storms to hit the bushfire-hit state of Victoria, which could lead to flooding. The Bureau of Meteorology in Victoria issued severe thunderstorm warnings for parts of the state on Sunday, saying damaging winds and heavy rainfall were expected, the BBC reported. It said storms and widespread rainfall …
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Court Digest: Major environment hearings of the week (January 11-17, 2020) 19.1.2020 Downtoearth
Down To Earth brings you the top environmental cases heard in the Supreme Court, the high courts and the National Green Tribunal through the week     
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