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World Water Day 2020: How water can be used in the battle against climate change 22.3.2020 Downtoearth
It is an enabling and limiting factor in humanity’s ability to mitigate and adapt to climate change
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Climate change to affect water availability, alter food production: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Water mediated many climate change impacts on agriculture, said the report
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Policy agreements on climate change must take water into account: UN report 21.3.2020 Downtoearth
Climate change will further strain water-stressed countries, create similar problems in regions not severely affected so far, the report stated
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Current financing inadequate for universal water, sanitation coverage: UN report 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Ignoring climate risks and failing to increase water investments would threaten chances of meeting this target, it said
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Coronavirus spotlights the link between clean water and health 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
A key way to cut risk of falling sick is by washing your hands thoroughly and frequently. But what if you don’t have access to clean water?
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Protecting peatlands can help attain climate goals 20.3.2020 Downtoearth
Peatland degradation can trigger release of stored carbon. A UN report underlined ways to map and monitor them
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How will climate change affect carbon sequestered in tropical forests? 19.3.2020 Downtoearth
New study emphasises not just species diversity but also geodiversity
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Climate change and water: Upside down 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
Redesign the water sequence to bring equity in supply
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Climate change and water: Wise old ways 18.3.2020 Downtoearth
We need to tweak traditional methods to tackle climate change
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A God we must not fail 16.3.2020 Downtoearth
2020 is our make-or-break decade to ensure water security. We need to make water our single-biggest obsession as we know the solutions too
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As told to Parliament (March 13, 2020): Results of National TB Prevalence Survey expected by March 2021 13.3.2020 Downtoearth
All that was discussed in the House through the day
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Wastewater resource, not liability: Moving towards circular economy 12.3.2020 Downtoearth
If recovered fully from wastewater, there would be a reduction in global demand for nutrients in agriculture  
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How agroforestry could solve climate crisis 9.3.2020 Downtoearth
With agroforestry, degraded land can be transformed into food-growing carbon sinks  
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7 states saw drop in rainfall in last 30 years 9.3.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
Seven states — Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, West Bengal, Himachal Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya and Nagaland — have shown “significant decreasing trends” in annual rainfall in the last 30 years and many parts of the country witnessed increase in number of “dry days” during the monsoon season which adversely affected groundwater recharges in these regions.
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Recent rains due to western disturbances pointer to greater climate malaise 6.3.2020 Downtoearth
While it has rained heavily in certain districts, there has been none in others
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Climate change will pose greater threat to global security by 2030: Military experts 6.3.2020 Downtoearth
Forced displacement and scale of natural disasters is likely to increase by 2040, according to survey report
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Flash droughts: Why early-warning, mitigation techniques are needed 4.3.2020 Downtoearth
Flash droughts have severe impacts, occur when regular droughts rapidly intensify
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Better governance needed to fix water crisis in Himalayan towns: Study 2.3.2020 Downtoearth
Five Indian Himalayan towns were facing increased water insecurity, according to study by ICIMOD 
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Resource literacy of the poor 2.3.2020 Downtoearth
We must invest in economies of poor, build capacities so they can withstand & overcome calamity
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Harmattan and the air we breathe: What can we learn? 29.2.2020 Downtoearth
The massive climate change-induced dust fall event in west Africa has many lessons for all combating deadly air pollution  
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