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Sea Level Along Indian Coast Rose By 8.5 cm In Last 50 Years: Minister 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Sea level along the Indian coast has risen by 8.5 cm in the last five decades, Union Minister Babul Supriyo said in the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
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"Rise Above Politics": TMC Leader Wears Anti-Pollution Mask To Parliament 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Cities
Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Kakoli Ghosh Dastidar was spotted wearing a pollution mask while she was on her way to Parliament for the winter session.
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Winter Session: Venkaiah Naidu asks for review of marshals’ uniform after criticism 19.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Upper House was adjourned till 2 pm after protests over Kashmir and the JNU fee hike.
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In Smriti Irani's Pic With Bill Gates, Caption Takes The Cake 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Smriti Irani shared a picture with Bill Gates on Monday. Here is what she captioned the picture.
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Parliament Session LIVE: Discussion On Air Pollution In Lok Sabha Today 19.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
As the winter session of parliament enters second day today, air pollution will be on the agenda in Lok Sabha.
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What Nitish Kumar Said That "Impressed" Bill Gates In Patna 19.11.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Bill Gates is impressed with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and he explained why, a day after meeting with him in Patna on Sunday. The billionaire philanthropist was effusive in his praise for the...
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Hazardous bushfire smoke blankets Sydney, residents warned to stay inside 19.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Heavy winds stirred dozens of fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings for the country's most populous city.
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This Report Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Every Child. Its Authors Hope Congress Will Listen. 19.11.2019 Mother Jones
On Monday, some of the authors of the annual Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change, a massive report compiled by 120 health and climate experts from around the world on the relationship between climate change and global health, gathered in the Russell Senate office building. They called on policy makers and Congress to act […]
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Farmers need info in climate fight: Bill Gates 19.11.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
“We can help the world’s two billion smallholders (farmers) adapt to climate change much quicker if everybody in the agriculture sector has access to quality information,” Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates said on Monday.
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A Beautiful World: Roadless wilderness under attack 19.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
For two decades the roadless rule has protected millions of acres of pristine national forests from road construction, mining, and logging. The policy is now threatened by new proposed laws.
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Letters to the Editor: Why knowingly contributing to climate change is a 'mortal sin' 19.11.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Pete Buttigieg says contributing to climate change is "a kind of sin." Plundering the Earth's resources is much worse than that.

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Centre Discusses Bill To Streamline Chit Fund Sector, Trinamool Against 18.11.2019 NDTV News - India-news
The Centre on Monday moved the Chit Fund (Amendment) Bill, 2019 for passage in the Lok Sabha to facilitate orderly growth of the chit fund sector, but this was opposed by Trinamool Congress which...
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Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high under Bolsonaro 18.11.2019 Reuters: Top News
Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp increase under the leadership of right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro.
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"Madhya Pradesh Not Received A Penny From Centre In Flood Aid": Minister 18.11.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
Madhya Pradesh Finance Minister Tarun Bhanot on Monday said the Congress-ruled state has not yet received any central assistance for losses suffered in recent floods and heavy rains.
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Climate change fuelled the rise and demise of the powerful Neo-Assyrian Empire 18.11.2019 Scroll.in
Numerous theorists have failed to explain the collapse of the superpower that flourished beginning 912 BCE. Now, we have an answer.
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Democrat Warren vows to protect renter households as U.S. president 18.11.2019 Reuters: World News
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday vowed to protect the country's 43 million renter households, releasing a plan that would help tenants fight eviction, afford their homes and retain lawyers in housing courts.
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In the Sierra, scientists bet on 'survivor' trees to withstand drought and climate change 18.11.2019 LA Times: Environment

Sierra Nevada forests are vital for California's water supply and wildlife, but are under siege from drought, beetles and climate change. Can scientists use drought-surviving trees to build more resilient forests?

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Signs of trouble ahead for Lake Superior's historic lake herring fishery 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The cisco is a fish in demand: Its meat graces Passover tables as gefilte fish, and its eggs are a delicacy in Scandinavia. Commercial fishing operations on Lake Superior’s North Shore depend on it. But there are signs that the cisco, also known as lake herring, may also be a fish in peril.
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#OkBoomer vs. #OkMillennial: workplace nightmare, or just a meme? 18.11.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
The popularity of #OkBoomer suggests there might be a yawning gap in attitudes between old and young. Those differences can sometimes play out in the workforce, which now spans five generations.
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Watch: The iconic city of Venice was submerged in disastrous floods 18.11.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Three of ten worst floods ever recorded in Venice have occurred over the past week alone.
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