User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Agriculture
Last updated: Dec 11 2019 11:31 IST RSS 2.0
 
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International Mountain Day 2019: History and theme 11.12.2019 Scroll.in
The theme for International Mountain Day 2019 is ‘Mountains Matter for Youth’.
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The Weekend Fix: Why police encounters should not be encouraged by politicians, and nine other reads 8.12.2019 Scroll.in
10 must-read pieces for your Sunday.
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India is the fifth most vulnerable country to effects of climate change, says new report 7.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2018, India saw extreme weather conditions, causing economic losses of Rs 2.7 lakh crore – nearly as much as its defence budget.
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Farmers most vulnerable to climate change, doctors the least: Guwahati study 4.12.2019 Citizen Matters
A livelihood vulnerability study conducted in Guwahati, Assam, finds that farmers are the most sensitive to climate change, followed by drivers and street food sellers in the urban setting.
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‘There is no conclusive data to link air pollution to deaths,’ Babul Supriyo tells Rajya Sabha 2.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Union minister of state for environment said factors such as food habits, occupational hazards, and medical history also affect an individual’s health.
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Carbon positive villages stressed 30.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Carbon positive villages stressed
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Actor Pamela Anderson writes to PM Modi, urges him to promote veganism at government events 29.11.2019 Scroll.in
She wrote to the prime minister on behalf of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.
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How social media is strengthening the youth climate movement in India 28.11.2019 Citizen Matters
While policy makers and adult activists are busy figuring out the logistics of the imminent COP25 in Madrid, student strikers in India are busy organising mass movements across their cities. And Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are proving to be their chief allies in this.
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Are liberals more likely to be gluten sensitive than conservatives? A US study investigates 25.11.2019 Scroll.in
Media voices ranging from the satirical show Portlandia to commentators on Fox News have poked fun at what they characterise as the gluten-intolerant left.
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Assam bags India Today awards 24.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Assam bags India Today awards
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300,000 years ago, nine human species lived on Earth. Did homo sapiens exterminate the others? 23.11.2019 Scroll.in
A tendency to engage in genocide is arguably an intrinsic, instinctive part of human nature.
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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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Children born today will suffer health effects of climate change all through their lives 15.11.2019 Scroll.in
Indian children will suffer even more, says a new study.
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India rising up to assume a leadership position in global arena – Vice President 12.11.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu said today that in the global arena, India is rising up to assume a leadership position whether it is the issue of climate change, multilateral trade liberalisation or in geo-political affairs.
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Workshop on conservation of museum objects 9.11.2019 The Assam Tribune
Workshop on conservation of museum objects
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Book on Pregnancy Care in Bodo Tribe Released 30.10.2019 Assam Times
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Climate change Banana trees slowly disappearing 29.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Climate change Banana trees slowly disappearing
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This map shows that climate chaos is already claiming lives (including in India) 24.10.2019 Scroll.in
A pilot project plots deaths linked to natural resource insecurity.
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Union minister Reddy visits Indo-Bhutan border 21.10.2019 Assam Times
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Around the world, there’s a battle of storytelling about migrants and Muslims. Populists are winning 20.10.2019 Scroll.in
Because it’s a contest of storytelling, the sworn enemies of the populists are people like me: writers and journalists. Truth tellers, writes Suketu Mehta.
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