User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
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Ban meat at public meetings like Germany, PETA requests PM 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Animal rights organisation PETA India on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take meat off the menu from all government events, taking a cue from the German Environment Minister's initiative to ban all meat products from public meetings.
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The climate fight is global 24.4.2017 Hindu: Opinion
The Paris accord requires vigilance by all global actors in view of the U.S.’s changed stance on climate change
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PETA urges PM Modi to ban meat from menus at govt meetings 24.4.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
PETA said move will help in curbing green house gas and tackle the issue of climate change
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India's killer heat wave claims 4,620 lives in last four years 23.4.2017 Latest News
If the temperature rises to 4 to 5 degrees above normal, then the condition is termed as a heat wave
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How good is our monsoon forecast this year depends on how well we understand El Nino 23.4.2017 ET: Indicators
El Nino is accompanied by lower atmospheric pressure in the eastern tropical Pacific and higher pressure in the western Pacific.
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A billion acts of Green in India 22.4.2017 New Kerala: India News
A billion acts of Green in India
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Earth Day-2017: Nature's warning - mend ways now or be doomed 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Even as the world celebrated the 48th Earth Day on Saturday, over a hundred farmers from drought-hit Tamil Nadu were seen protesting in the national capital along with the skulls of their kin, who chose to kill themselves as deficit rains for the fourth year in a row spelt doom for them.
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Kerala’s high ranges sit on a powder keg 22.4.2017 Hindu: News
Far from the compulsions of politics, an environmental disaster has been relentlessly unfolding in the highlands of Kerala, with catastrophic consequences for the whole state.
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My socio-political awareness reflects in my work: Farhan Akhtar 22.4.2017 Cinema-Showbiz
Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar says as a creative person, he has a socio-political consciousness and that reflects in his work.
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Apple celebrates Earth Day, releases video series 22.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
In celebration of Earth Day 2017, Apple has released a new video series featuring candid interviews with employees leading Apples efforts to address climate change, conserve resources and pioneer safer materials.
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#EarthDayWithDNA: The clock is ticking and you need to act now 22.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
Every year on April 22, the world comes together to celebrate Earth Day. This year, the organisers aim at aiming global climate and environmental literacy by Earth Day 2020. This in theory looks possible, but the organisers have their work cut out.
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The Hunger President: Donald Trump's policy and some damning statistics 21.4.2017 News
In targeting the Assad regime, Trump was moved by the tragedy, not the statistic
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CATCH the spirit of the day 21.4.2017 Hindu: Home
On Earth Day (April 23) celebrate the gifts that it has made available to us.
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UN uses real-time satellite data to track water productivity 21.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A new tool offered by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN uses real-time satellite data to track water productivity in agriculture, UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Thursday.
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U.N. tool uses satellite data to help farmers save water 20.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
By Umberto Bacchi ROME, April 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A new Google-powered online tool that uses satellite data to map water consumption in Africa and the Middle East aims to help farmers produce more crops with less water, the United Nations said on Thursday.
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How climate change actually fuels terrorism 20.4.2017 Zee News : Science and Technology
A report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday that terrorist groups are increasingly using natural resources such as water as a weapon of war, controlling access to it, further compounding and exacerbating resource scarcities.
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Climate crisis helps foster terrorism: Report 20.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Climate change helps to create an environment in which terrorists can thrive, a report commissioned by the German government warned on Thursday.
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Non-adherence to farm calendar hits ryots 19.4.2017 Hindu: National
Farmers postpone sowing of monsoon crop due to delayed monsoon and the big tides
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In times of drought, millets may be a boon for Karnataka farmers 19.4.2017 TOI: Bangalore Times
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Watershed programme helps drought-hit village in MP 18.4.2017 Hindu: Business
Till recently, the women folk of Patna village in Chhatarpur, Bundelkhand region, had to walk nearly two-to-three hours to fetch a bucket of potable water.Young boys and girls discontinued their stud...
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