User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Dec 26 2018 15:10 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Deforestation major cause of climate change 19.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
Deforestation major cause of climate change
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India has set an example in achieving its Nationally Determined Contributions: Union Environment Minister 16.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Acknowledging the importance of urban environmental management for improving quality of life in cities, the Environment Ministers of BRICS countries today, agreed to work together to resolve the multifaceted environmental issues faced by BRICS cities.
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While Adani gets set for Carmichael project, Australian insurers are refusing to touch coal mines 14.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
As communities and governments hold fossil fuel companies responsible for climate-related damage, coal insurers increasingly face the risk of litigation.
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Despite being hit hardest by natural disasters, landless Dalits are the last to get relief 14.8.2019 Scroll.in
While Cyclone Fani caused widespread destruction, not everyone experienced the same level of vulnerability and not all had the same access to relief measures.
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LSHEP implementation will clear construction of all NE hydel projects 14.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
LSHEP implementation will clear construction of all NE hydel projects
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Until the world cuts emissions from agriculture and forestry, climate change goals can’t be reached 12.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
A UN report found about 25%-30% of food globally is lost or wasted. Reducing this can significantly lower emissions, and ease pressure on agricultural systems.
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‘All went into water’: As Pakistan’s Indus delta sinks, families are migrating en masse 11.8.2019 Scroll.in
Villagers cannot farm or fish and have no freshwater, thanks to sea level rise and dams upstream.
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Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change 11.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Youths from Eastern Himalayan region meets and discussed on Climate Change
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Can clones save Darjeeling tea from the stresses of climate change? 9.8.2019 Scroll.in
Scientists are experimenting with climate-resistant clones and organic cultivation that may help preserve the plants’ flavour.
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How we manage land today holds the key to addressing climate change 9.8.2019 Citizen Matters
Land is a critical resource and under pressure from humans and climate change, but it could also be a part of the solution, says latest IPCC report.
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Despite plentiful rains and rivers, why does India rank among world’s most water-stressed nations? 8.8.2019 Scroll.in
Apart from India, all 17 countries facing the highest level of water stress belong to arid or semi-arid regions.
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‘Our livelihood depends on this land’: A solar park in Gujarat is hurting a pastoral community 6.8.2019 Scroll.in
The Charanka solar park may help India reach its renewable energy goals, but it has a hidden cost.
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Biswajit bats for forest conservation 6.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Biswajit bats for forest conservation
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Forests Conservation and Preservation is a Collective Responsibility - Biswajit 6.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Forests Conservation and Preservation is a Collective Responsibility - Biswajit
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'State lost over 50 pc of spring ' 5.8.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
'State lost over 50 pc of spring '
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Both Kodagu and Kerala are fighting off an invasion of giant snails – but only one has found success 4.8.2019 Scroll.in
The foreign pest, which is thought to have arrived in India through trade routes, devours tender leaves and stems, completely destroying plants.
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Rain-related calamities have killed 2,000 Indians every year since 2016 31.7.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Bihar, Kerala, West Bengal, Maharashtra and Himachal Pradesh account for 51% of all deaths.
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Meet the guardian angel of Mumbai’s defence against climate change 30.7.2019 Citizen Matters
Seema Adgaonkar, one of the four Range Forest Officers at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit until recently, has been guarding the city’s vital mangroves that act as a natural barrier against sea level rise and coastal flooding.
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One woman’s dogged campaign to protect Mumbai’s mangroves 28.7.2019 Scroll.in
A former range officer at the Mumbai Mangrove Conservation Unit, Seema Adgaonkar has been preventing illegal encroachments and planting new saplings.
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‘Despite second wave of flood, monsoon rainfall was not excessive’ 26.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Despite second wave of flood, monsoon rainfall was not excessive’
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