User: subbu Topic: Climate Change
Category: Impacts :: Floods n Droughts
Last updated: Dec 07 2019 23:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Climate change: India fifth among worst-hit countries due to extreme weather in 2018, says report 5.12.2019 Scroll.in
In 2017, the country was 14th on the list.
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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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Weight of history: US and EU must pay more than half the cost of climate action, says report 4.12.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The costs of climate change are disproportionately affecting the most vulnerable, say experts.
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The black smoke from Amazon fires is accelerating climate change 30.11.2019 Scroll.in
If the trend continues, it could affect drinking water supply to major parts of South America.
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In water rich Bhutan, capital Thimphu often goes thirsty 25.11.2019 Scroll.in
Authorities are struggling to meet the water needs of the fast growing capital, especially in the winter when there is little rain or snow and pipes freeze over
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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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Deforestation major factor for climate change 18.11.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Deforestation major factor for climate change
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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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Top news: Congress claims credit for Centre’s decision to not join RCEP free trade pact 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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India among ‘most vulnerable’ to rising sea levels due to climate change, says UN chief 5.11.2019 Scroll.in
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that unless countries changed the trend, 300 million people will face floods by 2050.
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Coastal Areas Threatened 1.11.2019 Central Chronicle
Scientists throughout the globe have been warning about the impact of global warming on the earth’s atmosphere and the seas since last many decades, but unfortunately, the countries responsible for high carbon emissions into the atmosphere did not takes the threat seriously, which is obvious from a recent study which has stated that due to […]
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By 2050, Mumbai and other major coastal cities may be wiped out by rising sea, say researchers 30.10.2019 Scroll.in
A paper published in ‘Nature’ estimated that rising sea levels could affect three times more people than current projections.
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Rivers in spate, flood in Jiri, Kpi 28.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Rivers in spate, flood in Jiri, Kpi
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Meet the 11-year-old who sued the Indian government over climate change 22.10.2019 Scroll.in
Ridhima Pandey is one of the 16 child activists who filed a complaint with the UN about government inaction against climate change.
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Licypriya Kangujam kicks off Great October March 2019 22.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Licypriya Kangujam kicks off Great October March 2019
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Patna deluge wasn’t caused by climate change alone. Government ineptness was also to blame 10.10.2019 Scroll.in
Officials don’t even have a map of the city’s colonial-era sewage system.
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Interview: Climate change is increasing number of days with heavy rainfall, says IMD chief 10.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Indian Meteorological Department was unable to predict the 110% above-normal monsoon this year.
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Grand finale of 64th Wildlife Week held 8.10.2019 Manipur: E-Pao
Grand finale of 64th Wildlife Week held
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Why contemporary fiction can no longer evade an ethical obligation to engage with the climate crisis 6.10.2019 Scroll.in
The first of a three-part exploration of the relationship between climate change and literature.
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